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Officials ID Construction Worker Killed In Fall

Officials have identified the construction worker who died Friday morning after falling from the roof of a work site in Jordan.

07/12/2015

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Authorities In Pierce County, Wis. Arrest Homicide Victim’s Wife

Authorities in Pierce County of western Wisconsin are investigating a homicide and have arrested the victim’s wife.

07/11/2015

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Police: St. Cloud Man Suspected Of Setting Fire In Woman’s Apartment

A St. Cloud man is in custody on suspicion of intentionally starting a fire in a woman’s apartment early Saturday morning. St. Cloud Police say firefighters and officers were called to an apartment complex on the 800 block of 13th Street South just before 6 a.m.

07/11/2015

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Three Found Shot In Richfield

Three people are in stable condition after being shot Friday night in Richfield. Police were called to the area of 77th Street and Nicollet Avenue at about 11:22 p.m. on a report of shots fired.

07/11/2015

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Judge Orders 12-Year-Old Murder Suspect To Remain In Custody

A judge has ordered a 12-year-old suspect in a deadly Omaha shooting to remain in a youth detention center. Jarrell Milton had his first court appearance Friday, with prosecutors saying he is a member of one of Omaha’s most violent street gangs. His pretrial hearing was set for July 21.

07/10/2015

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Sheriff: 4 In Custody After Owatonna Stabbing

One adult and three juveniles are in custody after an Owatonna man was stabbed multiple times early Friday morning. The Steele County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to a rural Owatonna home on a report of a stabbing just after 3 a.m.

07/10/2015

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13-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Fatal Shooting In Milwaukee

Milwaukee police say they have arrested a 13-year-old boy in connection to the shooting death of another boy of the same age.

07/10/2015

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Police: 18-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In Northwest Minnesota

Police say an 18-year-old man has died after being shot by a friend in the northwestern Minnesota community of Crookston. Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier says Juan Morales died Thursday afternoon at a hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. According to police, he was found with a gunshot wound to the head just after midnight.

07/10/2015

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Minneapolis Police Want Local Businesses To Join Virtual Security Network

The Minneapolis Police Department is looking to partner with business owners in the fight against crime. Its new program will give officers an immediate connection to cameras already in place at local businesses. And as police say, it’s a force multiplier.

07/09/2015

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Activist Files Suit Against MPD Over Arrest, Alleged Beating

The community activist who says he was arrested and beaten by Minneapolis police officers last summer has filed a lawsuit against the department and the two officers involved in the incident.

07/09/2015

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Charges: Little Falls Man Calls 911, Pepper Sprays Responding Officers

A 46-year-old Little Falls man is accused of pepper spraying two police officers who responded to his 911 calls Tuesday, according to the Morrison County Attorney’s Office.

07/09/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Concealing Bosnian War Past To Enter U.S.

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to concealing a lengthy criminal history and his military service during the Bosnian war when he entered the U.S. Zdenko Jakisa was charged last spring with possessing unlawfully obtained documents.

07/09/2015

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2 Former Minnesota Boy Scouts Suing Over Alleged Abuse

Two men are suing the Boys Scouts of America, claiming they were sexually abused as scouts by troop leaders in St. Paul. The plaintiffs’ attorney say the lawsuits allege the Boys Scouts organization created a public nuisance by its negligence and concealment of abuse allegations and by failing to warn parents and others about the “prevalence” of abuse.

07/09/2015

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Firefighter Injured In Mpls. Hit-And-Run Rollover Crash

A firefighter was injured in a hit-and-run rollover crash Wednesday afternoon in northeast Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department says the accident happened near East River Road and Marshall Street Northeast.

07/08/2015

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12-Year-Old Suspect In Fatal Omaha Shooting Arrested In Minneapolis

A 12-year-old boy wanted in connection to a fatal shooting in Omaha has been arrested in Minneapolis. According to a statement Tuesday from Omaha police, the 12-year-old was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and was to be booked ahead of court proceedings to return him to Nebraska.

07/08/2015

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3 Juveniles Arrested For 7 Burglaries In 1 Night

Three Waseca County juveniles were arrested Wednesday for burglarizing five businesses, a community center and a school over the course of one long and mischievous evening.

07/08/2015

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3 Minnesota Men Charged In Terrorism Case To Remain Jailed

Three Minnesota men accused of trying to go to Syria to join the Islamic State group will remain in custody for now.

07/08/2015

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Dayton Police: Worker Killed In Welding Explosion

A Crystal Welding worker has been killed in an explosion Wednesday, according to police.

07/08/2015

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Police: College Student Assaulted, Robbed On U Of M Campus

The University of Minnesota police say a college student who is not affiliated with the University was assaulted and robbed in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

07/08/2015

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Charges: Drunk Man Fires Shotgun In Neighborhood

A Rosemount man is being charged with firing a shotgun off in a residential area on the Fourth of July. James Edward McMenomy, 52, was charged with one count of intentional discharge of a firearm and one count of reckless discharge of a firearm.

07/08/2015

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Man Charged With Dealing Meth In North Dakota, Minnesota

Federal authorities have charged a man accused of dealing methamphetamine in North Dakota and Minnesota. Arnulfo Ramos pleaded not guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. A trial date has not been set.

07/08/2015

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Terror Suspect Caught Boasting He Won’t Be De-Radicalized

A Minnesota terror suspect is recorded boasting he and his friends will never be de-radicalized. The quotes come from a court document released ahead of a hearing Wednesday in which three suspects will ask a judge to free them before trial.

07/07/2015

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Lawyer Reveals More Names Of Priests Accused Of Abuse

The effort to reach more victims of sexual abuse by members of the Catholic church is stepping up. Lawyer Jeff Anderson revealed Tuesday more names of clergy who he says have been credibly accused of sexual abuse.

07/07/2015

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FBI Seeks Minnesota Victims Of Convicted Child Predator

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s help to locate additional victims of a convicted online child predator who may have Lucas Chansler, 31, formerly of St. Johns, Florida, was sentenced to 105 years in prison after pleading guilty last August to nine counts of producing child pornography.

07/07/2015

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Driver In Weekend Boat Accident Charged With Vehicular Homicide

The boat driver involved in last weekend’s deadly Fourth of July accident in northern Minnesota is now charged with criminal vehicular homicide.

07/07/2015

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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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