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Father Who Gave Baby Weed Charged With Endangerment

A dad who police said he’d rather give his baby weed than Tylenol is in jail.

Ramsey County charged Richard Martin and his wife, Molly, with child endangerment. Richard Martin also faces a charge of selling marijuana. Police found several marijuana plants in his mom’s St. Paul basement, where they were living.

04/17/2015

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Pierre Collins’ Cell Phone Records Linked To Son’s Body

The Crystal father accused of killing his 10-year-old son Barway Collins will make his first appearance in court this afternoon.

04/15/2015

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Pierre Collins Charged With Murder In Son’s Death

Nearly four weeks after Barway Collins was last seen alive, his father has been charged with second-degree intentional murder in connection to his death Tuesday afternoon. Crystal police arrested Pierre Collins Monday and believe he’s responsible for the disappearance and death of his 10-year-old son.

04/14/2015

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Man, 20, Charged In Ferguson Police Shooting

Authorities in Ferguson, Missouri, say a 20-year-old man faces charges following the shooting last week of two police officers.

03/15/2015

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Officials: Boy, 15, Charged In Minnetonka Shooting

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has issued charges against a 15-year-old boy in connection with the shooting in Minnetonka on Monday evening. According to Minnetonka Police, around 5 p.m. Monday officers responded to a call of an explosion in the 5400 block of Byscane Way in Minnetonka.

03/05/2015

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Charges: Man, 30, Raped Ex-Girlfriend At Knifepoint & Led Police On Chase

A 30-year-old man faces charges in connection to the sexual assault of his ex-girlfriend in St. Paul and a police chase that ended with him crashing his car in Eagan early Thursday morning, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

02/20/2015

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Burnsville Couple Faces Slew Of Tax Crime Charges

A Burnsville couple faces multiple tax-related felonies after they allegedly ran a business without a sales tax permit and failed to file taxes, according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

02/17/2015

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Maplewood Man Charged In Death Of 18-Month-Old Baby

A 35-year-old Maplewood man is accused of killing an 18-month-old baby girl Thursday morning, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. At 11:03 a.m. on Thursday, Maplewood police responded to the report of a baby who was not breathing at a residence on the 2500 block of Barclay Street.

02/13/2015

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Man, 42, Charged In Fridley Standoff; Bail Set At $3M

A 42-year-old man is facing multiple charges of assault in connection to a Fridley standoff on Dec. 30, 2014, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

01/09/2015

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16 Teens Facing Charges In Farmington Homecoming Prank

Sixteen Farmington high school students are facing charges in connection with a prank that occurred during homecoming week. Police say a group of seniors kidnapped four juniors on Sept. 27 and took them on a joy ride as part of a war between the classes.

01/08/2015

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Woman, 73, Accused Of Biting Deputies, Violating Order Of Protection

A South St. Paul woman is facing charges after she allegedly broke an order of protection and bit two deputies, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

01/06/2015

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Man Sentenced To 12 Years For Drugging, Molesting 10-Year-Old

A Minneapolis man will spend 12 years in prison for drugging and molesting a 10-year-old girl during a sleepover. A judge sentenced Ezra Taylor, 39, Tuesday morning after he pleaded guilty to the charges.

12/23/2014

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Charges Expected To Be Filed Against MOA Protest Organizers

In the next few days, the Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson expects to file criminal charges against the organizers of Saturday’s protest at Mall of America.

12/22/2014

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Cops: Man Lights Sock On Fire After Laundry Dispute

A 59-year-old man faces arson charges after allegedly setting a sock on fire in an apartment hallway following a dispute over using the communal drier.

12/17/2014

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Brooklyn Park Baby Kidnapper Pleads Guilty

A Twin Cities woman has pleaded guilty kidnapping her friend’s baby.

11/24/2014

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Cambridge Principal Resigns After Stalking Charges

A Minnesota principal accused of stalking an ex-girlfriend has resigned from Cambridge Primary School.

11/21/2014

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Charges: Woman Smoked Meth At McDonald’s With Kid In Car

A Lino Lakes woman faces charges after police say she was seen smoking meth in a McDonald’s parking lot with a 14-year-old child in the car.

11/14/2014

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Charges: Woman Repeatedly Hit Boss In The Face With Metal Plate

A 25-year-old St. Paul woman is accused of repeatedly hitting her boss with a metal plate after being told she’d most likely lose her job, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

11/06/2014

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Honeywell Facing Lawsuit Over Health Tests

Two Minnesota employees have filed complaints against Honeywell for its wellness program, and the federal government is suing to stop it.

10/29/2014

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St. Paul Man Charged With Recklessly Firing Gun After Wife’s Purse Stolen

A 50-year-old St. Paul man faces charges for allegedly firing his handgun at a woman and her vehicle after his wife’s purse was stolen, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. According to the criminal complaint, on Oct. 13, Matrix Richard Lee and his wife were sitting on a bench watching ducks at Lake Como in St. Paul. At some point, Lee noticed a woman get out of their parked car carrying his wife’s purse and get into a car parked nearby.

10/15/2014

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Farmington H.S. Students Could Face Charges After Homecoming Prank

To some members of Farmington High School’s Class of 2015, what happened during homecoming week was only a prank. But police and prosecutors aren’t laughing — and some students could face criminal charges. Farmington Police Chief Brian Lindquist says over the years they’ve seen wars between the senior class and juniors during homecoming, but never anything like this.

10/09/2014

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Charges: Former Catholic School Teacher Admits To Sex With Student

A former Catholic school teacher from southern Minnesota faces six felony charges after police say she admitted to having sex several times with a 17-year-old student.

10/08/2014

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Lawyer: Adrian Peterson Should Plead ‘Not Guilty’

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is expected in court Wednesday to face child abuse charges stemming from an incident in May. Peterson’s lawyer said Tuesday, if a judge asks him for a plea, it will be not guilty.

10/07/2014

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Man Charged After 2 Andover Teens Found In Home

A 23-year-old man was charged Thursday in a case where two teenage girls went missing from their homes in Andover and were found a day later at a home in Burnsville.

10/02/2014

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2nd Man Charged In State Fair Armed Robbery

A second man has been charged in federal court for the first armed robbery at the Minnesota State Fair. On Aug. 29 robbers got away with more than $100,000 from the Craft Brewers exhibit at the Agriculture Horticulture Building.

10/01/2014

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