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  1. 3rd man charged in alleged plot to overthrow Gambian leaderRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... which came as longtime President Yahya Jammeh was away. Two others have been charged. Papa Faal, 46, of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to two counts Thursday. Faal admitted that he participated in the attack on Gambia's State House, where ...


  2. Tennessee man charged in failed Gambia coup attemptRead the original story

    Yesterday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... zed, the statement said. Federal prosecutors have charged Njie and Papa Faal, a former U.S. Army sergeant from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, with conspiring to carry out a coup and a weapons violation. Both are U.S. citizens with ties to Gambia.


  3. Bail set at $1.5M for man shot by police during Blaine home break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    Bail was set at $1.5 million Friday for the man shot by police after he threatened a Blaine homeowner with a knife Friday. Lamar Allen Sullivan-Armstrong, 29, of Brooklyn Park , has been charged with multiple counts of burglary and assault charges.


  4. Debate over body camera footage access arrives at state CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | TwinCities

    ... which are affixed to an officer's uniform to capture encounters with the public. They're in use in Burnsville, Brooklyn Park, Duluth and some other places. Minneapolis is undergoing a pilot project that may be expanded department-wide. State data ...


  5. Debate Over Access To Body Camera Footage Arrives At CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | CBS Local

    ... which are affixed to an officer's uniform to capture encounters with the public. They're in use in Burnsville, Brooklyn Park, Duluth and some other places. Minneapolis is undergoing a pilot project that may be expanded department-wide. State data ...


  6. Dad who fled St. Paul crash that injured kids gets 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | TwinCities

    A Brooklyn Park father was sentenced Monday for causing a car crash in St. Paul that severely injured two of his children and leaving the scene as they were crying for help. Before sentencing, family members asked Ramsey County District Judge Leonardo Castro in St. Paul to hand down the maximum sentence, saying Earl Lionell Ward would do more harm to others if he wasn't in custody.


  7. Woodbury explores improvements to its lauded indoor parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Star Tribune

    ... turning to more programming to lure folks in. A $24 million Hennepin County library that is to go up soon in Brooklyn Park is being billed as a "living room for the community," designed around three hangout zones bathed in natural light. "One thing ...


  8. Stars sign C Travis Morin to two-year contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Dallas Morning News

    ... and was awarded the AHL's Les Cunningham Award as the League's top player. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound native of Brooklyn Park, Minn. has recorded one assist in 12 career NHL contests. In 380 career AHL games with Texas and Hershey, he has posted 327 ...


  9. Brooklyn Park Granite Company Has Tips on Accessorizing a Granite Bathroom VanityRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 23, 2015 - BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- Minneapolis Granite, a natural stone counters fabrication and installation company serving Brooklyn Park, has suggestions on ways homeowners can decorate a granite bathroom vanity.


  10. Senior Community Services' HOME chore program expands as Neighborhood ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Insight News

    ... coordinator. The expanded HOME program's service area includes Minneapolis, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Golden Valley, Greenwood, Hopkins, Long Lake, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, ...


  11. Medtronic, Brooklyn Park police sued over handling of bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Star Tribune

    A former Medtronic employee is suing the company and Brooklyn Park Police Department in connection with a bomb threat made to the company early last year. Chia Doua Yang, 61, claims in the lawsuit that three Brooklyn Park police officers falsely imprisoned him "based on false factual allegations" made by two Medtronic employees, according to the suit filed Friday in U.S. District Court.


  12. Scannell pitches big plans for Brooklyn ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Finance and Commerce

    Scannell Properties filed formal applications this month for a project with just over 3 million square feet of new industrial development on about 230 acres.


  13. Nonprofit reaches $1 million fundraising goal, plans Anoka County youth homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Star Tribune

    ... outside, so we are moving as fast as we can to get something up and running by August," he said. Meanwhile, in Brooklyn Park , the first homeless youth shelter in the Twin Cities suburbs is to open at the end of this month, said Kim Berggren, the ...


  14. SouthWest Transit looks to curtail local bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Star Tribune

    ... Center. Meanwhile, the agency has reduced the number of trips from Eden Prairie to the Target Campus in Brooklyn Park . Route 687 will now have only two northbound and two southbound trips each weekday. The schedule adjustment took effect Monday. ...


  15. Pauline V. EngelbyRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Hayfield Herald

    Pauline V. Engelby, Age 76 of Brooklyn Park, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday, January 12, 2015. She was born March 10, 1938 to Paul and Jane Smith in Hayfield.


  16. Applications for Brooklyn Park light-rail advisory group due MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Star Tribune

    You still have a few hours to get your application in to serve on a community working group to help plan the Brooklyn Boulevard station on the proposed Bottineau Light Rail project. The Brooklyn Boulevard Community Working Group will meet monthly for about three to four months to craft plans to build a transit service and station area that tends to the area's needs adn preferences, and resembles the unique an culturally diverse area of Brooklyn Park, a news release from the city said.


  17. Facing the facts on affordable housing in the Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Star Tribune

    ... that believe the council formula calls for them to do more than their fair share. The inner-ring suburbs of Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center say that Met Council and Minnesota Housing Finance Agency policies have discriminated in the past. The two ...


  18. Farewell to Sedalia's RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Sedalia Democrat

    Sedalia writers, artists, family and friends attended a memorial service for local author, activist, journalist and Democrat columnist Rose Nolen Saturday afternoon. Nolen's son, Mark Nolen, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., enters Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church with his mother's ashes for the 1 p.m. service.


  19. String of system failures preceded suicidal 6-year-old's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Star Tribune

    Child protection workers and care providers failed to work together for more than a year to safeguard 6-year-old Kendrea Johnson, despite knowing she was severely mentally ill and living in a chaotic Brooklyn Park foster home, according to city and county records and a source familiar with the case. Before she was found Dec. 27 hanging from a jump rope tied to her bunk bed, Kendrea was reportedly sexually endangered, threatened with beatings, locked in her room and may have been exposed to pornography - all the while becoming extremely angry that she could not be returned to her family, records show.


  20. DNR Provides Updates on Walleye, Deer, Wolves and MooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | WDIO

    Updated: 01/17/2015 8:47 AM Created: 01/17/2015 8:44 AM By: STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. - Gov. Mark Dayton's announcement that he'll ask lawmakers to require a 50-foot buffer zone along most streams, lakes and wetlands to boost the state's struggling pheasant population was the highlight of the annual Department of Natural Resources roundtable.


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