Zimmerman Released on Bail

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The shooter in the Trayvon Martin killing, George Zimmerman, has posted bond Sunday evening.

MSNBC reports that the bail was set earlier Sunday at 150 thousand dollars. At that time his family was not able to collect the money needed for bail.

Later Sunday, ABC News reports that Zimmerman has posted the 150 thousand dollars in bail.

Both MSNBC and ABC report that Zimmerman is expected to go into hiding during the time before trial but will be expected to stay in Florida. He will be required to wear and ankle bracelet, refrain from drinking alcohol, and will not be allowed to handle firearms.

George Zimmerman

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The shooter in the Trayvon Martin killing, George Zimmerman, has posted bond Sunday evening.

MSNBC reports that the bail was set earlier Sunday at 150 thousand dollars. At that time his family was not able to collect the money needed for bail.

Later Sunday, ABC News reports that Zimmerman has posted the 150 thousand dollars in bail.

Both MSNBC and ABC report that Zimmerman is expected to go into hiding during the time before trial but will be expected to stay in Florida. He will be required to wear and ankle braclet, refrain from drinking alcohol, and will not be allowed to handle firearms.

Killer

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A White Plaines woman has been charged with multiple counts of murder and raceteering for the murder of her husband and his mother.

Fox News reports that the victim, Ben Novak Jr., along with his mother, were killed to make way for his wife, Nancy Novak, to gain his inheritance. In crime scene photos he is seen with hands bound, in a pool of blood.

They also report that the estate of Ben Novak Jr. is worth an estimated 10 million dollars.

Mrs. Novak is contesting that she had nothing to do with the murder, and claims that her husband hit her and forced her to get breast implants.

Killer

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A White Plaines woman has been charged with multiple counts of murder and raceteering for the murder of her husband and his mother.

Fox News reports that the victim, Ben Novak Jr., along with his mother, were killed to make way for his wife, Nancy Novak, to gain his inheritance. In crime scene photos he is seen with hands bound, in a pool of blood.

They also report that the estate of Ben Novak Jr. is worth an estimated 10 million dollars.

Mrs. Novak is contesting that she had nothing to do with the murder, and claims that her husband hit her and forced her to get breast implants.

Boy Identified

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Authorities announced that the body of a boy killed while dirt-biking has been identified.

WCCO reports that the boy is Nicholas Engler, the 9-year-old son of the Oak Grove Assistant Fire Chief.

"Every safety precaution was taken. The boy was wearing a helmet, chest guard, he was also wearing boots, gloves, and he was an avid motocross biker. Certainly the father and family knew inherent risks and protected their family the best they could, with the protection equipment they used that day," said Lt. Lenzmeier. "I have an 8-year-old, 11-and 12-year-old, and I cannot comprehend the pain that is going through the family."

Kare 11 reports that, so far, the official cause of death has not been identified.

Boy Identified

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Authorities announced that the body of a boy killed while dirt-biking has been identified.

WCCO reports that the boy is Nicholas Engler, the 9-year-old son of the Oak Grove Assistant Fire Chief.

"Every safety precaution was taken. The boy was wearing a helmet, chest guard, he was also wearing boots, gloves, and he was an avid motocross biker. Certainly the father and family knew inherent risks and protected their family the best they could, with the protection equipment they used that day," said Lt. Lenzmeier. "I have an 8-year-old, 11-and 12-year-old, and I cannot comprehend the pain that is going through the family."

Kare 11 reports that, so far, the official cause of death has not been identified.

Red Bulls come Home

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The Minnesota National Guard "Red Bulls" are coming home today after a long deployment.

CBS Minnesota reports that the Red Bulls will be arriving all over the state, starting April 17th. "It was great to be there at the end of the war, to see everything shut down with such efficiency," said Lt. Seth Miletich. "Pretty long war."

It is unanimous that all of the "Red Bulls" are ready to get home.

Fox 9 reports that the public will be invited to greet the "Red Bulls" home. The troops have been gone for a week.

Bahrain Gran Prix

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Formula One racing has come, once more, to Bahrain after having been canceled last year.

The BBC reports that the race is being protested by pro-deocracy advocates, the same who caused the race to be cancelled last year.

They reported that the government admitted that they had made mistakes but that it is time for the country to go back to normal.

AFP reports that during the protests one protestor has been found dead. There is no evidence that the event will be canceled this year.

Mike Wallace

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Legendary CBS anchorman and interviewer Mike Wallace died at the age of 93 on Saturday.

Wallace was known as a very tough interviewer who would ask the hard questions that few others would venture to ask. Sometimes using those questions to interject his own opinion.

According to The New York Times, he had known since he was a child that he wanted to be on the air. He felt it was his calling. He said he wanted people to ask: "Who's this guy, Myron Wallace?"

He had spent most of his life working for the different media outlets and will be missed.

Occupy

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"Occupy Minnesota" protestors took to the streets on Saturday night, starting at Peavy Plaza and then moving to Loring Park.

It was a cold April night and according to the StarTribune, about 15 occupy protestors were arrested during the move from Peavy Plaza to Loring Park. They were arrested for blocking traffic and refusing to disperse.

"Who is scared? Never scared. Occupy everywhere," was the chant of the protests on Saturday.

According to the Pioneer Press, the police shoved a KSTP cameraman, breaking his camera and giving him a case of whiplash.
As of Sunday night, all of the Occupy protestors have been released from police custody.