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Kraft Issues Recall For Kraft Singles Over Choking Hazards

Kraft is issuing a warning for consumers who have purchased the Kraft cheese singles. The company said 36,000 cases of the cheese may present a choking hazard. So, they’re voluntarily recalling them.

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Authorities Identify Crow Wing Co. Choking Death Victim

The Crow Wing County Sheriff has identified a 15-month-old choking victim who died Friday.

03/04/2015

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Authorities Investigate Crow Wing Co. Child Choking Death

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a child began choking on a county road Friday and later died.

03/02/2015

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Man, 21, Charged With Strangling Man, 64, To Death During Sex

A 21-year-old man is accused of strangling a 64-year-old to death in western Minnesota in 2013, according to recently filed charges.. The victim, Thomas Dickson, was found dead just before Christmas at his apartment in Montevideo. His death was immediately ruled “suspicious.”

02/26/2015

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Charges: Girl, 8, Says Mom Choked Her Until She Passed Out

A 30-year-old Falcon Heights woman faces charges of attempted murder and domestic assault after allegedly choking her 8-year-old daughter.

02/11/2015

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Rosedale Food Court Worker Saves Man With Heimlich

John Hall was simply doing his job in Rosedale’s food court around 5 p.m. on Sunday evening. That’s when Hall was faced with an unexpected choice of life or death.

09/09/2014

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Menahga Man Indicted In Choking Death Of Teen

A Menahga man was indicted Friday in the strangulation death of a 19-year-old woman in February, according to the Hubbard County Attorney’s Office. Harley David Leritz, 21, was indicted on first- and second-degree murder charges by a grand jury in the death of Kiela Knowles.

06/27/2014

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Minnesota Surgeon Arrested In North Dakota

A sheriff in Park Rapids says a surgeon accused of choking his foster son by stuffing a latex glove down his throat has been arrested in North Dakota. Hubbard County, Minnesota, Sheriff Cory Aukes tells WDAY-TV that 50-year-old Dennis James Sullivan Jr., of Benedict, was arrested Tuesday and will be returned to Minnesota by Monday.

06/20/2014

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Edina Third Grader Saves Choking Classmate

Not many third graders can say they saved a classmate’s life. But a 9-year-old boy in Edina can because two weeks ago, he was able to rescue a friend who was choking. It happened at Concord Elementary School in Edina during a school picnic. When student Fletcher Dypwick started to choke, his friend Zach Furman successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver.

06/04/2014

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Former Viking Gets 90 Days For Domestic Assault

A former Minnesota Vikings defensive player was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to domestic assault, officials say.

03/21/2014

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La Crosse Woman Accused Of Strangling Boyfriend’s Dog

A La Crosse woman could face animal cruelty charges after her boyfriend’s dog was found dead. Police say the 32-year-old woman broke into the man’s apartment early Thursday and strangled the basset hound, Jixer, with a choke collar.

11/15/2013

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Hockey Dad Who Choked Son’s Coach Sentenced To Jail

A St. Paul father has been sentenced to jail for choking his son’s youth hockey coach in December 2011.

10/16/2012

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First Look: Evidence In Vikings’ Chris Cook Assault Trial

We’re getting a better understanding of how the jury came to a not guilty verdict in Minnesota Viking Chris Cook’s domestic assault trial.

03/20/2012

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Man Charged For Assaulting, Choking Police Officer

A 33-year-old man has been charged with fourth-degree assault for allegedly choking a police officer.

01/03/2012

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Hockey Dad Charged With Choking Son’s Coach

A St. Paul father has been charged after allegedly choking his son’s youth hockey coach.

12/22/2011

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St. Michael Boy Saves Choking Friend During Lunch

A 13-year old St. Michael boy is being hailed the “lunchroom hero” after saving his friend with the Heimlich maneuver.

12/22/2011

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Chaska Police Officer Saves Life Of Choking Toddler

A Chaska police officer saved a toddler who was choking on food and stopped breathing.

12/16/2011

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Hearing Scheduled In Cook Domestic Assault Case

A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday for Vikings cornerback Chris Cook, accused of trying to choke his girlfriend.

11/22/2011

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No Charges In Armstrong High School Case

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office will not charge any of the students involved in the Oct. 6 alleged choking incident.

11/01/2011

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Vikes’ Cook Appears In Court On Felony Charge

Suspended Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook has made a court appearance on a felony assault charge alleging he tried to choke his girlfriend during a disagreement over the weekend.

10/26/2011

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Wis. Alderman Accused Of Choking Pregnant Worker

A Racine alderman is jailed on allegations he choked and hit a pregnant employee at the bar he owns.

10/02/2011

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Charges: Drunk Man Tried To Choke Cop

A Duluth man has been charged after police say he attempted to choke a police officer while resisting arrest Monday night.

09/06/2011

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Lawyer Accused Of Beating Son Facing Felonies

A St. Paul attorney is accused of choking and punching his 7-year-old son at least 30 times.

06/22/2011

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Senate To Vote On ‘Hannah’s Law’ Today

The Minnesota Senate is set to vote on a new bill which would require every worker at day care centers in the state to be trained in CPR.

05/12/2011

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Charges: Man Choked Woman, Knocked Her Teeth Out

A 27-year-old man has been charged after police say he knocked his girlfriend’s teeth out, strangled her and assaulted her, while her 1-year-old child was in the home.

05/09/2011