Report: Criminal Forfeitures Netted State Agencies Nearly $7M Last YearState officials released a report Tuesday detailing the amount of cash and property seized by law enforcement agencies in criminal forfeitures across Minnesota last year.
Special Recipes Among Items Allegedly Stolen From Frogtown Restaurant Police are searching for the person, or people, who stole one-of-a-kind recipes from a St. Paul restaurant Wednesday. According to the police report, officers responded to a call at 10:23 p.m. of a burglary in the 500 block of Rice Street.
Officials: Student Home Near St. Thomas BurglarizedOfficials from the University of St. Thomas are issuing an advisory after the home of two students living near campus was burglarized. According to University of St. Thomas public safety, two students reported a burglary at their residence around 3 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Prior Avenue and Ashland Avenue.
Good Question: Will We Ever Be Wallet Free?Owners of the iPhone 6 registered more than 1 million credit cards on Apple Pay in the first three days the service was offered. The app lets people pay for goods with their phone. In theory, when enough stores sign up, you won't have to carry a credit card. For many people, cash has already been replaced by credit.
Good Question: What’s In Your Wallet? Cash Or Plastic? Ten years ago, 36 percent of retail purchases were paid in cash. Today, that’s dropped to 29 percent, and if this trend continues over the next generation, it could fall to 10 percent.
Police: Drug Suspect Threw Cash On Wis. Bridge An alleged drug suspect brought Minnesota-bound traffic on the Blatnik Bridge to a brief standstill after police say he threw cash out of his car window in Superior.
Health Dept. Trying To Deter Teens From Tanning With Video Challenge A new survey reveals how many Minnesota teenagers are increasing their risk of getting skin cancer. A new study from the Department of Health found 34 percent of white girls in the 11th grade admitted to using tanning beds over the last year. More than half of them tanned indoors 10 or more times.
Man Sentenced In Wedding Gift TheftsOne of the men accused of stealing money, checks and gift cards from wedding receptions in the north metro has been sentenced.
MOA Offical: Money Toss Could Have Caused InjuriesThe Twin Cities man who tossed1,000 $1 bills to strangers at the Mall of America on Black Friday says it was worth it. Apple Valley-resident Serge Vorobyov, 29, threw money from the third floor rotunda railing on Friday afternoon. The money fell down to a crowd that had gathered to listen to holiday music. When the performers starting singing "Let It Snow," Vorobyov started tossing the cash. He told police he was going through a divorce and having financial problems. He only had $1,000 to his name.
Brooklyn Park, Ham Lake 'Wedding Crasher' Theft Suspects ID'dThree suspects accused of stealing checks, cash and gift cards while crashing a wedding reception have been identified by police.
Brother’s Dying Wish Has One Man Dropping 2,000% Tips If you get great service in a restaurant, what do you leave for a tip? -- 20, 25 percent?
Minn. Man Accused Of Stealing From ATMsA Minnesota man has been indicted on a federal charge that he stole more than $182,000 from ATMs while working as an armored truck driver. Thirty-one-year-old Christopher James Diestler was charged this week with one count of bank larceny.