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Prosecutors File Motion For Gag Order In Cop Asssault Case

Prosecutors who’ve charged Minneapolis cop, Sgt. David Clifford, with first-degree assault want his lawyer to stop speaking publicly about the case.

07/19/2012

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Cops: Jane Doe Breaks Into Home, Puts Up Blinds, Refuses To Cooperate

Investigators in Fridley say they need help solving one of the most bizarre cases they’ve ever seen. Police say they arrested a woman who refuses to tell them who she is.

07/13/2012

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Centerville Lake Drowning Victim ID’d

A 31-year-old man’a body was recovered from Centerville Lake on Monday afternoon. Thai Vang was last seen trying to swim through weeds after his canoe capsized on Sunday.

07/02/2012

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Fmr. Blaine Coach Pleads Guilty To Criminal Sexual Conduct

A 20-year-old former high school basketball coach has pleaded guilty to engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

06/25/2012

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Columbia Heights Man Sentenced For Knife Assault On Girlfriend

A Columbia Heights man was sentenced to 163 months in prison for attempted murder. Antonio Robinson, 39, pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the second-degree from a knife attack on his girlfriend on February 19, 2012.

06/04/2012

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Charges: Grandma Shoplifter Learned From TV Show ‘Cops’

Taking tips from the show “Cops,” an Anoka woman allegedly stole groceries and other items from a Kmart so that she could bake with her grandson, according to a complaint filed in Anoka County.

05/30/2012

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Man Accused In Kidnap, Assault Located In Anoka Co.

A fugitive accused in Pope County of kidnapping and beating his ex-girlfriend has been arrested in Anoka County.

05/23/2012

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Authorities: Man Who Kidnapped Ex-Girlfriend Found

Authorities have found the Mounds View man who allegedly kidnapped his former girlfriend last week.

05/22/2012

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Cyber Crime Conference Helping Authorities Solve Crime In Digital Age

For decades, police could only use old gumshoe and physical evidence to solve most crimes. Then the laboratory breakthrough of DNA evidence was added to the detective’s arsenals. But it was only in the mid-2000s that police forensics entered the digital age, ushering in a new era as fingerprints turned electronic.

05/17/2012

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Champlin Man, 20, Dead After Car Broadsided In Anoka County

A 20-year-old Champlin man was killed and two others were injured in a broadside crash in Anoka County Friday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

05/04/2012

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Vikes Player Arrested In Beating Released From Jail, Team

The Minnesota Vikings player accused of brutally beating a man over the weekend has been released from jail. Soon after, the Vikings announced he was waived from their roster.

05/01/2012

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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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9-Year-Old Boy Killed In Dirt Bike Accident

A nine-year-old boy who was dirt biking was found dead Friday evening in a trail area of Oak Grove, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.

04/20/2012

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Man Charged With Stomping On Pregnant Ex’s Stomach

A 28-year-old man has been charged with stomping on his pregnant ex-girlfriend’s stomach in an attempt to kill her unborn child.

04/17/2012

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Officials Blame Smoking For High Cancer Rate, Residents Aren’t Convinced

New numbers are raising questions about cancer in one Twin Cities suburb.

04/16/2012

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County Sheriffs: Dramatic Increase In Heroin-Related Deaths

The number of heroin-related deaths has increased dramatically, according to Hennepin County officials.

04/11/2012

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Possible Sexual Assault At Juvenile Facility Investigated

Authorities are looking into the possibility that an inmate was sexually assaulted by a corrections officer at a juvenile detention facility.

04/10/2012

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Ex-Coon Rapids Cop Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Child

A 61-year-old former Coon Rapids police officer has been sentenced to prison for the sexual assault of a child between 1984 and 1987, according to the Anoka County Attorney’s Office.

03/30/2012

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Man Gets 12 Years In Prison For Assaulting His Dad

An Anoka County judge sentenced a 35-year-old man to 12 years in prison for beating up his 81-year-old father and threatening him with a handgun, authorities said.

03/30/2012

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Couple Arrested, Woman Accused Of Throwing Puppies

Police in Anoka County say a man was arrested for punching his girlfriend, who retaliated by throwing 1-week-old puppies at him. Both are in the Anoka County Jail, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

03/29/2012

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Man Suffers Severe Injuries After Trying To Break Up Fight

A Twin Cities family says it’ll take a miracle for their son to survive a devastating blow to the head.

03/26/2012

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Students Help Build Energy-Efficient, Affordable Home

On the corner of Bluebird Street and Andover Boulevard in Andover sits a new home awaiting a new family.

03/26/2012

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Huge Tire Pile Concerns Andover Authorities

There are more than 11,000 cubic yards of the shredded tires waiting to be used as light weight fill to strengthen soggy soils under a shifting Hanson Boulevard in Andover.

01/31/2012

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Authorities ID Man Who Died In Anoka Fire

Authorities have identified the man who died in an apartment fire in Anoka early Saturday morning.

01/08/2012

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Resident Pistol-Whipped In Lexington Break-In

Police are looking for four men involved in a violent break-in in Lexington.

01/06/2012

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