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Minnesotans mark 9/11 anniversary, evening events planned

Minnesota joined states across the country to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and remember the thousands of people who were killed in New York, at the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.

Manhunt over: Shakopee police arrest Ty Hoffman near Arby's drive-through

Authorities held a press conference Thursday afternoon to discuss the arrest of Ty Hoffman, who has been on the run for the last month, wanted in the killing of Kelly Phillips. Officers took Hoffman into custody at an Arby's in Shakopee after a citizen tipped off police to his whereabouts.

Minnesota hospitals report rise in respiratory illnesses in children

Doctors have told parents of a New Ulm 4-year-old that their daughter likely had Enterovirus D68, a rare type of the virus that has the nation's health officials on alert because it primarily affects children and has developed in troubling clusters nationwide.

Arson suspected at home of Vikings' Lester Bagley

Minneapolis fire officials are investigating at least three cases of suspected arson in the city this week. One of the homes under investigation belongs to Vikings Vice President Lester Bagley.

Update: Young girls admit to vandalizing Faribault gravestones

Two young girls reportedly admitted to police they're behind the defacing of at least a dozen gravestones at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Faribault. The girls, ages 10 and 11, told authorities they did it to get back at a teenage boy by spray painting his phone number on the gravestones.

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2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35

The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.

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Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales

The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.

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Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club

It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.

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4 abandoned puppies found in a bucket in Willmar

The puppies were in good health when they were discovered.

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Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin

There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.

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Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car

A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.

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BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021

The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.

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Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park

Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts

Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.


Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus

According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.