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Alex Chhith

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Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a man Thursday evening in north Minneapolis.

Police searching for driver in Minneapolis fatal hit-and-run

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a man Thursday evening in north Minneapolis.First responders were called to N.…
A pedestrian died Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle in Crystal.

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Crystal

A pedestrian died Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle in Crystal.The incident occurred at 12:08 p.m. in the 5300 block of N. 36th…
Man dies in house fire in Bloomington

Man dies in house fire in Bloomington

He was pulled from his burning home in Bloomington Wednesday morning but was unable to be revived.
Fire crews worked to extinguish a large two alarm structure fire at a commercial building with fire showing from the center of the roof Friday in the

Firefighters battle warehouse blaze in northeast Minneapolis

No one was injured in the NE. Minneapolis blaze.
Timothy Heller

Man charged in death of woman in St. Paul

He's accused of assaulting her in Brooklyn Park before she died of her injuries in St. Paul.
Minneapolis police officers investigated a fatal stabbing on the city’s south side on Thursday afternoon.

2 die in stabbing, triple shooting in south Minneapolis

A man was fatally stabbed in a domestic incident. About 3 hours later, another died after being shot, along with two others who were wounded.
The scene outside the St. Paul Saloon after Tuesday’s shootings that killed a man and injured a woman.

Man fatally shot near St. Paul Saloon is identified

No one has been arrested in connection with the shooting, which also injured a woman.
Two people were shot Tuesday night at the saloon, which is in the 1000 block of Old Hudson Road, near Interstate 94. One person died, according to the

Man is shot and killed at St. Paul Saloon; woman is injured

Two people were shot. One died, according to police.
Mike Freeman

New bill would allow some elderly inmates to be released early

Victims or their families would be able to give their opinion on early release.
Attorneys for Linda Tirado said this is the last photo she took before the officers in the image shot her with a foam bullet.

Suit claiming Mpls. police targeted journalist can proceed

Judge calls the account of the photographer "serious and troubling."
Semi crashes into light rail train in St. Paul

Semi crashes into light rail train in St. Paul

No one was injured when the semi hit the train.
7 arrested in human trafficking sting in northern Minnesota

7 arrested in human trafficking sting in northern Minnesota

Seven people suspected of participation in a northern Minnesota human trafficking ring were charged Friday.The suspects, who are being held in the Itasca or Pennington…
An Allina Health clinic in Buffalo, Minn., was the scene of a mass shooting Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

Search warrant: Buffalo health clinic shooting suspect cut off from opioid medication early

Gregory Ulrich was cut off from opioid medication by doctors leading him to become increasingly irate in his motives to get them.
A pop-up ice sculpture popped up near Summit Avenue and South Griggs Street in early February. It has recently been taken down to the dismay of reside

Whimsical ice sculpture disappears from St. Paul neighborhood

An ice sculpture brought people together in subzero temperatures. Now it's gone.
Suspect held after man shot to death in Eau Claire

Suspect held after man shot to death in Eau Claire

A suspect is in custody after a man was shot to death Friday in Eau Claire, Wis.Police in the western Wisconsin city responded to reports…
Antonya Fransen-Pruden, left, and Tammy Tammy Schaufler 

2 more wounded in Buffalo shootings are identified

Online fundraisers have been set up to help them and their families.
The fire bombing at the Dakota County Service Center in Apple Valley occurred May 29, four days after George Floyd’s death.

Man sentenced for setting fires to government building in Apple Valley during George Floyd protests

Long Lake man threw Molotov cocktails into windows he broke.
The Allina Health clinic in Buffalo, Minn., where a gunman shot five people, killing one.

Half-staff flags, moment of silence for Buffalo shooting victims

The victims of Tuesday's shootings at a Buffalo clinic are being honored with flags at half-staff and a moment of silence.One person died and four…
Man dies in residential fire in Minneapolis

Man dies in residential fire in Minneapolis

The blaze broke out in the Seward neighborhood.
Law enforcement personnel walk toward the Allina Health clinic on Tuesday in Buffalo, Minn.

