Crime

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Investigation Of Toddler’s Murder In Maplewood Continues

The Maplewood Police Chief says it’s one of the worst cases of child abuse, he’s seen. The suspect, 35-year-old Leb Meak is charged with second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 18-month-old girl. Police found the child, not breathing, in Meak’s home Thursday.

02/14/2015

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Police Seek Public’s Help Locating Missing Vulnerable Man

Authorities say 20-year-old Dayquan Anthony Thomas has a reduced mental capacity, and requires medication to deal with his medical issues. He was last seen in the 1300 block of 6th Street SE.

02/14/2015

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Body Of Second Missing Person Recovered From Lake Benton

The Lincoln County sheriff’s office says the body of and 54-year-old Bradley Allen Lund was recovered Saturday afternoon. Lund and 29-year-old Brianna Jean Thooft were last heard from early on Feb. 1 when they apparently left a fish house on the lake

02/14/2015

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Cloquet Man Acquitted Of Murder Conspiracy

A man accused of conspiring with his ex-wife to kill her current husband has been found not guilty on all counts against him by a jury in Carlton County. Prosecutors alleged John Edwin Bemis III planned with his former wife, Marie Margaret Majerle, to fatally shooting her estranged husband, Richard Majerle, in January 2013. He survived the gunshot wounds that his wife admitted inflicting.

02/14/2015

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Woman Dies After Being Found Stabbed On Bemidji Street

A 35-year-old Redby woman has died after being found in the middle of a Bemidji street Friday night with several stab wounds. Bemidji Police say they responded to a call about a person lying in the street at about 7:12 p.m. on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue.

02/14/2015

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Teen Pleads Guilty For Role In Woodbury Synthetic Drug Death

A Woodbury teenager has pleaded guilty for her role in the death of a 17-year-old girl who overdosed on a synthetic drug.

02/14/2015

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Maplewood Man Charged In Death Of 18-Month-Old Baby

A 35-year-old Maplewood man is accused of killing an 18-month-old baby girl Thursday morning, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. At 11:03 a.m. on Thursday, Maplewood police responded to the report of a baby who was not breathing at a residence on the 2500 block of Barclay Street.

02/13/2015

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Suspects In Roseville Armed Robbery Sought By Police

Roseville police are searching for two men who robbed at gunpoint a Best Buy mobile store in the HarMar Mall.

02/13/2015

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Henn. Co. Sheriff: Heroin Deaths Decrease, But Potency Is High

Heroin deaths in Hennepin County declined slightly in 2014, but the drug is getting cheaper in the Twin Cities — and has one of the highest purity levels in the country. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says there were 50 heroin deaths last year, compared to 56 in 2013 – the deadliest year for the drug on record. There were eight total in 2010.

02/13/2015

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President Obama Hosts First-Ever Cybersecurity Summit

Cyber crimes cost businesses $13 million a year and also hurt consumers by stealing their personal information. That’s why President Barack Obama — along with top executives, law enforcement and privacy experts — is trying to increase privacy guards to protect companies against hackers.

02/13/2015

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18-Month-Old Found Dead; Murder Suspect Arrested

An 18-month-old baby was found dead, possibly murdered, in a Maplewood home Thursday morning.

02/12/2015

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Charges: Secretary Stole More Than $20K From Watkins Church

A woman is accused of stealing more than $20,000 from a church where she worked in Meeker County. Authorities said 52-year-old Renee Miller took money from various accounts at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Watkins.

02/12/2015

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Driver Who Hit Ferguson Protester Won’t Face Hennepin Co. Charges

The 40-year-old driver who hit a protester in Minneapolis last fall during a demonstration following the decision in Ferguson, Missouri, will not face charges from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

02/12/2015

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Sheriff: Several Catalytic Converter Thefts Reported In Stearns County

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said it has received several reports in recent weeks of catalytic converters being stolen from vehicles parked at dealership lots.

02/12/2015

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Lawmakers To Introduce Bill To Curb Insurance Fraud

Insurance fraud is growing in Minnesota. Experts say this crime alone costs the average family more than $1,400 a year in higher insurance premiums.

02/12/2015

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Twin Cities Day Care Catches Thief On Camera

A Twin Cities day care fed up with repeated break-ins, set up a camera and caught the thief in the act.

02/11/2015

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Costa Concordia Captain Sentenced To 16 Years

The captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship will be spending 16 years in an Italian prison. Francesco Schettino was convicted of manslaughter in the deaths of 32 passengers and crew members. The ship ran aground near Italy in January 2012.

02/11/2015

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Metro Coach Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girls

A former Twin Cities coach accused of luring two 13-year-old girls to his Burnsville home and sexually assaulting them last September pleaded guilty to charges on Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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Charges: Girl, 8, Says Mom Choked Her Until She Passed Out

A 30-year-old Falcon Heights woman faces charges of attempted murder and domestic assault after allegedly choking her 8-year-old daughter.

02/11/2015

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Attorney Releases Names Of 17 Clergy Accused Of Sex Abuse

An attorney has released the names of 17 clergy members accused of sexual abuse or misconduct with a minor in the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis. St. Paul lawyer Jeff Anderson said Wednesday the clergy were identified in notice of claims submitted to the archdiocese and its insurance carriers.

02/11/2015

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Man Gets 6 Years For Shooting 2 In Minneapolis Bar

A man convicted of shooting two people in a Minneapolis gay bar was sentenced Wednesday to six years behind bars.

02/11/2015

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Police: Man, 22, Woman, 52, Cited After Being Found Naked In Hot Tub

Police in the south metro say that two people were cited for disorderly conduct Tuesday night after a homeowner found them naked in her hot tub.

02/11/2015

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Police: 1 Arrested, 1 At Large After St. Cloud Assault

One man was arrested and another is at large after they allegedly assaulted a man and struck him with a vehicle Monday night in St. Cloud, according to police.

02/11/2015

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Wis. Man Accused Of Shooting Fiancee, Attempting To Kill Officers

A man in Ozaukee County is accused of shooting his fiancee and trying to kill two police officers.

02/11/2015

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Maple Grove Police: Burglaries On Rise Near Eagle Lake

Maple Grove police are urging residents who live near Eagle Lake to keep an eye out after three burglaries were reported in the past month. The first burglary happened on Jan. 16 at a home on the 11800 block of 65th Avenue, the second on Feb. 6 on the 11200 block of Red Fox Drive and the third on the 9600 block of 64th Avenue.

02/10/2015

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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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