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Man Pleads Guilty To Shooting The Mother Of His Child In The Face

A 23-year-old man has pleaded to murder after shooting the mother of his young child in the face on Easter morning.

08/13/2015

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Highland Park Hosts The Really Big Game

A big game is being played in St. Paul Thursday evening. So big, in fact, that it’s called The Really Big Game! The Really Big Game is presented by the Highland Friendship Club and the Highland Area Baseball Association.

08/13/2015

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Suspect Found In Throat Slashing Of Pregnant St. Paul Woman

Police say a 30-year-old man accused of slashing his pregnant girlfriend’s throat in St. Paul has been found in northeastern South Dakota. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports Steven Gutierrez was charged Aug. 5 with attempted murder and first-degree assault in the July 31 attack.

08/13/2015

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Over 11,000 Attend Internet Cat Video Festival In St. Paul

An annual festival for cat videos has drawn thousands of feline fanatics to a St. Paul baseball stadium. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said 13,000 people were at CHS Field on Wednesday night for the fourth year of the Internet Cat Video Festival.

08/13/2015

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Judge In Sex Offender Case Warns Of ‘Forceful Solution’

A federal judge who ruled Minnesota’s sex offender program unconstitutional is warning state leaders he may resort to a “more forceful solution” if they don’t prove willing to fix the program on their own.

08/12/2015

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St. Paul Seeks To Close Huge Projected Deficit

The city of Saint Paul is trying close a projected $10-million deficit. Mayor Chris Coleman said Tuesday the solution is a property tax increase and changes at parking meters. Coleman called for a 1.9-percent tax levy as part of his 2016 budget proposal.

08/11/2015

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Mayor Of St. Paul Hoping To Land Soccer Stadium

Back in March it was announced that Major League Soccer would be coming to Minnesota. Just a few months later, however, that plan could be in jeopardy with a stadium site yet to be decided. Now, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is hoping to sway the league east of the Mississippi River.

08/11/2015

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Unrest In Ferguson Sparks Protest In Minnesota

The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, has fueled protests in Minnesota.

08/10/2015

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Police: 1 Hurt In St. Paul Shooting, No Arrests Made

Authorities say one person was injured early Monday morning after a shooting in St. Paul and a suspect is at large. St. Paul Police were called at about 3:30 a.m. to a shooting on the 900 block of Thomas Avenue.

08/10/2015

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Minnesota Family Reunited With Long-Lost Purple Heart

It was an amazing scene at Fort Snelling on Sunday. A Minnesota family is finally reunited with a long-lost purple heart. Wiljo Matalamaki, 22 years old at the time, was killed in action during World War II. The U.S. Army awarded him the Purple Heart after his death and gave it to his mother.

08/09/2015

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Minnesota Police Trained To Identify Veterans In Crisis

Some police officers across Minnesota are going through training to recognize and offer support for a growing number of returning war veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder or a traumatic brain injury.

08/07/2015

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Police Training To Identify Veterans In Crisis

Some police officers across Minnesota are going through training on how to identify veterans in crisis.

08/07/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

In Minnesota, we love celebrating other each other’s heritages. That’s what will be happening in both Minneapolis and St. Paul this weekend. Any excuse to have an outdoor festival, right?

08/06/2015

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St. Paul Teens Charged In Crime Spree That Ended With Friend’s Death

Three St. Paul teens face charges ranging from aggravated robbery to car theft for a string of crimes that culminated in the self-defense shooting death of their friend. The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office says 17-year-old Donte Edward Foster and 16-year-old Kendell Anthony Lewis are charged with two counts each of first-degree aggravated robbery.

08/05/2015

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Charges: Man Shot Neighbor’s Boyfriend In A ‘Rage’

A St. Paul man is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of another man on Monday evening. The incident happened on the 1500 block of Ames Avenue in St. Paul just after 6 p.m. Police responded to find a number of people on the front porch of a residence, including one whose shirt was soaked in blood.

08/05/2015

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Police Identify Victim In Fatal St. Paul Shooting

Police in St. Paul have identified the person killed in a shooting Monday night. According to the St. Paul Police, the victim was 26-year-old Parnell Robinson, of St. Paul.

08/05/2015

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Lowertown Guitar Fest Returns For 3rd Year

A favorite instrument will be taking center stage this Saturday in St. Paul.

08/05/2015

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Uber Riders Concerned After Driver Accused Of Sex Assault

Uber is revisiting its safety procedures after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting one of his riders last Sunday in Dallas, Texas. Court records claim Talal Chammout recently served federal prison time for weapons charges and other crimes that should have prevented him from being cleared to drive for Uber.

08/04/2015

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Lawmakers Search For Answers In Mille Lacs Walleye Decline

Lawmakers are studying the fallout of the declining walleye population on Mille Lacs Lake. A group of legislators and state officials studying the issue met for the first time Tuesday, the day after the state closed the lake for walleye fishing.

08/04/2015

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Police Identify Man Arrested After Fatal St. Paul Shooting

Authorities have identified the man arrested Monday night following a fatal shooting in St. Paul. Officers arrested 24-year-old Lepierre Carpenter in connection to the shooting on the 1500 block of Ames Avenue, St. Paul police tweeted on Tuesday.

08/04/2015

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Police Questioning Person Of Interest After Fatal St. Paul Shooting

St. Paul police are investigating a deadly shooting. They found a man dead outside a home in the 1500 block of Ames Avenue around 6:00 p.m. Monday night.

08/03/2015

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Deadline Reached For Bankruptcy Claims Against Twin Cities Archdiocese

Right now the Archdiocese is facing $26 million in claims, but that figure will jump dramatically. Of the 653 claims against the Archdiocese more than 400 are from victims of clergy abuse.

08/03/2015

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DNR Shutting Down Walleye Fishing On Mille Lacs

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton ramped up planning Monday for a special session to help Lake Mille Lacs businesses cope with a sudden end to the walleye fishing season, a blow to tourism on one of the state’s “Big Six” lakes.

08/03/2015

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Minnesota, Center Erik Haula Agree On 2-Year Contract

The Minnesota Wild and center Erik Haula have agreed on a two-year contract. The Wild announced the deal Sunday with the restricted free agent.

08/02/2015

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A Month In, Medical Marijuana Yields Mixed Results

Patrick McClellan’s first batch of medical marijuana, via vaporizer, worked like a charm, curbing the pain and muscle spasms that come with his muscular dystrophy and supplanting a combination of prescription medications that doctors say could kill him.

08/02/2015

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