Day: April 29, 2019

Potential Barbecue Turns Deadly

Potential Barbecue Turns Deadly

The search for a place to barbecue turned deadly for one woman, who police say collapsed after a fight over a parking spot in Philadelphia. Authorities say 57-year-old Lourdes Estremera had set up a grill in the parking spot on Friday night. Another woman drove up and wanted to park in the spot, and the two started arguing. The dispute […]

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Potential Human Remains Found At The Boundary Waters

Potential Human Remains Found At The Boundary Waters

Authorities in Minnesota say they have recovered possible human remains in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says remains were found Thursday scattered in the vicinity of a campsite where federal officers believed a New Mexico man was spending the winter camping in the forest. Officers earlier this month located the campsite near the […]

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Dentist Lawsuit with Opioids

Dentist Lawsuit with Opioids

A former Maplewood dentist settled a civil lawsuit alleging he wrote illegal prescriptions for opioid painkillers, including some for his own son and an employee. Federal prosecutors say Jerry K. Brunsoman and the business he operated will pay $75,000 in penalties in exchange for not admitting guilt. The Star Tribune reports the Minnesota Board of Dentistry last year stripped the […]

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Washburn Student-Athlete Killed

One Washburn University football player was killed and another was injured in a shooting that took place at a social gathering. Twenty-three year old Dwane Simmons was found dead at the scene. Simmons was a defensive back for the Washburn Ichabods. The other football player was cornerback Corey Ballentine. Just hours before the shooting occurred, Ballentine had his dreams come […]

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Joe Biden Announces First Speech

Joe Biden has publicly declared his run for presidency in the 2020 election, and he had his first public speech today. The former Vice President chose Pennsylvania as the location for his first campaign speech. His speech was in Pittsburgh for a group of organized labor crowd. Biden also attended a fundraiser in Philadelphia earlier last week. This first speech […]

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Minnesota Elects Republican Party Chairwoman

Minnesota has reelected the state party chairwoman. Jennifer Carnahan. The executive director of the Minnesota GOP, Kevin Poindexter, said that Carnahan was chosen in a 345 seat vote that happened in Hutchinson, Minnesota on Saturday. The runner is elected by winning fifty percent of votes in order to win the party election. Poindexter added that Carnahan won on the first […]

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NFL Draft Ratings

NFL Draft Ratings

NASHVILLE (UTVS) –  Record numbers were drawn for this year’s NFL draft bot on site and on television. Over 600 thousand people attended over the three days of the draft which shattered the previous record of 250 thousand. The draft averaged 6.1 million viewers at any given time which also broke the previous record of 5.5 million two years ago. […]

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Baltimore Shooting

BALTIMORE (UTVS) – Seven people were shot with at least one being fatal in Baltimore over the weekend. Police department spokeswoman Chakia Fennoy said authorities received a call shortly after 5 PM reporting gunshots. Fennoy stated that one victim was done but had no information about the others. The shooting happened while people were gathered for a cookout but no […]

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California Synagogue Shooting

POWAY, Calif. (UTVS) – Gunshots were fired at a California synagogue over the weekend. Eight-year-old Noya Dahan was shot in the leg after she had finished praying. The gunman entered Chabad of Poway on Saturday morning and opened fire on about 100 people who were worshipping. Three people were injured and one was killed. This occurred exactly six months after […]

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