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Bail Upped To $125K For Man Accused Of St. Croix River Stabbing

A Minnesota man accused in a fatal stabbing along the St. Croix River was in court again Thursday to face accusations he violated the terms of his original bond.

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Woman Says Punch Led To Dustin Diamond’s Wis. Bar Brawl

A woman has testified that TV actor Dustin Diamond pulled a knife in a Wisconsin barroom brawl right after she punched his girlfriend in the face. The 38-year-old Diamond, who starred in the 1990s show “Saved by the Bell,” is accused of stabbing a man during the fight in a Port Washington bar on Christmas Day.

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Hospital Patient In Custody After Attempt To Take Cop’s Gun

A patient at Regions Hospital is in custody after authorities say he attempted to take a sheriff deputy’s gun in the hospital’s emergency room. St. Paul police say there were no shots fired, and no one was injured in the incident.

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Group: Alleged Terroristic Threats Against Couple In Car Motivated By Bias

A Brooklyn Park woman is facing charges for threatening a couple with a pellet rifle as they waited to pick up their son. And one Minnesota organization claims the incident was motivated by bias. Nancy Kay Knoble, 48, was charged with one count of terroristic threats and reckless disregard.

10 hours ago

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Police: Driver Who Hit Bicyclist, Fled Scene Identifies Himself

Chaska Police are looking for a driver who fled the scene after a bicyclist was hit by a car Wednesday night. Police were called at about 9:45 p.m. to the area of Highway 41 and Fourth Street, in downtown Chaska, where a bicyclist told police they were hit by a silver or gray passenger car occupied by two men.

11 hours ago

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Lino Lakes Police Seek Public’s Help ID’ing Burglary Suspect

Police in Lino Lakes are asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary suspect. According to the Lino Lakes Police Department, Metro Wine and Spirits was burglarized on Sunday, May 24. During the burglary property was damaged.

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Grand Forks Wal-Mart Store Reopens 2 Days After Shooting

The Wal-Mart store in Grand Forks where a U.S. airman killed one worker and injured another before killing himself has reopened after being closed for two days.

12 hours ago

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41 Indicted In Alleged Heroin Ring On Reservations

Forty-one people are facing federal charges in an alleged drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed drugs across the Upper Midwest and on two large Minnesota Indian reservations.

15 hours ago

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Funeral Scheduled For Man Killed In Wal-Mart Shooting

Memorial services have been scheduled for a Grand Forks man killed when another man walked into a Wal-Mart store and started shooting. Dahl Funeral Home says visitation and a prayer service for 70-year-old Gregory Weiland is Friday night at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Forks, and Weiland’s funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.

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Jodi Huisentruit’s Disappearance Still A Mystery 20 Years On

Next month will mark 20 years since an Iowa TV anchor went missing. Jodi Huisentruit’s disappearance has remained a mystery ever since, but a group of retired police officers and journalists have organized to keep her story alive.

05/27/2015

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Company President Pleads Guilty In Plot Involving Employees

The president of a Rockville, Minnesota, business pleaded guilty to trying to hire one of his employees in a plot to kill the fiancé of another employee, a former lover.

05/27/2015

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Minneapolis Police Declare Downtown ‘Safe’

The message from police in Minneapolis is clear — downtown is safe. Officers from Minneapolis joined forces Wednesday with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office and Metro Transit police to continue their “SafeZone” collaboration.

05/27/2015

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Police: Restaurant Worker Shot In Forest Lake Armed Robbery

The Forest Lake Police Department is looking for a suspect after an armed robbery at Don Julio’s Mexican Restaurant late Tuesday night, and the restaurant owner’s husband is recovering after being shot during the incident.

05/27/2015

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State Patrol K-9 With Impressive Drug-Seizing Career Retires

A furry, four-legged officer is calling it a day after an impressive career. The Minnesota State Patrol says 10-year-old K-9 officer Arco is retiring after eight years on duty.

05/27/2015

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Conviction Affirmed For Minnesota Man In Al-Shabab Case

A federal appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a man who authorities say played a key role in funneling others from Minnesota to the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia.

05/27/2015

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U.S. Airman Identified As Gunman In Grand Forks Wal-Mart Shooting

An active duty service member stationed at the Grand Forks Air Force Base has been identified as the gunman in Tuesday’s shooting at a Grand Forks Wal-Mart.

05/27/2015

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Man Accused Of Tossing Cat Into An Iowa River Fined $100

A man accused of tossing a cat into the Winnebago River in northern Iowa’s Mason City has been fined $100. Sixty-nine-year-old William Hill was sentenced on Tuesday. He’d pleaded guilty to abandonment of an animal in a deal with prosecutors who lowered the charge from animal torture.

05/27/2015

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‘Revenge Porn’ Conviction Overturned By Minn. Court Of Appeals

The conviction of a man who admitted posting sexually-explicit ads online was overturned. The Minnesota Court of Appeals found the criminal defamation statute used to find him guilty is unconstitutional.

05/26/2015

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Sister Of Man Killed By Memorial Day Homicide Victim: ‘He Got What Was Coming To Him’

Larry Davis Sr. was shot to death on 3rd Street in north Minneapolis on Memorial Day. Fourteen people witnessed the crime, the youngest of whom was 11. Two other men were also shot. Police won’t say how it happened, but they say all the victims knew each other.

05/26/2015

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‘U’ Students Shaken By Apartment Shooting

Some University of Minnesota students are shaken after a gunman fired several shots at someone inside their apartment building. The shooting happened early Monday morning at The Marshall apartments near Dinkyown. One person was injured.

05/26/2015

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5 Charged In Water Balloon Attack On Pedal Pub

Five men are now facing charges for attacking a Pedal Pub over the weekend. The men were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

05/26/2015

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Mpls. Institute Of Arts Among Museums Returning Looted Artifacts To Italy

The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections. Italy has been on a campaign to recover looted artifacts.

05/26/2015

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Police: U Of M Student Robbed At Knifepoint

Minneapolis Police are looking for a suspect after a female student was robbed at knifepoint late Monday night. Police said the incident happened at about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Walnut Street SE and Washington Avenue SE.

05/26/2015

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Gunman, 1 Other, Killed In North Dakota Wal-Mart Shooting

Two people, including the gunman, died and another person was injured in a shooting early Tuesday at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Grand Forks, North Dakota, police said.

05/26/2015

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Defense In Slender Man Case Say Adult Charges Unwarranted

Attorneys for one of two Wisconsin girls charged in adult court with trying to kill a friend to please a fictional horror character will argue her case belongs in juvenile court.

05/26/2015

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Remembering Caroline Lowe’s 35 Years At WCCO

Long-time WCCO-TV reporter, Caroline Lowe, is leaving after being on the crime beat for WCCO-TV since 1977. This year marked her 35th year with the station. Take a look back.

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Celebrities & Mary Jane

A number of celebrities have either admitted to smoking marijuana, been caught smoking pot, or in a few select cases openly endorse the act of lighting up a spliff. Here are some of the most famous cannabis users.

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Minnesota’s Greatest Mug Shots

Minnesota has seen its share of bizarre, amusing and notable mug shots, many of which go far beyond mere “bad hair days.”

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