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New Minneapolis Police Chief Voted In

Former Chief Resigned Earlier this Year

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.-A Minneapolis City Council committee has unanimously endorsed the nomination of Acting Chief Medaria Arradondo to become the first African-American police chief in Minnesota’s largest city. The committee heard nearly two hours of public comments Wednesday from a broad cross-section of community members, who overwhelmingly supported Arradondo. But many speakers warned that Arradondo can’t change the department’s culture without…

Cleanup Begins After 2 Killed in Explosion at Minneapolis School

Two Employees Killed in Blast

Image from Fox 9MINNEAPOLIS-Cleanup work is expected to begin one day after a deadly natural gas explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school. Fire Chief John Fruetel says a second body was recovered from the rubble at Minnehaha Academy around 8 p.m. Wednesday. Fruetel says the medical examiner’s office was working to notify relatives. The school earlier Wednesday…