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Officials: More Than 65 Heroin Distributors Charged Or Arrested In Bust Operation

State and federal officials announced Thursday that more than 65 heroin distributors have been arrested and/or charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota as part of a crackdown called “Operation Exile.”

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Deputy Shot In Norman County, Suspect Arrested

The vest of northern Minnesota sheriff’s deputy caught a bullet for him Tuesday morning, officials say, when he was shot in the back by the older brother of the teenager he was arresting.

04/15/2014

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Mom Seeking Tougher Bond Laws As She Waits For Charges In Daughter’s Death

It’s been six months since 20-year-old Anarae Schunk of Burnsville went missing and was later found dead in southern Minnesota.

03/21/2014

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Dayton Rejects Police Chief’s Misconduct Investigation Plan

Gov. Mark Dayton says the state will not cooperate with Minneapolis police to investigate police misconduct. That’s after the Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced the plan Wednesday, after months of consultation with the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).

12/19/2013

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BCA Project Identifies Victim In 20-Year-Old Cold Case

For the first time, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s lab matched unidentified remains to reopen a cold case. And the family of Pearline Walton finally has some answers to the questions they’ve been asking since she went missing from Minneapolis 20 years ago.

11/07/2013

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BCA Expert Explains In Court Where Blood Was Found In Trevino House

More than a hundred photos presented in court Tuesday showed evidence of blood throughout a St. Paul home at the center of the Jeffery Trevino murder trial.

09/24/2013

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Father Arrested After Kidnapping 2 Daughters

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has canceled a missing person alert after two sisters taken from a Florida home by their father were located. On Thursday, officers with Citrus County in Florida reported that the two girls and their father had been located in Montana.

09/19/2013

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Missing Wirt Woman Found Safe In Woods

A 79-year-old woman was found safe in northern Minnesota after having been gone from her home for about a day.

07/31/2013

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BCA Report: Minn. Saw Slight Rise In Serious Crime In 2012

There was a slight rise in serious crime documented in Minnesota in 2012, according to a report released Monday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).

07/08/2013

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BCA Warns Parents About New Video Sharing Apps

It’s never been easier to upload a video to the Internet. There’s YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo just to name a few options. Now, Instagram has joined the community as did Twitter with Vine.

07/02/2013

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BCA Investigating After SWAT Team Sniper Fatally Shoots Suspect In Standoff

Authorities are investigating after a SWAT team sniper fatally shot a man Wednesday in rural Beltrami County during a standoff situation. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating the shooting, which happened after 4:30 p.m. at a house on the 9200 block of Spencer Road in Liberty Township.

06/27/2013

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BCA Working To Match Missing With 100s Of Bones

Granite gravestones mark the lives once lived — people remembered, cherished and loved. But this simple and traditional final dignity is not afforded to Minnesota’s missing persons.

05/29/2013

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Crime Alert Canceled After Duluth Boy Found

A crime alert was canceled within hours of being issued Monday after a Duluth boy went missing.

05/06/2013

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Burnsville Police, BCA Investigate Human Remains

Authorities are investigating the discovery of human remains that were found in a Burnsville park.

04/14/2013

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Charges: Cop Allegedly Videotaped Minor Undressing

A Itasca County Sheriff’s Office deputy was charged Wednesday for allegedly recording video of a 17-year-old girl undressing in a bathroom on a county-issued smartphone.

03/06/2013

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