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Mpls. Police Union Files Grievances Over 2 Officer FiringsFor the second time in less than a week, we are learning of a Minneapolis police officer who has been fired -- and the department will not say why. Officer Blayne Lehner, the subject of a police brutality lawsuit in federal court, was let go last Friday.
Fmr. Timberwolves Player Fired By Minnetonka High After Assault AccusationA former Minnesota Timberwolves player is now a former basketball coach at Minnetonka High School. Chris Carr was terminated by the Minnetonka School Board on Jan. 7 following an incident where he was accused of forcefully grabbing a student.
Man Gets 30 Years For Kidnap, Assault At Red Lake ReservationA man convicted of kidnapping and a brutal assault on the Red Lake Indian Reservation has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison. Darrell Lussier was earlier found guilty of causing traumatic brain injuries, broken bones and other injuries to three people at the home of one of the victims on the reservation in February 2015.
Mpls. Teen Faces Felony Assault Charge For Principal AttackAn 18-year-old Minneapolis student faces assault charges after allegedly attacking her school principal last month, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Lashawnte Simone Bright was charged Wednesday in a juvenile petition with a count of third-degree assault and a count of fourth-degree assault on a school official.
DOJ Now Has Criminal Jurisdiction On Mille Lacs ReservationThe United States Federal Government will now assume criminal jurisdiction over the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe's reservation in central Minnesota, according to the Department of Justice. The Mille Lacs Reservation becomes only the second in the U.S. to have had their request for concurrent jurisdiction granted by the DOJ -- the first being the White Earth Reservation in northeastern Minnesota.
Sheriff: 1 Hurt, 1 Arrested In Stearns County StabbingA 38-year-old man was injured and a 41-year-old man was arrested after a stabbing in central Minnesota early Tuesday morning, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded at about 1:35 a.m. to a domestic disturbance in the city of Belgrade, which is northwest of Paynesville.
Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder, Assault In Burnsville StabbingA 38-year-old Burnsville man was found guilty Monday of four charges in the June 2015 stabbing of his ex-girlfriend and the attempted stabbing of her 14-year-old daughter.
Dad Charged In Severe Beating Of 20-Month-Old DaughterA Minneapolis father has been charged in the severe beating of his 20-month-old daughter, which left her with brain injuries. Ticortier Collins is charged with first-degree assault. Investigators say he beat his daughter so badly that she also has a lacerated spleen, rib and pelvic fractures.
Maplewood Police Arrest Woman In Connection With Home InvasionA Minneapolis woman has been arrested in connection with a Maplewood home invasion last week. Shonice Lacyra Harmon, 23, was arrested on an aggravated robbery charge in connection to her role in the home invasion.
Suspect In Violent Maplewood Home Invasion Charged With FraudThe man arrested in connection with the armed invasion of a 75-year-old woman's residence has been charged with fraud. Deandre Vershawn Wims was charged with one count of financial transaction fraud, according to the Ramsey County Attorney's Office.
Police: 1 Arrested In Connection With Maplewood Home InvasionTips from the public helped Maplewood police catch one of three people wanted in connection with a home invasion. The crime took place Saturday afternoon at Carefree Cottages in Maplewood.
Good Samaritans Help Nab Suspect Who Assaulted Pregnant WomanA woman expecting a child any day now was shown no mercy by a man now behind bars thanks to two good Samaritans who helped police quickly track the suspect down.

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