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Report: Minneapolis police firing officers who used racial slurs in fight

Sources say two Minneapolis police officers shown on video using racial slurs during an altercation outside a Green Bay bar in June have been fired.

Unsafe levels of toxic vapors found in 17 of 26 Como area homes

Testing that shows elevated levels of TCE vapors in Minneapolis' Como neighborhood has prompted residents to consider a class-action lawsuit.

Inmate escape reignites security concerns at Shakopee women's prison

The mayor of Shakopee is calling for more security at the state’s only women’s prison after an inmate escaped Monday night.

Breck School and former student reach settlement in sex abuse cover-up suit

A settlement was reached in a lawsuit filed by a former student at Breck School who said he was sexually assaulted by a teacher in the 1970s.

Favre to coach in high school championship game

In 1997, Favre led the Packers over the Patriots for the only Super Bowl title of his NFL career. Now, 16 years later, Favre is back in a championship game – this time as a coach.

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Anyone lose a peacock? One was found roaming in Champlin

If it's yours, Champlin PD would appreciate you let them know.

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Woman killed in Robbinsdale shooting identified, ex-husband the suspect

She was killed four days after she had gotten remarried.

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Updates on Minnesotans bidding for spots at the Summer Olympics

St. Paul's Suni Lee could qualify for the U.S. gymnastics team this week.

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Federal charges: Minnesota man stole 63 golf carts in 7 states

Nathan Rodney Nelson has been federally charged with transportation of stolen vehicles across state lines.

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1 dead, 1 wounded in separate St. Cloud shootings

Police say the fatal shooting was random, while in a separate incident a series of fights downtown preceded a teen's shooting.

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Buxton, Kepler lead Twins to weekend sweep over Rangers

Kenta Maeda's solid outing on the mound gave the Twins a 4-2 victory.

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for south Minnesota, tornadoes possible

The watch area is just to the south of the Twin Cities.

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10 injured when minivans collide, overturn in west-central Minnesota

The incident occurred at the intersection of County Road 1 and County Road 29 in Kandiyohi County.

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Nearly 80 years later, Minnesotan honored for WWII heroism

He defended a sinking passenger ship from a U-boat.

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Pedestrian fatally struck by driver in Brooklyn Park

The identity of the victim has not been released.

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