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Minneapolis activist, police critic arrested, injured Video included

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Al Flowers, a 55-year-old activist and former mayoral candidate who has been speaking out about the increasing violence in north Minneapolis, was arrested early Saturday in an altercation with police. Now, he's speaking out about his own experience with violence.
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Husband runs over wife in Minnetonka Beach, Minn. Video included

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Police say it probably was an accident, but a Minnesota man is in jail and may be charged with criminal vehicular homicide after he ran over his wife in the lakefront community of Minnetonka Beach. More>>

CANCELED: 5K Foam-Fest called off, runners out cash Video included

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A lot of Minnesota runners were looking forward to a popular fun-run at Running Aces next Saturday, but the parent company's bankruptcy has put an end to those plans -- and hopes for a refund. More>>

Newborn dead, 14-year-old girl hospitalized in southern Minnesota Video included

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Police in southern Minnesota are investigating the death of a newborn baby and the hospitalization of a teenage girl in the small town of Butterfield, Minn. -- but they aren't releasing many details, and many rumors are swirling in place of answers. More>>

Obama: Companies like Medtronic 'renouncing their citizenship' to avoid taxes Video included

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In his weekly address from the White House, President Obama addressed the need to close the tax loophole that's allowing companies like Medtronic to avoid paying U.S. taxes by setting up their corporate headquarters overseas.


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Victim identified in shooting after bus argument

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The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man who was shot and killed in north Minneapolis following an argument aboard a Metro Transit bus last week. More>>

35 breathtaking views of Supercell clouds in Minnesota, Wisconsin

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Saturday night, North of the metro, a "Trail of Hail" made its way from Minnesota to Wisconsin. Large hail, some the size of tennis balls were reported in parts of Polk County, WI. There were only a few storms but those storms were More>>

Minneapolis to NYC flight diverted to Milwaukee

A Delta flight from Minneapolis to New York City was diverted to Milwaukee on Saturday morning after the pilots smelled smoke. More>>

Man stabbed, injured at Elbow Lake campground

A woman is in jail and a man is in the hospital after a stabbing at a campground in Elbow Lake, Minn. early Saturday morning. More>>

Lake Calhoun beach closed by high E. coli levels

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One of three beaches at Lake Calhoun is closed because of high e-coli levels. The problem is people are missing the warning. Thomas Beach at Lake Calhoun has been closed since Thursday but with all the activity on the lake it’s easy to miss the small signs in the sand at shore which is why visitors say the city needs to do more to keep them informed and safe.“I didn’t even know there were high levels of bacteria and I live around here,” said Charlotte Paguyo. “I come here quite frequently so ... More>>

Vikings fans keep turning up to training camp

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Mankato is awash in purple once again as Vikings fans flock to the city to see the team in action this weekend. Rain or shine, there are all sorts of reasons that keep fans coming back to training camp year after year.
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More than 170 children migrate to Minnesota after crossing the border Video included

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One of the biggest news stories in the country and certainly the hottest political issue is the tens of thousands of Central American Children crossing the border into the United States.
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Minneapolis Police adding foot patrols in hopes of lowering violence Video included

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Minneapolis police say they have arrested a juvenile in Thursday night’s deadly shooting and now the department is adding extra patrols in hopes of keeping the north side from continuing to have a violent summer. More>>

Jesse Ventura verdict watch: What's taking so long? Video included

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Normally, our jobs are nowhere near this quiet. We sit on the 7th floor of the United States Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn., waiting word from a jury of 10 people who are in a room just down a secured hallway. We wait here because the judge in this case said once the jury says they’ve got a verdict, he’s only going to wait 10 minutes until it’s announced. More>>

Wisconsin burglars arrested after Facebook 'likes'

Wisconsin police say two home burglary suspects are in custody after they "liked" a photo of an accomplice on Facebook. More>>

Crash, semi fire shuts down Interstate 35W at Highway 36 Video included

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A major accident and semi fire shut down Interstate 35W for more than an hour Friday morning near Roseville, Minn. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. near the junction of Highway 36.


