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Survivors Recall 35W Bridge Collapse 7 Years Later

The heartbreaking images are forever engrained in many of our minds.

Friday marks the seventh anniversary of when the 35W Bridge came crashing down during the evening rush hour in 2007. A total of 13 people were killed and 145 were hurt.

Ana Vences was one of 52 children on a school bus coming home from a field trip when the bridge collapsed.

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Minneapolis Suggests Bird-Safe Glass for Vikings Stadium

The Minneapolis City Council says they will formally ask the 200,000 square feet of glass being installed at the new Vikings stadium be bird-safe.

The request will come as a suggestion and not a demand to the Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority in charge of building the stadium.

New Concerns in Linden Hills Proposed Development Battle

New developments have cropped up in a years-long and controversial issue affecting a Minneapolis community.

Since 2011, residents of the Linden Hills neighborhood have been in a battle over what should replace the Famous Dave's at 43rd and Upton Avenue.

Moment of Silence Held on 7th Anniversary of Bridge Collapse

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, marks the seventh year since the catastrophic Interstate 35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis.

The structure fell into the Mississippi River during rush hour on this day in 2007, killing 13 people and injuring 145 more.

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Hennepin County Sheriff Deputies First to Use Anti-Overdose Drug

Hennepin County Sheriff Deputies will now carry Narcan, an anti-overdose drug. - Joe Augustine

A new state law passed this summer that went into effect Aug. 1 allows first responders to carry and administer an anti-overdose drug.

Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies started carrying Narcan in their patrol cars Friday morning. The drug counteracts the effects of Heroin and other opiates.

Complaint: Fitch Told Officer at Hospital, 'I Hate Cops and I'm Guilty'

Brian George Fitch Sr., 39, of Mendota Heights -

Prosecutors have charged a man suspected of killing a Mendota Heights police officer during a traffic stop in West St. Paul on Wednesday.

INTERVIEW: Fmr. MnDOT Commissioner Discusses 35W Bridge

 Friday marks the seventh anniversary of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse, where a total of 13 people died and more than 140 injured.

Since then, the bridge has been rebuilt, but there are concerns about maintenance, among other issues.