34-year-old firefighter Brandon Granger is on administrative leave while the case progresses. Granger has pleaded not guilty to involvement in a metro area drug ring.
Sports anchor Hobie Artigue announces FOX9 departure
Artigue has spent the past seven years covering Minnesota sports.
Boy, 7, dies after being pulled from pool in south Minneapolis
The boy was pulled from a pool at a home in south Minneapolis.
Nashville man leaving wedding shot in the face in Minneapolis
He was leaving a wedding when gunfire erupted near the Stone Arch Bridge Saturday night.
Abogados Café in St. Paul is the first law-themed coffee shop in America
The new business is Minnesota's first Latina-owned coffee shop.
Man dies after being run over by his Clydesdale in St. Cloud
The accident happened Sunday afternoon at the St. Cloud MAC.
Whittier neighborhood shooting marks 44th homicide in Minneapolis
The shooting happened around 1:05 p.m. Monday.
Minneapolis Public Schools providing free summer meals, snacks
The summer meal program began Monday.
St. Michael standoff suspect charged, bail set at $10 million
A judge on Monday set the high bail due to "very significant concerns of public safety" regarding Brandon Gardas.
Crisp & Green opening 13th store in Twin Cities in July
The fast-casual salad and grains restaurant has exploded onto the food scene.
Twins to host post-game concert with country star at Target Field
Country singer Cole Swindell is expected to perform for up to 75 minutes after the conclusion of the Blue Jays-Twins contest.
Canton Restaurant closes after nearly 40 years in Burnsville
It's the end of an era in the Twin Cities restaurant world.
Minneapolis firefighter pleads guilty to drug charges
KSTP reports Brandon Granger admits to selling and distributing cocaine since October 2009. Lawrence Wajda, another Minneapolis firefighter, is also accused of possessing and selling methamphetamine.
Mpls. firefighters say year-long review of department lacks credibility
A mistake in a consulting firm's report on the Minneapolis Fire Department has the firefighters' union doubting the reliability of the entire report. The consultant wrote that firefighters take an average of twelve sick days per year. The correct number is four. But both sides agree morale is a problem in a department that's been cut 18 percent in 11 years.
Veteran Minneapolis firefighter faces felony charges following meth bust
Police say they found Minneapolis firefighter Lawrence Wajda carrying methamphetamine on the job when they arrested him this week. He's charged with felonies for allegedly possessing and selling drugs.
St. Charles mayoral candidate convicted of drug charges
A St. Charles mayoral candidate will remain on the ballot despite two felony drug convictions. Stephen Thomas Conlin will be sentenced in December after a jury found him guilty of third-degree marijuana sale and fifth-degree possession of marijuana last week. The charges stem from a 2010 raid on his home and downtown barbershop where authorities confiscated more than 17 pounds of pot, marijuana plants, cash and firearms.
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