Homicide

August 16, 2019 - 4:43 am
Minneapolis Police are investigating the city's latest homicide. It happened just after 1:00 a.m. Friday in the 3200 block of Lyndale Avenue North, near the intersection with Lowrey Avenue. An adult male found shot at that location. He was taken to the hospital but later died. Homicide detectives...
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People hold up their cellphones as the names of the victims of the Aug. 3 mass shooting are read during a memorial service, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Southwest University Park, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/Jorge Salgado)
August 15, 2019 - 2:12 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Leaders from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border told thousands of people gathered in a baseball stadium in El Paso Wednesday that love will triumph over hatred in the wake of a mass shooting by a man who authorities believe targeted Mexicans at a Walmart store in the Texas...
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Railroad bridge where body was found
Entercom
August 13, 2019 - 4:55 am
Police are working two reported homicides in Minneapolis that happened in an eight-hour period. It was 6:30 a.m. Tuesday when a 911 caller reported a man down on a railroad bridge at 16th and Marshall in northeast Minneapolis. "Officers arrived with medical personnel, and that person, a male, was...
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Flags fly over crosses at a makeshift memorial near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. The border city jolted by a weekend massacre at a Walmart absorbed more grief Monday as the death toll climbed and prepared for a visit from President Donald Trump over anger from El Paso residents and local Democratic leaders who say he isn't welcome and should stay away. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 06, 2019 - 9:10 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso opened a grief center on Tuesday to help people cope with last weekend's mass shooting at a Walmart, in which 22 people, nearly all with Latino last names, were killed and many others were wounded. The center opened a day before President Donald Trump was due to visit...
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Steve Simpson
August 05, 2019 - 11:09 am
Bloomington Police have arrested a man in connection with the stabbing death of a woman late last night. It happened in the 10-thousand block of Quebec Avenue. A 56-year old man being held on probable-cause 2nd degree homicide in the death of the unidentified 47-year old woman. ' It's unknown what...
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July 27, 2019 - 11:29 am
A 34-year-old man was killed in one of three separate shooting incidents on Friday night and Saturday morning in Minneapolis. According to the Hennepin County medical examiner, Pierre Fernando Watson died of multiple gunshot wounds. The report states that Watson was wounded at 1001 N. 7th St, which...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2019 file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks during a tour of a federal prison in Edgefield, S.C. The Justice Department says it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003. The announcement Thursday says five inmates will be executed starting in December. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 26, 2019 - 1:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday the federal government will resume executing death-row inmates for the first time since 2003, ending an informal moratorium even as the nation sees a broad shift away from capital punishment. Attorney General William Barr instructed the Bureau...
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Mark Freie
July 10, 2019 - 4:57 am
Police in West St. Paul are investigating the city's first homicide since 2017. 21-year-old Lawrence Renfro was found shot to death inside his apartment Tuesday morning in the 1900 block of Oakdale Avenue. Police say Renfro's young son was in the apartment at the time, but was not injured...
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Minneapolis
Dreamstime
July 08, 2019 - 6:36 am
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is calling for city leaders to do what they can to help police put a lid on violent crime in the downtown area. This comes after three shootings since Friday in downtown Minneapolis, one of them fatal. The Hennepin County medical examiner reports that 24-year-old Joe...
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