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Murder suspect Lyle "Ty" Hoffman arrested

The man suspected of fatally shooting a prominent Minneapolis executive outside a gas station one month ago is in custody. The Shakopee Police Department tweeted around 11:15 a.m. today that they arrested Lyle "Ty" Hoffman "without incident." Hoffman had been on the run since Kelly Phillips was killed on Aug. 11, prompting multiple manhunts that ultimately ended without an arrest. Details regarding Hoffman's arrest are still scarce at this time.

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Minnesota hospitals report rise in respiratory illnesses in children

Doctors tell parents of a New Ulm 4-year-old their daughter likely has Enterovirus D68. If confirmed by the state health department, it would be the first case of the respiratory illness in Minnesota. Several children’s hospitals in the state confirm that they have seen an uptick in the number of youngsters being seen for respiratory ailments. The enterovirus has now been confirmed in 12 states.

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Jamie Foxx stops in Twin Cities to visit school, promote ‘Annie’ at MOA

Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx had an action-packed Minnesota day yesterday. He was in Minneapolis to appear at Target’s annual meeting for its store managers. From there he visited kids at a Brooklyn Center school. Last night he joined the organization Big Brothers and Big Sisters at the Mall of America for a sneak screening of a new version of the movie, Annie, which will open in theaters in December.

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Study: Excessive drinking cost Minnesotans almost $8 billion in 2019

The study was published by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.


Price of Disney+ is going up, unless you want ads

The ad-free version of Disney+ will increase from $7.99 per month to $10.99 per month, effective Dec. 8.


Mall of America shooting suspects arrested in Chicago

The two suspects were spotted leaving a barber shop.

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Walz: Increased state law enforcement presence to stay in Twin Cities

A multi-agency effort to curb crime will go on until further notice.


Bloomington PD to provide update on Mall of America shooting investigation

There's unconfirmed reports the suspected gunman and an accomplice have been arrested.

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Motorcyclist found dead behind guardrail 6 hours after crash

The crash happened before sunset Wednesday, but no one called 911.

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Strike vote set for 15,000 Minnesota nurses

If the nurses walk off the job, Minnesota would be home to one of the largest nurses strikes in U.S. history.


Iowa Gov. asks court to lift injunction on 'heartbeat' abortion ban

A court challenge seeks to revive Iowa's abortion ban.

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6 transportation projects in Minnesota get $100M federal funding

The projects extend to areas all across the state.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 9

The number of cases in the latest reporting period dropped compared to the previous week's update.