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House explosion caught on camera; more than a dozen injured

A scary moment, caught on camera by a police cruiser in Stafford Township, New Jersey, when a gas explosion leveled a neighborhood home. The Stafford Township Police Department made the video available here. Fifteen people were injured in the explosion.

[Read more from the Asbury Park Press]

IS militants may have abducted more Christians than thought

Islamic State rebels in Syria captured about 90 Christians from a community Monday – but it's possible the real number is closer to 285. Negotiations to free the abducted Christians are reportedly ongoing.

[Read more from the BBC]

In Chicago, runoff will decide Mayoral race

In one of the most high-profile mayoral races in the country, incumbent Rahm Emanuel did not receive enough votes to win re-election Tuesday – and will now head into a runoff with challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. Emanuel only received 45 percent of the vote; 50 percent is needed to be declared a winner.

[Read more from the Chicago Tribune]

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3 dead after plane crashes into house in Hermantown

Two people in the house were uninjured.


Destructive fire at Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery

The fire burned early Sunday morning at a longtime Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery.

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SCSU player hospitalized after being taken off ice on stretcher

Luedtke was checked into the boards in the first period and down for a reported 10-15 minutes.

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Amber Alert in Wisconsin: Search for missing 15-year-old girl

Police believe 15-year-old Kryssy King may be with a 22-year-old man.

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3 St. Paul fast food restaurants robbed in space of an hour

The thieves struck between 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas

The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.

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Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park

Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.


State to help 44 Minnesota gas stations add E15 pumps

The yellow 88 button is coming to more gas stations in Minnesota.

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FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France

An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.

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Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado

Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.