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Hennepin Co. Prosecutor Files Petition to Protect Adrian Peterson's Son

A petition to protect Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son was filed Friday by the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.

The Minnesota Vikings star running back was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his son while he was visiting Peterson's home in May. Peterson said he was using a form of discipline his father used on him as a boy.

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Mpls. Council Approves Revised Terms for Downtown East Development

Plans for the area above a Downtown East parking garage moved forward Friday, with the Minneapolis City Council approving a revised term sheet with the developer.

Snowplow Drivers Prepare for the Possible Wrath of Old Man Winter

With snow coming in the next few months, snowplow drivers across the state are getting ready.

More than 90 plow operators are participating in an intensive training program preparing them for the worst road conditions.

Mpls. City Council Approves Vendor Contracts for Police Body Cams

The Minneapolis City Council has approved two vendor contracts for the police department's body camera pilot project.

The council voted Friday to enter into $85,000 contracts with Taser International and VIEVU to provide equipment, service and video storage for officer-worn body cameras through September 2015.

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2 Victims Robbed Near University of Minnesota Campus

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Two people were robbed near the University of Minnesota campus this week.

University police say the robbery happened around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday at 15th Avenue Southeast and Rollings Avenue Southeast, which is off-campus. One victim was a U of M student.

Full Minneapolis City Council to Vote on Police Body Cameras Friday

A timeline for the plan to put body cameras on Minneapolis police officers was released Wednesday.

The city council will vote Friday on purchasing two different types of camera systems to test.

MPD Creates New Chaplain Program

The Minneapolis Police Department is enlisting the help of local religious and spiritual leaders to help with communication between the community and police.

Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced the police department's new community chaplain program Thursday.