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Sources: Minneapolis Man Died Trying to Protect Son from Gangs

Law enforcement sources say 38-year-old Drew Billingsley died last week after he confronted gang members for threatening his son.

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More Controversial Regulations Proposed for Tearing Down Homes in Mpls.

Some Minneapolis homeowners want to tear down their homes and build new. However, it's a contentious issue. 

Just this past spring, a temporary moratorium on teardowns was put in place for five neighborhoods. 

Now, there's a new push in Minneapolis for more changes.

General Mills Joins Climate Action Coalition

Food maker General Mills has joined a coalition to advocate for climate and clean energy policies.
    
BICEP, or Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy, said Monday that the Minneapolis-based maker of Cheerios, Yoplait and other packaged foods has joined the coalition.
    

Twin Cities Radio Host Receives Award from Obama

A St. Paul radio host has a new award to hang in her office.

Krista Tippet visited the White House Monday and received the 2013 National Humanities Medal.

President Obama presented the medal to Tippett and nine other recipients.

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Minnetonka Beach Man Charged for Running over Wife, Killing Her

David Meder, 57, of Minnetonka Beach - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A Minnetonka Beach man was charged Monday with being drunk when he ran over his wife last week, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.

Commission Upholds Firing of 2 Mpls. Cops after 2013 Green Bay Incident

Two Minneapolis police officers have been formally fired after an incident last June in Green Bay.

Residency Case Targets Minn. GOP Legislator

Rep. Bob Barrett - Photo: Minnesota House of Representatives

A residency dispute involving a Minnesota legislator has landed in court and could put a Republican-held seat in contention.