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October 24th, 2013

Convict who Bolted from Courtroom Found Sleeping in a Car, Arrested

A man who escaped from a Hennepin County courtroom Thursday has been arrested after he was found sleeping in a car in South Minneapolis.

Minneapolis police say 25-year-old Michael Henderson was taken into custody without incident around 7 a.m. Fri…

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Edina High Schools Starts Tougher Restrictions at Football Games

There are changes at Edina High School as the district cracks down on underage drinking.

School officials found empty beer cans and plastic liquor bottles last week at Kuhlman Stadium. District officials say students will no longer be able to brin…

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Major Robbinsdale Water Main Break Could Cost $250K, or More

A major water main break is causing traffic problems in Robbinsdale.

The break happened around 7 p.m. Thursday at County Road 9/42nd Avenue North from the railroad tracks to Highway 100. At its peak, the water was about a foot deep and stretched f…

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Hennepin Co. Prosecutor Files Petition to Protect Adrian Peterson’s Son

A petition to protect Adrian Peterson’s 4-year-old son was filed Friday by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

The Minnesota Vikings star running back was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his son while he was vi…

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Minneapolis Changes Food-to-Alcohol Ratio for Some Restaurants

The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to change laws affecting some restaurants that sell alcohol outside of the Downtown area.

The council revised ordinances requiring businesses to make at least 60 percent of their revenue from food sal…

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Cone Zone: 3 Major Projects in Metro Will Slow Drivers Down this Weekend

Twin Cities’ drivers are bound to get stuck in traffic this weekend. There are three major projects that you’ll want to avoid.

Highway 62 is closing in both directions at Highway 169 from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Crews will be pai…

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Mpls. Council Approves Revised Terms for Downtown East Development

Plans for the area above a Downtown East parking garage moved forward Friday, with the Minneapolis City Council approving a revised term sheet with the developer.

Right next to where the new Vikings stadium is being built, a six-story parking ramp…

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Snowplow Drivers Prepare for the Possible Wrath of Old Man Winter

With snow coming in the next few months, snowplow drivers across the state are getting ready.

More than 90 plow operators are participating in an intensive training program preparing them for the worst road conditions.

The snowplow operator trai…

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Mpls. City Council Approves Vendor Contracts for Police Body Cams

The Minneapolis City Council has approved two vendor contracts for the police department’s body camera pilot project.

The council voted Friday to enter into $85,000 contracts with Taser International and VIEVU to provide equipment, service and vid…

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2 Victims Robbed Near University of Minnesota Campus

Two people were robbed near the University of Minnesota campus this week.

University police say the robbery happened around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday at 15th Avenue Southeast and Rollings Avenue Southeast, which is off-campus. One victim was a U of M s…

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Full Minneapolis City Council to Vote on Police Body Cameras Friday

A timeline for the plan to put body cameras on Minneapolis police officers was released Wednesday.

The city council will vote Friday on purchasing two different types of camera systems to test.

“This is a great next step, as we move closer…

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MPD Creates New Chaplain Program

The Minneapolis Police Department is enlisting the help of local religious and spiritual leaders to help with communication between the community and police.

Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced the police department’s new community chaplai…

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The Edina Lid?

Have you heard of the “Edina Lid” idea?  If not, stop what you’re doing right now and read this Star Tribune article:  “Edina looks at putting a lid on Hwy 100“. The idea of putting a highway into a tunnel …
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Rogers First Responders Bring in Most Blood Donors During ‘Battle of the Badges’

Law enforcement personnel and firefighters from around the Twin Cities metro competed in the Memorial Blood Centers’ Battle of the Badges back in August to round up the most participants for a community blood drive, and now the results are in….

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Rogers First Responders Bring in Most Blood Donors During ‘Battle of the Badges’

Law enforcement personnel and firefighters from around the Twin Cities metro competed in the Memorial Blood Centers’ Battle of the Badges back in August to round up the most participants for a community blood drive, and now the results are in….

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