Crime

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St. Cloud Man Charged With Stalking, Lewdness

Authorities have charged a St. Cloud man who they say put his finger in the mouth of a 3-year-old girl at the city library and asked her to come home with him. Lawrence Danzl was charged Monday in Stearns County court with a felony count of stalking a victim under age 18 with sexual or aggressive intent.

10/21/2014

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Fmr. Chiropractor Gets 4 Years In Prison For Raping Patient

A former Little Canada chiropractor will spend the next four years behind bars. Fifty-four-year-old Paul Thompson, of Vadnais Heights, admitted to sexually assaulting a woman who had been his patient for more than 10 years. In addition to serving four years in prison, he must also register as a sex offender.

10/20/2014

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Accused Cop Killer Pleads Not Guilty

The man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer pleaded not guilty Monday morning, and his defense is seeking a change of venue because of the level of media coverage surrounding his case. The plea was entered by defense attorneys for Brian Fitch Sr. during a hearing in Dakota County Court.

10/20/2014

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Duluth Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering 13-Month-Old Daughter

A 30-year-old Duluth man has pleaded guilty to suffocating his 13-month-old daughter to death, the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office announced. On Monday, Christopher Dennis Peterson pleaded guilty in State District Court to second-degree murder with the understanding that he will receive a 40-year prison sentence – the statutory maximum – in connection to the July 5 death of his daughter, Layna.

10/20/2014

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Attorneys General Letter Targets Human Trafficking

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee urging passage of three bills targeting human trafficking.

10/20/2014

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Woman, 24, Accused Of Intentionally Running Over Woman With Car In Mpls.

A 24-year-old woman is in jail accused of deliberately hitting a woman with her car in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday. According to Minneapolis police, the incident happened at around 1 a.m. on the 500 block of Hennepin Avenue South.

10/20/2014

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MN Man Arrested With 17 Lbs. Of Marijuana On Amtrak

An Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of marijuana-infused edibles and some hashish.

10/20/2014

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Ex-Rep. Giffords Discusses Gun Violence In Minneapolis

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords visited Minneapolis on Monday afternoon. Giffords was meeting privately with Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau and domestic violence prevention advocates.

10/20/2014

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9 Arrested In Wis. Child Sex Trafficking Sting

Authorities say nine people have been arrested in a child sex trafficking sting in the Eau Claire area.

10/20/2014

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Putting Finger In Girl’s Mouth

St. Cloud police say they arrested a 66-year-old man Friday after he allegedly put his finger in a 3-year-old girl’s mouth and asked her to come home with him.

10/19/2014

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Mankato Officials: False Marathon Bomb Report Lands Man In Jail

Mankato officials say a 56-year-old man was arrested after he called 911, saying he’d heard there were bombs placed along the city’s marathon route.

10/19/2014

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Wis. Police Arrest 1 For Urinating On Squad Car

A Wisconsin man has been arrested for allegedly urinating on a marked Madison Police Department squad car.

10/19/2014

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Murdered UMD Student Honored By Softball Team

A college athlete believed to be killed by her boyfriend was honored Saturday at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

10/18/2014

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Woman Shot Dead In Mpls. Strip Club, Suspect Turns Herself In

One woman is dead and another is in custody after a shooting inside of a downtown Minneapolis strip club early Saturday morning. Minneapolis Police say the fatal shooting happened just after 1 a.m. at Augies Cabaret on Fifth Street and Hennepin Avenue.

10/18/2014

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Charges May Be Filed In Minnesota Priest Abuse Case

The Ramsey County attorney detailed how his office is handling accusations of sexual misconduct involving Catholic priests.

10/17/2014

Photo Galleries

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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