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Lino Lakes Officer Hurt After Fatally Shooting Driver Who Dragged Him

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One man is dead and a police officer is hurt after an officer-involved shooting in the north metro Friday night.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the shooting happened during a traffic stop on Interstate 694 in Fridley at about 10:52 p.m. 235 more words

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Fridley Residents Remember Devastation Of 1965 Tornadoes

Web Extra: WCCO Radio Archives Of 1965 Tornadoes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — They called it the “longest night” for good reason: tornadoes killed 13 people and, in Fridley alone, one in every four homes was damaged or destroyed.

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MDH: Potentially-Harmful Chemical Found In New Brighton Drinking Water

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health says elevated levels of a potentially-harmful chemical have been detected in New Brighton’s drinking water system.

Health officials say the presence of the chemical — 1, 4-Dioxane — does not pose an immediate health risk, but long-time exposure could present a cancer threat. 127 more words

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Anoka Co. Sheriff: Body Found Near Miss. River In Fridley

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A body was discovered near the Mississippi River in Fridley Thursday afternoon.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s office says a person fishing near Manomin Park spotted the body at about 2 p.m. 44 more words

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Inspiring Fridley 5th Grader Attends White House Egg Roll

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — President Obama and the First Lady hosted the annual White House Easter Egg Roll Monday morning. The event draws tens of thousands of people to the White House South Lawn each year. 62 more words

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Charges: Woman Angry At Boyfriend Sets Trailer Home On Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 43-year-old Fridley woman is accused of arson in connection with a fire at a mobile home early Sunday morning.

Jennifer Robyn Beck has been charged with two counts of first-degree arson in connection with the incident. 223 more words

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Sheriff: Woman In Custody In Fridley House Fire

FRIDLEY, Minn. (WCCO) — A 43-year-old woman is in custody after a disturbance led to a fire at a residence in Fridley early Sunday morning, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. 124 more words

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