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Puppies Among The 200 Rescued Animals Looking For A Home

About 200 animals that were rescued from a breeding facility in northern Minnesota will go up for adoption in the Twin Cities on Saturday. “We’re gonna have a mad rush at our shelters tomorrow,” said Kathie Johnson with the Animal Humane Society.

10/11/2013

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Man Charged In Granite Falls Double Murder

The man arrested in connection with the double murder in Granite Falls, Minn. has now been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the case.

09/18/2013

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St. Cloud Police: Man Arrested After 72-Year-Old Woman Stabbed To Death

St. Cloud police are investigating after a 72-year-old woman died early Saturday morning from multiple stab wounds. Authorities were called to the scene at 3:58 a.m. on Saturday at the 400 block of 33rd Avenue South. Lois Arlene Omeara was found dead, and Dean Allan Friese, 52, of St. Cloud, was arrested and booked at the Stearns County Jail on homicide charges.

09/14/2013

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Man, 34, Charged In Fatal Crash After Traffic Stop

A 34-year-old St. Paul man has been charged with allegedly fleeing police after a traffic stop and crashing into another car, killing one of the occupants and seriously hurting another, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.

09/11/2013

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Man Charged After Taking 2 Hostage In Gas Station

The 31-year-old Burnsville man who allegedly held two people at gunpoint during a standoff at a Burnsville gas station on Saturday has been charged. Ariel Luis Barnett was charged Tuesday in Dakota County for two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of kidnapping.

09/10/2013

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St. Paul Man Charged In Woman’s Choking Death

A 24-year-old St. Paul man is accused of choking and killing a St. Paul woman Sunday morning. Sammy Devel Henderson faces two charges of second-degree murder, which carry maximum potential sentences of 40 years in prison per charge.

09/04/2013

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St. Paul Man Charged For Crash That Severely Injured 2 Girls

A 47-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in Washington County in connection with a Lake Elmo crash that severely injured two young women. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said Jon Ross Wentz faces eight felonies of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm involving negligence, blood alcohol and controlled substances in his system.

08/23/2013

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St. Paul Teen Charged In Beating That Resulted In Brain Damage

A 19-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in connection with the brutal beating and robbery of a young man on the city’s east side, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. Issac Maiden was charged with two counts of crime for the benefit of a gang – one on first-degree assault, and one on first-degree aggravated robbery with bodily harm.

08/09/2013

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2 Charged In Large Cocaine, Meth Bust In Dakota Co.

Two men have been charged after 6 pounds of cocaine and over 2 pounds of methamphetamine were recovered in Inver Grove Heights Tuesday, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

07/25/2013

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Stockton Man Charged With Conspiring To Sell Meth

A 27-year-old Stockton man has been charged with conspiring to deal more than 500 grams of meth. Gabriel Orion Lowther was charged with one count of conspiracy as his indictment alleges that from August 2012 to June 2013, he aimed to distribute 500 or more grams of methamphetamine.

07/12/2013

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Charges: Duluth Little League Coach Sexually Assaulted Player

A Duluth man is accused of sexually assaulting a boy on his Little League baseball team, including photographing the two of them together naked. Peter Jay Olson, 47, is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of possessing pictorial presentation of minors, and one count of use of a minor in a sexual performance.

06/28/2013

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Minn. Company Agrees To Refund Iowa Customers

A Minnesota-based mail order company has agreed to refund nearly $10,000 in membership fees to dozens of customers in Iowa who claimed the business illegally charged them. Attorney General Tom Miller announced Thursday that Stauer, a jewelry and general merchandise retailer from Burnsville, Minn., would change its marketing practices and provide refunds to more than 50 Iowa customers.

06/27/2013

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Charges: Man Prostituted A 15-Year-Old Girl In St. Paul

A Chicago man has been accused of prostituting a 15-year-old in the St. Paul area, and beating her so bad that he nearly killed her, too. According to a criminal complaint filed in Ramsey County, 38-year-old Arteco Marvell Rhodes was charged with one count of first-degree engaging in sex trafficking, one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, and one count of possession of child pornography.

06/04/2013

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Hastings Man Charged With Robbery At Knife-Point

The Hastings man arrested for allegedly robbing a gas station at knife-point before fleeing on a “light colored kids bike” was charged with felony first-degree aggravated robbery. According to the charges, Joseph Robert Olson, 27, robbed the gas station on Vermillion Street at 5:08 a.m. on May 22 while wielding a 4-inch knife. Surveillance video helped police identify Olson.

05/29/2013

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Burnsville Man Charged With Possessing $400K Of Meth

A 35-year-old Burnsville was charged Friday in connection with possessing 12 pounds of methamphetamine, worth a street value of more than $400,000.

05/03/2013

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Minneapolis Officer Found Guilty In Bar Assault

A Minneapolis police SWAT team leader has been convicted of assaulting a man while off-duty at a bar.

04/13/2013

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St. Paul Man Charged In Fiery Crash That Pinned Woman

A 33-year-old St. Paul man has been charged after he allegedly crashed in to another driver during a police chase early Saturday morning.

04/02/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Remembering The Schaffhausen Sisters

Of the many, many stories I have covered in my career, the murders of the three Schaffhausen sisters is one that stands out for its horror, its sadness and its tragic scope of loss. I do not in any way mean to minimize any other stories I have reported on.

03/30/2013

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Mpls Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing $150K From Charity

A 55-year-old Minneapolis man, a former food services director for Open Arms of Minnesota, pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling about $155,000.

03/29/2013

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Vigil: ‘We’re Not Going To Stop Until Kira Is Found’

Friends and family of Kira Trevino, the St. Paul woman missing since February, gathered Thursday night to pray for justice and for closure.

03/28/2013

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Fridley Man Sentenced For Groping Girl, 11, At Wal-Mart

The 29-year-old Fridley man who pled guilty to groping an 11-year-old at a Wal-Mart, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years of supervised probation.

03/27/2013

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Bill Would Protect Underage Drinkers Who Call For Medical Help

Some University of Minnesota students are pushing for a bill at the Capitol that they say could save the lives of underage binge drinkers.

03/12/2013

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Mpls. Man Charged With Stabbing Man In The Neck In Richfield

A 47-year-old Minneapolis man was charged with two counts of second-degree assault in connection with the Richfield stabbing on March 5.

03/07/2013

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Charges: Cop Allegedly Videotaped Minor Undressing

A Itasca County Sheriff’s Office deputy was charged Wednesday for allegedly recording video of a 17-year-old girl undressing in a bathroom on a county-issued smartphone.

03/06/2013

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Maplewood Woman With ‘Putrid’ Home Pleads Guilty To Child Neglect

The Maplewood woman charged with one misdemeanor count of child neglect for her “putrid” home where she lived with her 22-month-old has pleaded guilty, and sentencing has been set for April 25.

03/05/2013

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