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  • Nine people dead, 17 sustained life-threatening injuries after 'horrific human trafficking case' in San Antonio

    Nine people dead, 17 sustained life-threatening injuries after 'horrific human trafficking case' in San Antonio

    Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case. Several other people have been taken to hospitals. San Antonio police say a Walmart employee was approached in a parking lot by a person from the truck who was asking for water late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Police say the employee gave the person the water and then called them and when they arrived they found the eight people ...More >>
    Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case. Several other people have been taken to hospitals. San Antonio police say a Walmart employee was approached in a parking lot by a person from the truck who was asking for water late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Police say the employee gave the person the water and then called them and when they arrived they found the eight people ...More >>
  • Fourteen Amish families ordered to appear in court after refusing to install septic systems

    Fourteen Amish families ordered to appear in court after refusing to install septic systems

    It's a back-and-forth that's been going on for nearly two years.  Fourteen Amish families from Fillmore County have been ordered to install septic systems in their homes, and stop getting rid of water and sewage on ground surfaces.The families haven't complied, saying it is against their religion. 

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    It's a back-and-forth that's been going on for nearly two years.  Fourteen Amish families from Fillmore County have been ordered to install septic systems in their homes, and stop getting rid of water and sewage on ground surfaces.The families haven't complied, saying it is against their religion. 

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  • BCA interviews witness in Minneapolis fatal officer-involved shooting

    BCA interviews witness in Minneapolis fatal officer-involved shooting

    The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says agents have interviewed a witness in the officer-involved shooting in Minneapolis that claimed the life of a 40-year-old woman. According to the BCA, the witness was seen bicycling eastbound on West 51st Street immediately before the shooting on July 15.

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    The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says agents have interviewed a witness in the officer-involved shooting in Minneapolis that claimed the life of a 40-year-old woman. According to the BCA, the witness was seen bicycling eastbound on West 51st Street immediately before the shooting on July 15.

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  • Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

    Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

    Arizona is telling armed drivers how they should handle themselves if they get pulled over by police. The gun-friendly state recently changed its rule book for the road in a bid to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel. Arizona is among a small number of states instructing drivers on what to expect during traffic stops. But it appears to be the first to use its driving rules to address situations in which motorists are armed. 

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    Arizona is telling armed drivers how they should handle themselves if they get pulled over by police. The gun-friendly state recently changed its rule book for the road in a bid to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel. Arizona is among a small number of states instructing drivers on what to expect during traffic stops. But it appears to be the first to use its driving rules to address situations in which motorists are armed. 

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  • Wisconsin road collapses after high waters took over downtown Arcadia on Thursday

    Wisconsin road collapses after high waters took over downtown Arcadia on Thursday

    One day after hundreds were forced to evacuate their homes, people in Arcadia, Wisconsin cleanup up after the heavy flood waters. It was a far cry from what the city looked like on Thursday, when high waters filled the downtown area as well as homes on higher ground.  Fritz Conrad, a volunteer firefighter, spent his Friday cleaning up his childhood home where his mother still lives. He said ten inches of water came into the home, destroying the fl...More >>
    One day after hundreds were forced to evacuate their homes, people in Arcadia, Wisconsin cleanup up after the heavy flood waters. It was a far cry from what the city looked like on Thursday, when high waters filled the downtown area as well as homes on higher ground.  Fritz Conrad, a volunteer firefighter, spent his Friday cleaning up his childhood home where his mother still lives. He said ten inches of water came into the home, destroying the fl...More >>
  • Deputies searching for suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman

    Deputies searching for suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman

    Olmsted County Sheriff's Office is searching for the suspect believed to have sexually assaulted a woman on a bike trail. 

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    Olmsted County Sheriff's Office is searching for the suspect believed to have sexually assaulted a woman on a bike trail. 

