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Fire destroys historic downtown Waterville building

A morning blaze tore through a historic building in downtown Waterville, Minnesota, Thursday. The remains of the Rogers building will be torn down. It housed four apartments, a hair salon and a charity thrift shop. The Red Cross is on the scene helping the 15 residents, who were displaced.

Detective: Ex-officer admitted to hiding bodies in suitcases

A detective testified in court Thursday that the former police officer charged with hding the bodies of two women in suitcases before dumping them in rural Wisconsin admitted to killing them. Steven Zelich, 52, of West Allis, Wisconsin, was charged with two counts of hiding a corpse after the remains of the women were found June 5.

Mom who drove into pond now accused of neglecting surviving child

The mother who lost control of her car and plunged into a holding pond in St. Louis Park last year is now accused of neglecting her daughter who was injured in the incident. Two of the five children in the vehicle Marion Guerrido was driving on that November morning died as a result.

4th of July forecast: Dry, temps could reach low 80s

It's going to beautiful and dry on the Fourth of July, KARE 11 says. KARE meteorologist Sven Sundgaard says the forecast for Independence Day calls for highs in the low 80s in eastern and central Minnesota with a few clouds expected throughout the day.

The best places to watch Minnesota fireworks

Flooding has changed some plans for Fourth of July celebrations throughout the state, but many shows will go on. St. Paul's annual fireworks display will continue, despite Harriet Island flooding and A Taste of Minnesota moving to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia.

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