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A Brooklyn Park man died after spending more than an hour in a Maple Grove pond Friday, according to the Star Tribune.

Andrew Pitts, 20, was unconscious when authorities pulled him out of a pond near the Shoppes at Arbor Lake. He died at Maple Grove hospital, according to Kare11.

The medical examiner listed Pitt's death as drowning, and authorities are investigating why he went into the pond, according to the Star Tribune.

An 11month-old baby girl died after she stopped breathing while taking a nap at an in-home daycare in Fillmore County Tuesday, according to the Star Tribune.

The death is being investigated, and as of Wednesday the cause of death has not been determined. Foul play is not suspected, according to CBS.

The girl was air-lifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester after police received a 911 call saying she was not breathing. She died at the hospital, according to CBS.

This is the second child care death this year in Minnesota, according to the Star Tribune.

Hospital searches for second body of stillborn

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The search for the body of a second stillborn baby has been unsuccessful after Regions Hospital officials suspect it was accidentally taken to the same laundry facility as the first stillborn baby earlier this week, according to the Star Tribune.

The hospital has not identified the workers who may have made the mistake, according to the Huffington Post.

According to the Star Tribune, Sherokee Ilse, a Maple Plain consultant and author who speaks about coping with stillbirths and miscarriages, said "We're always rushing, rushing, rushing, and we're cutting staff and dollars," she said. "Maybe these are the kinds of outcomes that happen when all that other chaos is going on."

Baby's body found by laundry worker

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A baby's body was discovered by a laundry worker Tuesday at a laundry service in Red Wing, according to the Star Tribune

.The baby was a stillborn, and had been lying in the morgue at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. The body had been accidentally wrapped up with the sheets to be cleaned by a laundry company, according to the Washington Post.

Police say they do not suspect foul play. The laundry employees and hospital workers are being offered counseling by the hospital, according to the Washington Post.

Standoff in North Minneapolis ends, hostages unharmed

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A standoff at a North Minneapolis home ended after police sent a robot into the building to subdue the man with a chemical agent, according to Kare11.

A 29-year-old man was arrested by a SWAT team after a 7 hour standoff situation, part of which involved hostages, according to the Star Tribune.

The woman, man, and child who were held hostage were released unharmed. The man remained in the house for several more hours until police subdued him using a chemical agent, and arrested him, according to the Star Tribune.

No charges filed in fatal fight between roommates

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No charges will be filed after a man died during a fight with his roommate in Eagan, according to Kare11.

On January 1, 2013, Samuel Peterson, 28, called 911 when he realized his roommate, Johnathan Lahr, 36, was not breathing after a fight, according to CBS.

The announcement was made Thursday by Dakota County Attorney Jim Backstrom. Police say there was no way to prove Peterson was not acting out of self-defense, and no charges will be filed, according to Kare11.

Police arrested a man last week for having slightly over two pounds of heroin-- police call it the largest heroin bust in Dakota County history, according to Kare11.

Warren Earl Comeaux, 48, has been charged with two counts of first-degree controlled substance crimes, according to WCCO.

Comeaux was arrested at an Apple Valley apartment complex when police responded to a call about a disturbance, according to WCCO.

The street-value of the heroin is guessed at around $140,000, according to WCCO.

Autistic man missing near White Bear Lake

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Police are searching for a teenager who has autism after he went missing near White Bear Lake Thursday, according to Kare11.

Kyle Konkler, 18, left his job at the White Bear Lake Police Department Thursday. He did not arrive home. Konkler is high-functioning on the autism spectrum. Police are concerned for his safety, and they suspect Konkler may falsely believe he is in danger, according to Kare11.

Konkler is described as being 6 feet tall, 215 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes, and was wearing a white T-shirt and black leather jacket. He also had a Minnesota Twins drawstring backpack, according to MPR.

Aaron Schaffhausen, 35, has pleaded guilty but insane to three counts of intentional homicide and one count of attempted arson, according to Kare11.

Schaffhausen of River Falls was charged with the killings of his three daughters last summer. His defense will now have to prove he has a mental disease and could not control his actions, according to the Huffington Post.

The trial will begin on Monday. Schaffhausen is currently at the St. Croix County Jail, and is on suicide watch, according to Kare11.

Minnesota synagogue vandalized

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Minnesota's largest synagogue, Temple Israel, was vandalized Tuesday night, according to the Star Tribune.

All sides of the historic building were spray-painted with purple letters, which Jewish religious leaders say do not immediately appear to be hate-related, according to the Star Tribune.

Senior Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman said security cameras showed only one person, and that the act occurred sometime before midnight, according to MPR.

The graffiti was removed Wednesday, and police are investigating, according to MPR.

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