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BYRON SMITH TRIAL: 'I refuse to live in fear' Video included

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Byron Smith’s home in Little Falls, Minn. was heavily-wired with audio and video surveillance equipment, and the recordings from those devices are delivering more fireworks in the retired State Department security engineer’s murder trial.


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EAGLE & EGG: Camera catches unusual adoption

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A pair of bald eagles has become an Internet sensation with hundreds tuning in every hour due after a roosting raptor discovered an egg inside a duck that became dinner and took it under its own wing.


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9 ways the Women's Economic Security Act helps women in the workplace Video included

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The Women’s Economic Security Act, a package aimed at protecting women in the workplace, passed the Senate on Wednesday by a 51-14 vote. Now, the bill version will head to conference with the House. More>>

Matt Cooke, Minnesota Wild wait on suspension Video included

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Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke is in New York today and will be suspended for his knee to knee hit on Tyson Barrie. FOX 9 Sports Director Jim Rich says he expects Cooke to get a minimum of a five game suspension for the hit.
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Last day to sign up for Target's free credit monitoring Video included

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If you think your personal information was compromised during the Target security breach, Wednesday is your last day to sign up for free credit monitoring. More>>

Happy Birthday YouTube: Our Favorites

Happy Birthday YouTube: Our Favorites

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Nine years after YouTube was born, it has morphed into a catch all for everything video from old commercials that never get old, or that song that goes viral about something as simple as a day of the week. More>>

Green Bay police investigate officer in cell phone video

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The Green Bay Police Department is investigating the actions on an officer involved in a bar closing time arrest of the weekend. Video of the arrest was posted to Facebook and YouTube, with allegations of police brutality. More>>

MSU-Mankato officials want state review of Hoffner's case

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Officials at Minnesota State University, Mankato have requested state auditors to look over the dismissal of reinstated head football coach Todd Hoffner. More>>

Popular HGTV star fights to save historic Minneapolis home Video included

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In a few days, the Minneapolis City Council will vote on whether to demolish a house one neighborhood doesn't want to see go -- but it won't go down without a fight led by a local celebrity.


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Former North Stars coach Glen Sonmor turns 85 Video included

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Former North Stars and Fighting Saints coach Glen Sonmor had friends, family and former players on hand for his 85th birthday party Tuesday night. More>>

Suspect hits brick wall in Maplewood after high-speed chase

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A driver crashed into a brick wall in Maplewood, Minn. after leading police on a high-speed chase early Wednesday morning. More>>

NYPD Twitter hashtag backfires Video included

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A NYPD plan intended to better connect with the community seems to have backfired a bit. The police department asked its twitter followers to share pictures of themselves with New York City police officers using the hashtag "myNYPD." Some did share nice pictures, but others not so much.Some of the first pictures posted showed regular citizens standing with very friendly looking police officers.
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BUS CRASH: Pedestrian knocked down, 10 passengers evaluated Video included

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Shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a southbound Metro Transit bus hit a pedestrian at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 2nd Avenue South in downtown Minneapolis.
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Employment numbers show tough field for graduates Video included

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Although the unemployment rate is low, getting a job in Minnesota might take a lot longer than a lot of graduates may expect according to a study that focused on those who got a degree in 2011.


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BYRON SMITH TRIAL: Chilling audio of Little Falls shootings Video included

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Tuesday morning, Byron Smith, the jury and those gathered in the courtroom listened to audio recordings of the Little Falls shootings. The jury remained stoic as the family members of Haile Kifer and Nicky Brady cried audibly.


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SEVERE WEATHER: Hennepin County to debut high-tech sirens Video included

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Severe weather season has begun, and Hennepin County officials are about to launch a new, high-tech siren system they say will be faster and more specific when storms strike.

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Advocates line up 100 doctors, clergy in support Video included

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Those fighting to legalize marijuana for medical use in Minnesota were back at the Capitol with reinforcements on Tuesday to tell lawmakers many medical professionals -- including the Minnesota Nurses Association -- are on board.


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EARTH DAY: Bill ups funding for recycling, composting initiatives

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Democratic lawmakers in the Minnesota House are using Earth Day to rally support to increase funding for a statewide recycling and composting initiatives.