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  • Byron's Good Neighbor Days celebration draws large crowds

    Byron's Good Neighbor Days celebration draws large crowds

    A long-running tradition returned to Byron -- filled with various runs, a parade, fireworks and more. The annual Good Neighbor Days celebration began on Thursday and wrapped up on Sunday.

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    A long-running tradition returned to Byron -- filled with various runs, a parade, fireworks and more. The annual Good Neighbor Days celebration began on Thursday and wrapped up on Sunday.

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  • KTTC AmaZING Woman

    AmaZING Woman

    Zing!  Tell us about a local woman with Zing!

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    If you know a woman with ZING, nominate her as a KTTC Amazing Woman!

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  • Rochester celebrates LGBTQ communities at PrideFest

    Rochester celebrates LGBTQ communities at PrideFest

    Rochester came together on Saturday to celebrate LGBTQ communities at PrideFest. Pride goers gathered at Soldier's Field to enjoy dance performances and play with pets that are up for adoption. Nearly 50 vendors set up at the event offering a variety of things from food to resources LGBTQ individuals can use. The Pride Block Party featured live music until 10 p.m. Saturday night. The goal of PrideFest is to unite everyone in the community by having a fun time. Pr...

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    Rochester came together on Saturday to celebrate LGBTQ communities at PrideFest. Pride goers gathered at Soldier's Field to enjoy dance performances and play with pets that are up for adoption. Nearly 50 vendors set up at the event offering a variety of things from food to resources LGBTQ individuals can use. The Pride Block Party featured live music until 10 p.m. Saturday night. The goal of PrideFest is to unite everyone in the community by having a fun time. Pr...

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  • Castile's mother files for entirety of $3 million settlement

    Castile's mother files for entirety of $3 million settlement

    Valerie Castile during a press conference in the Governor's Reception Room at the state capitol earlier this monthValerie Castile during a press conference in the Governor's Reception Room at the state capitol earlier this month
    The mother of slain motorist Philando Castile has filed a petition to receive nearly all of a $3 million settlement in his death. Valerie Castile's petition proposes she get $2 million, with the remaining $995,000 going to attorneys. A Hennepin County judge will review the petition August 2. The Star Tribune reports Castile sought to reach relatives who might want part of the settlement, but only Philando Castile's father replied. The petition says Phelix H. Frazier Sr., s...More >>
    The mother of slain motorist Philando Castile has filed a petition to receive nearly all of a $3 million settlement in his death. Valerie Castile's petition proposes she get $2 million, with the remaining $995,000 going to attorneys. A Hennepin County judge will review the petition August 2. The Star Tribune reports Castile sought to reach relatives who might want part of the settlement, but only Philando Castile's father replied. The petition says Phelix H. Frazier Sr., s...More >>
  • RAGBRAI 2017 currently underway in Iowa

    RAGBRAI 2017 currently underway in Iowa

    RAGBRAI riders took off as early as 4:30 Sunday morning. While the riders rose, so did the sun. Cyclists couldn't wait to officially kick off RAGBRAI 2017. What I love about it is, all the people, all the fun, and it's the only way to see Iowa by 15 miles an hour on a bicycle" says RAGBRAI rider, Dick Billings. Cyclist Dick Billings has been riding in RAGBRAI for 15 years.

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    RAGBRAI riders took off as early as 4:30 Sunday morning. While the riders rose, so did the sun. Cyclists couldn't wait to officially kick off RAGBRAI 2017. What I love about it is, all the people, all the fun, and it's the only way to see Iowa by 15 miles an hour on a bicycle" says RAGBRAI rider, Dick Billings. Cyclist Dick Billings has been riding in RAGBRAI for 15 years.

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  • Two children host hand-made carnival for neighbor suffering from cancer

    Two children host hand-made carnival for neighbor suffering from cancer

    Two very creative kids came up with a clever idea to raise money to help a young boy with cancer see Sequoias. Hunter Gifford suffers from bone cancer. His mom, Lisa Gifford, said he wants to be a tree planter and go see the Sequoia trees in California. So, Zach Moos and Julia Ogren decided to help.

