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Police: Fridley Man Attempted to Cut His Own Throat after Alleged Assault

Fridley Police Department - Photo: KSTP/File

A man has been arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and then attempted to cut his own throat.

Fridley police officers were called to the 6300 block of Pierce Street Northeast on Saturday on a report of a domestic situation. When they arrived, they found a 23-year-old woman who had been seriously assaulted by her boyfriend, according to police.

Voting Opens for "Celebrate Your Lake" Program

Lake Minnetonka - Photo: KSTP/File

Friday marks the kickoff for Michelob Golden Light's Celebrate Your Lake program.

The program will give a $50,000 conservation grant to the winning lake to help keep it clean, clear and golden. Thirty lakes have been nominated to win the grant, and Lake Minnetonka is one of them.

Motorcyclist Critically Injured in 3-Vehicle Accident in Columbia Heights

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a three-vehicle crash in Columbia Heights on Wednesday night, according to police.

The incident happened around 6:20 p.m. at 44th Avenue Northeast and Central Avenue Northeast. Police tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS the motorcyclist was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Law Enforcement Increasing Patrols to Combat Unsafe Speeds

From July 10-27 law enforcement agencies will increase patrols to combat traffic crashes, deaths and serious injuries caused by illegal and unsafe speeding.

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MLB Invites Coon Rapids Girl to Participate in All-Star Game First Pitch

A lot of us are excited for the All-Star game next week, but for one little girl from Coon Rapids the hype has quickly turned into major league disappointment.

Snapped Power Pole Leaves Entire City of South St. Paul in the Dark

Photo: KSTP-TV/Jeff Ganahl -

The Twin Cities was hit with another wave of storms Monday night.

KSTP Chief Meteorologist Dave Dahl says the storms that moved through around 5 p.m. brought heavy rain, lightning and hail. Cities in the West Metro saw large, damaging hail.

Glencoe officials say the city was without power, and the dispatch center was running on a backup generator.

Questions about Response Raised after 4 Family Pets Killed in House Fire

An Oak Grove home burned right down to the foundation, killing several animals living inside.  Now, some people are questioning how it was allowed to happen. One fire department responded but then waited until another department got there to fight the flames.