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2 Minn. Airports Get Delays In Tower Closures

The director of the St. Cloud Regional Airport is welcoming the federal government’s decision to delay the closures of 149 airport control towers nationwide, including two in Minnesota.

04/05/2013

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Mom Charged In Drunken Crash That Cost Daughter Her Finger

A 27-year-old mother has been charged with four criminal counts of criminal vehicular operation after a crash investigators say happened while she was driving drunk.

03/26/2013

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Chiropractic Office Worker Accused Of Swindling $112K

A woman who worked at an Anoka County chiropractic office is accused of stealing at least $112,000 from her workplace and depositing it in her own accounts.

03/14/2013

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Charges: Snow Plow Driver On Meth Steals Truck, Crashes It, & Breaks Into Home

A snow plow driver allegedly on meth crashed a stolen truck with a plow on it, broke into a nearby home, and told the homeowner, “It’s a chase” before police ended up catching him on foot close by.

02/15/2013

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Anoka County Gun Permit Numbers Soar

Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control has been a big part of the political conversation in the country.

01/14/2013

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Andover Man Sentenced For Killing Girlfriend’s Son

An Andover man was sentenced Friday to more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to unintentionally killing his girlfriend’s young son in September of 2011, court documents show.

01/11/2013

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New Taxi Squad Announced For New Year’s Eve

There have been no drunk driving deaths in the state for the last four years on New Year’s Eve. Police are hoping tonight becomes a fifth in a row.

12/31/2012

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Taxi Squad To Remind Motorists To Choose Safe Ride

Authorities in Anoka County are rolling out a new campaign to curb drinking and driving.

12/30/2012

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Missing Woman’s Family Talks About Suspect, Christmas Without Her

Danielle Jelinek’s mother and sister talked to WCCO about the prime suspect in her December 9 disappearance, as well as how they’re coping with the possibility of not having Danielle home for Christmas.

12/22/2012

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16-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed In Anoka Identified

A 16-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday evening as she ran across Highway 10 in Anoka. The girl’s identity has not yet been released.

11/27/2012

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Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Anoka

A woman was struck and killed by a motor vehicle Monday evening as she ran across Highway 10 in Anoka.

11/26/2012

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Rash Of Fatal Accidents On Anoka County’s Viking Boulevard

A two-mile stretch of Viking Boulevard in East Bethel has claimed an unusually high number of lives this year. Now, the popular and well-traveled county road has law enforcement troubled and families grieving.

11/21/2012

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Cops: Husband, Wife Forge $24,000 Money Order For Jewelry

A 61-year-old man and his 21-year-old wife, both of Gheen, Minn., were arrested for purchasing nearly $25,000 in jewelry from an Anoka jeweler on layaway with a fraudulent money order, authorities say.

11/07/2012

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Police: Blaine Woman, 71, Hit By Car, Killed

Police are investigating the death of a 71-year-old pedestrian late Friday in Coon Rapids.

11/03/2012

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Police Say Erratic Driver Hid Meth, Pipe Inside Herself

A woman who Centennial Lakes Police pulled over for driving erratically has been charged after a drug-sniffing dog found methamphetamine hidden inside the woman’s body.

10/09/2012

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Man Allegedly Led Cops On 70 MPH Chase On Stolen Dirt Bike

A St. Francis man is accused of leading police officers on a 70 mile-per-hour chase through a residential area on a stolen dirt bike. An officer parked along County Road 22 in Oak Grove heard a racing engine and saw a man speed by in a dirt bike on Sept. 25 at about 9:30 a.m.

10/03/2012

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2 Pedestrians Struck, Killed By Car On Highway 10

Two people are dead after police say they crossed Highway 10 and were struck by a vehicle.

09/02/2012

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Former Viking Caleb King Charged With Assault

Former Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King is charged with assault for allegedly punching a man outside a birthday party last April. King is charged in Anoka County with third- and fifth-degree assault.

08/10/2012

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Man Charged With Faking Profiles Using Ex’s Nude Pics

A 20-year-old man has been charged with making fake profiles on social networking sites using nude photos of his ex-girlfriend.

07/31/2012

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Anoka County’s ‘Jane Doe’ Identified

A woman who police say refused to give fingerprints or identify herself has been identified, according to a criminal complaint.

07/29/2012

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7 Injured In Blaine Crash, 1 Airlifted From Scene

Authorities in Anoka County say that as many as six people were injured in a Thursday afternoon accident in the Blaine area.

07/26/2012

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Authorities Hope DNA Evidence Will Crack 1987 Case

The Anoka County sheriff’s department is hoping new DNA evidence will help crack a cold case that’s nearly 25 years old.

07/24/2012

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DNA Evidence Might Help Solve Anoka Cold Case

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Department is hoping new DNA evidence will help them crack a cold case from the 1980s.

07/23/2012

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Anoka County Sheriff To Discuss 1987 Cold Case Murder

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office will hold a press conference Monday to discuss developments in a cold case murder from 1987.

07/23/2012

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Patrol: 4 Injured In Lino Lakes Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol is on scene for a multiple vehicle crash with serious injuries in Lino Lakes Thursday afternoon.

07/19/2012

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