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Minneapolis Police: Woman Found Shot To Death

A woman was found shot to death in south Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. Minneapolis Police say the victim was found on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue South.

04/11/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Hola Arepa

Five years ago virtually no one in the Twin Cities had heard of an arepa. Now, thanks to one couple, arepas became a red hot food truck and a red hot restaurant. This week, DeRusha eats at Hola Arepa at 35th and Nicollet in South Minneapolis.

04/09/2015

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Cheap Tech Helping Homeowners Respond Faster To Crime

In the last two weeks, two homeowners have used the power of technology to catch burglars in action inside their homes.

Homeowners in south Minneapolis and Roseville used a combination of gadgets and small cameras to capture high-quality video of the thieves.

03/09/2015

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Suspect Caught On Camera Burglarizing S. Mpls. Home

A burglar breaks into a south Minneapolis home — and the whole thing is caught on camera. Homeowner Joe Craddock recorded it using a smartphone app. “I’m thinking, ‘Someone’s in my house. Who is this?'” Craddock said.

03/06/2015

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1 Dead Following South Mpls. House Fire

Minneapolis Fire Department officials are investigating an early morning fatal fire Sunday they said was difficult to battle.

02/08/2015

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Man Found Killed In South Minneapolis Apartment On New Year’s

A 49-year-old man was killed in his South Minneapolis home on New Year’s Day.

01/15/2015

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Surprise Pregnancy Announcement At Pizzeria Lola Goes Viral

A Twin Cities couple’s tender moment at a local pizza restaurant is getting talked about all around the nation this morning. It’s all because of one wife’s surprise for her husband in a photo booth.

01/09/2015

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1 Dog Dead, 3 Cats Rescued From S. Minneapolis House Fire

Firefighters rescued three family pets from a house fire in South Minneapolis Wednesday night.

12/24/2014

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Excellent Educator: DeNise Pellinen Of Jefferson Elementary

Can you think of doing something every day for 22 years and not getting tired of it? One teacher in south Minneapolis has been helping second graders in the classroom for that long, and says she loves every day she gets to go to work.

12/19/2014

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Arson Squad Investigating String Of Fires In South Mpls.

The Minneapolis arson squad is investigating five fires started in cars or garages on the city’s south side since late last month.

11/19/2014

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Ruck For Life Raises Awareness For Suicide In Minneapolis

Hundreds of current and former military members took to the streets Saturday to raise suicide awareness. Carrying American flags, the group marched in full military gear through south Minneapolis.

10/25/2014

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Local Music Tap: ‘War Poets’ Teams Up w/ Rock The Cause To Release EP

A Minnesota nonprofit label – the same one that launched the late Zach Sobiech’s “Clouds” song to worldwide attention — is now teaming up with local group, War Poets, to launch their latest EP.

10/16/2014

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Car Crashes Into House In S. Mpls.

A car crashed into a south Minneapolis home early Saturday morning, according to police. The crash occurred in the 3000 block of 2nd Avenue South around 4 a.m. The driver of the vehicle plowed through the fence and smashed into the front porch of the home.

10/04/2014

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Police: 3 Hurt In Shooting At South Minneapolis Gas Station

Police say three people were taken to the hospital after a shooting at a south Minneapolis gas station early Tuesday morning. Minneapolis Police were called to a report of a shooting at the Moto Mart gas station on the 3300 block of Hiawatha Avenue at about 1:30 a.m.

09/23/2014

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DeRusha Eats: Rise Bagels

If you ask an east coast native about Twin Cities bagels, you’re probably going to get a violent reaction. But instead of complaining, two sisters decided to start boiling and baking their own bagels. And that makes a difference, as Jason DeRusha found out.

09/20/2014

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South Mpls. Scarecrows Found, Returned To Garden

Two iconic scarecrows that went missing in south Minneapolis have been found and restored to their proper positions. Barb Balcom’s community garden at the corner of Lyndale Avenue and 46th Street has long featured two seasonably dressed scarecrows. But this year, they went missing.

09/18/2014

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Iconic South Mpls. Scarecrows Missing

A mystery is afoot in south Minneapolis. Someone has stolen two neighborhood icons. Typically, two seasonably dressed scarecrows, which have been at this community garden for nearly 30 years, stand tall on the corner of Lyndale Avenue and 46th Street. Now, they’re gone.

09/17/2014

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Robbery Spree Plagues South Minneapolis

In the past two and half weeks, a rash of robberies have plagued three south Minneapolis neighborhoods. There have been 17 robberies total, half of which happened in the early morning hours. The rest occurred after 6 p.m.

08/21/2014

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Man’s Hi-Def Home Surveillance Helps Nab 5 Armed Robbers

The chilling kidnapping and robbery of a young woman in Minneapolis was captured on high-definition surveillance cameras. It happened early last Tuesday morning in south Minneapolis. In the video, you can see a woman walking with two of the suspects down Lyndale Avenue. Look closely, and you can see she is in a headlock.

08/05/2014

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S. Mpls. Sees An Increase In Thefts As Summer Gets In Full Swing

At the Hub Bike Co-op in South Minneapolis, lately customers are calling about their new bikes being stolen. “We end up talking to somebody replacing a bike that has been stolen almost every day,” Hub Bike Co-op employee David Meyer said.

07/27/2014

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Curiocity: Birchwood Cafe 2.0 Reopens In South Minneapolis

For those of us counting down the days until a savory waffle could once again be in our grasp, Tuesday’s official reopening of Birchwood Cafe (2.0) was certainly a welcomed sight.

05/21/2014

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Police ID 2 Victims Killed In South Minneapolis Shooting

Police have identified the man and woman who were found dead following a Friday night shooting in south Minneapolis. Dahir Ahmed Abdirahman, 29, of Minneapolis and Tahany Abdi Omar Erbob, 24, of Columbia Heights, were found dead in a car late Friday night.

04/12/2014

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Woman, 28, Charged In South Mpls. Homicide

A 28-year-old woman has been charged in connection to a man found shot to death in south Minneapolis. On Monday, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office charges Maureen Ndidiamaka Onyelobi of Minneapolis with second-degree murder.

03/17/2014

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Crews To Work All Night To Contain Mpls. Gas Leak

Buildings were evacuated in south Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon after fire officials detected natural gas following a report of a leak. Workers at a grain elevator at 35th Street and Hiawatha Avenue called 911 to report a strong smell of natural gas at about 4:30 p.m., according to a CenterPoint Energy spokesperson. Minneapolis Fire crews did not detect a leak in the grain elevator, but did find a leak on the street nearby.

03/12/2014

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Ice Clogged Drains Causes Flooding At Minneapolis Church, School

Monday’s warm weather caused big problems at a church and school in south Minneapolis. Snow dripped through the roof of Trinity First Lutheran on 11th Avenue South and East 19th Street due to ice clogged drains. Water ended up all over the school.

03/10/2014

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