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April 13, 2019 - 1:55 pm
By AMY FORLITI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When an unarmed white woman who called 911 to report a crime was fatally shot by a black, Somali American police officer in Minneapolis, the racial dynamic seen in many police shooting cases in the U.S. was flipped on its head, and a different...
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April 12, 2019 - 11:49 am
The man charged with throwing a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America told police he was angry at being rejected by women at the mall and was "looking for someone to kill" when he went there last week. That according to a criminal complaint filed Monday. 24 year old...
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April 11, 2019 - 12:44 pm
The Twins have postponed Friday night's game against the Detroit Tigers at Target Field due to the late-season winter weather that has descended on Minnesota. The game will be made up on May 11th, as part of a day/night doubleheader. Game one will be at 1:10pm as scheduled with the made-up game at...
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Sloane Martin
April 11, 2019 - 6:13 am
According to State Patrol, by 9:30 p.m. Wednesday there were nearly 250 crashes statewide -- almost three dozen with injury -- with more than 200 spinouts and 18 jackknifed semis. Minneapolis, St. Paul and Anoka-Hennepin schools are closed today and travel is difficult-to-not-advised everywhere...
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April 11, 2019 - 5:41 am
By AMY FORLITI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who was shot by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call about a possible sexual assault near her home lost so much blood from her single wound that she might not have been saved even if she had gotten quicker medical help, a...
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April 11, 2019 - 5:36 am
By JEFF BAENEN Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Justine Ruszczyk Damond heard someone cry out in the alley behind her home in July 2017, she did what she had spent a lifetime doing: She immediately tried to help. Damond called 911 not once but twice to report what she thought was a sexual...
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FILE - This Jan. 17, 2018 file photo shows co-host Brian Kilmeade on the set of "Fox & Friends" in New York. Kilmeade is questioning the loyalty of Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar. He said on a segment Wednesday about the freshman Democrat that "you have to wonder if she's an American first." The morning show was doing a segment about a speech the Democrat gave recently about the treatment many Muslim-Americans faced following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack. Omar tweeted that Kilmeade's remark was a "dangerous incitement." (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 10, 2019 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar said Wednesday that Fox News Channel host Brian Kilmeade is guilty of a "dangerous incitement" for questioning her loyalty to the United States, since she's been the subject of death threats in the past. Kilmeade said on a "Fox & Friends" segment about...
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