Three remain hospitalized following Buffalo shooting, with one critical

All those shot were employees of the clinic, Allina said in a statement.
Pfutzenreuter

Richard Pfutzenreuter, who shaped University of Minnesota finances, dies at 68

Richard "Fitz" Pfutzenreuter, a longtime treasurer at the University of Minnesota, was instrumental in the building of the school's most iconic structures.He was the man…
Barbara Gusse poses for a photo at her home on Sunday Feb. 7, 2021, in Brooklyn Center. Gusse spotted a stolen SUV that triggered an Amber Alert on Sa

Mayor Frey honors woman whose quick thinking rescued child from stolen vehicle

The mayor thanked Barbara Gusse for saving a life in identifying a missing SUV with a 1-year-old inside.
Coworkers on a remote logging site in northern Minnesota rescue man trapped in flooded truck cab

Coworkers on a remote logging site in northern Minnesota rescue man trapped in flooded truck cab

The man's equipment fell through the ice.
James Ron

University of Minnesota professor suspended for sexual misconduct was paid nearly $200k after resigning

James Ron was in violation of school's policies prohibiting sexual harassment.
Suspicious item that shut down Inver Grove Heights Walmart was not explosive

Suspicious item that shut down Inver Grove Heights Walmart was not explosive

The move was made out of an abundance of caution.
A Minneapolis Police Department squad car.

Nearly 50 arrested in crackdown on violent robberies, carjackings in south Minneapolis

The operation resulted in 69 felony-level charges.
A three-sided monolith in a wooded area on the western shore of Cedar Lake.

Mysterious monolith appears near Cedar Lake

The silver Minneapolis monolith resembles a structure that was found in a remote desert in Utah in November.
Boy, 13, pulled 'unresponsive' from open water in Eagan

Boy, 13, pulled 'unresponsive' from open water in Eagan

The teen was taken to a hospital, where his condition Friday evening was unknown.
The post on the Interchange’s Facebook page.

Albert Lea restaurant faces $9,000 fine as it plans Friday night party

The Interchange owner says food, drinks and music will be paid for by a business relief check from the state.
Arradondo

Minneapolis police chief pulls name from San Jose search

Chief said he remains "committed" to Minneapolis.
Police Chief Medaria Arradondo has had a difficult year after George Floyd’s death and City Council calls to defund police.

Minneapolis police chief a finalist for San Jose job

Arradondo committed to job here, spokesman says.
Plows were busy on Hwy. 52 near Zumbrota during an snowstorm in 2020.

Metro area, southern Minnesota to get several inches of snow

The Twin Cities area is expected to get 4-6 inches, and more may fall in south-central Minnesota.
Demonstrators from more than a dozen progressive groups led a rally and protest marched  down Lake Street in Minneapolis on Wednesday.

Minneapolis protesters seek focus on progressive priorities

About 120 people highlighted a host of issues during a rally and march.
Laura Waterman Wittstock

Laura Waterman Wittstock, Native advocate and co-founder of Migizi, dies at 83

In 2002, she was appointed to the Minneapolis Library Board, where she served for six years.
Man arrested, charged in connection with fatal St. Paul crash

Man arrested, charged in connection with fatal St. Paul crash

The Jan. 7 crash left a 60-year-old grandmother dead.
The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy show Thursday and Friday throughout the metro area and southern Minnesota. Here, traffic creeps behi

Blizzard bears down on southwestern Minnesota

Strong winds, whiteout conditions are forecast from Alexandria south.
Brooklyn Park child released from hostage situation

Brooklyn Park child released from hostage situation

A standoff with police ended when the suspect, holed up in a home he had broken into, fatally shot himself late Thursday, police said.
Keith Ellison

Alleged sham charity told Minnesotans it would donate 100% of contributions to wounded vets

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has filed a settlement requiring a veterans' charity to stop soliciting donations.An investigation into Florida-based Healing Heroes Network and Hero…
911 outage hits Southeastern Minnesota

911 outage hits Southeastern Minnesota

Multiple counties were without service Monday.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, shown on Friday.

Albert Lea restaurant fined for defying governor's orders

The Interchange will have to pay $3,000 every day it is open.
Man found shot numerous times in Richfield

Man found shot numerous times in Richfield

His condition was unknown late Friday afternoon. No one has been arrested.
Five face riot charges after New Year's Eve protest in downtown Minneapolis

Five face riot charges after New Year's Eve protest in downtown Minneapolis

Authorities detained as many as 35 people in what they described as an anti-police gathering called to cause damage.
A candle burned near the intersection of Cedar Ave and 36th St., the scene of Thursday night’s shooting.

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Minneapolis police shoot, kill man during traffic stop

Minneapolis police shot and killed a man they say fired first during a traffic stop on the city's south side Wednesday night.
5 charged in gang-related shooting in Brooklyn Park

5 charged in gang-related shooting in Brooklyn Park

Two men were wounded after conflict on Facebook.