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Minnetonka Couple Exposed to Deadly CO Levels Inside Home, Rushed to HCMC

The Minnetonka Fire Department rushed to a house on Monday morning to find high levels of carbon monoxide and two very sick people.

"The husband was down, not feeling well, vomiting," Minnetonka Firefighter Matt Urspringer said.

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Public Invited to Weigh in on Lake Nokomis Master Plan

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Big changes are coming to Minneapolis’ Lake Nokomis in the future, and community members still have time to weigh in.

A Community Advisory Committee is making recommendations on the Nokomis-Hiawatha Regional Park Master Plan, which includes about 660 acres of land surrounding Lake Nokomis and Hiawatha.

North Hennepin Community College Opens New Bioscience Facility

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The North Hennepin Community College’s new Bioscience and Health Careers Center will open Tuesday.

Leaders at the college say the 65,000-square-foot facility in Brooklyn Park will address the increasing need for bioscientists, nurses and lab technicians.

Walgreens Moves to 'Problematic' Corner in NE Mpls., Signaling Change

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A change is coming to Northeast Minneapolis.

A groundbreaking ceremony will take place Tuesday for a new Walgreens coming to the 2600 block of Central Avenue Northeast.

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Man Who Killed 2 Women Found in Car Trunks Gets Life Sentence

A 25-year-old man has been given a life sentence after pleading guilty to killing a second woman in the Twin Cities.
    
Alberto Palmer pleaded guilty in Hennepin County Monday to first-degree murder in the killing of 24-year-old Klaressa Cook in 2013. Her body was found in a car towed to an impound lot in Minneapolis.
    

Source: HCMC Lockdown was Retaliation-Related after Death of 400 Soundbar Victim

Eddie Potts was taken into custody after a report of a person with a gun near HCMC Sunday, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A connection exists between a Minneapolis nightclub shooting back in August and a lockdown at Hennepin County Medical Center on Sunday night, sources tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS.

According to a hospital spokesperson, the lockdown started just before 11 p.m. Sunday when a person was seen with a weapon on a sidewalk near the medical center.

Crystal Police Looking for Suspect in Attack on K9 Officer

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A police dog who protects and serves the city of Crystal is attacked by a man wielding a large landscaping brick. Now, officers are asking for the public's help to bring the suspect to justice.

His name is Rocco.

"He's a fabulous police dog," said Dep. Chief Mike Meehan with the Crystal Police Department.