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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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Moorhead man charged after 6-year-old was killed with his gun

Because of a previous felony conviction, Phillip Jones Jr. was prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm or ammunition.

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Forest Service finds 2.28 tons of trash on just a 3-mile stretch of road

The agency is reminding people to stop dumping their old stuff.

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'Very large hail and damaging winds' possible with severe storms Thursday

Severe weather is likely in parts of Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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St. Paul robbery ends with pursuit, crash, standoff in Minneapolis

Following the crash, the suspect remained in the car for four hours of negotiations with a SWAT Team.