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Sen. Franken Joins Police Chief To Promote Law That Protects Women

One in three women are assaulted by someone they know. Now the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act will help protect women in Minnesota.

04/01/2013

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3 Accused Gang Members Charged With Assaults, Burglaries

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said that three gang members have been charged with a number of Minneapolis-area crimes, including shootings and burglaries.

03/04/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Gun Permits Set Minnesota Record

Minnesota Sheriffs issued more than 30,000 gun permits last year — that’s 10,000 more than the year before.

03/02/2013

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Is Celebrities Speaking Out Against Gun Violence Hypocritical

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01/02/2013

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Vigil Held For Violence Victims From Past 5 Years

People came together Saturday to remember victims killed in the Twin Cities metro in the past five years.

12/29/2012

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Good Question: What Should You Do If Worried About A Mentally Ill Loved One?

As millions of parents across the country grieve for the loss of 20 children, there are some that have focused in on the shooter.

12/17/2012

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Man’s Tattoo Threatens Cop, Lands Him In Jail

A Minnesota man is in jail because of a Facebook picture of what police call a threatening tattoo.

11/08/2012

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Firing Protocol Lessens Chance Of Workplace Violence

What happened last Thursday at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis sent shivers through every small business and corporate boardroom.

10/02/2012

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Good Question: Are We More Violent Than Before?

From the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. to Sunday’s temple attack outside Milwaukee, Wis. — two mass shootings in two weeks have raised a lot of Good Questions.

08/06/2012

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E.J. Henderson Joins Mayor’s Fight Against Illegal Guns

Former Minnesota Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson will join Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak in his fight against illegal-gun violence in the city.

07/30/2012

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Mpls. Begins Crackdown On Sunday Night 18-Plus Clubs

Minneapolis police are cracking down on violent crimes on the worst crime day of the week: Sunday.

07/22/2012

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Minneapolis Peace Activist Calling It Quits

This summer, there has been a lot of violence in the news. Just on Sunday evening in Minneapolis alone, police are trying to find the gunman responsible for the city’s 16th deadly shooting this year.

07/15/2012

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‘MAD DADS’ Calling On Men To Step Up & Stop Violence

Community leaders are coming together in the aftermath of the death of a little boy, and hoping that people can work together for change.

07/01/2012

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5 Arrested In Fights After Concert At Mpls. Club

Five people were arrested early Monday morning at a downtown Minneapolis nightclub following a concert performance. According to police, the arrests happened after a series of fights that broke out at Epic nightclub at about 2 a.m.

04/30/2012

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4 Murders In 2 Days: Brooklyn Park Police Address Violence

In about a 48-hour span, four people have been killed in a Brooklyn Park suburb. Now, police are meeting with residents to talk about the homicides – and offer solutions to the violence.

04/11/2012

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