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Missing 87-Year-Old Man from Chanhassen Found

Verne Christiansen - Photo: Minnesota BCA

Carver County has found the 87-year-old Chanhassen man who was missing since Thursday. Verne F. Christiansen was located safely early Friday night.

Christiansen had been seen in a number of places in the Twin Cities area, including St. Louis Park and Mahtomedi, and was originally stated as being unable to find his way home.

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Man Admits to Buying Guns for New Hope City Hall Shooter

Michael Garant was taken into custody Thursday night for helping the New Hope shooter get his hands on a gun - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A man was taken into custody Thursday night for helping the New Hope shooter get his hands on a gun, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

Michael Garant, 42, is accused of picking up three shotguns from a licensed dealer in Princeton, Minn. and giving them to Raymond Kmetz.

U of M is Becoming a National Hot Spot for Lung Transplants<span style="display: none"> </span>

The University of Minnesota is becoming a national hot spot for lung transplants.

Dr. Gabriel Loor is one of the surgeons responsible for the growth in lung transplants. He feels he does his best work in an operating room.

"I love being able to touch a patient’s life with our hands," he said.

North Minneapolis House Fire Displaces 12

An early morning fire in Minneapolis has displaced 12 people and sent one to the hospital, the Minneapolis Fire Department said.

The fire happened before 3 a.m. on the 1600 block of Oliver Avenue North.

The Red Cross assisted six adults and six children who lived at the residence. Firefighters also rescued a dog.

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Woman Wanted for Involvement with Mille Lacs County Home Invasion Leads Police on Chase

A woman wanted for her involvement in a home invasion in Mille Lacs County led police on a high-speed chase in the metro Thursday afternoon.

According to Deputy Thomas Volk of the U.S. Marshal Service, Kaley Wethern also had a warrant out for her arrest in Ramsey and Hennepin counties.

ND Student Found Dead in Red River was Drug Task Force Informant

A North Dakota college student who was found dead in the Red River last year was working as an informant for a regional drug task force, according to a new report from an independent state review.

Police Warn Edina Residents about Telephone Scams

Edina Police are reporting a number telephone scams from someone claiming to be from the Publishers Clearing House or another organization saying they won a large sum of money.

The caller tells the resident they need to wire a lump sum of money in order to collect their winnings.