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Minneapolis Men Arrested In Heroin Bust In Becker County, Minnesota

Authorities seized over 50 grams of heroin with a street value of $15,000

Titus Martin/Guntallwon BrownBECKER COUNTY, MN — Two Minneapolis men were arrested after heroin was seized Wednesday in Becker County. Forty-three-year-old Titus Martin and 29-year-old Guntallwon Brown were each charged with 1st degree possession of a controlled substance. Officers from the West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force, and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force seized over…

DNA Provides Break In 49-Year-Old Minnesota Cold Case

A burned body found in an abandoned home has been identified as 18-year-old Gloria Rieken of Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — There is a major break in a nearly 50-year-old cold case in Mille Lacs, Minnesota thanks to DNA. A burned body found in an abandoned home 49 years ago has been identified as 18-year-old Gloria Rieken of Minneapolis. The BCA matched her DNA to family members. Gloria was a freshman student at the University of Minnesota at the…

Responding To President Trump’s Call To Resign, Rep. Omar Asks “When Will You?”

The Minneapolis Democrat tweeting that Mr. Trump has "trafficked in hate" his whole life

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is firing back at President Trump after he called on her to resign over tweets seen as anti-semitic. The Minneapolis Democrat tweeting that Mr. Trump has “trafficked in hate” his whole life. She also asked when he plans to resign. In a pair of tweets over the weekend, Omar criticized the American Israel Public…

Klobuchar Announces Run For President, Dismisses Reports Of Being Difficult To Work With

Klobuchar says "I can be tough" and that "I can push people"

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Sen. Amy Klobuchar is dismissing reports that she is difficult to work for, saying she has high expectations for the people who work for her. Klobuchar was asked Sunday about the reports of high staff turnover and the loss of potential staff for the presidential campaign she announced in Minneapolis. Klobuchar says “I can be tough” and that…

Sen. Amy Klobuchar to make ‘major’ announcement Sunday

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar revealed she will be making a “major” announcement this weekend. ‘She plans to make her announcement on Sunday at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis. The event will be open to the public starting at 1 p.m. with the program beginning at 1:35 p.m. In a live interview on MSNBC, Klobuchar said she will be announcing her…

Bus Driver Shot After Crash On I-94 In Minneapolis

A suspect is in custody and the driver's injuries are not life-threatening

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Minneapolis police say the driver of a school bus was shot following a crash. A suspect is in custody and the driver’s injuries are not life-threatening. It happened this afternoon on a snowy I-94 near downtown. The Minneapolis School District says one student was on the bus at the time but was uninjured and will be receiving follow-up…

Dakota Plains Holdings Co-Founder Sentenced For Stock Manipulation Scheme

Ryan Gilbertson also was fined $2 million and ordered to pay more than $15 million in restitution

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — A Minnesota man who helped found a business in North Dakota’s oil patch has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud in a stock manipulation scheme. Ryan Gilbertson also was fined $2 million and ordered to pay more than $15 million in restitution. The U.S. attorney’s office says Gilbertson co-founded Dakota Plains Holdings, which owned a…

Garth Brooks Sells Out US Bank Stadium In One Hour, Governor Asks For A Second Show

At least 50,000 fans were in line, on the phone, or online Friday when the last ticket was sold

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has asked Garth Brooks for a second show at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. At least 50,000 fans were in line, on the phone, or online Friday when the last ticket was sold for Garth Brooks’ May 4th concert. It sold out in under 1 hour. Governor Dayton asked Garth to hold a second…

Six People Hurt In Crash By Rothsay, Driver Arrested

Kerry Gee of Gary, Indiana was arrested for impaired driving

ROTHSAY, MN — Six people, including four young children, were hurt in a crash Monday afternoon near Rothsay. The driver, 52-year-old Kerry Gee of Gary, Indiana, was arrested for impaired driving, pending the results of a blood test. Minnesota State Patrol says just before 2 p.m. near Rothsay, a car was eastbound on I-94 when it went off the road, struck…

Garth Brooks Announces Minnesota Concert In May

The singer/songwriter will perform at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, May 4.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Garth is coming back. Garth Brooks announced this morning he will return to Minnesota. The singer/songwriter will perform at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, May 4. It’s part of his North American stadium tour kicking off in March. The first two stop in St. Louis and Glendale, Arizona are both sold out. Tickets for the…