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KARE 11 Investigates

MN veterans denied new medical choice program

MN veterans denied new medical choice programVeterans are concerned that the new program is not working as promised.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Cell phone calls to 911 a problem across the country

Cell phone calls to 911 a problem across the countryIn an emergency, you need help fast, but if you think you your smart phone can automatically tell 911 your location – like it can for Facebook. Uber and other "apps" – think again.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 1 month ago
KARE 11 Investigates

911's deadly flaw: Lack of location data

911's deadly flaw: Lack of location dataA technology shortfall can lead to tragic results, a national investigation shows.
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  • 1 month ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates drowsy driving

KARE 11 Investigates drowsy driving60 percent of Americans have driven while feeling sleepy, according to the National Sleep Foundation Sleep in America poll.
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  • 1 month ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 helps expose bogus car warranty

KARE 11 helps expose bogus car warrantyMinnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is trying to get refunds for Minnesota consumers who purchased a bogus extended car warranty protection plan offered by a company no longer in business.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Identity thieves targeting tax refunds

Identity thieves targeting tax refundsTax season brings more than just refunds as thieves steal social security numbers, identities and refunds.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Minnesota sex offenders prepare for civil commitment court battle

Minnesota sex offenders prepare for civil commitment court battleA trial begins Feb. 9 in Minnesota federal court that could determine the future of the state's sex offender treatment program.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 2 months ago
Crime

Attempted murder suspect served as police reservist

Attempted murder suspect served as police reservistIn November, Hennepin County authorities charged a man who they say shot a truck driver in the head during a robbery attempt.
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Mother at center of investigation is indicted

Mother at center of investigation is indictedThis is an update to a KARE 11 investigation into a child subjected to years of possibly unnecessary medical treatment and mind-numbing medications.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Man profiled in KARE 11 investigation facing attempted murder charges

Man profiled in KARE 11 investigation facing attempted murder chargesTwenty-two-year-old Khayree Jabar Copeland is spending Thanksgiving in jail. Behind bars is a place he already should have been if mandatory actually meant mandatory in Minnesota.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 4 months ago
Nation Now

Runway close calls at MSP, U.S. airports soar

Runway close calls at MSP, U.S. airports soarNear runway collisions involving commercial airplanes climbed two-thirds from 2003 to 2013 at U.S. airports to a rate of nearly one per day.
  • Nation Now
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates: Medical miracle or medical torture?

KARE 11 Investigates: Medical miracle or medical torture?Investigators say a Minnesota hospital performed unnecessary brain surgeries on boy.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Do police follow their own advice on distracted driving?

Do police follow their own advice on distracted driving?Police officers are expected to enforce distracted driving laws -- but how often are officers themselves distracted?
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Mandatory sentences not always the case for Minnesota gun crimes

Mandatory sentences not always the case for Minnesota gun crimesTo separate fact from fiction, KARE 11 Investigators analyzed every sentence for every felony gun crime during the past three years.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates: How thieves can easily steal your ID and credit

KARE 11 Investigates: How thieves can easily steal your ID and creditA security expert walked the investigative team through the world of sophisticated ID thieves.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates: A war hero's battle over insurance

KARE 11 Investigates: A war hero's battle over insuranceAfter years of paying premiums for long term care insurance, a Vietnam War hero had to fight back against his insurer, after his claims to Continental Casualty Company were repeatedly denied.
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  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates: Smartphone Breathalyzer Apps

KARE 11 Investigates: Smartphone Breathalyzer AppsO'Gara's Bar and Grill is used to serving up fun, but recently it served as KARE 11's laboratory.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 5 months ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Probe: No evidence of false VA data in vet's death

Probe: No evidence of false VA data in vet's deathAn investigation by the Veterans Administration's Office of Inspector General has found no evidence that local officials falsified appointment records in the case of a Marine veteran who died waiting for an appointment at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

VA bonuses may be tied to phony records

VA bonuses may be tied to phony recordsKARE 11 uncovers millions of dollars in bonuses paid to top VA workers that may be based on phony records.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Pope County abuse case exposes problems with system

Pope County abuse case exposes problems with systemStartling numbers show the state is missing chances to help children in danger.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 6 months ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Dangerous gas pipelines in MN: A special report

Dangerous gas pipelines in MN: A special reportNationwide there are tens of thousands of miles of aging gas line pipe in the ground. A joint USA Today - KARE 11 investigation finds that despite years of warnings, some utilities are not moving fast enough to replace them.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Lawmakers react to KARE 11 VA investigation

Lawmakers react to KARE 11 VA investigationMembers of Congress are calling for an expanded federal investigation of the Minneapolis VA Medical Center in the wake of a new KARE 11 News investigation.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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KARE 11 Investigates: VA records show vet rescheduled appointment after death

KARE 11 Investigates: VA records show vet rescheduled appointment after deathAccording to official medical records, a former Minnesota Marine apparently contacted the Minneapolis VA from his grave to cancel an existing appointment and reschedule it.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates: Local hospital used unsterilized equipment

KARE 11 Investigates: Local hospital used unsterilized equipmentInternal memos and emails obtained by KARE 11 News reveal that Abbott Northwestern hospital used "unsterilized" medical equipment in surgeries last week, potentially putting some patients at risk of serious infections.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Whistleblower: Non-sterile equipment used on patients

Whistleblower: Non-sterile equipment used on patientsA number of patients who were operated on last week at Abbott Northwestern Hospital were put at risk of serious infections when non-sterilized equipment such as scissors and clamps were used during surgeries.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigation sparks concerns at meeting

KARE 11 Investigation sparks concerns at meetingThe Minneapolis VA Medical Center held a town hall meeting Friday morning to listen to veterans concerns.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates: High school football helmet safety

KARE 11 Investigates: High school football helmet safetyHow the football helmets your school uses measure up.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Football helmet safety resources

Football helmet safety resourcesKARE 11 has gathered resources from experts to help you navigate helmet safety information.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

High school football helmets tested for concussion risk

High school football helmets tested for concussion riskThere is no doubt that good equipment can help keep football players safe, but can the right helmet actually bring the number of concussions down?
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Find your school's football helmet ratings

Find your school's football helmet ratingsKARE 11 has gathered information from school districts in the Twin Cities metro regarding the number, age and types of football helmets each district uses.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Feds respond to KARE 11 VA investigation

Feds respond to KARE 11 VA investigationDept. of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General is flying an investigator to MN next week to interview whistleblowers.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates: VA failed to schedule important medical procedure

KARE 11 Investigates: VA failed to schedule important medical procedureThe Minneapolis VA Medical Center is apparently trying to tackle a backlog of patient scheduling needs that could potentially jeopardize the health of veterans, according to emails obtained by KARE 11 News.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Former workers claim patient records falsified at Mpls. VA

Former workers claim patient records falsified at Mpls. VAEmployees at the Mpls. VA Medical Center were pressured to falsify patient records according to former employees.
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  • 6 months, 4 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

KARE 11 Investigates: Texting fair employees

KARE 11 Investigates: Texting fair employeesKARE 11 Investigates: Texting Fair Employees
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  • 6 months, 4 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Chrysler Pacifica owners concerned with rust problems

Chrysler Pacifica owners concerned with rust problemsSteve Pitzl said he always makes sure his 2005 Chrysler Pacifica is running properly.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Officer shooting suspect has long criminal history

Officer shooting suspect has long criminal historyThe suspect in a Mendota Heights police officer's murder has a long history of drugs, violence and second chances.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 8 months ago