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Longtime Bank Robber Arrested In Columbia Heights

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A three-time convicted bank robber is in custody in connection to a robbery in Fridley last month.

Steven Walter Smialek, 60, is accused of robbing the TCF Bank on the 5200 block of Central Avenue Northeast on March 10. 53 more words


Crews Continue To Battle Wildfires In Minnesota, Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The dry and windy weather is contributing to a high fire danger across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

On Monday afternoon, 40 firefighters knocked down a grass fire in Rogers, just north of North Diamond Lake Road and Brockton Lane North. 131 more words


Family Identifies Victim In Fatal Fridley Fire

FRIDLEY, Minn. (WCCO) — A Fridley family is mourning the loss of their 24-year-old son after he was killed in a fire on Tuesday night. 264 more words


24-Year-Old Killed In Fridley House Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a man was found dead after a house fire in Fridley Tuesday night.

Fire crews responded to the 300 block of Hugo Street Northeast at around 8 p.m. 132 more words


Sheriff: Pedestrian Killed In Blaine Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis man is dead after being hit by a car in Blaine.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the intersection of University Avenue and 85th Avenue northeast just after 8:30 p.m. 82 more words


Pedestrian Killed Crossing University Avenue In Fridley

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man died Thursday morning after being hit by a car on University Avenue in Fridley.

The Fridley Police Department says the collision happened shortly after 6 a.m. 69 more words


Witnesses: Man Shot And Killed After Fridley Crash Threatened Others With Knife

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A highway pileup and the shooting that followed it have now left one man dead.

New video from Wednesday’s crash on Highway 65 in Fridley shows law enforcement rushing in after a passerby shot one of the drivers. 294 more words