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Peijan Hodges, Hennepin County Jail
Peijan Hodges, Hennepin County Jail
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Man Admits to Sexual Assaults in Minneapolis Parking Lot

A 22-year-old Farmington man has admitted to sexually assaulting two women in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Monday that Peijan Hodges has pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and attempted first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Police: Man Fatally Shoots Himself Outside Roseville School

Authorities say a 48-year-old man shot and killed himself outside of a Montessori school in Roseville. Police were called Monday afternoon to Hand in Hand Christian Montessori School following a report of a shot fired through a window in the school's kitchen.

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UPDATE: Eagan Boy Fatally Shot By Older Brother During Game

Eagan police say a 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by his 15-year-old brother while the two played "cops and robbers." Police and paramedics responded to the home Sunday morning after the 15-year-old reported his brother was unresponsive and bleeding.

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Photo courtesy of the Clark County, Wisconsin Sheriff's Office
Photo courtesy of the Clark County, Wisconsin Sheriff's Office
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UPDATE: Friends Were Flying Plane to Alaska when it Crashed in Wisconsin

Wisconsin authorities say two friends were flying a recently purchased airplane to Alaska when it crashed, killing the pilot's father. Clark County Sheriff Greg Herrick released the names of the three people involved in Monday's crash in central Wisconsin.

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UPDATE: Teen Charged with Fatally Shooting Teacher

A 19-year-old man has been charged with killing a high school teacher in a drive-by shooting in Washington County. Sheriff's officials say 46-year-old David Frigaard was shot in the chest in his truck at an intersection in Mahtomedi about 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Post Holdings to Pay $1.15 Billion for Minnesota’s Malt-O-Meal

Post Holdings is spending $1.15 billion to bulk up its presence in the market for bagged and hot cereals by buying the privately held MOM Brands Co., maker of Malt-O-Meal cereals. Post says it will pay $1.05 billion in cash and give MOM Brands owners nearly 2.5 million shares of stock for the acquisition, expected to be completed in the third quarter.

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Dayton Suggests Tax Hikes to Tackle Transportation Problem

Gov. Mark Dayton's plan for transportation would repair or replace 2,200 miles of state roads and 330 bridges, but would come at a noticeable cost to taxpayers. Dayton released a large-scale proposal Monday that depends on adding a new 6.5 percent tax on gas and higher vehicle registration fees.

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Report: Minnesota Police Shot, Killed at Least 60 People Since 2008

A new analysis shows Minnesota police who shot and killed suspects faced volatile and varied situations, with those killed often holding a weapon. At least 60 people have been shot and killed by police in the state since 2008. More than 70 percent of those killed held guns or knives, and officers reported being shot at in nearly 30 percent of cases.

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UPDATE: Bloomington Considers Moratorium on Medical Marijuana Producers [AUDIO]

Bloomington is the latest Minnesota city to consider a moratorium on medical marijuana production and sales facilities. The City Council votes Monday on the one-year moratorium. Bloomington planning manager Glen Markegard says the moratorium would give the city time to develop a better understanding of how to regulate such facilities.

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Brian Fitch’s Mother Apologizes to Family of Killed Officer

The mother of a man accused of fatally shooting a police officer in West St. Paul is apologizing to the family of the slain officer. Alice Fitch is the mother of Brian Fitch who is currently on trial in Stearns County. She is offering her sympathy to the family of Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick.

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