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Police Don't Know How New Hope City Hall Gunman Obtained Firearm

Raymond Kenneth Kmetz - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

The man shot and killed after opening fire on a New Hope City Council meeting on Monday night, injuring two police officers, was not allowed to have access to firearms.

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Minneapolis Police Car Hits Pedestrian

A person trying to cross the street was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center after a Minneapolis Police squad car struck her, police spokesman John Elder said.

The incident happened at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at 34th Street East and Nicollet Avenue South. The person suffered injuries that were non-life threatening, Elder said.

The incident is under investigation.

EPA Report: Minn. Businesses Lead the Nation in Pollution Prevention

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A new report shows that Minnesota businesses are doing a great job when it comes to pollution prevention.

The recently-released U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report says Minnesota businesses cut down on nearly 1 million pounds of toxic pollutant releases from 2012 to 2013. The data comes from the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory program.

Eden Prairie Names 2014 Firefighter of the Year

A lieutenant with the Eden Prairie Fire Department has been named the city's 2014 Firefighter of the Year.

Lt. Jeff Dezenski has served in his position for nearly half of his 10 years with the department and was recently given the honor.

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Charges: Mpls. Man Pointed BB Gun at Woman During Party

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A Minneapolis man was charged after a BB gun was pointed at a woman during a party.

Coon Rapids police were called to a home on the 9900 block of Redwood Street Northwest on Friday, Jan. 9.

Pollstar Ranks Target Center as a Top Facility in US for Ticket Sales

Target Center in Minneapolis is ranked as one of the top facilities in the nation for ticket sales.

The arena hosted 150 concerts and family and sporting events in 2014, including 11 of them by country music star Garth Brooks.

Target Center sold 1.3 million paid tickets, which is the most they have ever sold, according to a spokeswoman.

1 of 10 Fugitives Sought by Federal Investigators has Mpls. Connection

Thirty-one-year-old Jamal Moore - Photo: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Federal investigators are looking for 10 fugitives wanted for human trafficking crimes, one of whom has a Minneapolis connection.

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations released the names and photos of the 10 fugitives Wednesday.