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Edgar Linares
May 16, 2018 - 7:16 pm
A seven-year-old boy is dead after suffering from a gunshot wound to the head in Plymouth. Police arrived at the residence in the 6000 block of Shenandoah Lane around 3:04 p.m. Wednesday afternoon after they received a report of a victim bleeding from the head, according to Sgt. Jeff Stimac with...
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Suspect sought in killing, Sid Brady Strickland-Green. Courtesy Minneapolis Police
Edgar Linares
May 15, 2018 - 6:45 pm
A suspect is wanted in the deadly shooting of a north Minneapolis man gunned down on his mother's porch in front of his children. On April 3, Tyrone Williams was leaving his mother's home near 8th Avenue and Elwood Avenue North around 6pm when the shooting occurred. On Tuesday, Minneapolis police...
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Steve Simpson
May 15, 2018 - 6:59 am
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is proposing a record amount of funding in the upcoming 2019 city budget to try to help with a growing housing crisis in the city. The first-term mayor says he'll ask for about $50 million for the effort, which is $38 million more than what's included this year. "Our...
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Adam Carter
May 14, 2018 - 12:24 pm
A state representative is wasting no time is proposing that Minnesota get into the sports gambling business, now that the US Supreme Court has struck down the federal ban on sports gambling. Farmington Republican Pat Garofalo says he'll introduce legislation on Tuesday that would allow for sports...
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May 14, 2018 - 8:46 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new album of previously unreleased music from Prince's Vault will be released on Jay-Z's Tidal streaming service in 2019. The Prince estate and Tidal announced details of the agreement Friday, two days after a Minnesota judge said the deal could go forward. The album will...
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Al Schoch
May 14, 2018 - 8:39 am
It was pilot error. Federal investigators concluded the small plane that crashed into the Mississippi River near Anoka last fall was flying too low when it went down. Killed in the October 13, 2017 crash was a couple from Princeton, Chad Rygwall, 47, and his wife, Jill, 48. Chad Rygwall was flying...
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Steve Simpson
May 14, 2018 - 7:02 am
A Monday morning court appearance for an 18-year-old man shot by police inside Minneapolis City Hall last December. Marcus Fischer was being questioned by police for a robbery when officers left him alone in the building's interrogation room. That's when they say he pulled a knife and started...
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