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Prosecutors: Alleged killer Ty Hoffman played the slots while on the lam

Ramsey County prosecutors have released new details about how accused murderer Lyle Marvin "Ty" Hoffman spent his time as authorities searched for him in the days after the killing of his ex-boyfriend and business partner, Kelly Phillips, at an Arden Hills gas station on Aug. 11.

Community Action office raided, staff laid off in fallout of critical audit

About a dozen Department of Commerce and Department of Human Services officials raided the offices of embattled social service agency Community Action on Friday morning. State investigators had a warrant to obtain all of the organization's financial records.

MSP travel backed up by Chicago air traffic control center fire

Hundreds of flights were delayed or cancelled at Chicago airports Friday morning due to a deliberately set fire in a major air traffic control facility, Chicago's WLS-TV reports.

Wisconsin leapfrogs Minnesota in new ranking of private-sector job creation

Minnesota took last place among Midwestern states on a new Bureau of Labor Statistics ranking of private sector job creation. The report, which provides data on job growth for the year between March 2013 and March 2014, shows Minnesota with a growth rate of 0.8 percent, landing Minnesota at number 41 in the nation.

A day in the life of Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater

Study. Study. Study. That's what Teddy Bridgewater, the rookie quarterback getting set to make his first career start Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, dedicates his mind to during and after practice.

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11-year-old girl missing from Mille Lacs County

Jaelyn Campbell was last seen in Onamia.

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2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35

The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.

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Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales

The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.

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Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club

It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.

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4 abandoned puppies found in a bucket in Willmar

The puppies were in good health when they were discovered.

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Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin

There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.

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Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car

A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.

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BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021

The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.

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Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park

Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts

Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.

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Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus

According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.

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