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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 1, 2015.

Six officers charged in Freddie Gray death

Six Baltimore police officers have been charged, including one with murder, in the homicide of Freddie Gray, whose death in custody from a neck injury sparked city-wide riots and nationwide protests.

[Read more from Reuters]

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'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dies at 76

Soul and R&B legend Ben E. King, whose name will forever be synonymous with the 1961 hit "Stand By Me," has died at the age of 76 from natural causes, his publicist has said.

[Read more from Time]

Apple confirms Watch #tattoogate issue

Apple has confirmed that the performance of its heart-rate monitor on the new Watch can be affected if the wearer has a tattoo on their wrist.

[Read more from NBC News]

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Revival to close its original Minneapolis restaurant

Don't worry – it's bringing the chicken to its nearby BBQ joint.


Fatal crash under investigation on Hwy 62 in Mendota Heights

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash near Dodd Road.

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Driver strikes 5 bicyclists near Mapleton

The Sheriff's Office has indicated that those injured were children.

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The former Bachelor Farmer space is sold in Minneapolis

A new restaurant is expected to open next year.

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Supercharged atmosphere causing more mega-rain events

There could be a mega-rain event Saturday-Sunday in Minnesota, Wisconsin and/or Iowa.


Massive Burnsville landfill expansion nears final approvals

The City of Burnsville and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency are accepting public feedback on the proposal.

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Kyle Rittenhouse attorney to defend accused Apple River killer Nicolae Miu

The attorney who helped Kyle Rittenhouse be acquitted of all charges is defending the alleged Apple River mass stabber.

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Minneapolis police trying to ID pair in connection to fatal shooting

Police say the two people pictured are connected to the fatal shooting of Ivan Redday last month.


17-year-old girl killed in southern Minnesota crash

The crash happened early Thursday morning near Lake Crystal.