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    Two very creative kids came up with a clever idea to raise money to help a young boy with cancer see Sequoias. Hunter Gifford suffers from bone cancer. His mom, Lisa Gifford, said he wants to be a tree planter and go see the Sequoia trees in California. So, Zach Moos and Julia Ogren decided to help.

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  • SLIDESHOW: July 19 Storm Photos

    SLIDESHOW: July 19 Storm Photos

    Tree uprooted in St. CharlesTree uprooted in St. Charles

    A storm barreled through southeast Minnesota Wednesday evening, bringing downpours, and heavy winds. 

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    A storm barreled through southeast Minnesota Wednesday evening, bringing downpours, and heavy winds. 

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  • No one injured after rollover in Rochester

    No one injured after rollover in Rochester

    No one was seriously injured after a two car accident in southeast Rochester, Thursday evening. The accident happened around 6 o'clock at the intersection of 4th Street Southeast and 11th Avenue Southeast, near Saint Francis of Assisi Church. Three people were involved, but all were able to walk around after the crash and did not need serious medical attention. The convertible was flipped over, but the driver was able to leave the vehicle without extrication. Officers on scene sai...

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    No one was seriously injured after a two car accident in southeast Rochester, Thursday evening. The accident happened around 6 o'clock at the intersection of 4th Street Southeast and 11th Avenue Southeast, near Saint Francis of Assisi Church. Three people were involved, but all were able to walk around after the crash and did not need serious medical attention. The convertible was flipped over, but the driver was able to leave the vehicle without extrication. Officers on scene sai...

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  • Minnesota man faces multiple charges after he threatened to kill a woman with a rifle, police say

    Minnesota man faces multiple charges after he threatened to kill a woman with a rifle, police say

    Terry CowdenTerry Cowden

    A man wanted for assault charges in Olmsted County is arrested in Fillmore County after reports of a violent attack.

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    A man wanted for assault charges in Olmsted County is arrested in Fillmore County after reports of a violent attack.

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  • 1 person in custody after police say he threatened a man with a knife

    1 person in custody after police say he threatened a man with a knife

    Gregory WilsonGregory Wilson

    The fun at this week's Thursday's on First and Third was interrupted by a possible knife assault. Rochester Police said two officers were standing on the 300 block of 1st Ave., near where the assault happened.

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    The fun at this week's Thursday's on First and Third was interrupted by a possible knife assault. Rochester Police said two officers were standing on the 300 block of 1st Ave., near where the assault happened.

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  • Cecil the Lion's son, Xanda, killed in trophy hunt

    Cecil the Lion's son, Xanda, killed in trophy hunt

    Cecil the LionCecil the Lion

    Two years after Cecil the Lion was killed by a Minnesota dentist in a national park in Zimbabwe, his son Xanda was killed in a trophy hunt, according to a source familiar with the hunt.

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    Two years after Cecil the Lion was killed by a Minnesota dentist in a national park in Zimbabwe, his son Xanda was killed in a trophy hunt, according to a source familiar with the hunt.

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  • White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns from post

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns from post

    AP sources: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned over hiring of new communications aide. This story is developing. Stay with the NewsCenter for the latest.

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    AP sources: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned over hiring of new communications aide. This story is developing. Stay with the NewsCenter for the latest.

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  • Police: Minnesota man sets off firework in Grand Forks bar

    Police: Minnesota man sets off firework in Grand Forks bar

    Authorities say a Minnesota man has been arrested for allegedly setting off a large firework in a North Dakota bar while it was full of people.More >>
    Authorities say a Minnesota man has been arrested for allegedly setting off a large firework in a North Dakota bar while it was full of people.More >>
  • Minneapolis officer doesn't have to talk to state agents

    Minneapolis officer doesn't have to talk to state agents

    A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who called 911 to report a possible rape still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to.

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    A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who called 911 to report a possible rape still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to.

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