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May 23, 2018 - 7:00 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP/WCCO Radio) - Minneapolis police participating in the Twin Cities Pride Parade won't be marching in full uniform at this year's event. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo told officers Tuesday the decision came following pushback from organizers. Twin Cities Pride Festival Director Dot...
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Sloane Martin
May 23, 2018 - 5:52 am
A man is arrested in St. Paul after an apartment building was evacuated due to a strong chemical smell in the basement. Crews were called to the 200 block of Dayton Avenue around 8 p.m. Tuesday. An officer and firefighters complained of dizziness while responding. All were treated at the scene...
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Sloane Martin
May 23, 2018 - 5:46 am
The organization that operates a statewide suicide hotline has only a few weeks of funding left, unless Gov. Mark Dayton signs the budget bills sitting on his desk. “We’re currently the only (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provider in the state of Minnesota,” Canvas Health CEO Matt Eastman...
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May 22, 2018 - 9:58 am
One by one, police are arrested and removed more than a dozen protesters who blocked the Blue Line light rail train in south Minneapolis near Fort Snelling on Tuesday morning. Other protesters replaced those who were taken away, and they were also arrested. After about 15 minutes, the tracks were...
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Steve Simpson
May 22, 2018 - 6:48 am
Minneapolis police have made no arrests in the city's latest homicide. It happened shortly before midnight Monday in the 3400 block of Newton Avenue North. Police were alerted to a ShotSpotter activation. While police were on their way to the scene, a 911 caller reported an adult male lying in an...
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