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State Says Home Care Nurse Neglected Man Who Died

A Twin Cities home health care agency says it has taken corrective steps following the death of a man who was in the care of one of its nurses.

12/10/2014

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Alert: St. Thomas Student Groped Outside Her Apartment

Officials at the University of St. Thomas have issued a safety alert after a student reported being groped over the weekend by a man outside her St. Paul apartment.

12/10/2014

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Medina Man Charged In Machete Attack On Deputy

Authorities have charged a 23-year-old Medina man after they say he attacked a sheriff’s deputy with a machete. Donald Nichols was charged Tuesday with second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.

12/10/2014

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Phone Scammer Posing As Ramsey Co. Sheriff’s Office

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to beware of calls from a scam artist posing as a member of the sheriff’s office. Officials say several citizens have reported receiving phone calls from someone asking them to settle up unpaid warrants by placing money on a prepaid card.

12/09/2014

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Convicted Child Molester Charged With Abusing Another Foster Child

After 20 years, a woman is accusing her foster parent of sexually abusing her when she was a child. The Scott County Attorney’s office has charged 59-year-old Daniel Alvin Hennen with six counts of criminal sexual conduct. He is now out on bond. Detectives say Hennen ran a foster care service with his wife, Connie Hennen, out of his home in Jordan for several years in the 80s and 90s.

12/09/2014

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Police Seek Public’s Help In Finding Mpls. Kidnapping Suspect

Minneapolis Police have new information Tuesday about a man who lured a 7 year-old girl away from her North Minneapolis home.

12/09/2014

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Charges: Man Wearing Body Armor Attacked Deputy With Machete

A 23-year-old man faces serious charges after he allegedly tried to attack a Hennepin County deputy with a machete while wearing body armor and a helmet.

12/09/2014

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Police: Woman Victim Of Attempted Sexual Assault In Uptown

Minneapolis police say a woman was victim of an attempted sexual assault early Sunday morning in the city’s Uptown neighborhood.

12/09/2014

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Police: Wis. Student Killed By Dumbwaiter Suffered Crushing Injuries To Head

The Fountain City Police Department has released more information Tuesday in the 21-year-old Wisconsin student’s food elevator death, detailing more about what happened inside the restaurant prior to and after her death — and what autopsy results revealed.

12/09/2014

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Mom: Man Accused In Teen’s Death Needs Mental Help

The man accused of fatally hitting a teenager with his car last week in Missouri had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, committed to a Minneapolis hospital for treatment and sometimes stopped taking his medications, according to court records and his family in Minnesota.

12/09/2014

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National Cyber Security Alliance Visits MN To Educate Online Consumers

In this day and age, hackers are finding more ways to compromise online security and steal information. To prevent the future issues, the National Cyber Security Alliance is on a 10-city tour to educate consumers on ways to protect themselves. Tuesday, the group visited Minnesota.

12/09/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In St. Cloud Shooting

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a 36-year-old Minneapolis man was shot early Sunday morning in St. Cloud. Police responded to a report of gunshots at about 4:23 a.m. on the 200 block of 24th Avenue North.

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Minn. Man Gets 12 Years For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Federal officials say a 39-year-old man was sentenced this week to more than 12 years in prison for orchestrating a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.

12/09/2014

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Police: Man, 22, Shot In Abdomen During Robbery

Winona police say they are investigating after a robbery suspect shot a 22-year-old Lakeville man in the abdomen during a robbery Monday evening.

12/09/2014

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Iowa Killer Wants Resentencing Moved To Minn.

An Iowa woman convicted of helping her drug-dealing partner kill five people in 1993 wants her death penalty retrial moved out of state.

12/09/2014

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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