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Man shot dead inside Minneapolis bar Saturday night

A man was fatally shot inside The Spring Street Tavern in Minneapolis late Saturday night. According to police, there was an altercation inside the bar around 11:38 p.m. between a man in his 30s and someone he knew. The fight escalated to gunfire, with the man in his 30s suffering "at least one life-threatening gunshot wound."

Shakopee police calls, Nov. 21-27

The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Nov. 21-27. The Shakopee Valley News doesn’t include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or other factors. Assault:. Nov. 27: A...

Police records show 53 disturbance calls to vacant Minneapolis apartment building that burned down

MINNEAPOLIS – WCCO is digging into the suspicious background of a condemned apartment building that caught fire in Minneapolis Saturday.The four-story apartment was on Lyndale Avenue in the Lowry Hill East neighborhood.Police records show that officers were called to the building 53 times over the last year for various reasons, including trespassing, burglary, narcotics use and in one case, they had found someone had died in the building in November.The privately-owned apartment building was condemned back in July. James Groethe is the owner of Leaning Tower of Pizza, which is next door. Groethe says in the last year especially, he's...

Charges filed after recent shooting in Plymouth

Plymouth, Minn – Austin Robert LeClaire, a 26-year-old male, has been formally charged by the Hennepin County Attorney's Office in connection to a Nov. 25 shooting.According to the Plymouth Police Department, officers responded to reports of a shooting on the 14300 block of 40th Place N. on Friday evening. Upon arrival, officers found a 23-year-old woman with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to North Memorial Health Hospital in critical condition after first aid was administered at the scene.LeClaire was identified as a person of interest, and was apprehended by police later that evening following the shooting.The Hennpin County Attorney's Office formally charged LeClaire Thursday with second-degree attempted murder. 

Shakopee native Cianflone to perform in hometown over holidays

Award-winning opera singer and Shakopee native Andrea Lynn Cianflone will be performing several singalong concerts during the holidays at The Social Exchange Co. in Shakopee. Cianflone, who grew up in Shakopee and graduated from Eden Prairie High School and St. Olaf College, will be accompanied by Emmy Award-winning composer and pianist Aldo.

"There's not a lot of options": Metro homeless encampments grow as temperatures drop, shelters fill up

MINNEAPOLIS -- As temperatures drop to their lowest levels in quite some time, more concern is being raised about the homeless population in the metro area.Despite removal and sheltering efforts, several encampments have grown in size in recent weeks.Allen Christian is the owner of the House of Balls Art Studio, just a stone's throw away from U.S. Bank Stadium. In between the studio and the stadium--this homeless encampment he says has multiplied in size since August. "First it was one, then three, then six and now I think there's…we counted over 100 tents," said Christian. "The two issues are sanitation and...

NEXT Weather: Multiple rounds of light snow this week

MINNEAPOLIS – Monday will feel a lot like Sunday, albeit cloudier and slightly cooler.Expect a light, freezing drizzle that turns to snow for I-90 during the morning commute. Monday's high will hit 30 degrees in the Twin Cities. Tuesday's and Wednesday's highs will drop into the mid-to-low 20s before we return to the 30s Thursday and beyond.  There will be multiple light rounds of snow this week, but most miss central Minnesota to the north. Northern Minnesota will see a round of snow on Tuesday and Wednesday, with about 2-3 inches total. The metro has a chance for very light snow on Wednesday.We're watching another chance of a wintry mix that looks to be for southern Minnesota on Thursday.Temps are in the 20s this week and slightly warming. There's another snow chance for the weekend.

Jets players had awesome theme for road trip to Minnesota

The original “Mighty Ducks” movie was based in Minneapolis, Minn., which is why the Jets went with that theme. They, like many others, are obviously big fans of the film. The “Mighty Ducks” swag did not bring the Jets much luck — at least in the first half. They got off to a slow start and went into the locker room trailing 20-6.

Remember When: Dec. 3, 2022

A substantial plank walk has been laid by the city along the Bornarth residence property, thus making possible a trip to the Court House dry shod in all kinds of weather. Mrs. E. J. Pond informs us that she served lettuce from her garden at dinner on Thanksgiving and again the following day, December 1. Some record for Minnesota.

Carver County inmate attempts escape, recaptured

Travis Clay Andersen, a level three predatory offender who resides in Chaska, attempted to escape custody at his scheduled sentencing hearing at the Carver County Justice Center Nov. 29 but was recaptured by deputies “within minutes,” according to the Carver County Sheriff's Office. The 35-year-old inmate’s scheduled court...

Pair of Cowboys struggle on bottom in OSU’s loss to Minnesota

It was a bottom bummer for Trevor Mastrogiovanni and Travis Wittlake. After not winning a dual against OSU since 2014, Minnesota came to Stillwater hungry for a win, especially after it was beaten at home the year before. The Golden Gophers earned hard-fought 18-12 victory in large part of the efforts of No. 4 Patrick McKee and No. 13 Isaiah Salazar.

Police: Man shot while driving in north Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis police are investigating after a man was shot in his car early Saturday morning.Officials say that around 5 a.m., the man was driving near 3rd Street and Lowry Avenue North. The man said he heard a gunshot and then felt pain, but didn't see who may have fired the shot.He was taken to a nearby hospital.