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  1. Coon Rapids man pleads guilty to July DWI crash that killed teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | TwinCities

    A Coon Rapids man pleaded guilty Monday to killing a Brooklyn Center teenager by rear-ending the teen's idling car while heavily intoxicated. Michael John Vanwagner, 24, pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in Hennepin County District Court in the July 22 death of Jason McCarthy, 16, in Brooklyn Park.

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  2. Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Star Tribune

    ... slammed into another car waiting to make a left turn. The driver of that car, 16-year-old Jason McCarthy of Brooklyn Center, later died. The Star Tribune reported Vanwagner posted a picture of his damaged car to Facebook after the crash with a ...

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  3. Drunken driver who killed Brooklyn Center teen pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Star Tribune

    Michael Vanwagner, 24, of Coon Rapids, could receive the maximum 10 years in prison allowed under Minnesota sentencing guidelines because of aggravating circumstances. The Hennepin County attorney's office argued that the long sentence is appropriate because of his high blood alcohol content and because he was driving after his license was revoked and hit another car before plowing into 16-year-old Jason McCarthy's vehicle.

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  4. 11 Accused Gang Members Arrested, Charged Amid Rise in ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KSTP

    Brooklyn Center has been the scene of three serious shootings in less than a month. On Friday, law enforcement told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS they're just one part of a much larger problem in the Twin Cities -- police say all three shootings are connected to an ongoing war between rival gangs.

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  5. What coffee chains want for Christmas: To create the next Pumpkin SpiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Business Journal

    ... the start; pumpkin was adopted as the taste of the moment by Caribou, Quaker Oats, M&Ms, you name it . a Brooklyn Center-based Caribou is betting on the Gingersnap Cookie Mocha, which it says has hints of "ginger, allspice and clove." a Emeryville, ...

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  6. Twin Cities Ebola-care team leaves for LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | TwinCities

    ... is expected to be ready next month. Among the Twin Cities-area volunteers are nurse manager Doris Parker of Brooklyn Center, nurses Isaac Fahnbulleh of Champlin and John Paye of Coon Rapids, and Dr. Cheryl Adkinson of Minneapolis.

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  7. State Patrol: Pedestrian Struck, Killed On I-694 In Brooklyn CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by a car early Thursday morning on eastbound Interstate 694 in Brooklyn Center, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the incident at about 2:31 a.m. on I-694 at Zane Avenue.

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  8. News, Sports, Jobs, Community InfoRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Sentinel

    ... said the final totals are usually $20 million to $50 million lower statewide than the preliminary ones. BROOKLYN CENTER (AP) - Police say a pedestrian has been fatally hit on a Twin Cities-area highway by two vehicles that didn't stop after the ...

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  9. Police release 1 vehicle description in hit-runRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Marshall Independent

    ... Park. The State Patrol says Lamu was struck about 6:50 p.m. Tuesday near Highway 252 on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park. He died at the scene. Lamu lived about three blocks northeast of where he was killed. He was run over by one and ...

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  10. Patrol: Pedestrian killed on Minnesota highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Rock102online.com

    Police say a pedestrian has been fatally hit on a Twin Cities-area highway by two vehicles that didn't stop after the collisions. The Minnesota State Patrol said the pedestrian was hit Tuesday night near Highway 252 on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park.

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  11. update: Current drive timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Star Tribune

    ... of eastbound 394 at Dunwoody Blvd. while a new crash is slowing traffic on eastbound 694 at Xerxes Avenue in Brooklyn Center. Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 7 minutes Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 100 to Cedar Avenue: 8 minutes ...

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  12. Minn. police search for suspects in fatal hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WKBT

    Police say a pedestrian has been fatally hit on a Twin Cities-area highway by two vehicles that didn't stop after the collisions. The Minnesota State Patrol said the pedestrian was hit Tuesday night near Highway 252 on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park.

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  13. Pedestrian hit, killed near Hwy. 252; two vehicles don't stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Star Tribune

    A pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles, neither of which stopped, Tuesday night on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park . According to the Minnesota State Patrol, eyewitnesses said the pedestrian was hit by two vehicles in the southbound lane of Hwy.

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  14. 2 shot in Brooklyn Center; 2 arrestedRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Marshall Independent

    Two people have been arrested after a double shooting that left two men injured in a commercial area of Brooklyn Center. The Star Tribune reports one man was shot in the face Tuesday afternoon near Checkers Drive In.

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  15. Pedestrian Killed Near Hwy. 252 after Being Hit by 2 Vehicles that Didn't StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KAAL-TV Austin

    A pedestrian died after being hit by two vehicles, which kept on going, on Tuesday night on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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  16. Hennepin County approves $54.5 million land deal to build last of six service centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Star Tribune

    ... live rather than require them to travel downtown. The county already has opened four service hubs: in Brooklyn Center, north Minneapolis, Bloomington and Hopkins. A center in northeast Minneapolis is under construction. Initially, the county wanted ...

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  17. Brooklyn Center police investigate double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Star Tribune

    Brooklyn Center Police were investigating a double shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon in a commercial area on 66th Avenue N off Hwy. 252. According to police reports, one male was shot in the face near Checkers Drive In.

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  18. Police: 2 Hurt In Brooklyn Center ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | CBS Local

    ... of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Brooklyn Center police say a fight led to a shooting in a strip mall parking lot where two men were injured early Tuesday afternoon. Police ...

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  19. Police: Argument Led to Double Shooting in Brooklyn CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KSTP

    Police say two men were shot in a parking lot at a business area on 66th Avenue North near Highway 252 in Brooklyn Center. Officers were called to the area of a Super America gas station and Checkers Drive In around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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  20. Rosenblum: For Team RWB, every day is Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Star Tribune

    ... on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Al Salvosa woke up eager to remind us of a simple truth: That's why Salvosa, a Brooklyn Center police officer who served two tours in Iraq, is eager to spread the word about Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB), for which ...

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