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A moment-by-moment look at when Justine Damond was shot

The fatal shot was fired about 2½ minutes after the squad car arrived behind Damond's home.

Misdemeanor charge: Messages deleted from phone of driver in fatal Chisago County crash

The defendant "adamantly denied" being on her phone, according to the charging document.

Feds seize $1.38M in knockoff home sound systems at Minnesota border crossing

International Falls border agents have made several seizures since last summer.

Authorities ID man killed in house fire in northeast Minneapolis

It appears that the 63-year-old resident died from smoke inhalation.

1 of 3 pleads guilty in shooting death of teen mom in Wright Co. park

Prosecutors will seek the maximum term of 40 years in 2016 case.

2 Rochester men fatally stabbed in Salvation Army apt. building are ID'd

A suspect has been arrested; all three lived at the building.

Patrol IDs unbelted driver who crashed and died in St. Paul

The crash occurred early Sunday on a ramp from Hwy. 280 to I-94, the patrol said.

Lawyer for driver who killed girlfriend says Mike Freeman 'maligned' client, seeks to impact sentence

The county attorney's statements to news media "were intended to influence the sentence." Freeman denies the allegations.

Lottery ticket sold in Roseau hits for $22.8 million

Before taxes, the immediate cash payout is worth $13.5 million. The winner has yet to claim the prize.

Charges: Rochester man shot dead after trying to record dispute following minor crash

One of the four challenging the victim took the dead man's cellphone after the fatal gunfire, according to authorities.