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Tattoo Helps Mpls. Police ID Body Found near Dumpster Fire

The victim found after a dumpster fire has a tattoo similar to this one. - Photo: Minneapolis Police Department

Minneapolis police are expected to release the identity of a man whose body was found after a dumpster fire last week.

Homicide investigators say the victim is a man, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 152 pounds, with black hair. The victim is believed to be Hispanic or Latino. 

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Dog Chases Squirrel through Glass Window, Expected to Make Full Recovery

The window Bartley smashed through Tuesday. - Photo: BluePearl Veterinary Partners

A young pup is recovering Tuesday night after a vet performed emergency surgery.

Bartley is a 3-year-old standard schnauzer, who loves chasing squirrels. He loves chasing them so much, his owners say he jumped through the glass window in their Greenfield, Minnesota, home Tuesday morning.

Security Stepped up at Cedar-Riverside Polling Place

Election officials increased security at four precincts in Minneapolis where a contentious state House race would be decided Tuesday.

Sergeant at Arms monitored polling places in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.

The city didn't want a repeat from earlier this year when a fight broke out at a caucus.

Emergency Training Exercises Held on Boom Island

Photo: KSTP-TV/Phil Thiesse -

A full-scale public safety emergency was held at Minneapolis’ Boom Island on Tuesday, but it was just a test.

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Summer Heats up E. Coli at Some Area Beaches

Two beaches in Minneapolis remain closed for high levels of E. coli.

A third beach, Lake Calhoun's 32nd Street Beach just re-opened last week after temporarily being closed due to E. coli levels being above the limit for state standards.

2 Men Wearing Masks, Construction Gear Rob Richfield Bank

The FBI and Richfield police are investigating the robbery of a bank near 66th Street and Penn Avenue.

Police say the robbery happened around 9:20 a.m. Monday at the First National Bank of the Lakes branch at 6613 Penn Ave. S.

Police described the suspects as two black males wearing hospital style masks, yellow reflective construction vests and construction helmets.

Family Remains Hopeful During River Search for Missing Mpls. Man

A search was conducted on the massive Mississippi River on Monday, and many involved were trying to remain hopeful that Joe Zurnieden, a husband and father of two young daughters, would be found. The Minneapolis man has been missing since July 1, vanishing in Northeast Minneapolis.