Day: November 2, 2017

No Charges

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Thursday that four Crystal police officers involved in the May shooting will not be charged. Khaleel Thompson suffered gunshot wounds to his back, abdomen and head after refusing to drop a BB gun. Officers reportedly first used non-lethal beanbags to try to force him to drop the gun. According to Attorney Freeman, he says […]

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Child Care Providers

According to KSTP-TV, the number of licensed child care providers is dropping from 12,000 since 2011 to now about 8,500. Day care centers say the cause for the drop has to do with high startup costs as well as heavy regulation. Karen DeVos of Little Learners Daycare Center in Ada says she doesn’t have openings until at least 202 and […]

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Memorial

A bench now marks the spot of where an unsolved murder took place this summer. Jonathan O’Shaughnessy was gunned down in Richfield, MN this past summer. He was walking home from a dance with his mother and his aunt when someone drove by and opened fire. His family dedicated a bench in his honor with a plaque that reads: “Loyal […]

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Minimum Wage

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto unveiled her plans if she were to become Minnesota’s next governor. Otto plans to raise the minimum wage to $15/ hour by the year 2023. She also proposes that two-year colleges will have free tuition for Minnesota residents. Otto is currently the state auditor and says that any person working full-time should make enough to […]

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