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The Vikings Get 2 Additional Draft Picks in 2023

The NFL’s compensatory draft pick formula is a strange animal. But thanks to the process, the Minnesota Vikings will receive two additional picks in the 2023 NFL Draft. According to, the Vikings are on tap for two extra 6th-Round picks next April. Because safety Xavier Woods bolted to...
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Western Notes: Looney, Payton, Wolves, Mavs’ Targets, Rockets

The Warriors have made re-signed center Kevon Looney their top free agent priority and are expected to meet with his agent, Todd Ramasar, in the early hours of free agency, according to Anthony Slater of The Athletic. Gary Payton II profiles as the Warriors’ second-most important priority but he’ll have...
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Popular Actor Spotted Shopping in Minneapolis

What would you do if you spotted an actor out shopping? Would you go up and say something or would you let them be? I think I'd leave them alone because I wouldn't want to make them feel uncomfortable, plus I wouldn't know what to say! Employees at some vintage shops in Minneapolis, Minnesota did the same thing for a thankful actor while he was in town on Sunday.

LEADING OFF: Twins in Cleveland for 2, brawl bans announced

A look at what’s happening around baseball today:. Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson is serving his final days with Minnesota before leaving for the same job with LSU. His departure, first reported Sunday night, blindsided Twins fans, and Johnson called it “the toughest thing I’ve ever done.” He’ll stay with the AL Central-leading Twins through the end of a series at Cleveland on Thursday, then return to his college roots — he previously worked at Arkansas, Mississippi State, Dallas Baptist and Central Arkansas.

Young dad clings to life after hit by errant bullet near Stone Arch Bridge

MINNEAPOLIS -- A 34-year-old father remains in critical condition after sustaining life-threatening injuries from stray gunfire blocks away from where he was with family.Tyler King was among four victims hurt late Saturday night near 2nd Street and 6th Avenue. According to a family spokesman, King and his brother-in-law were walking a friend back to her car when they saw a large group of people gather 3-4 blocks away; they then heard the sound of about 30 shots, and King was struck in the side of this head.Tyler has suffered," the spokesman told WCCO. "As Christ-followers, the family is believing for...

Minneapolis shooting leaves one dead, marking city's 44th homicide

MINNEAPOLIS -- Police are investigating a shooting on the 2600 block of Stevens Avenue South that left one man dead Monday afternoon.The Minneapolis Police Department's fifth precinct responded to a report of a shooting at approximately 1:05 p.m.Officers identified a man in his 30s with potentially life-threatening gunshot wounds and attempted life-saving medical aid until relieved by fire and EMS.The victim was transported by ambulance to Hennepin Healthcare, where he died.MPD says preliminary information indicates that an argument involving four individuals escalated. Two of the individuals presented guns and gunfire occurred that resulted in the victim being shot.It is unknown how many shots were fired and which individuals fired shots. No arrests have been made.This is the 44th death investigated as a homicide by the MPD this year.

Prison inmate sentenced for dealing meth from behind bars

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An inmate serving time for dealing methamphetamine was convicted was sentenced Monday to an additional 29 years behind bars for running a drug trafficking operation from behind bars. Marco Antonio Avila, 37, was previously sentenced in 2018 to 26 years in prison for distributing...

KTLK Minneapolis Morning Co-Host Drew Lee Dies Suddenly.

Drew Lee, one-half of the “Justice & Drew” morning show on iHeartMedia news/talk KTLK-AM Minneapolis (1130), passed away unexpectedly over the weekend. A cause of death has not been revealed. "This is the hardest thing that I have ever had to do in my entire radio career," co-host...

4 hurt when car collides with Metro Transit bus in north Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Four people were hurt when a vehicle collided with a city bus Sunday evening in north Minneapolis.Metro Transit police say it happened at about 6 p.m. on Glenwood Avenue at North Girard Avenue.A vehicle traveling southbound on Girard reportedly "failed to yield at the intersection," striking an eastbound Route 9 bus on Glenwood. The bus's driver and two passengers in the vehicle were taken to an area hospital with "minor injuries," according to police. A bus passenger received medical treatment at the scene.
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Twins crush Guardians, sending them to fifth straight loss

The Minnesota Twins have held first place in the AL Central most of the season and moved back up to a three-game lead after blowing out the second-place Guardians Monday night. It was total domination from start to finish, basically, with the Twins prevailing 11-1. A booming Gary Sánchez three-run...

St. Michael Man Charged in Standoff with Police

ST. MICHAEL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Prosecutors have brought charges against the St. Michael man who was shot by police last Wednesday when they returned fire at the conclusion of an armed standoff outside his home that lasted nearly two days. Thirty-nine-year-old Brandon Lee Gardas is facing several charges...

Brandon Gardas charged with attempted murder after daylong standoff in St. Michael

ST. MICHAEL, Minn. -- At least a dozen firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition were recovered from the home of a man who now faces several charges in connection to a standoff in St. Michael last week.Brandon Gardas, 39, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault, possession of ammo or firearm after being convicted of a crime of violence, second- and fifth-degree drug possession and making violent threats. The charges were filed Monday in Wright County.The standoff, which began Tuesday and stretched into Wednesday evening, ended after law enforcement shot Gardas and used...