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Northfield, Minn. man dies after fall from 3rd floor apartment

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A Northfield, Minn. man died Friday morning after falling from the window of a third-floor apartment in Columbia Heights, Minn. More>>

Man shot, killed after confrontation on Metro Transit bus Video included

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A confrontation on a Metro Transit bus ended in a deadly shooting Thursday night in Minneapolis, just one day after city leaders announced a boost of patrols in high crime areas.


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Catastrophe nearly hit Earth 2 years ago

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NASA scientists are learning more about a solar storm that erupted 2 years ago that could have had drastic affects to life on earth and could have sent much of the globe back to the Stone Age. More>>

This pepper spray will snap a photo of your attacker and send it to police

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The Defender, a pepper spray canister that can take a photo of your attacker and send it to police, has already doubled its Indiegogo online fundraiser with more than $200,000 in seed money.


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2 big changes to Wisconsin Do Not Call list

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Some consumer-friendly changes are being made to Wisconsin's Do Not Call Registry. Beginning Aug. 1, registration will be permanent and registered phone numbers will automatically be added to the National Do Not Call list.


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PHOTOS: Morning lightning show on Lake Harriet

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Fox 9 overnight photojournalist Greg Kellogg captured these amazing photos of lightning on Lake Harriet in southwest Minneapolis, taken from the bandshell. Follow Greg on Twitter @Overnights_at_9 and send your photos to photos@fox9.com.
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Minn. groups pledge support to Israel, Palestinians Video included

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The conflict is thousands of miles away, but Minnesota groups are gathering to show support for both sides while venting their anger with the fighting and issuing a call for peace on Thursday night. More>>

W Hotel exhibit showcases Beatle-mania in Minneapolis Video included

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For anyone who wasn't alive in 1965, it might be hard to imagine what Beatle-mania looked like in Minneapolis -- but almost 50 years after the concert, it's back in the form of a special exhibit. More>>

The pleasant summer pattern returns Sunday

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Looks like our “coolish” and more early fall like pattern will return for much of the week ahead... More>>

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  • THE REPORTERS: Glen Taylor, Archdiocese whistleblower, Jesse Ventura trial

    THE REPORTERS: Glen Taylor, Archdiocese whistleblower, Jesse Ventura trial

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:30:10 GMT
    In this edition of The Reporters with Tom Lyden: One-on-one with Glen Taylor in his first major television interview since buying the Star Tribune. Minnesota Public Radio's Madeleine Baran, whistleblower Jennifer Haselberger and the sex scandal saga at the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. And an insider's perspective of Jesse Ventura's defamation trial against the late author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.
    In this edition of The Reporters with Tom Lyden: One-on-one with Glen Taylor in his first major television interview since buying the Star Tribune. Minnesota Public Radio's Madeleine Baran, whistleblower Jennifer Haselberger and the sex scandal saga at the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. And an insider's perspective of Jesse Ventura's defamation trial against the late author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.
  • Glen Taylor one-on-one

    Glen Taylor one-on-one

    In his first major television interview since buying the Star Tribune, Glen Taylor talks about news coverage, conflict of interest, buyouts, and bias.

    In his first major television interview since buying the Star Tribune, Glen Taylor talks about news coverage, conflict of interest, buyouts, and bias.

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    Glen Taylor extra

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  • 35 breathtaking views of Supercell clouds in Minnesota, Wisconsin

    35 breathtaking views of Supercell clouds in Minnesota, Wisconsin

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:26:52 GMT
    Saturday night, North of the metro, a "Trail of Hail" made its way from Minnesota to Wisconsin. Large hail, some the size of tennis balls were reported in parts ofPolk County, WI. There were only a few storms but those storms were
    Saturday night, North of the metro, a "Trail of Hail" made its way from Minnesota to Wisconsin. Large hail, some the size of tennis balls were reported in parts of Polk County, WI. There were only a few storms but those storms were
  • Plano dad’s invention fills and ties water balloons in seconds

