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Anoka Co. Armed Robbery Spree Ends With Bite From K-9 Cop

Three suspects are in police custody, and one is recovering from injuries sustained from a K-9 officer, after a robbery spree in Anoka County Thursday night. According to Blaine Police, officers from multiple law enforcement agencies responded to three separate reports of armed robberies in the area between 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The first report was on the 1000 block of County Road 10 in Spring Lake Park, the second was near Able Street Northeast and 87th Lane Northeast in Blaine and the third was on the 1100 block of 95th Avenue Northeast, also in Blaine. Descriptions from witnesses about the suspects, their vehicle and weapon (a shotgun or rifle) tied all three crimes together.

11/08/2013

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Another Charged For Allegedly Photographing Boys At YMCA

Phone calls from a man accused of photographing boys as they dressed in a YMCA locker room led to charges Friday for a Columbus, Minn., man who allegedly did the same thing.

03/22/2013

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Police: Man Took Pictures Of Boys Changing At YMCA

A 53-year-old Coon Rapids is accused of taking pictures of young boys while they were changing at area YMCAs in the north Twin Cities metro, according to police.

03/04/2013

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Hill-Murray Football Coach Arrested For Soliciting Prostitution

A 54-year-old Woodbury man who is the head football coach at a Twin Cities Catholic high school was arrested this week for soliciting prostitution, authorities say.

02/22/2013

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Man Gets 120 Days For Forcing Girl, 12, To Run In Diaper

A 35-year-old Fridley man was sentenced Tuesday to 120 days in jail for forcing his girlfriend’s 12-year-old daughter to run outside in a diaper is a punishment.

12/05/2012

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Mom Gets 90 Days For Forcing Daughter, 12, To Run In Diaper

A Minnesota mom who wanted to punish her daughter for bad grades found out her punishment on Wednesday at the Anoka County Courthouse.

11/14/2012

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Good Question: What’s Life Like In Solitary Confinement?

In Colorado, accused movie theater killer James Holmes is in solitary confinement in a county jail. In Wisconsin, the father who’s accused of killing his three daughters, Aaron Schaffhausen, is also being kept away from other inmates.

07/24/2012

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Police: Vikings Player Arrested After Birthday Party Beating

A Minnesota Vikings running back is in jail after he allegedly beat up a 22-year-old man early Saturday morning at a birthday party in Oak Grove.

04/28/2012

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Anoka Co. Corrections Officer Accused Of Groping Inmate

A 57-year-old man who was a correctional officer at the Anoka County Jail is accused of touching an inmate inappropriately, according to charges filed Thursday in Anoka County Court.

03/15/2012

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Man Rides Rims In Police Chase From Wis. To Minn.

A man who told police he was high on meth is locked up the Chisago County Jail after a two-state police chase that lasted for more than an hour Tuesday night.

09/28/2011