- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Police in standoff at Minnesota pharmacy

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. (AP) - Breckenridge police have a downtown drug store surrounded after an attempted armed robbery.

KFGO-AM (http://bit.ly/1zKsi3shttp://bit.ly/1zKsi3s ) reports the four employees of Thrifty White Pharmacy who were in the store were able to get out safely.

Police and sheriff’s deputies from several agencies are on the scene Wednesday evening. The suspect remains in the business.

The standoff started around 5:15 p.m. No shots have been fired. Traffic in the area has been blocked off.


$10K reward offered in fatal Minnesota shooting

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to whoever fatally shot a 21-year-old man outside a Mankato ballroom three months ago.

Poth Acouth, of Omaha, Nebraska, was shot about 2 a.m. on April 20 in the parking lot during a disturbance after he attended a Sudanese cultural event at the Kato Ballroom. Three other people were shot and wounded.

Mankato police and the Minnesota Department of Criminal Apprehension announced the reward Wednesday. The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1wwyuaQ) reports investigators say they are confident numerous people saw the shooting.


Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.comhttp://www.startribune.com


2 meetings set on Minnesota medical marijuana law

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Two public meetings have been set to discussing planning for Minnesota’s new medical marijuana program.

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