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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Separate Shootings in North Minneapolis

A 17-year-old is dead and a 16-year-old boy is hospitalized after a shooting in North Minneapolis on Tuesday, according to police.

Police spokesman John Elder said the shooting happened on the 2300 block of Fremont Avenue North around 3:30 p.m.

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Latest Technology Highlighted at Robotics Alley Conference and Expo

Some impressive robotics are on display in the Twin Cities.

The Robotics Alley Conference and Expo is where community members can see many of the world’s top innovations and meet with industry leaders.

DOJ to Launch Pilot Program in Twin Cities to Detect Terrorist Recruits

The Department of Justice will launch a pilot program in Minneapolis and St. Paul that could help detect American extremists looking to join terror organizations.

Envelopes in Marriott Hotels Invite Tips for Maids

This photo provided by A Woman’s Nation shows an envelope that Marriott will be placing in 160,000 hotel rooms in the U.S. and Canada beginning this week to encourage guests to leave a tip for the person who cleans the room. - Photo: AP/A Woman’s Nation

Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver to put envelopes in hotel rooms to encourage tipping.
    

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Current, Former Vikings Players Help Sort Halloween Items for Charity

Halloween is going to be "spook-tacular" for thousands of folks this year with the help of current and former Minnesota Vikings players.

The group, along with more than 500 volunteers, sorted more than 100,000 Halloween items Tuesday at the 4-H Building at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul.

Minneapolis Woman Dies in Motorcycle Crash in Minnestrista

A 21-year-old woman died over the weekend from injuries she sustained in a motorcycle crash in Minnetrista, officials announced Tuesday.

The incident happened on County Road 26 at the intersection of North Branch Road just before 3 p.m. Saturday.

Samantha Ann Bakker of Minneapolis died at the scene, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

Parklets Start Popping up on Mpls. Streets

Parklets are starting to pop up on Minneapolis streets Tuesday.

Parklets are small spaces designed for pedestrians in areas where there isn't a lot of green space. The small spaces are meant to be a nice relaxing sport.