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  • Man who fatally shot ex-boyfriend sentenced for bank robbery

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minneapolis man who fatally shot his ex-boyfriend has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for robbing a bank while on the run. Forty-five-year-old Lyle Hoffman was sentenced …

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    10 Dec 15
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    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – Two men have been indicted on first-degree felony murder charges in the death of a 90-year-old man who was robbed in his rural Carver County home. Thirty-five-year-old Reinol Vergara and 30-year-old …

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    10 Dec 15
  • Minnesota to get handle on size of budget surplus

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Political gridlock might have paid off for a change in Minnesota. Lawmakers learn Thursday how much money has piled up in state coffers and how much more is expected to …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Minnesota's 2015 traffic deaths surpass last year's totals

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Traffic deaths in Minnesota in 2015 have surpassed last year’s totals. With a month left to go in the year, preliminary numbers from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Prior Lake woman dies after Eden Prairie crash

    A Monday evening crash in Eden Prairie claimed the life of a 66-year-old Prior Lake woman. The crash occurred at 8:21 p.m. at West 78th Street and Washington Avenue, and involved two vehicles. View Full …

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    02 Dec 15
  • Savage police seek suspect in gas station robbery

    A man wearing a blue surgical mask allegedly robbed the BP gas station in downtown Savage this past weekend. Police responded to a report of a robbery at BP, 4445 Highway 13 W., at 9:56 …

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    02 Dec 15
  • DNR says plenty of pheasants remain in Minnesota fields

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wildlife managers say Minnesota pheasant hunters should keep their gear handy. The Department of Natural Resources says plenty of roosters remain in the fields, and hunting pressure has been light …

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    25 Nov 15
  • Latest Police say 5 shot near Minneapolis protest site

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked days of demonstrations (all times local): 1 a.m. Minneapolis police say five people …

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    24 Nov 15