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Closing arguments underway in Ventura defamation suit

Closing arguments began this morning in former Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against the estate of “American Sniper” author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. The jury will get the case today, and for Ventura to prevail, it must find that Kyle was not truthful, and that he acted with malice. Jury deliberation is expected to begin early this afternoon.

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Pawn shop employee shot during armed robbery in Roseville

Roseville police are looking for two men who they say shot a Roseville Pawn America employee during an armed robbery Monday evening. Police say immediately after walking into the store, one of the suspects began shooting, hitting a 27-year-old employee in the leg. The suspects also made off with jewelry and watches.

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‘Fargo’ TV series renewed for 2nd season; will be partially set in Luverne

The television crime drama based on Joel and Ethan Coen’s Oscar-winning crime caper “Fargo” is coming back for another season on cable’s FX Network. This season of the show will be based on the 1979 Sioux Falls incident referenced as “A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage." It will likely premiere in the fall of 2015.

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Marijuana, cannabis

Minnesota legal marijuana bill headed for House vote for first time ever

The bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday.

Douglas Schroeder

Appeal to find 59-year-old man missing from Edina

Douglas Schroeder was last seen on Thursday.

Ambulance Hennepin Healthcare

Woman found fatally shot in downtown parking ramp

It happened on 9th Street South between LaSalle and Hennepin.

duluth police department

Woman critical after Duluth stabbing, man suffers broken leg

Police have released sparse details about the incident.

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Police: Man, 20, killed his older sister in Chanhassen

Police found the 25-year-old woman dead from gunshot wounds.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov's playmaking, Rask's OT winner on display against Ducks

The Wild superstar had a pair of assists in a 4-3 victory.

Tyler Duffey

Twins offense, bullpen continue to struggle against Tigers

The Tigers scored five runs in the seventh inning in a 7-3 defeat.


Early Saturday crash leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Maple Grove

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday.

State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.


Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.