Crime

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Arrest Made In Fatal LRT Stabbing

Minneapolis police arrested a man overnight they believe is connected to a fatal stabbing at a light rail station. Officers took 25-year old Anthony Bowker into custody around midnight Sunday after investigators tracked him to a homeless shelter. They believe he stabbed a man to death at the Lake Street stop along the Blue Line around 1:30 o’clock Saturday afternoon.

12/08/2014

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Fmr. Willmar Teacher, 34, Accused Of Having Sex With Student

A 34-year-old Ashby man is accused of having a 5-year sexual relationship with a student starting when she was 15 years old, according to the Kandiyohi County Attorney’s Office.

12/08/2014

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Mpls. Man Suspected In Over 60 Burglaries Arrested

Police arrested a 60-year-old Minneapolis man while he was burglarizing a Fantastic Sam’s in Plymouth last Thursday, according to Eden Prairie police. The man is suspected in over 60 burglaries.

12/08/2014

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Sex Assault Charges Against Foster Care Provider Filed In Scott County

A foster care provider in Scott County is accused of sexually assaulting a girl who stayed in his home around 1994.

12/08/2014

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Sheriff: Thieves Steal $500K In Jewelry At Rest Stop Near Rochester

Authorities are looking for four suspects after about $500,000 in jewelry was stolen from a van at a rest stop near Rochester early Monday morning.

12/08/2014

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Bloomington Police Seek Help IDing Stabbing Suspect

Bloomington police are asking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who stabbed a gas station employee following an argument.

12/08/2014

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Neighbor’s Surveillance Footage May Help In Kidnapping Investigation

A neighbor’s surveillance camera may help Minneapolis police find a suspected kidnapper. On Saturday, police say a stranger approached the 7-year-old girl on the 3100 block of James Avenue North and asked her to help him look for a lost puppy. The girl left with the man, but after hours of searching, the girl was found safe and sound.

12/07/2014

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Man Shoots Self After Leading Mankato Police On Chase

Police say a 27-year-old man is in the hospital after shooting himself in a SUV after leading authorities on a chase around the Mankato area.

12/07/2014

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St. Paul Police ‘Heroes’ Help Kids Buy Gifts At Target

Some local kids got help with their holiday shopping from some special people–St. Paul police officers.

12/06/2014

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Police: Kidnapped 7-Year-Old Found In North Minneapolis

A 7-year-old girl was abducted around 3 p.m. Saturday in North Minneapolis.

12/06/2014

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Police: Man Stabbed To Death At Mpls. Light Rail Station

A man is dead after a stabbing at a light rail station in Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. Minneapolis Police say the incident happened at the Lake Street – Midtown Station platform near Hiawatha Avenue. Metro Transit and Minneapolis police are investigating.

12/06/2014

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Polk Co. Man Plans To Plead Guilty In Crash That Killed 2

A Minnesota man plans to plead guilty to vehicular homicide in the traffic deaths of two sisters in eastern North Dakota. James Yahnke, of Nielsville, Minnesota, is accused of being drunk, driving 94 mph on a rough section of a Traill County road north of Hillsboro in May and losing control of the car.

12/06/2014

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Police: Man Shot In Head In N. Minneapolis

A 42-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the head Friday night in Minneapolis. Police say their ShotSpotter system was activated at about 10 a.m. on the 2600 block of Penn Avenue North.

12/06/2014

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4 Injured In Downtown Mpls. Party Bus Shooting

Four people were injured early Saturday morning in a shooting on a party bus in downtown Minneapolis. The incident happened at about 2:30 a.m. on 3rd Street South and Hennepin Avenue, according to Minneapolis Police.

12/06/2014

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Sentencing Set For Minnesota Kidnapper

Sentencing is set for Jan. 16 for a Minnesota man convicted of kidnapping a 14-year-old New York girl he met online.

12/05/2014

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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