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Hundreds rally at state Capitol in support of Ukraine

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Hundreds of Minnesotans rallied at the state Capitol to show support for Ukraine where more than 1.7 million people have been forced from their country because of Russia’s invasion nearly two weeks ago. The chairman of the Minnesota Ukrainian American Advocacy Committee, Luda Anastazievsky, called on the state Legislature Sunday to divest of any funds benefiting…

One dead after shooting outside St. Paul funeral home

St. Paul shooting (Fox 9)ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Police in St. Paul say one person was killed and several others were injured in a shooting on the city’s west side outside a funeral home. At the scene there were numerous squad cars, yellow crime scene tape and evidence markers outside the Simple Traditions by Bradshaw Funeral Home. Mandy Fallon,…

Minneapolis, St. Paul requiring proof of COVID vaccination for restaurants, bars

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minneapolis and St. Paul officials provided an update on each cities’ response to addressing the recent increase in COVID-19 cases during a virtual press conference Wednesday. Mayors Jacob Frey and Melvin Carter announced their respective cities would institute a proof of vaccination or negative test taken within 72 hours for “customers at all places people eat…

Twin Cities restore mask mandate

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter said the requirement would take effect in both cities at 5 p.m. Thursday.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Minnesota’s two largest cities moved Wednesday to reimpose mask requirements in businesses and public places as the omicron variant of coronavirus spreads rapidly. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter said the requirement would take effect in both cities at 5 p.m. Thursday. Frey said it’s essential to keep the city healthy and moving,…

Victim in bar shooting identified as St. Paul woman, 27

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a 27-year-old woman who was killed in a weekend shootout at a busy St. Paul bar. Police say Marquisha Wiley was killed early Sunday when gunfire broke out at the Seventh Street Truck Park bar. Fourteen other people, including three suspects, were were wounded and are expected to survive….

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…