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In Wake Of Shootings, More Security Coming To State Capitol

Minnesota is one of 14 states that allow handguns in its State Capitol building. State officials are taking a fresh look at security after mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., and the Navy Yard in DC, after getting the results of a nationwide survey of capitols.

11/05/2013

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Shakopee Shooting Victim ID’d

Authorities have released the name of a man who was fatally shot in Shakopee. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office identified the victim Thursday as 32-year-old Aaron James Moran of Shakopee. The medical examiner says Moran died of multiple gunshot wounds.

10/24/2013

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U Of M Area On Alert After Recent Gunpoint Robberies

A string of armed robberies near the University of Minnesota has police urging students to pay close attention to their surroundings, especially in the nearby neighborhoods of Dinkytown and Marcy Holmes.
U of M police issued a crime alert on Monday, describing two robberies that took place close to campus over the weekend. Investigators said they appear to be similar to four other robberies that happened in the past month — those were also close to the U. Some of the victims are students and some aren’t.

09/17/2013

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Police: Man ‘Openly’ Carrying Guns Near Wis. School Arrested

Police arrested a 23-year-old Somerset man after he was spotted openly carrying two firearms within 1,000 feet of Somerset Middle School.

07/24/2013

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Police: Armed, Dangerous Man In Faribault Arrested

The hunt for a man said to be “armed and dangerous” is over.

04/21/2013

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Shoe Store Armed Robber Indicted

A 41-year-old Fridley man was indicted Wednesday in federal court in connection with the armed robbery of two Twin Cities-area shoe stores back in early January.

02/06/2013

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Man Arrested After 2-Hour Standoff With Police

One man is in custody after a standoff with police.

01/13/2013

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Police Quickly Apprehend Blaine Bank Robbery Suspect

A 55-year-old Blaine man is accused of robbing a Blaine bank Saturday morning, police say.

11/17/2012

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Minneapolis BNC Bank Robber Charged

A 43-year-old man accused of robbing the BNC Bank in Minneapolis, armed with a gun, has been charged.

04/10/2012

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Man Sentenced For Role In Fargo Armed Robberies

A man accused of robbing a Fargo convenience store and a liquor store at gunpoint last fall has been sentenced to serve two years in prison and three years on probation.

04/10/2012

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Rochester Man Charged For Robbing 3 McDonald’s

A 24-year-old Rochester man is charged in connection with three armed robberies of local McDonald’s restaurants.

09/12/2011

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Police Look For 3 In St. Cloud Armed Robbery

St. Cloud Police said a female clerk was working alone at a gas station when three men walked in with guns and robbed the place Tuesday night.

05/04/2011

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Police Think 3 More Crimes Linked To Mpls. Robbers

Minneapolis Police think the people responsible for three business robberies on the city’s south side over the weekend may now be involved in as many as six robberies.

01/19/2011