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Medaria “Rondo” Arrandondo: The New Chief of the Minneapolis Police Department

The mayor's pick has 28 years of experience with the force. KMSP Fox 9's Iris Perez has this Story from Minneapolis

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — With Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau out, many people are already talking about the man Mayor Betsy Hodges has nominated to become the new chief. Medaria Arrandondo, the man many know as “Rondo” is acting the part-at least for now. “This call of an unknown trouble turned into an officer-involved shooting,” said Chief Arrandondo. During a…

Crookston Man Charged for Setting Off Fireworks in Grand Forks Bar

Ramirez is accused of endangering by fire or explosion, a felony

GRAND FORKS, ND — The man accused of setting off fireworks in a busy Grand Forks bar Saturday night has been charged. Isaiah Ramirez, 20, of Crookston, made his initial court appearance on three charges. Ramirez is accused of endangering by fire or explosion, a felony. He is also charged with giving false information to law enforcement and criminal mischief,…

Castile Family Attorney Now Representing Family of Unarmed Woman Killed by Minneapolis Police

Attorney David Bennett said he is getting involved in the case to "effect real change."

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The attorney who represented Philando Castile’s family after Castile was shot and killed by a St. Anthony Police officer and helped negotiate a $3 million settlement from the city is now representing the family and fiancee of the unarmed woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis Police officer. Attorney David Bennett said he is getting involved…

Three Flavors of Bush’s Baked Beans Being Recalled

There aren't any illnesses being reported in connection with the recall

  NATIONAL — Bush Brothers and Company is issuing a voluntary recall of 28 ounce cans of three kinds of it’s popular flavors of beans. The company is asking consumers to throw away the cans after they found potentially defective side seams of the cans. The recall affects the Bush’s Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and…

Minnesota Woman Killed in Boat Crash on Dinham Lake

Two others in the boat were also taken to a hospital

ELLSBERG TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Authorities are investigating a fatal boat crash on a northeastern Minnesota lake. Four people were on a boat that struck a dock and boat lift on Dinham Lake in Ellsberg Township Saturday night around 11. Fifty-four-year-old Ann Delanghe of Burnsville was thrown into the water and rescued by witnesses on shore. She was later pronounced dead…

Willmar Police Officers on Leave After Shooting

At one point during the encounter, both officers fired their weapons, injuring the man

  WILLMAR, Minn. — Two police officers are on standard administrative leave after a shooting injured a man in Willmar. The officers had responded to a 9-1-1 call of a suicidal man Sunday night around 5:30. When they arrived they found the man in the backyard holding a gun. At one point during the encounter, both officers fired their weapons,…

Dent Man Charged in Contraband Case in the Otter Tail County Jail

The complaint says Baker found the items while he was cleaning a car for the sheriff's forfeiture auction

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A Dent man has been charged for bringing contraband into the Otter Tail County jail in Fergus Falls. Marshall Baker, 28, is accused of bringing methamphetamine and a pipe into the jail. The complaint says Baker found the items while he was cleaning a car for the sheriff’s forfeiture auction. He was working with the…

Papayas Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 12 States, Including Minnesota

At least 47 people have become sick and at least one person has died from the outbreak

  NATIONAL — If you eat papayas, the CDC issued a warning on one brand that is being linked to a salmonella outbreak in at least 12 states, including Minnesota. The FDA said the outbreak is linked to the Caribena brand of Maradol papayas. At least 47 people have become sick and at least one person has died from the…

City Officials Refresh Cyclists on Safety After Recent Crashes

They call Fargo a mostly bike friendly community as long as everyone keeps paying attention

FARGO, ND — When the world of vehicles and bicycles meet, the outcome can be dangerous. Fargo city officials said there are rules for both drivers and cyclists you might not know about. Multiple crashes between cars and bikes struck the Red River Valley throughout the past week. On Thursday, a 14–year–old girl was killed after being hit by a…

United Blood Services Misses Donation Goal

"Save Our Summer" Blood Drive Still Brought In Hundreds of Donors

FARGO, N.D. — United Blood Services fell short of its goal at its “Save Our Summer” blood drive, but they still had a pretty good turnout. They had hoped to attract 800 donors at West Acres Mall this week during the 4-day blood drive. UBS had 516 people volunteer to donate blood. Of that total, 415 were able to donate…