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Man Killed in Carver County House Fire Identified

Officials have identified the 69-year-old man whose body was found in a burning house in Carver County last weekend.

The fire was reported around 9:47 p.m. last Saturday on the 400 block of Franklin Avenue Northwest in Watertown.

When crews arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames and a body of a man was found inside, authorities say.

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Vikings' Motives for Doing 'the Right Thing' Questioned

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, right, speaks as executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, owner/chairman Mark Wilf, second from left, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren listen during a news conference. - Photo: AP/Ann Heisenfelt

When the Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday morning they had 'made a mistake' on Monday in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony child abuse charge in Texas, did they really make the right decision?

Minneapolis Woman Dies in Motorcycle Crash in Minnestrista

A 21-year-old woman died over the weekend from injuries she sustained in a motorcycle crash in Minnetrista, officials announced Tuesday.

The incident happened on County Road 26 at the intersection of North Branch Road just before 3 p.m. Saturday.

Samantha Ann Bakker of Minneapolis died at the scene, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

Man Found Dead in Watertown House Fire

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The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal house fire in Watertown, Minnesota, over the weekend.

The fire was reported around 9:47 p.m. Saturday on the 400 block of Franklin Avenue Northwest.

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Behind a Criminal's Psyche: Ty Hoffman on the Run

44-year-old Lyle Marvin Hoffman, A.K.A. Ty Hoffman -

There are still many unanswered questions about how Ty Hoffman, the suspect in an Arden Hills deadly shooting, managed to evade capture for an entire month while staying right here in the Twin Cities.

Grants Awarded to Help Aging Minnesotans Stay in Homes Longer

Organizations across the state aimed at helping older Minnesotans stay in their homes received grants totaling more than $5.3 million Friday.

Legislators voted to give money to projects that help aging residents, focusing on services like indoor and outdoor chore services, grocery deliveries, home repairs and adult day services.

Weekend Box Office: 'Dolphin Tale 2' and 'No Good Deed'

Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend.

This week, the inspiring struggle to save a fishy friend, and a helping hand turns into a slap in the face.