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River Falls Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Girlfriend

A River Falls man is accused of trying to kill his girlfriend by strangling, punching and biting her. Twenty-three-year-old Benjamin Force is being held on $100,000 bail in St. Croix County. He’s charged with six felonies, including attempted first-degree intentional homicide and mayhem.

03/13/2015

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Woman Recovering From Attack At LRT Station

A woman is recovering this morning after being beaten and robbed near a light rail stop. Bri, who didn’t want WCCO to use her last name, still has a bloody face from the attack that left her with stitches.

03/13/2015

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Two Officers Hurt In Fight At St. Cloud Children’s Home

Two police officers were injured in St. Cloud Thursday evening after responding to a report of a fight involving about nine adolescents at the St. Cloud Children’s Home, according to a report from the police department.

03/06/2015

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No Jail Time For Fmr. Gophers QB In Mankato Bar Brawl

Former University of Minnesota football player Philip Nelson will not serve any jail time following a fight outside a Mankato bar last May. Nelson heard his sentence before a packed courtroom in Blue Earth County Monday.

03/02/2015

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Man Says He Smoked PCP, Played ‘GTA’ Before Shooting At Ex-GF

A Minneapolis man is charged with attempted murder, assault and burglary after allegedly shooting at his ex-girlfriend and then pointing his weapon at police. Thirty-seven-year-old Major James Moore was charged Friday with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault and first-degree burglary.

02/20/2015

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Police: 1 Arrested, 1 At Large After St. Cloud Assault

One man was arrested and another is at large after they allegedly assaulted a man and struck him with a vehicle Monday night in St. Cloud, according to police.

02/11/2015

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Man Accused Of Punching Baby After Mother Wouldn’t Sleep With Him

A Minneapolis man faces charges after allegedly punching a woman’s 3-month-old baby when the woman refused to have sex with him. According to charges filed in Hennepin County, 23-year-old Richard Quinn Copeland was invited to the woman’s apartment to socialize last December.

02/06/2015

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Jury Awards $13.5M To Family In Day Care Assault

A jury in Hennepin County has awarded more than $13 million to the family of a young boy who was beaten and sexually assaulted at a child care center at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 2008. A lawyer for the family says the boy, then 3 years old, was dropped off at Kids Quest where he was approached by a 9-year-old boy.

02/03/2015

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Police: Suspect Arrested In Brooklyn Center Homicide

Authorities said a suspect is in custody in connection with the Jan. 31 death of a man after an assault at a Brooklyn Center motel.

02/02/2015

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Suspect Held In St. Paul Skyway Assault

A man is now in custody in connection with a brutal attack inside a St. Paul skyway last week. St. Paul police arrested 28-year-old Michael J. Jackson in connection with the assaults. Victim Tom Klein says he was walking with friends through the Bremer Tower skyway when his 59-year-old friend and co-worker jumped on his back as a joke.

01/30/2015

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2 Men Injured In St. Paul Skyway Assault

A St. Paul man says he and a friend were attacked as they walked through the downtown St. Paul skyway last week. Tom Klein’s tooth punctured his cheek in the attack, and his 59-year-old friend and co-worker — who uses a cane — suffered a broken wrist.

01/28/2015

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‘Saved By The Bell’ Actor Pleads Not Guilty In Bar Fight

The actor who played Screech in the 1990s TV show “Saved by the Bell” has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a bar fight in southeastern Wisconsin. Dustin Diamond and his fiancee, Amanda Schutz, appeared in Ozaukee County Circuit Court Thursday morning on charges stemming from Christmas Day scuffle at a bar in Port Washington.

01/22/2015

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WCCO’s Mike Max Goes 1-On-1 With Former Gophers QB Philip Nelson

A fight in Mankato that lasted only a few seconds changed three young lives forever. One person is struggling to walk and talk because of his injuries. Two others face the possibility of prison. One of them is former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson.

01/19/2015

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Prosecution Expert: Kick Was Minor Factor In Player’s Injury

A prosecution expert says a kick by former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson probably did not cause the critical brain injury suffered by former Minnesota State, Mankato, player Isaac Kolstad.

01/09/2015

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Man, 42, Charged In Fridley Standoff; Bail Set At $3M

A 42-year-old man is facing multiple charges of assault in connection to a Fridley standoff on Dec. 30, 2014, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

01/09/2015

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Day Care Worker Dies Following Roseville Park Assault

A 28-year-old day care worker who was assaulted last month has died of his injuries, according to the Roseville Police Department. On Dec. 22, Ismail Jama was believed to have gone into Autumn Grove Park alone, where he was attacked by the tennis courts.

01/09/2015

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Day Care Worker In Critical Condition After Roseville Park Assault

The Roseville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding the person or people responsible for the violent assault of a 28-year-old Roseville man. Ismail Jama was found in a drainage pond ditch at Autumn Grove Park in Roseville on Christmas Eve.

01/02/2015

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Suspect In Deathly Eastern ND Assault Arrested

The suspect in a deathly assault in eastern North Dakota in November has been arrested on a manslaughter charge. Lt. Joel Vettel with the Fargo Police Department says the male suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Nov. 26 assault that led to the death of 54-year-old Mario Perez.

12/31/2014

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Man Charged With Punching 1-Year-Old Son To Death

A Brooklyn Park man has been charged in the beating death of his 1-year-old son.

12/12/2014

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Man Suspected In Baby’s Death Arrested

Authorities say a man suspected of assaulting a 1-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park, who later died from his injuries, is in police custody. Brooklyn Park Police say 23-year-old Reggie Delaney Harper is accused of assaulting Kazerion Harper earlier this week. Police say they believe Harper is the boy’s father.

12/11/2014

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Police: Suspect Sought In Assault, Death Of 1-Year-Old Boy

Police are looking for a 23-year-old man after a 1-year-old boy died of an apparent assault on Tuesday. Brooklyn Park Police were called just before 8:30 p.m. to the 2100 block of 74th Ct. North on a report of a 1-year-old boy not breathing.

12/10/2014

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Gophers G Daquein McNeil Charged With Assault

Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil has been charged with two felony counts of assault. The 20-year-old McNeil was charged Wednesday and was being held in the Hennepin County jail.

11/26/2014

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Father Pleads Guilty In Crash That Paralyzed Daughter

A Brooklyn Park man pleaded guilty Thursday in a car crash that left his teenage daughter paralyzed.

11/21/2014

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Sheriff: Man Arrested For Attacking Woman With Hammer

Authorities say a man was arrested Thursday for allegedly attacking a woman with a hammer in an incident north of the Twin Cities. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 7200 block of Camp Three Road in Columbus on a report of an assault.

11/20/2014

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Patient Who Helped Nurses During Attack Reacts To Surveillance Video

Surveillance video shows metro nurses scrambling to get away from a man wielding a metal bar. A patient, 68-year-old Charles Logan, first swings a bar through the nurse’s station.

11/06/2014

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