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Police searching for murder supect in Albert Lea shooting

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a murder suspect in a shooting in Albert Lea Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called to an address on 160th St just before 3:30 p.m. for a report of a man who had been shot with a firearm. Emergency responders arrived on scene and attempted life-saving measures, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
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UPDATE: Victim identified in Albert Lea shooting

(ABC 6 News) - UPDATE: The Freeborn County Sheriff's Office identified the victim in a Tuesday afternoon Albert Lea shooting. Juan Vasquez Jr., 45, of Albert Lea, was shot and killed outside a home in rural Albert Lea. (ABC 6 News) - A man was shot and killed outside a...
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Authorities ID Albert Lea homicide victim; suspect still on the loose

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – Freeborn County law enforcement is looking for a deadly shooting suspect and asking for the public’s help. And on Wednesday, authorities identified the victim as Juan Vasquez, Jr., 45, of Albert Lea. The suspect, Ben Vidal Moreno, 32, was last seen driving a 2004...
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Gordon Albert “Gordy” Hacker

Gordon Albert “Gordy” Hacker, 70, of Albert Lea, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022 in Minneapolis, MN. A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Bonnerup Funeral & Cremation Services. The family will receive friends at a visitation one hour prior to the service.
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Update: Victims of Mapleton Bike Crash Released From Hospital

The following is an update to the motor vehicle crash on Friday near Mapleton involving bicyclists. The following individuals sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious. Those that were transported to hospitals have been released and are expected to recover. • 13-year-old Nora Caven of rural Mankato – serious injury...
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Albert Lea City Council approves property rezoning

(ABC 6 News) - The Albert Lea City Council will be rezoning two vacant lots into light industrial buildings. The council approves the rezoning during the August 8th city council meeting. Earlier this year, the city requested proposals for the lots on Spark and Belmont Ave. Broadway Home Design proposed...
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Names of injured bicyclists in crash near Mapleton released

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the five bicyclists injured in a crash near Mapleton Friday. Sheriff’s Captain Paul Barta says all five individuals are out of the hospital and are expected to recover. Police say Nora Caven, 13, of rural Mankato, and...
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Freeborn County murder

32-year-old Ben Moreno is accused of shooting and killing a man in rural Albert Lea. KIMT News 3's Samantha Soto is in Albert Lea with the details.
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