Violence

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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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Mpls. Police Ponder 8 P.M. Curfew After Youth Mob Attacks

There have been six mob attacks, in all, since February. Now, Police are now wondering if an 8 o’clock curfew keeping anyone 17 and under from two downtown streets will stop the violence.

03/31/2012

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Rally Against Violence In North Minneapolis Saturday

A call to action will be held in North Minneapolis on Saturday after gun violence took another life earlier this week.

03/17/2012

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Groups Hold Anti-Gun Vigils In Mpls., Duluth

Community groups in Minneapolis and Duluth are holding events Sunday to call for an end to gun violence.

01/08/2012

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Vigil Held For Boy Killed By Stray Bullet

Friends and neighbors would rather be celebrating the new year with Terrell Mayes Jr., than remembering the life of the 3-year-old who died after being hit in the head by a stray bullet.

12/31/2011

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Good Question: Why Do We Like Violence In Sports?

The New York Times has been writing about Derek Boogaard’s role as a fighter on the ice and how it affected him. It got us wondering about big fights and hits on the ice and on the field.

12/05/2011

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Summit To End Violence In Minnesota

More than 600 people are taking part in a day-long summit to end violence in Minnesota.

08/23/2011

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Teacher Keeps The Peace

A teacher in Mexico is being celebrated after she kept a class full of young students calm during a gun battle outside their class. Read the story and check the video.

05/31/2011

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Holiday Weekend Ends With Violence In Minneapolis

It was a very violent holiday weekend in Minneapolis. Five separate shootings kept police busy Sunday night and early Monday morning.

05/30/2011

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Aggressive Police Action

Shocking video of a police officer in Phoenix violently tackling a 15 year old. See the video and read the story here.

05/06/2011

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Feds Help Crime Victims Restore Lives

It’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, and this year’s observance recognizes that victims of crime often face the task of reshaping their lives, while authorities pursue offenders.

04/13/2011

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Violence In A Las Vegas Courtroom

Here’s a story from CBS News on a violent confrontation in a Las Vegas court room. A woman was going to be taken into jail and she exploded.

03/25/2011

Good Question: How Does Violent Talk Lead To Violence?

It’s a volatile political dialogue in America, and with the shooting attack in Tucson, Ariz., targeted at a Representative, many are asking about the violent rhetoric. How does violent talk lead to violent action?

01/11/2011

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Gun Violence Is Down In Minneapolis

Efforts to curb firearm-related violent crimes seem to be paying off. Minneapolis is reporting a decline in gun violence.

12/01/2010

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