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Several buildings involved in huge fire in St. Paul, Minn.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Crews have mostly knocked down a massive fire on Saturday that involved multiple buildings in St. Paul, Minnesota. Reports of the fire along Marshall Avenue near Snelling Avenue just off I-94 came in shortly before 6 p.m. About an hour and a half later, aerial video showed firefighters making progress on the flames, knocking the fire…

Minnesota gymnast wins gold in women’s all-around

TOKYO – Minnesota’s own Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title in the women’s all-around. She edged Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in an entertaining and hotly contested final while Simone Biles watched from the stands. The St. Paul native’s total of 57.433 points was just enough to top Andrade. The Brazilian earned the first…

Teens rescued from abandoned Ford plant in St. Paul

Ford Plant rescue (FOX9)ST. PAUL, Minn. – Police say three teenagers were rescued after being trapped in an abandoned building at a former automotive plant in St. Paul. One of the teens was hospitalized with injuries from a fall. Officers responded to a 911 call about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday from the former Ford Motor Co. plant.  The teens were trapped…

More Security Than Protesters At Minnesota Capitol

No Arrests Reported

ST. PAUL, Minn. — There were two small protests at the Minnesota State Capitol this weekend, one on Saturday and another on Sunday. Around 50 Pro-Trump protestors from the “Hold the Line” campaign showed up. They wanted to distance themselves from the U.S. Capitol protestors and protest peacefully. Security measures were in place with police officers, state troopers, and the…

Security officials want people to avoid Minnesota Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Security officials are asking Minnesotans to consider staying away from the state Capitol complex unless they have specific planned activities or business there. The request comes amid growing concern about potential attacks at state capitols ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. It follows last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Trump. Gov….

Man who toppled Columbus statue in St. Paul will avoid jail

ST. PAUL, Minn. – An activist who knocked over a Christopher Columbus statue on state Capitol grounds during a rally over the death of George Floyd will not serve jail time. A plea agreement finalized Monday between prosecutors and defense attorney states that Mike Forcia must perform 100 hours of community service, write a letter acknowledging the damage he caused…