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Motorcyclist Crashes After Minnesota Police Chase

Authorities are investigating a motorcycle crash following a high-speed chase from St. Paul into Wisconsin. The Minnesota State Patrol says the chase started Sunday night when a trooper tried to stop the motorcyclist for speeding.

8 hours ago

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S. Mpls. Sees An Increase In Thefts As Summer Gets In Full Swing

At the Hub Bike Co-op in South Minneapolis, lately customers are calling about their new bikes being stolen. “We end up talking to somebody replacing a bike that has been stolen almost every day,” Hub Bike Co-op employee David Meyer said.

15 hours ago

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Mpls. Police Chief Talks Crime Prevention — And Arrest Of Activist

Janee Harteau is the chief of police in Minneapolis, where she’s trying to stop violence in the city. She told WCCO’s Roshini Rajkumar that currently there are 779 officers on the street, but she would like more.

07/27/2014

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Minnesota Son Hopes Salmonella Trial Sends Message

The son of a Minnesota woman who died after eating tainted peanut butter hopes a trial in Georgia sends a message to food manufacturers that there can be serious consequences for peddling contaminated food.

07/27/2014

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Woman Hit, Killed By Car In Minnetonka Beach Identified

A woman who was hit by a car in Minnetonka Beach and later died has been identified. On Thursday night, police said a woman died after being hit by a car Thursday night in the west Twin Cities metro and the driver is in custody as alcohol may have been a factor in the incident.

07/27/2014

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Residents, City Leaders Frustrated With N. Mpls. Violence

For residents of north Minneapolis, gun violence has become a regular occurrence this summer. “A whole lot of people just want to shoot … for no reason I guess,” said resident Zermaine McCabe.

07/26/2014

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Man Stabbed, Injured At Elbow Lake Campground

Authorities say a man was stabbed multiple times at a campground near Elbow Lake and was taken to the hospital for his injuries. A 31-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of felony assault.

07/26/2014

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Police Seeking Suspect In Minneapolis Armed Robbery

Police are looking for a suspect after a convenience store was held up at gunpoint Saturday morning, but the store owner also took his own action. Minneapolis Police responded to a report of an armed robbery just before 9 a.m. at the Handy Stop on the 2600 block of West Broadway Avenue.

07/26/2014

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2 Charged In Northern MN Burglary, Using Stolen Credit Cards

Two people are accused of burglarizing a northern Minnesota residence and attempting to use stolen credit cards at a retailer in the area, according to charges filed this week in Douglas County Court.

07/26/2014

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Man, 38, Stabbed Multiple Times At NW Minnesota Campground

A 38-year-old man had to be taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after an assault at a northwestern Minnesota campground and one person is in custody in connection with the incident, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

07/26/2014

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Extra Officers Walk North Minneapolis Streets

A day after gunfire claimed another life in north Minneapolis, police are making their presence known. Officers are out of their cars and walking the beat, interacting with people in the latest effort to stop the violence.

07/25/2014

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Cook County Att’y Found Guilty Of Sexual Misconduct

Jurors reached a verdict in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage girl. Tim Scannell was found guilty. He had been charged with two felonies for his relationship with a teen that was 17-years-old at the time.

07/25/2014

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Man Convicted In 2012 North Minneapolis Murder

A 20-year-old man was convicted of murder Friday in the 2012 fatal shooting of another man as he was riding in a car in north Minneapolis. After about five hours of deliberation, Jaylin Deshawn Dubose was convicted of second-degree murder in the June 5, 2012 death of 25-year-old Parrish Gray.

07/25/2014

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Police Arrest Juvenile In Connection With Deadly Shooting

A fight on a metro transit bus Thursday night led to yet another deadly shooting in north Minneapolis. It’s the third homicide in that part of the city just this month, and starting Friday, extra patrols will be out to try to stop the violence.

07/25/2014

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Fox News Anchor Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct At MSP

A Fox News weekend anchor pleaded guilty Friday to disorderly conduct following after a May arrest at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in which a police video showed he struggled with officers.

07/25/2014

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Accent Signage Crime Scene

The Minneapolis Police Department released some photos from the Accent Signage office shooting last fall.

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FBI Release Photos Of Boston Attack Suspects

The FBI have released photos of the Boston Marathon attack suspects.

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Shooting In Bryn Mawr Neighborhood

Police are investigating a Thursday evening shooting in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Minneapolis.

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Twin Cities-Based Meth Bust

Prosecutors have charged 20 people in connection with a methamphetamine ring that was based in the Twin Cities. Officials say some of the suspects had connections to the La Familia Michoacana Mexican drug cartel.

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Lacrosse Players In Minn. Brawl

Five players on Rochester’s professional lacrosse team have been charged in connection with a brawl at a Minnesota restaurant involving more than two dozen people.

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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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