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Public Helps Search For Real-Life Wedding Crashers

Police know who they are looking for, but just haven’t found them yet. Three people are believed to have stolen the card boxes from two different wedding receptions.

08/05/2013

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Police Ask For Help Finding Wedding Crashers

Investigators are looking for the public’s help in finding three people believed to be wedding day thieves. Video surveillance gave police a good look at the two people who invited themselves to Jesse and Jill Goembel’s special day at Edinburgh Country Club in Brooklyn Park.

08/02/2013

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Sketch Released Of Double Sexual Assault Suspect

Police in Brooklyn Center have released a sketch of the suspect involved in two sexual assaults Thursday morning.

08/02/2013

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Brooklyn Park, Ham Lake ‘Wedding Crasher’ Theft Suspects ID’d

Three suspects accused of stealing checks, cash and gift cards while crashing a wedding reception have been identified by police.

08/02/2013

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Police Looking For Suspect After Sex Assaults In North Metro

Police need help catching the man who apparently worked with an accomplice when he broke into two homes Thursday morning and sexually assaulted the women inside.

08/01/2013

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Have Wedding-Crasher Thieves Struck Again?

Police are trying to figure out if wedding crashers who swiped a gift box on Sunday have struck again. Police say an uninvited couple walked in to a wedding reception at Edinburgh Golf Club in Brooklyn Park. Security cameras rolled as the man walked out with a box filled with the couple’s gift cards and cash. The same thing happened 13 miles away on Saturday at Majestic Oaks Golf Club in Ham Lake.

07/22/2013

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Brooklyn Park Firefighters Give Big, Red Gift To Liberian Counterparts

After years of war and destruction, the African country of Liberia is getting back on its feet.

07/19/2013

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Brooklyn Park Man Charged With Soliciting Teenage Prostitute

A Brooklyn Park man is charged with one count of prostitution involving a 16-year-old who was pulled in to prostitution by a fellow Hopkins High School cheerleader. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, 27-year-old Oladipupo Ademola Legunsen is accused of soliciting sex from a high school sophomore on March 6, which he saw posted in an ad on Backpages.com. The victim was allegedly solicited by 18-year-old Montia Marie Parker of Maple Grove, who knew the victim from the cheerleading team at Hopkins High, where she was a senior.

07/05/2013

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Companies Replanting Trees After Thousands Fall To Storms

Last weekend’s storms brought on the biggest power outage ever for Xcel Energy. The company has had a hard time getting all the power restored because of the thousands of trees that fell due to rain and wind.

06/25/2013

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Man Allegedly Steals Car, Flips It, Hides From Cops In Bathtub

A Brooklyn Park man allegedly stole a car from a St. Paul repair shop that he frequents, crashed and flipped it, then fled the scene early Thursday evening. According to St. Paul Police Sgt. Paul Paulos, 20-year-old Mario Zacate allegedly stole a 1996 Honda Accord from Tires & More auto shop at 847 White Bear Ave N. in St. Paul. After driving two miles, Zacate ran a stop sign while traveling south on Cypress Street

06/21/2013

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Charges Filed Against Accused Brooklyn Park Baby Kidnapper

The Hennepin County Attorney filed charges against a Twin Cities woman accused of kidnapping her friend’s baby. Thalia Tonice Benson, 34, faces one felony count of kidnapping in connection to the Tuesday incident.

06/20/2013

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Missing Baby In Brooklyn Park Found; 2 Arrested

A man and woman have been arrested after a missing 2-month-old boy was found in St. Paul Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

06/18/2013

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Xcel: More Than 9,000 Customers Lost Power In NW Metro

More than 9,000 customers in suburbs northwest of Minneapolis lost power for a few hours Wednesday evening, according to Xcel Energy. The 9,100 customers affected were in Osseo, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Coon Rapids and Maple Grove. The power went out around 5:30 p.m. and came back around 9:45 p.m.

06/05/2013

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Police: Hopkins Cheerleader Used Teammate As A Prostitute

An 18-year-old Hopkins High School senior cheerleader allegedly used her sophomore teammate as a prostitute, according to a criminal complaint filed in Hennepin County. Montia Marie Parker, 18, of Maple Grove was arrested on one count of second-degree felony sex trafficking, and one count of felony solicitation, inducement and promotion of prostitution.

06/04/2013

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Elk River Woman Killed In Highway 169 Crash

Authorities said a 63-year-old Elk River woman was killed in a crash involving a motorcycle Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn Park. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim Monday as Louise J. Moyer.

06/03/2013

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