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Ebola Victim in Liberia was Set to Visit Family in Minn. Next Month

An unthinkable loss for a Minnesota family is a warning for the rest of us.

"I don't want all of this to be for nothing," said Decontee Sawyer, Patrick Sawyer's wife. "I have three girls who will never get to know their father."

New Fine Coming to Speeders Caught in Construction Zones

The penalty for speeding in construction zones on Minnesota roads will ramp up this week.

Starting Friday, drivers caught speeding in work zones will face a $300 fine. It's part of a new law approved in this year's legislative session.

Weekend Box Office: 'Hercules' and 'Lucy'

Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend.

Man Dies after Falling from 3rd Floor Apartment Window in Columbia Heights

A 44-year-old Northfield man died after he fell out of a third-floor apartment window Friday morning in Columbia Heights.

The incident happened at 907 46 1/2 Ave. northeast near Highway 65. Police arrived to find the man on the ground, according to authorities.

First responders tried to revive him, but were unsuccessful, authorities said.

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Man Airlifted after Motorcycle vs. Deer Crash in Anoka Co.

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A motorcyclist was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center after colliding with a deer in East Bethel.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 1600 block of Viking Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a crash. The man’s condition is unknown.

Armed Coon Rapids Man Leads Police on Car Chase

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Minnesota police are investigating a car chase with an armed Minneapolis-area man that ended after a one-hour standoff.
The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says officers responded to a report Tuesday that a Coon Rapids man was suicidal and had left his home with a loaded handgun. They located the man's vehicle in Coon Rapids and tried to stop it.

Lawmakers Discuss Alleged Payment Problems at Running Aces Harness Track

A group of Minnesota lawmakers met Tuesday to talk about what went wrong at Running Aces Harness Track in Columbus.

Earlier this month, a state audit concluded the north metro track allegedly shorted race purses by more than $400,000 over a four-year period. Horsemen were also allegedly left short and have not been reimbursed.