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Minneapolis Man Charged in Beating Death of 86-Year-Old Man

Bashir Yusuf Jama - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A 53-year-old Minneapolis man is now charged with murdering an 86-year-old neighbor he believed was ostracizing him, according to the criminal complaint.

Prosecutors charged Bashir Yusuf Jama with second degree murder Monday in connection with the death of Jama Adan Mohamed.

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Bomb Threat Evacuates Dept. of Revenue Building in St. Paul

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The Minnesota Department of Revenue building in St. Paul was evacuated Tuesday morning after a phone call of a bomb threat.

Around 10 a.m., an employee received a call of the threat. The Minnesota State Patrol responded along with St. Paul police officers.

No evidence of a bomb was found, employees were let back into the building around 1 p.m.

Minn. State Fair Officials to Unveil Changes to Heritage Square

A one-stop spot for turkey legs, kettle corn, cool jewelry and cowboy hats at the Minnesota State Fair is changing.

Later this month the state fair will unveil the design for an area replacing Heritage Square. They say it will be a multi-million dollar project, and the area will include a transit hub.
     

Full Met Council Vote on SWLRT Project Delayed

The $1.5 billion Southwest Light Rail project takes a big step forward -- but the controversy surrounding the proposed shallow tunnel through the Kenilworth Corridor in Minneapolis continues to steal the limelight.

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Arrest Made in Deadly Shooting at Champions Bar in Minneapolis

Police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting at Champions Bar in Minneapolis Thursday, Aug. 8.

Officers arrested 42-year-old Ron Powell in Fargo, N.D., Friday night. Powell remains in custody there, charged with second degree murder, second degree assault and illegal possession of a firearm.

Registration Opens for Polar Bear Plunge Events in Minn.

Polar Bear Plunge - Photo: KSTP File Photo

The temperatures are dropping and soon the lakes will be freezing over.

That means it's time to start thinking about gathering up your courage and a little bit of your "crazy" to become a Polar Bear Plunger in 2014.
     

Washburn High School Names New Athletic Director

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Washburn High School has named a new full-time athletic director.