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Minn. Man Gets Probation In Nevada Abduction Case

A 34-year-old man awaits extradition to Minnesota after he was sentenced in Las Vegas to five years’ probation for keeping his ex-girlfriend against her will at a motel in the Nevada resort city of Mesquite.

06/18/2014

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Police Search Residence As Part Of 1989 Missing Girl Case

There could be a new development in a missing persons case from 1989. Authorities announced Sunday they executed a search warrant as part of the decades-old investigation.

05/18/2014

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2nd Suspect Arrested In Mankato Assault, Nelson Dismissed From Rutgers

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a weekend fight that left a former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker critically injured. As news of the second arrest was announced, Rutgers also announced they’ve dismissed former Minnesota quarterback 20-year-old Philip Nelson from its football program.

05/13/2014

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2 Killed After Hwy. 212 Chase Wanted In Attempted Auto Theft

The two people who were killed after leading police on a high-speed chase through Eden Prairie, Minn. were also suspects in an earlier auto theft case, according to criminal complaints.

02/10/2014

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Minnesota Man Wins New Trial In Sex Abuse Case

The Iowa Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for a Minnesota man who had been convicted of sexual abuse of a girl in Knoxville in 2012.

02/05/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty In Unusual Child Porn Case

A man has pleaded guilty to charges in a Fargo-Moorhead child pornography case that was sparked by a lost cell phone. Thirty-two-year-old Dustin Muscha, of Moorhead, Minn., pleaded guilty in federal court in Fargo, N.D., to two charges of sexual exploitation of minors and two charges of possessing materials involving the sexual exploitation of minors.

06/05/2013

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Civil Rights, Medical Groups Weigh In On HIV Case

Prosecutors are asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to reinstate the conviction of an HIV-positive man accused of passing the virus to another man, in a case that has drawn attention of medical and civil rights groups who say it violates the defendant’s constitutional rights.

05/05/2013

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Police, Crime Stoppers Offer Reward In April 2 Homicide Case

Police have teamed up with Crime Stoppers to find the suspect in the April 2 shooting that killed 34-year-old Tommy Bardney on the 1000 block of Humboldt Avenue North in Minneapolis.

04/11/2013

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Woman Accused In Gas Pump Skimming Case Found Guilty

A 28-year-old California woman was convicted of identity theft involving at least eight victims in a gas pump credit card skimming case.

03/18/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Questions Continue In Decker Case

Now that Eric Thomes, who authorities describe as a “person of interest” in the murder of officer Tom Decker, is dead we may never know exactly what happened Nov. 29 outside Winners Bar in Cold Spring, Minn. For officer Decker’s family, his friends, and for the people of Cold Spring — there will likely always be questions.

01/05/2013

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Killer Of Minneapolis 3-Year-Old Still Unknown

A quiet, sun-splashed street hides the pain of what happened inside the home on the 2600 block of Colfax Avenue North. One year later, a poster tacked alongside the front doorway reveals the sad and senseless tragedy.

12/26/2012

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WCCO Exclusive: Suspect Ryan Larson Talks About Cold Spring Case

Cold Spring officer Tom Decker was shot and killed late last month as he responded to a welfare check almost two weeks ago outside Winners Bar in Cold Spring.

12/12/2012

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Minn. Woman Loses Music Downloading Appeal

A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court and says a Minnesota woman who shared songs online owes record companies $222,000 for copyright violations.

09/11/2012

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Second Case Of New Flu Strain Confirmed

Minnesota health officials say another case of a new flu strain linked to an animal market in Dakota County has been confirmed.

08/29/2012

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Federal Charge Filed Against Man In Overdose Cases

The case against a North Dakota man accused of manufacturing synthetic drugs that led to a pair of overdose deaths has moved to federal court.

08/08/2012

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Prosecutors File Motion For Gag Order In Cop Asssault Case

Prosecutors who’ve charged Minneapolis cop, Sgt. David Clifford, with first-degree assault want his lawyer to stop speaking publicly about the case.

07/19/2012

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Peterson Case Pushed Back To Aug. 6

Prosecutors have agreed to reset Adrian Peterson’s court date to Aug. 6 on a misdemeanor charge stemming from an incident at a Houston nightclub. The date falls during Minnesota Vikings training camp.

07/13/2012

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Minnesota Grand Jury To Review Right-To-Die Case

A grand jury is expected to hear evidence this week about the involvement of a national assisted suicide group in the death of a Minnesota woman in 2007.

05/08/2012

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Prosecutors Conclude Sex Trafficking Case

Federal prosecutors have finished their case against a group of nine defendants charged in a conspiracy to commit sexual trafficking of children operated by Somali gangs.

04/25/2012

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Man Charged In Minn. Dead Snakes Case

The owner of 32 dead snakes found in a storage locker near Dilworth faces a felony charge of mistreating animals by torture.

01/27/2012

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Women Found Guilty On All Counts In Terror Funding Case

Two Minnesota women who claimed they were helping the poor in Somalia were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group as part of what prosecutors called a “deadly pipeline” sending funds and fighters to al-Shabab.

10/20/2011

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Jurors To Resume Deliberating Terror Funding Case

A jury has resumed deliberations in the case of two Minnesota women accused of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia.

10/19/2011

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No Verdict Yet In Minn. Terror Funding Case

The jury considering the case of two Minnesota women accused of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia has ended its first full day of deliberations with no verdict.

10/18/2011

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State Details Final Moments Of Sweat Lodge Victims

The prosecutor in a self-help author’s manslaughter trial says the author senselessly and recklessly snuffed out the lives of three people who were determined to complete a sweat lodge ceremony he led.

06/16/2011

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Supreme Court Takes Arguments To High School

The Minnesota Supreme Court traveled to a Twin Cities area high school Thursday to hear arguments.

05/05/2011

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