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  1. Virginia Stanton, 93, WoosterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    She was an administrative assistant to the Probate Court Judge in Hennepin County, Minnesota. She loved reading, shopping and yard sales.

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  2. Son: City Hall gunman in Minnesota clashed with authoritiesRead the original story

    Monday | Northern Michigan News

    ... unspecified long gun was identified as Raymond Kmetz, 68, of Belle Plaine, by his son, Nathan Kmetz and the Hennepin County medical examiner. Raymond Kmetz's disputes with the city dated back to at least 2008, and his son told The Associated Press ...

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  3. Man in Minnesota city hall shooting had history of...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | WHTC

    A man who shot two Minneapolis police officers after a swearing-in ceremony had accused police of excessive force five years ago and had a long history of interactions with officials, court papers show. Police officers Joshua Eernisse and Beau Schoenhard, who were shot on Monday night at city hall in New Hope, were released from hospital on Tuesday, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

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  4. New Hope Shooting SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    ... to the city for $955,000 but it was denied. In 2009 Kemtz was arrested for making terroristic threats at the Hennepin County Court House. The two officers shot last night are both out of the hospital.

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  5. New Hope shooting suspect had history of mental illness, run-ins with officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... who had a history of grievances with New Hope officials, was immediately shot dead by police. (photo ctsy Hennepin County Sheriff) The gunman accused of shooting and wounding two police officers in New Hope Monday once drove a bulldozer at a police ...

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  6. 2 police officers shot at city hall after being sworn in; suspect killed: videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | MassLive.com

    Hennepin County Sherrif's personnel are seen outside the New Hope Police Department after two police officers were shot Monday, Two newly sworn-in officers and others were shot at Monday night as they left a New Hope City Council meeting. The suspected shooter, at right, is seen in a photo provided by his family.

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  7. Documents: Minn. shooting suspect had history of violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KSFY

    ... to get him to stop, and he was eventually taken into custody. Kmetz also made threats against an Assistant Hennepin County Attorney in September 2009. Court documents show Kmetz threatened to go get a gun permit. The attorney filed a harassment ...

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  8. Minn. gunman had troubles with city, cops, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... probe into what unfolded and what motivated the shooter is still in its early stages, a spokeswoman for the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said. She wouldn't comment on the new information. But family members said Ray Kmetz spent years confined to ...

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  9. The tragic death of the Crowley family, PTSD or Police State sanctioned murder?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... wife Komel and the 5 year old daughter Rannee were all found dead in the Crowley household in Apple Valley. Hennepin County Medical Center announced that these deaths appeared to have been a murder-suicide. Police were called to the home after a ...

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  10. Mayors Hodges and Coleman talk up Twin Cities, poke fun at Portland and DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... unemployment). The Twin Cities is becoming a destination for young people. The Millennial population in Hennepin County increased 23 percent from 2007 through 2013, according to a recent report from RealtyTrac. "We are popular. We are a place that ...

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  11. Former Mason City Police Officer Injured in New Hope ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... officer, Adam Johnson, were shot at shortly after being sworn in at the city council meeting. According to Hennepin County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Mike Carlson, others returned fire, killing the gunman. Authorities have not named the injured ...

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  12. New Hope City Hall gunman had history of violent threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... as mentally ill. The son wrote that the "unusual situation" had been going on for five years, adding that Hennepin County had his father under civil commitment even though doctors and nurses had stated that it was unnecessary and that Raymond Kmetz ...

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  13. Caught on Camera: Shooting in a Minnesota town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... confronted by a man with a gun who started firing, striking two officers. Chief Deputy Mike Carlson with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department says other officers returned fire and killed the suspect. Read more: http://kare11.tv/18p94H8 ...

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  14. Suspect killed 2 officers injured at Minn. city council meetingRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... a city council member began a discussion of a resolution, a man with a handgun began firing, said Hennepin County Chief Deputy Mike Carlson.Officials don't yet know why the man targeted officers. His name hasn't been released.The city council ...

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  15. 'Everybody get down!' Video captures moment city councilman pulls ...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    A man opened fire on police attending a swearing-in ceremony for new officers in New Hope, Minnesota, on Monday night. As a city council member began a discussion of a resolution, a man with a handgun began firing, said Hennepin County Chief Deputy Mike Carlson.

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  16. a Gunman breaks into Minnesota city council meeting, opens fireRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... has worked in law enforcement for at least 25 years. The audio in the clip then becomes totally quiet, but Hennepin County Chief Deputy Mike Carlson told the Star Tribune that two cops were struck before " other officers were able to return fire, ...

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  17. Video Attached: Officers shot at Minnesota city building Ok, gunman deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Two police officers who were shot by a gunman inside a suburban Minneapolis city building are expected to recover. Hennepin County sheriff's officials say two new officers were sworn in Monday during a city council meeting at New Hope City Hall.

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  18. Residents get on board for Penn Avenue redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    As reported by the Camden News last summer, the Penn Avenue Community Works Project has a collaborative team comprised of Hennepin County, City of Minneapolis, and Metro Transit employees. The project's purpose is to enhance the economic, livability and mobility along Penn Avenue which will ultimately improve the quality of life for Northsiders.

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  19. Officer shot in Minnesota previously worked in Mason CityRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KIMT

    One of the two police officers shot by a gunman inside a suburban Minneapolis city building is a former member of the Mason City Police Department. CBS affiliate WCCO confirmed through the Hennepin County Sheriff's office, Joshua Eernisse and Adam Johnson were the officers injured.

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  20. Video: Minnesota city council meeting in chaos as cops are shot in the hallRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... colleagues, had just left the chambers about 7:15 p.m. when they were confronted by the gunman. According to Hennepin County chief sheriff's deputy Mike Carlson, two New Hope officers were shot by a man armed with a "long gun." Officers immediately ...

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