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Ramsey Man Kills Himself 2 Days Before Child Sex Abuse Trial

A 46-year-old Ramsey man accused of sexually abusing several children in the north Twin Cities metro committed suicide Saturday, according to authorities. His trial was scheduled to begin Monday.

04/28/2015

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Minnesota United Head Coach, Owner Talk Soccer Ahead Of Season Opener

WCCO’s David McCoy spoke to the team’s owner and head coach ahead of Saturday’s game to talk about the recent buzz around soccer in Minnesota.

04/25/2015

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St. Francis Man Charged After Burglary, High-Speed Police Chase

A Saint Francis man was formerly charged Friday for taking police on a high-speed chase after an alleged burglary – injuring several people in the process. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, was charged by the Anoka County Attorney’s office with second-degree burglary and fleeing a police officer.

04/17/2015

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Charges Expected In Andover Police Chase

Charges are expected Thursday after a police pursuit ended in Andover with multiple crashes Wednesday. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, is suspected of breaking into a home in Blaine Wednesday afternoon.

04/16/2015

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Friends Organize Benefit For Mom Who Had Stroke After Giving Birth

What was supposed to be one of the happiest times in a mother’s life turned into a struggle for survival. On February 23, Leia Arntson-Bacig gave birth to her daughter Ripley. Eight days later, Leia suffered a stroke and had severe bleeding in her brain. She was put in a medically-induced coma.

04/14/2015

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Blaine Bank Teller Helps Uncover Multi-State Theft Ring

An alert bank teller in Blaine is getting credit for tipping police to a suspected identity theft ring.

04/02/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Ejaculating Into Co-Worker’s Coffee

A 34-year-old Blaine man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge accusing him of ejaculating on a co-worker’s desk and in her coffee.

04/02/2015

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Blaine Dog Who Survived Being Hit By Train Dies After Surgery

Chase, the dog from Blaine who survived being hit by a train this past weekend, passed away after surgery Tuesday evening.

03/31/2015

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Police Cleverly Corral Horse Near Metro Highway

Police in the north metro had to think outside the box Wednesday morning when they found themselves trying to wrangle up a horse that got loose.

03/18/2015

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Cyclists Efforts Work, Velodrome In Blaine Will Stay Open

An effort to save Minnesota’s only outdoor bicycle race track has worked. The National Sports Center in Blaine says it will re-open the Veldrome sometime in May.

03/17/2015

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Woman Seriously Hurt In Blaine House Fire

Fire officials in the north metro say a woman suffered serious injuries Tuesday night after a home she was in became engulfed in flames.

02/25/2015

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Prep Blog: State Dance Competition Highlights Weekend Sports

The state’s best ski teams, both downhill and cross country, are at Giant’s Ridge in Biwabik this week for their perspective state tournaments. This weekend, the best dance teams in Minnesota hit Target Center in Minneapolis to determine the best high kick and jazz programs in three classes in the state..

02/12/2015

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Valentine’s Day Dinner Dates Around The Metro

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, which means many people are thinking about an upcoming date. Nearly one in three couples plans to celebrate the day with a night out on the town, which more than likely includes dinner.

02/11/2015

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Minnesota ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Co-Contestants Become Fast Friends

Minnesota was well-represented in one of the first Wheel of Fortune episodes this year.

Brandon Kimbler of Blaine and Deb Tharaldson of Brooklyn Park somehow ended up on the exact same episode.

02/05/2015

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Charges: Blaine Man Threatens Daughter’s Boyfriend With Shovel

A Blaine man is facing charges after allegedly attempting to attack his daughter’s boyfriend with a shovel last month. Todd Martin Rathbun, 50, has been charged with one count of terroristic threats.

02/05/2015

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Brooklyn Park Man Charged In Break-In, Shooting In Blaine

A Brooklyn Park man has been charged in connection with a police-involved shooting that occurred in Blaine last week.

02/02/2015

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Brooklyn Park Man Faces Charges In Break-In, Shooting In Blaine

A Brooklyn Park man is facing charges in connection with a police-involved shooting that occurred in Blaine last week. Lamar Allen Sullivan-Armstrong, 29, is facing multiple burglary and assault charges after allegedly breaking into a home in Blaine. He appeared in court Friday.

01/30/2015

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Suspect, Officers Identified In Blaine Shooting

Authorities have released the identities of the suspect and police officers involved in a shooting in Blaine Thursday morning.

01/23/2015

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Blaine Police: Knife-Wielding Intruder Shot, Injured By Cops

Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Blaine Thursday morning, according to Blaine police. The incident occurred in the 100 block of 92nd Avenue near University Avenue, just south of Highway 10.

01/22/2015

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Prep Blog: Girls Hockey Tournament Highlights Weekend Match-Ups

This week, South St. Paul is hosting a girls hockey tournament with some traditionally strong programs. There’s also The Clash National Duals in Rochester, which features Minnesota’s top high school wrestling programs as well as some of the top programs from around the country.

01/02/2015

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Authorities: Blaine Man Dies After Altercation Outside VFW

An apparent altercation outside a VFW in western Minnesota has claimed the life of a Blaine man. Bradley Friesen, 43, was living in Thief Rivier Falls studying for a career change. But on Dec. 17, 2014, prosecutors say he was knocked unconscious outside the local VFW. He died five days later.

12/28/2014

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Firefighters Tackle Christmas Garage Fire in Blaine

Firefighters spent part of their Christmas battling a fire in Blaine.

12/25/2014

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Board Rejects Plan To Keep Blaine’s Velodrome Open

The likelihood that Minnesota will lose its only race track for bicyclists is one step closer to reality. The Velodrome at the National Sports Center in Blaine opened 25 years ago, and currently needs some costly repairs.

12/19/2014

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Cyclists Pledge To ‘Save The Velodrome’ In Blaine

Minnesota cyclists are trying to save an aging track that’s in need of repair. The National Sports Center Velodrome has hosted several national championships, along with the 1992 Olympic trials. But the years have taken their toll on the outdoor track. When it first opened, engineers estimated it would last about 20 years in Minnesota’s harsh climate. That was 25 years ago.

12/15/2014

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Best Holiday Markets In Minnesota

Ring in the holidays with fun, décor and gifts at these festive markets.

12/15/2014

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