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Minnesota Man Attacked by Bear Breaks his Silence

kstp.com — The Minnesota hunter who survived a bear attack is thankful to be alive Friday after the incident three months ago. By all accounts Brandon Johnson of Center City is a true survivor. "At the very beginning I didn't know where I was, I was looking up at the sky and this bear was biting my face...

Second Act of Black Friday Shopping Frenzy gets Started

kstp.com — Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The big question: How much Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of the holiday shopping season?
Nov 28, 2014

RT @KSTP: The Mall of America says it drew 100,000 customers between 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and 1 a.m. Friday kstp.mn/7oj51

'Average Mohamed:' Minneapolis Man Creates Anti-Extremist Videos

kstp.com — Federal, state and local authorities are working to stop Minnesotans from going to Syria to fight alongside Islamic State militants and Somalia to fight with Al-Shabab. Just this week, two Minnesota men faced criminal charges in connection with terrorist activities. The U.S. Department of Justice announced a new pilot program aimed at preventing radicalization of Minnesota Somalis.
Nov 28, 2014

'Average Mohamed:' Minneapolis Man Creates Anti-Extremist Videos kstp.mn/7oinb via @KSTP

Million Dollar Mystery: Piper Kidnapping Still Fascinates 42 Years Later

kstp.com — The afternoon of July 27, 1972, was just another Thursday afternoon in the garden for 49-year old Virginia Piper. That all changed in the blink of an eye. Two armed, masked men show up at her sprawling estate in Orono not far from Lake Minnetonka.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @5hauser: Million Dollar Mystery: Piper Kidnapping Still Fascinates 42 Years Later kstp.mn/7ohp2 via @KSTP

Nov 26, 2014

Million Dollar Mystery: Piper Kidnapping Still Fascinates 42 Years Later kstp.mn/7ohp2 via @KSTP

Dramatic Video of Protesters Being Run Over by a Vehicle in Minneapolis

kstp.com — Dramatic video shows a vehicle hitting several protesters Tuesday afternoon in Minneapolis. The incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Lake Street and Minnehaha Avenue in Minneapolis. Video from KSTP's CHOPPER 5 showed the vehicle stopping in a crowd of protesters rallying in wake of a grand jury's decision not to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown...
Nov 26, 2014

Dramatic Video: 1 Hurt after Car Hits Protesters at Mpls. Ferguson Rally kstp.com/news/stories/s…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @WPXI_DaveBondy: Driver plows through protesters in Minneaopolis. Caught on camera by news chopper. Video Link-- kstp.com/news/stories/S…

Nov 25, 2014

Driver plows through protesters in Minneaopolis. Caught on camera by news chopper. Video Link-- kstp.com/news/stories/S…

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Family Pushes Investigators to Reopen 22-Year-Old Mpls. Cold Case

kstp.com — Sharice Pollard of Minneapolis has been missing since 1992, but her family has not given up hope of finding out what happened to her. Her grandmother is pushing for investigators to finally put an end to the cold case that started more than 20 years ago.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @KSTP: Family pushes investigators to reopen 22-year-old Mpls. cold case kstp.mn/7ohpg

Boy in Critical Condition after Crashing Stolen Car in St. Paul

kstp.com — A boy has been hospitalized after crashing a stolen car in St. Paul during a police chase overnight. Officers spotted the stolen car around midnight. They tried to pull the car over, but the driver took off, St. Paul Police Sgt. Paul Paulos says.
Nov 27, 2014

St. Paul Boy Dies after Crashing Stolen Car During Police Chase kstp.com/news/stories/S…