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RACE NOT A FACTOR: Supreme Court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban Video included

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The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's affirmative action ban, ruling that the state has the right to determine whether racial preferences can be considered in college admissions. In a 6-2 ruling on Tuesday, the justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as discriminatory.
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Archbishop Nienstedt deposition video, transcript released Video included

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The 202-page transcript from the deposition of Archbishop John Nienstedt was released Tuesday by the St. Paul law firm Jeff Anderson and Associates. A video version of the deposition will also be released Tuesday. In 4 hours of testimony on April 2, Nienstedt gave a statement and answered questions about how officials in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis handled allegations of sexual abuse by priests.

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Smoke controlled in Ameriprise Financial Center in Minneapolis

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Minneapolis firefighters have controlled the smoke billowing from the Ameriprise Financial Center in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon. More>>

INTERNET ACCESS: Minn. House looks to close gap between rural, metro schools

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House DFL leaders made their case for $25 million of their supplemental budget to go toward broadband infrastructure expansion in Greater Minnesota, creating more equality between rural and metro school districts. More>>

WILD: Granlund says 'next game it might be someone else' after game-winning goal Video included

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Wild center Mikael Granlund knew what he had to do to get that game-winning goal to bring the Wild this season’s first playoff win, but he says the way his team played, it could be anyone next time. More>>

Rick Adelman to retire, will stay with Timberwolves as consultant Video included

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Rick Adelman confirmed with Fox 9 News he will retire after spending 23 seasons as an NBA coach. He'll stay with the club as a consultant.
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High-speed chase through Eden Prairie ends at Edina ER Video included

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James Carr told Fox 9 News he needed help exposing a difficult situation with Eden Prairie police following a high-speed chase all the way the emergency room. When asked why, he said his elderly father was having a heart attack -- but police say he made that story up to avoid getting busted for driving drunk.


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  • INVESTIGATORS: Maidens of River Road

    INVESTIGATORS: Maidens of River Road

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:45 PM EST2014-02-27 04:45:30 GMT
    Two women are breaking their silence to speak out about what they claim was a cult operating in Minnesota for more than a decade, accusing the leader of years of sexual abuse and asking their parents' permission.
    Two women are breaking their silence to speak out about what they claim was a cult operating in Minnesota for more than a decade, accusing the leader of years of sexual abuse and asking their parents' permission.
  • Search for River Road leader Barnard continues

    Search for River Road leader Barnard continues

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:43:35 GMT
    Hundreds of tips and dozens of sightings have been reported since the warrant for cult leader Victor Barnard was issued earlier this week. There is however no sign of the man who allegedly molested two of his young female followers.
    Hundreds of tips and dozens of sightings have been reported since the warrant for cult leader Victor Barnard was issued earlier this week. There is however no sign of the man who allegedly molested two of his young female followers.
  • MAIDENS MANHUNT: 20 to 30 tips on Victor Barnard in Spokane area

    MAIDENS MANHUNT: 20 to 30 tips on Victor Barnard in Spokane area

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:31:47 GMT
    Investigators with the Washington State Patrol have acted on 20 to 30 tips this week alone in the search for fugitive and alleged cult leader Victor Barnard.
    Investigators with the Washington State Patrol have acted on 20 to 30 tips this week alone in the search for fugitive and alleged cult leader Victor Barnard.
  • Why prosecutors waited so long to charge Victor Barnard

    Why prosecutors waited so long to charge Victor Barnard

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:36:36 GMT
    The nationwide hunt for a former Pine County pastor charged with sexually abusing two young girls for years is expanding now that the U.S. Marshal's Service has joined the search for Victor Barnard.
    The nationwide hunt for a former Pine County pastor charged with sexually abusing two young girls for years is expanding now that the U.S. Marshal's Service has joined the search for Victor Barnard.
  • VICTOR BARNARD: The history of a cult leader

    VICTOR BARNARD: The history of a cult leader

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:53:09 GMT
    He's the focus of a nationwide manhunt, but there are still many questions about Victor Barnard. One stands out more than any other: What makes a man like that, and why would so many people follow him?
    He's the focus of a nationwide manhunt, but there are still many questions about Victor Barnard. One stands out more than any other: What makes a man like that, and why would so many people follow him?
  • Alleged cult leader Victor Barnard charged with molesting 'Maidens'

    Alleged cult leader Victor Barnard charged with molesting 'Maidens'

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:34:27 GMT
    Prosecutors in Pine County have charged an alleged cult leader, Victor Barnard, with 59 counts of sexual misconduct involving two of his underage followers after a FOX 9 Investigation.
    Prosecutors in Pine County have charged an alleged cult leader, Victor Barnard, with 59 counts of sexual misconduct involving two of his underage followers after a FOX 9 Investigation. Police say Barnard is currently a fugitive.
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