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January 7, 2013
Repairs completed to downtown Mpls. water main
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Crews have finished repairing a ruptured water main that spilled about 14 million gallons of water in downtown Minneapolis last week. Officials say the water system is being disinfected. Water samples from the repaired line will be tested Tuesday, and regular...
January 7, 2013 - 5:07pm
January 6, 2013
Award-winning journalist Larry Oakes dead at 52
By Andrew Krueger and John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Over more than 30 years of covering stories in the Northland, journalist Larry Oakes won acclaim not just for his accuracy, but also his empathy for the people about whom he wrote. “He put himself in those stories,...
January 6, 2013 - 1:55am
January 4, 2013
American Eagle pilot arrested at Minneapolis airport
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An American Eagle pilot was suspended after failing a blood-alcohol test as he prepared to fly on Friday from Minneapolis to New York City, authorities said. Police at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport said officers and a Transportation Security Administration...
January 4, 2013 - 5:29pm
Small portion of downtown Minneapolis still closed
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A small portion of downtown Minneapolis remains closed to traffic after a major water main break sent 14 million gallons of water gushing into city streets. An area near the Hennepin Ave. bridge was closed Friday. Public works director Steve Kotke says the city...
January 4, 2013 - 9:22am
December 31, 2012
Vigil held for Twin Cities violence victims
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 250 people died of violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul over the past five years. Their friends and family filled New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis Saturday for a vigil. WCCO-TV reports the church was filled with song and sorrow as attendees...
December 31, 2012 - 9:36am
December 29, 2012
Victim in fatal stabbing was Minneapolis woman, 43
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The victim of a stabbing death in Hennepin County this week has been identified as a 43-year-old Minneapolis woman. The medical examiner's office released a statement Saturday saying Lolitta Marie Malone died of multiple stab wounds. She was found dead in a home...
December 29, 2012 - 1:31pm
December 27, 2012
Minneapolis police investigate woman's death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police are investigating the apparent stabbing death of a woman. According to police, patrol officers were dispatched to a house around 3:40 a.m. Thursday after paramedics found the woman dead. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner is expected to investigate...
December 27, 2012 - 9:33am
December 26, 2012
Minn. parent prosecutions for child shootings rare
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Hennepin County authorities consider whether to bring charges against a Minneapolis father whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old brother, a Minnesota Public Radio News analysis shows such prosecutions are rare but not unprecedented....
December 26, 2012 - 12:13pm
3 accused of jumping on, killing man in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three people are accused of killing a man in Minneapolis by jumping on and beating him. The Star Tribune reports police say that witnesses reported seeing three males taking turns jumping from a retaining wall onto Kerry Duane Scott's chest and abdomen "like a...
December 26, 2012 - 12:12pm
December 21, 2012
UPDATED: Native Mob member pleads guilty to murder; shot fellow gang affiliate 3 times
MINNEAPOLIS – A Native Mob member pleaded guilty Friday to killing a fellow gang member, bringing to 20 the number of defendants convicted...
December 21, 2012 - 4:21pm
Mary Tyler Moore house for sale
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis home known as the Mary Tyler Moore house is on the market. The Victorian-style house with 9,500 square feet, seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms can be yours for $2.8 million. The exterior of the home in south Minneapolis was featured in the opening...
December 21, 2012 - 11:35am
December 14, 2012
Fire crews battling Minneapolis warehouse fire
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Firefighters are battling a large fire at a warehouse in northeast Minneapolis. Authorities say a fire broke out Friday morning at Marshall Concrete Products. Large plumes of smoke are billowing from the plant, which is adjacent to Siwek Lumberyard. KMSP-TV says...
December 14, 2012 - 9:05am
December 12, 2012
Convict offers $19 million for leniency
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former money manager convicted in a Ponzi scheme is offering to pay victims $19 million in return for a lenient sentence. Jason "Bo" Beckman is facing a possible life sentence on 15 fraud and money-laundering charges related to a $194 Ponzi scheme run by a business...
December 12, 2012 - 11:25am
December 11, 2012
Man gets 13-year prison term for drug charge
MINNEAPOLIS – A 48-year-old Red Lake man was sentenced this week for his role in a methamphetamine distribution ring. U.S. District Judge Susan R. Nelson sentenced Terry Lee Branchaud, also known as Niko Vinnie Gambino, to 13 years in federal prison for aiding and abetting the distribution...
December 11, 2012 - 9:16am
December 8, 2012
'Catch Me If You Can' scammer to do Mpls. show Q&A
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The scam artist who inspired the movie and Broadway musical "Catch Me If You Can" will be in Minneapolis next week. Frank Abagnale Jr. will do a question-and-answer session after the show's opening night Tuesday at the downtown Orpheum Theatre. Abagnale posed...
December 8, 2012 - 1:03pm