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Coon Rapids PD investigating video showing young girl smoking weed
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (KMSP)- Police in Coon Rapids, Minnesota are investigating after a video showing a teenage girl smoking marijuana with a younger relative surfaced over the weekend.
Minneapolis family business vandalized, owner harassed
A Minneapolis woman says she and her daughter were targets of racism all while trying to do their job. https://kare11.tv/2OzS7Pl
Husband, Father Killed Riding Motorcycle In The Twin Cities
TWIN CITIES, MN — A Brooklyn Park man who was the father of four children died Friday in a vehicle crash in the north metro. Travis John Eckman, 40, was riding a 2009 Suzuki sport bike eastbound on Interstate 694 at Humboldt in Brooklyn Center.
Growing Minneapolis homeless camp raises public health alarms
Katherine "Kat" Yanez stepped out of her tent, took a long drag from her cigarette, and scanned the faces outside a row of tents for signs that someone was overdosing on heroin.A longtime heroin user herself, Yanez has learned to spot the symptoms: the slackened jaw, pale lips and drooping eyelids.
New crashes tangle traffic on I-35W and I-35E in north metro
Just as traffic was recovering from an earlier crash, a new mishap has traffic jamming on southbound I-35W in the north metro.The latest is near County Road 88 in New Brighton.Over on I-35E, look for a crash in the southbound lanes at Little Canada Road.At 7:25 a.m., drivers on the westbound Crossto
Ellison denies domestic abuse allegation
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Congressman Keith Ellison, one of five DFL candidates for attorney general in Tuesday's primary, is now the subject of a domestic abuse allegation made by his ex-girlfriend -- which include the alleged existence of a video showing Ellison dragging the woman, Karen Monahan, off a
Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen Announces Retirement From WNBA
"I would like to thank the WNBA, the Connecticut Sun, and the Minnesota Lynx for believing in me all of these years. I look forward to the next chapter in my basketball career and wish my Lynx coaches and teammates all of the best in the future."
Police: 1 Dead, 2 Hurt After Car Suspected In Hit-And-Run Crashes
On Monday morning, police said the driver of the vehicle, a man, died from injuries suffered in the crash.
Free plant, insect diagnostic clinics in Anoka County
A free plant and insect diagnostic clinic is available to Anoka County residents from the Anoka County Master Gardeners.Clinics are 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evenings through Aug. 22 at the Bunker Hill Activities Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW, Andover. Samples can also be brought to the Master Gardener
Night to Unite 2018 in Blaine and Spring Lake Park
Neighbors and law enforcement got out of the house and met each other at block parties during Night to Unite Aug. 7.Blaine police and Conservation and Highway Patrol officers gathered in City Hall before breaking out to visit the approximately 146 block parties across the city. Officers spread out t
Driver in St. Paul Rollover Crash Dies, Police Say
Earlier, the department had tweeted that preliminary investigation indicated a driver had struck a bicyclist just off Interstate 35E, sped away, then crashed.
Coon Rapids police investigating possible child drug use
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (KMSP)- Police in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, are investigating after someone posted a video to social media that appears to show children using drugs.
2 Seriously Injured After Highway 169 Motorcycle Crash
The drivers, both of Coon Rapids, were transported for treatment of their injuries, which were deemed life-threatening.
Coon Rapids police investigating children possibly using drugs
COON RAPIDS, Minn. - Coon Rapids Police are investigating a video posted to social media that, they say, appears to show children using drugs.
1 killed in north metro motorcycle crash
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - The Minnesota State Patrol says one person has died following a motorcycle crash in the north metro Friday evening.The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. on Interstate 694, eastbound at the Interstate 94 split.Motorists were detoured onto I-94 until I-694 reopened at approximat
Serious motorcycle crash closes EB I-694 at I-94
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (KMSP)- State Patrol officials have closed eastbound I-694 at I-94 due to a serious crash involving a motorcycle.Traffic is being diverted on to I-94.This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Woman Dead, Officers Hospitalized After Report Of Gas In Maple Grove Apartment
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (WCCO) –A woman has died after emergency crews were called Friday night to a Maple Grove apartment filled with the strong odor of gas.The Maple Grove Police Department says the call came in at around 5:30 p.m. about a strong gas odor at an apartment on the 13600 block of 86th Aven
Man dies in wrong-way crash on Highway 7 in Minnetonka, Minn.
MINNETONKA, Minn. (KMSP)- A 68-year-old man has died after a crash involving a wrong-way driver in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
Colorado Fugitive Captured in Minneapolis
According to a release, on Friday at approximately 5 p.m., the United States Fugitive Apprehension team located Markell Terrill Ross in Minneapolis' northeast neighborhood. Ross had been on the run from Colorado and was using a false identity to open new businesses, rent apartments and evade arrest
State Patrol: Brooklyn Park Motorcyclist Killed In I-694 Crash
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)— A Brooklyn Park man is dead after a crash on Interstate 694 Friday night.The Minnesota State Patrol said it happened just after 5 p.m. in Brooklyn Center.A motorcycle driven by 40-year-old Travis Eckman attempted to move around a car when it made contact with the right rear of th