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Son Of Slain Elk River Police Officer Charged With Murder

The 21-year-old son of an Elk River police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his father and older brother.

05/12/2015

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Health Workers Help Teen Suffering From Cystic Fibrosis Have The Prom Experience

Prom season 2015 is officially upon us, but one Coon Rapids High School junior got some bad news right before his big night: he wouldn’t be able to go due to his illness. So, two health workers teamed up to give him the prom experience.

05/07/2015

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Metro Transit Wants $6 Million For Vikings Stadium Transit Bridge

When the Minnesota Vikings had a dome over their heads, it was commotion on ten Sundays a year. And when the new Vikings Stadium opens its doors, it will likely be a repeat. Metro Transit officials asked for a bridge to connect the crowd to the far side of the light rail track.

05/06/2015

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Psychologist: Positive Fans Are Key For Wild In Playoffs

There has been no shortage fan support at Eagle Street Bar ahead of Tuesday’s Wild game, but because of the last two games, there is some extra tension. A licensed professional said on a night like this, positive fans are a big key.

05/05/2015

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Family Who Lost Son In Shooting Knows Grief All Too Well

Just days after burying their beloved sister, a Minneapolis family is planning another funeral. Brandon Wren, 15, was killed late Sunday night near Fremont and 41st Avenues in North Minneapolis.

05/05/2015

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The Bloody Mary Law Is In Effect, But Cities Still Have To Act On It

Sunday turned out to be a bit disappointing to some eager Bloody Mary drinkers.

05/03/2015

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After Injuring Baby In Crash, Teen Speaks Out On Distracted Driving

Distracted driving killed 48 people on Minnesota roads last year. A texting teenager nearly made that number 49. Shyann Ericksen hit another car head-on in Eagan last summer. She sat down with WCCO-TV to talk about the crash.

04/30/2015

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Suspect Injured Following Officer-Involved Shooting At MSP

One man was hospitalized Saturday night after an officer-involved shooting at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. After the shots were fired, police blocked off a portion of Terminal 1 for several hours to investigate.

04/26/2015

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Teen To Stand Trial In Fatal St. Croix River Stabbing

A judge in western Wisconsin has ordered a Minnesota teen to stand trial on charges of fatally stabbing a fisherman during a confrontation along the St. Croix (kroy) River.

04/22/2015

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St. Michael-Albertville Hoping To Win ‘Hockeyville USA’ Contest

With the Minnesota Wild blazing its way through the NHL playoffs, our love for hockey is at a fever pitch. Whether it’s the Wild or the Gophers or the “Mighty Ducks” movies, the state has made a reputation on the sport. And one area specifically is trying to capitalize on its hockey enthusiasm.

04/21/2015

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11-Year-Old Plans Service Fair To ‘Change Everything’

If you’ve got some spare time on Saturday, there’s a fifth grader who’d like to use it.

Crayons and lunch sacks are common in schools, but not for a purpose like they are being used at Harriet Bishop Elementary in Savage.

04/17/2015

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Pierre Collins’ Cell Phone Records Linked To Son’s Body

The Crystal father accused of killing his 10-year-old son Barway Collins will make his first appearance in court this afternoon.

04/15/2015

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Coping With Barway’s Loss: ‘It’s Out Of The Natural Order’

You can see it on Facebook. You can see it if you show up at the ever-growing memorial outside a Crystal apartment complex. Barway Collins is missed and people are moved to tears.

04/14/2015

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Community Reacts After Boy’s Death Investigated As Homicide

Barway Collins has become a household name in the Twin Cities these past few weeks. Billboards bear his name, a reward was posted for tips on the case. Dozens and dozens of people who never knew Barway spent their days combing through brush and alongside the Mississippi River.

04/12/2015

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Burnsville Man Charged With Selling Fake Wild Tickets

The Minnesota Wild are going to the NHL playoffs, but police say they’re worried some fans are being taken for a ride. Police believe there may be at least 40 cases of fraudulent tickets, and they think 28-year-old Ahmed Dahir of Burnsville is behind the tickets.

04/09/2015

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Police: Suspect On The Run Following Double Homicide In North Mpls.

Minneapolis police say officers are trying to track down a suspect following a shooting that left two men dead Wednesday morning on the city’s north side.

04/08/2015

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Shoreview 3rd Grader Picked A Top NCAA Bracket

One of the top finishers in WCCO’s online NCAA tournament bracket challenge is a third grader.

04/07/2015

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Coach Teared Up As Tyus Jones Led Duke To Victory

Coach Rene Pulley, of the very elite Nike high school league, EYBL traveled around the country with Tyus Jones and was beaming with pride Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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Police: Woman Dies After Easter Morning Shooting

Instead of sharing an Easter meal with a young St. Paul woman, friends and family are grieving together. Family says 19-year-old of Sammiria White was killed by her boyfriend at an apartment on Pierce Butler Route. St. Paul police arrested Dimitri Harrell Sunday morning. The couple has a 3-month-old girl.

04/05/2015

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Volunteers Continue Search For Barway Collins

Dozens of volunteers who never met a Minnesota fourth grader joined forces Thursday to look for him. All afternoon, they searched a park in Minneapolis for any sign of Barway Collins. The 10-year-old, who vanished more than two weeks ago, was last seen outside his home in Crystal.

04/02/2015

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Two Weeks After His Disappearance, The Search For Barway Continues

Wednesday marks two weeks since a Twin Cities fourth-grader never made it safely home from school.

04/01/2015

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Blaine Dog Who Survived Being Hit By Train Dies After Surgery

Chase, the dog from Blaine who survived being hit by a train this past weekend, passed away after surgery Tuesday evening.

03/31/2015

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Brooklyn Park Barber Steps Away From His Scissors After 50 Years

On March 28 a local man’s decades-long career is coming to an end. Brooklyn Park barber Denny Brummer will put down his clippers for good. He’s been cutting hair since he was 18-years old. Things are cut and dry at Brummer’s shop. The 68-year-old offers one style, he doesn’t even ask, he just clips.

03/28/2015

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Allina Health Employees Picketing Over Long Hours

Crowds of Allina Health employees say they are overworked and worried about their jobs.

03/25/2015

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St. John’s Basketball Coach Jim Smith Retiring After 51 Seasons

St. John’s University is about to lose a legend. Jim Smith started coaching basketball there in 1964 and has won more games than any other college basketball coach in Minnesota history. Tuesday, Smith told his team he’s retiring.

03/18/2015

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