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Mpls. Park Board to Hear Results of Study Linking Tree Failure to Sidewalks

When they fall, they damage property, block roads, and down power lines. But what if there was a way to keep more trees standing during even the strongest storms?

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will ponder the answer to that question next week.

It was June 21 of last year.

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Police: Man who Drove into Mpls. Protesters was Trying to Get Away from Crowd, Considered Suspect

A 40-year-old St. Paul man who drove through a group of protesters Tuesday night in south Minneapolis says he was "attempting to flee from the mob," according to police.

Hennepin County Cracks Down on Holiday Drunk Driving

There will be a lot more traffic on the roads this Thanksgiving weekend and Hennepin County Sheriff's Deputies will be keeping a close eye on motorists.

Hennepin County Sheriff's Lieutenant Bob Staupe tells 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS "the night before Thanksgiving can be as busy as any holiday eve, including New Year's Eve." 

So Far, So Good for Most Flying out of MSP

The holiday traveling season is well underway. It typically means long lines, a tough time finding a parking space and delays or cancelations because of the weather at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

While airlines waived change fees for Wednesday and encouraged passengers to leave early to avoid the weather, some people had no choice but to fly Wednesday.

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No Arrests Made During March on Minneapolis, St. Paul

Marchers of a protest in Minneapolis over the events of Ferguson began outside the third precinct in Minneapolis, but no one knew where it would head next.

Police were not given a plan beforehand. March organizers tell KSTP they purposefully kept the route a secret to keep police on their toes.

Family Pushes Investigators to Reopen 22-Year-Old Mpls. Cold Case

Sharice Pollard as a Child  - KSTP/Jamie Ries

Sharice Pollard of Minneapolis has been missing since 1992, but her family has not given up hope of finding out what happened to her. Her grandmother is pushing for investigators to finally put an end to the cold case that started more than 20 years ago.  

Kids Work on Day off of School to Pack Food for Meals on Wheels

Kids at Cretin Derham Hall are back at school Wednesday on their day off, helping make sure Minnesotans in need can have a hot Thanksgiving meal.

They are working on packing up Thanksgiving food for Meals on Wheels.

They’ll also help deliver the meals Thursday morning.

Turkey, dressing, potatoes, cranberries, rolls and pumpkin pie are all part of the menu.