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VICTOR BARNARD: The history of a cult leader Video included

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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? More>>

HEROIN BUST: Investigation nets 65 arrests in 7 Minnesota counties Video included

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Local and federal authorities announced Thursday that more than 65 people have been charged in the largest heroin tracking investigation in state history, known as "Operation Exile." More>>

STUDENT DROWNING: Family attorney says horseplay a possible factor

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The attorney representing the family of Abdullahi Charif, the seventh-grade student who drowned during gym class shared some shocking new revelations with Fox 9 News about the tragic death. More>>

ORGAN DONATION: North Memorial mural honors 160 heroes

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It can be a difficult topic to broach, but as part of National Donate Life month, everyone is being asked to consider organ donation because, on average, 18 people die each day waiting for a transplant that never comes. More>>

DIABETES: Adult diagnoses jump 60% in 20 years Video included

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New numbers show that diabetes is on the rise in America, and a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine says the rise parallels the growing rate of obesity. More>>

PHOTOS: 100+ gather in protest of Condoleezza Rice speech

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As promised, dozens gathered outside Northrup Auditorium on the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus to protest a scheduled speech from former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. More>>

Minnesota State, Mankato football team will play for Hoffner Video included

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After refusing to practice for Todd Hoffner, the Minnesota State University-Mankato football team said they meant no disrespect to the former coach. More>>

Last of Metrodome leaves site; project ahead of schedule

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After more than 49,000 truckloads of debris were hauled away, the complete demolition of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome will be completed this afternoon. More>>

Minnesota Twins play coldest game in team history Video included

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The noon start of the Minnesota Twins vs Toronto Blue Jays doubleheader on Thursday will officially go down as 31 degrees, making it the coldest home game in team history. More>>

SNOW TOTALS: About 1 foot in Rogers to 1 inch in Minneapolis Video included

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The Twin Cities woke up to just a little fresh of snow, but just a few miles make a huge difference as we count overnight April snow totals in the metro and to the north. More>>

U.S. marshals join nationwide manhunt for Victor Barnard Video included

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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. More>>

WELFARE FRAUD: Rich folks who 'ripped off the system' make Minn. court appearance

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Colin Chisholm III and his wife, Andrea Chisholm, have returned to Minnesota from Florida and will make their first court appearance at 1:30 p.m. Thursday on welfare fraud charges. More>>

PHOTO: Baby squirrel recovering from broken ankle

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City Wildlife in Washington, D.C. is taking care of a baby squirrel that fell 75 feet from her nest and landed on the sidewalk below. More>>

Rush-hour argument ends in shooting in St. Paul Video included

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St. Paul police are questioning a man after a heated argument inside a vehicle during rush hour turned violent, leaving a woman in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head. More>>

POLICE BRUTALITY: Roseville officers accused of beating immigrant Video included

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Dashcam footage from a routine traffic stop in Roseville has become the center of a police brutality case in which officers are accused of using a Taser and punching a Mexican immigrant who was not resisting. More>>

HELP FIND: Level III predatory offender last seen in Bloomington

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The St. Cloud Police Department is asking members of the public to help them find a homeless Level III Predatory Offender whose whereabouts are unknown after leaving his registered community. More>>

What a difference a degree can make Video included

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Our strong April storm is now over and more seasonable like temperatures are on their way here, but it was truly amazing how different parts of the metro experienced DRASTICALLY different conditions. More>>

DECISON DAY: Doctors recommend advance care plans Video included

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Planning for a health crisis is not the most enjoyable activity, but doctors say it's very important for people of all ages to talk with loved ones and their personal physician to create an advance care plan. More>>

PET PROTECTION: Prevent tick-borne diseases in spring Video included

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Although the weather may make a person wonder, it is spring in Minnesota -- and pet care experts say that means pets are newly susceptible to a range of health hazards that owners should try to prevent. More>>

U of M faculty sign petition against Condoleezza Rice speech Video included

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This week, hundreds of faculty members from the University of Minnesota signed a petition to state their opposition to the impending visit of former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. More>>

MSU-Mankato football team refuses to practice for Hoffner Video included

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The very first day that Todd Hoffner was set to return to his position as head football coach at Minnesota State University in Mankato, the team refused to practice. More>>

Former Vicar General Kevin McDonough deposed in clergy sex abuse

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On Wednesday, another top official from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was in the hot seat, testifying in a court-ordered deposition about clergy sex abuse. More>>

Minnesota STD's rise in latest report

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While the state's overall STD rate increased 10 percent, the increases were much higher for syphilis and gonorrhea which saw 64 and 26 percent rises accordingly. More>>

Alleged cult leader Victor Barnard charged with molesting 'Maidens' Video included

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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. More>>

Todd Hoffner back at MSU-Mankato football practice Wednesday Video included

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Todd Hoffner will return to Minnesota State University, Mankato on Wednesday for football practice after an arbitrator ruled he had been wrongly fired by the school. More>>

There's now a dating site for Green Bay Packer fans

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There's now a dating website tailored to Green Bay Packer fans. Vikings fans need not sign up. More>>

Twins-Blue Jays game snowed-out

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The Minnesota Twins have announced Wednesday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays has been postponed due to snow. The game has been rescheduled as part of a split day-night doubleheader Thursday. More>>

VIDEO: Wisconsin man with Down syndrome accepted to college

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"I got accepted! Yes! Dad, you rock! I love you!" Those were the words of Little Chute. Wis. high school senior Noah VanVooren, after learning he has been accepted to Edgewood College in Madison, Wis. More>>

BOSTON MARATHON: Minn. runners share reasons for return Video included

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The scars of the terrorist attack that ripped a gaping hole into one of America's grandest cities are still visible one year later, but at least two of the Minnesotans that witnessed it say they wont' be scared away. More>>

3 girls arrested after brutal beating caught on camera Video included

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As Minneapolis police announce arrests in a violent attack that was filmed and posted on social media, officers are also warning people that carrying expensive smart phones in public could put them at risk. More>>

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    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.
  • VICTOR BARNARD: The history of a cult leader

    VICTOR BARNARD: The history of a cult leader

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:49:08 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?
  • U.S. marshals join nationwide manhunt for Victor Barnard

    U.S. marshals join nationwide manhunt for Victor Barnard

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:12:37 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.
  • Alleged cult leader Victor Barnard charged with molesting 'Maidens'

    Alleged cult leader Victor Barnard charged with molesting 'Maidens'

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:27:49 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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