    Plano dad’s invention fills and ties water balloons in seconds

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:16:28 GMT
    One creative dad has come up with a quick and easy solution for a North Texas summer staple – the water balloon fight.
    One creative dad has come up with a quick and easy solution for a North Texas summer staple – the water balloon fight.
  • Newborn dead, 14-year-old girl hospitalized in southern Minnesota

    Newborn dead, 14-year-old girl hospitalized in southern Minnesota

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:15:10 GMT
    Police in southern Minnesota are investigating the death of a newborn baby and the hospitalization of a teenage girl in the small town of Butterfield, Minn. -- but they aren't releasing many details, and many rumors are swirling in place of answers.
    Police in southern Minnesota are investigating the death of a newborn baby and the hospitalization of a teenage girl in the small town of Butterfield, Minn. -- but they aren't releasing many details, and many rumors are swirling in place of answers.
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  • 50 photos that capture our favorite All-Star moments

    50 photos that capture our favorite All-Star moments

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:08:45 GMT
    Between Derek Jeter's final All-Star Game and hometown hero Glen Perkins closing it out, fans left Target Field with memories that will last a lifetime.
    Between Derek Jeter's final All-Star Game and hometown hero Glen Perkins closing it out, fans left Target Field with memories that will last a lifetime.
  • PHOTOS: Nelly, B.o.B light up All-Star Bash

    PHOTOS: Nelly, B.o.B light up All-Star Bash

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-14 13:15:04 GMT
    A few blocks from Target Field, 2014 MLB All-Star celebrations continued as MLB.com hosted the All-Star Bash at Epic nightclub Sunday night.
    A few blocks from Target Field, 2014 MLB All-Star celebrations continued as MLB.com hosted the All-Star Bash at Epic nightclub Sunday night.
  • 16 magical photos of after-the-storm rainbows

    16 magical photos of after-the-storm rainbows

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-07-08 04:01:20 GMT
    Storms hammered parts of Minnesota and western Wisconsin with hail and heavy winds Monday evening, but as the clouds washed away, they painted the sky with glorious rainbows (and double rainbows).
    Storms hammered parts of Minnesota and western Wisconsin with hail and heavy winds Monday evening, but as the clouds washed away, they painted the sky with glorious rainbows (and double rainbows).
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  • Comparing Ray Rice's 2-game suspension for punching fiancee

    Comparing Ray Rice's 2-game suspension for punching fiancee

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:17:48 GMT
    Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens will be suspended 2 games by the NFL for a Feb. 15 incident in Atlantic City, New Jersey in which he allegedly punched his fiancee, knocking her unconscious before dragging her out of an elevator. Here’s how Rice’s suspension compares to those of his NFL colleagues.
    Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens will be suspended 2 games by the NFL for a Feb. 15 incident in Atlantic City, New Jersey in which he allegedly punched his fiancee, knocking her unconscious before dragging her out of an elevator. Here’s how Rice’s suspension compares to those of his NFL colleagues.
  • Mother: 4-Year-Old Banned From Doughnut Shop Over Comment

    Mother: 4-Year-Old Banned From Doughnut Shop Over Comment

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:22:15 GMT
    4-year-old Justin Otero is a curious guy, but his curiosity got him into some trouble at his local Connecticut doughnut shop.
    4-year-old Justin Otero is a curious guy, but his curiosity got him into some trouble at his local Connecticut doughnut shop.
  • Beautiful brows by day, gun range by night

    Beautiful brows by day, gun range by night

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:51:05 GMT
    Krystal Dunn is ambitious -- she opened up Brow Bella salon at age 24. By day, she pampers guests by shaping their eyebrows amid other delightful spa services, but by night, she’s a competitive shooter.
    Krystal Dunn is ambitious -- she opened up Brow Bella salon at age 24. By day, she pampers guests by shaping their eyebrows amid other delightful spa services, but by night, she’s a competitive shooter.

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