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Former Teacher Convicted Of Having Sex With Student

A former teacher and coach at Cretin-Derham Hall will have to register as a sex offender and pay a $300 fine after being convicted of having sex with a former student.


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Crime Notes: Hopkins Squad Hit

Two Hopkins police officers were slightly hurt Monday morning when an unlicensed driver rear-ended their squad on a traffic stop.


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Woman Accused Of Stealing Purse From Church

Hopkins police are looking for a woman they say stole a volunteer’s purse from a local church office and went on a $3,000 spending spree.


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A Closer Look At The Dangers State Troopers Face

As tough as this winter’s been on Minnesota citizens, it’s been especially rough on the Minnesota State Patrol. So far this winter, more than 30 troopers have been hurt responding to calls.


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Crime Notes: Wally The Beer Man Trial Update

Wally the Beer Man’s case is now in the hands of a Hennepin County jury.


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Jury Selection Begins For Wally The Beer Man’s Trial

The trial began Wednesday for Wally “The Beer Man” McNeil and another vendor accused of selling beer to an underage police decoy at Target Field.


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Crime Notes: Wally The Beer Man’s Trial

The jury selection process has begun in the trial of Wally “The Beer Man” McNeil and his co-defendant Ed Stepnick.


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Crime Notes: Beginning My 35th Year At WCCO-TV

Thirty-four years ago today, I began working as the newsroom librarian at WCCO-TV.


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Police: Man Impersonating Cop Stops Teen Police Explorers

Maplewood Police arrested a former Vadnais Heights volunteer firefighter, accusing him of impersonating a cop.


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Crime Notes: Newspaper Delivery Boy Caught Stealing

A 15-year-old newspaper delivery boy was cited for stealing a customer’s cell phone while he was making his rounds in Hopkins on Wednesday morning.


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St. Thomas Prof. Cited For Punching Goldy Gopher

A University of St. Thomas math professor is banned from the Sports Pavilion and Williams Arena for one year, after he punched Minnesota mascot Goldy Gopher in the face.


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Crime Notes: One Suspect, Two Attacks

Minneapolis Police are looking for a man who stabbed a guy downtown on Tuesday night and then struck another guy in the face three hours later on the north side.


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Mpls. Men Robbed After Hiring Exotic Dancers Online

By Caroline Lowe, WCCO-TV MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A couple young Minneapolis men who hired two exotic dancers they found on Craigslist ended up getting robbed at gunpoint. The guys, who are both in their mid-20s, […]


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Burnsville Police First To Use Body Cameras

The Burnsville Police Department was the first law enforcement agency in the state to use body cameras when it started equipping officers with the technology last summer.


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Mpls. Cop Credits Crisis Training In Restraining Naked Man

Officer Adam Grobove III has seen it all in his many years with the Minneapolis Police. On Tuesday, it was the first time he has ever tried to restrain a naked man.





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