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Police: 3 Injured In Late Night Minneapolis Stabbing

Authorities said three people suffered minor injuries in a triple stabbing late Thursday night in south Minneapolis. Police responded to the 3900 block of 11th Avenue at about 11:45 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.

11/22/2013

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Fundraiser Sells Cupcakes To Help A Puppy Mill Pooch

Man’s best friend was the man of the hour Saturday afternoon at a fundraiser in south Minneapolis. Underdog Rescue and Sweet Retreat Bakery on 50th Street and France Avenue hosted the event for a dog named Turtle, a puppy-mill survivor. Turtle has been going through treatments for pneumonia, and his vet bills have reached more than $10,000. Shannon McKenzie, director of Underdog Rescue, says every $1 cupcake sold at the fundraiser will help offset some of those expenses.

11/16/2013

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Man Charged in Double Mpls. Homicide

A 22-year-old Farmington man has been charged with two counts of murder in connection to the Aug. 25 slaying of two men in South Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

11/05/2013

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Mpls. Police Issue Advisory After Reported Luring Incidents

Police have issued an advisory after reported luring incidents over the past few months in south a Minneapolis neighborhood.

10/16/2013

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Officers Cleared In Fatal Uptown Shooting

The Hennepin Countr Grand Jury declined to press charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in south Minneapolis.

09/19/2013

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Police: 2 Dead In South Mpls. Shooting

Police discovered two dead bodies after responding to a shooting in south Minneapolis Sunday night. Minneapolis Police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said police received the call at 8:28 p.m. reporting shots fired in an alley along the 2600 block of 18th Avenue South.

08/25/2013

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Protesters March Downtown, Demand Bank Work With Longtime Homeowners

Protesters with Occupy Homes Minnesota raised their voices Monday against a bank set to foreclose on two homes in south Minneapolis.

08/19/2013

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Motorcyclist Killed, 1 Injured In South Mpls. Crash

A 33-year-old motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a vehicle in south Minneapolis early Thursday morning, according to Minneapolis officials.

08/15/2013

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Musicians Of Minn. Orchestra Announce Lake Harriet Show

The locked-out Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced another free community concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell.

08/13/2013

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Man Shot Dead In South Minneapolis

A man died Monday evening from a gunshot wound in south Minneapolis, according to authorities. Minneapolis Police were dispatched at 6:30 p.m. after gunfire was reported near the 4300 block of Fifth Avenue South. Once on the scene, police found an adult male on 43rd Street East between South Fourth and Fifth avenues with a serious gunshot wound

07/29/2013

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Firefighters Make 2 Trips To Put Out Mpls. Fire

Firefighters needed two trips to put out an overnight fire in south Minneapolis. They first responded to a fire at a duplex, located on the 2700 block of Colfax Avenue South a little after 3:40 a.m. Sunday morning.

07/14/2013

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Victim ID’d & 2 Men Charged In S. Mpls. Murder

Authorities said a 38-year-old Minneapolis man was shot and killed as the result of a homicide earlier this week on the city’s south side. Police responded to the 3600 block of Columbus Avenue South at about 11:15 p.m. Monday on a report of a shooting.

07/11/2013

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Mpls Police Seek To ID ‘Persons Of Interest’ In Sex Assault

Minneapolis Police have released two pictures in hopes that the public can help identify persons of interest in a sexual assault.

07/10/2013

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Police: 2 Arrested For Deadly South Mpls Shooting

Police say they arrested two men Tuesday night in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and another injured on the city’s south side earlier this week.

07/10/2013

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FEMA To Assess Minnesota’s Storm Damage

Minnesota may get federal help to clean up from last month’s severe storms and flash floods. A powerful wind and rain storm downed hundreds of trees and knocked out power to more than a half-million homes and businesses last month.

07/02/2013

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Firefighters Make Quick Work Of S. Mpls Basement Fire

Firefighters quickly knocked down a home fire Tuesday afternoon on the city’s south side. The fire burned in a basement of a home on 5038 Nicollet Ave., authorities said. In the basement, a person was found and brought to a hospital for possible smoke inhalation. That person’s condition is not known.

07/02/2013

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Chicago Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Friend In South Mpls.

A 30-year-old Chicago man has pleaded guilty to killing his friend in south Minneapolis after an argument over money, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

06/04/2013

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Unanswered Questions After MPD’s Update On Deadly Uptown Events

There are still a lot of questions after Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau held a press conference on last Friday’s deadly events in Uptown.

05/15/2013

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Victim ID’d In Fatal Crash Between Motorcycle & Mpls. Police Car

The motorcyclist who died Friday after his bike collided with a police cruiser on its way to help out the other wounded officers in south Minneapolis has been identified. On Saturday, candles sit outside a church near the scene of the accident on 26th Street and Blaisdell Avenue. The scene was so bad on Friday that it spurred an impromptu prayer service for motorcyclist Ivan Romero, who died in the crash.

05/11/2013

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Police: Two Officers Shot In South Minneapolis, Suspect Killed

Two Minneapolis police officers suffered gunshot wounds, a suspect was killed and a motorcyclist died in a collision with a squad SUV Friday afternoon — all during a chase on the city’s south side, authorities say.

05/10/2013

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Police: Attempted Kidnapping Near Lake Calhoun

Minneapolis Police have issued a crime alert after an attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl near Lake Calhoun Sunday afternoon.

05/06/2013

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Minneapolis Bike Shop Shares Picture Of Suspected Bike Thief

A Minneapolis bike shop is getting some help from its “friends” after a teenager rode off with a bike he didn’t purchase.

04/07/2013

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‘We Had To Duck For Our Lives’: Witness In S. Mpls Shooting

No victims were found and no arrests were made after Minneapolis police said they responded to a call of shots fired on the city’s south side Saturday afternoon.

04/06/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Juicy Lucys

One bar comes to mind for most WCCO viewers when they hear the term “Juicy Lucy,” and that place is Matt’s Bar in south Minneapolis.

04/04/2013

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Residents Allowed To Return To Homes After Gas Leak

South Minneapolis residents forced to evacuate their homes Wednesday afternoon because of a natural gas leak are now being allowed to go home.

03/13/2013

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