Coon Rapids

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Man, 20, Accused Of Squirting His Blood On Nurses At Mercy Hospital

A 20-year-old Rochester man is accused of using a syringe to squirt his own blood on nurses along with other crimes, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

05/21/2015

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Health Workers Help Teen Suffering From Cystic Fibrosis Have The Prom Experience

Prom season 2015 is officially upon us, but one Coon Rapids High School junior got some bad news right before his big night: he wouldn’t be able to go due to his illness. So, two health workers teamed up to give him the prom experience.

05/07/2015

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MN Girl Scout Shares Pie Recipe That Took Her To Nat’l Contest

A Coon Rapids Girl Scout just got back from New York after being a finalist in a national Girl Scout pie baking contest. Natalie Berg, her mother and sister were all there to showcase the pie to judges.

05/06/2015

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Drunk Driver Who Killed 16-Year-Old Gets 9 Years

A Coon Rapids man who killed a 16-year-old Brooklyn Center boy while driving drunk, with a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit, will spend most of the next decade behind bars.

04/24/2015

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Police Seek Suspect In Coon Rapids Store Robbery

The Coon Rapids Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in the Jan. 20 robbery of the Kathy’s Dairy Home store. Police said the incident happened at the store, located at 10490 Hanson Blvd. NW, at about 9:40 a.m.

04/15/2015

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Anoka Co. Sheriff: Body Found Near Miss. River In Fridley

A body was discovered near the Mississippi River in Fridley Thursday afternoon. The Anoka County Sheriff’s office says a person fishing near Manomin Park spotted the body at about 2 p.m.

04/09/2015

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Coon Rapids Girl, 9, Getting Nat’l Attention For Tasty Pie Recipe

A Minnesota girl’s unique pie recipe had judges salivating at a community pie contest this summer. Now the Coon Rapids girl is getting national attention for her Chocolate Coconut Chantilly Pie and she’s only 9 years old.

04/08/2015

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Police: Gun Used In Accidental Teen Shooting, Suicide Was Stolen

We now know more about where a Coon Rapids teenager got a gun used to accidentally shoot his girlfriend, then take his own life. Alantae Arnold’s girlfriend told police he was playing with a .357 Magnum when he accidentally shot her on March 9. Police tell WCCO the gun was stolen from a Coon Rapids home.

04/07/2015

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Police Seek Help Identifying Coon Rapids Bank Robber

Police are hoping surveillance image will help them identify the person who robbed a Coon Rapids bank last week. The incident occurred at the Associated Healthcare Credit Union on Coon Rapids Boulevard NW Friday morning.

04/06/2015

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Sheriff: Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Train In Coon Rapids

A 31-year-old man was killed Sunday after being hit by a train in Coon Rapids, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the accident happened just after 1:30 p.m.

03/29/2015

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Police: DNA From Trash & Abandoned Jacket Leads To Bank Robbery Arrests

Two men have been arrested and now face charges in connection to a Coon Rapids armed bank robbery, according to police.

03/20/2015

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Maple Grove Man Charged In More Burglaries

A 20-year-old man believed to be responsible for 14 burglaries and attempted burglaries in the last several months has now been charged with five counts of first-degree burglary in Maple Grove.

03/18/2015

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Police: Awareness Of Facebook Posts Could Have Prevented Shooting

Officials released more details Tuesday on the shooting in Coon Rapids where a teenage boy accidentally shot his girlfriend and then killed himself.

03/10/2015

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Police: Teen Kills Himself After Accidentally Shooting Girlfriend In Coon Rapids

Police in the north metro say a teenage boy killed himself Monday afternoon after he shot his girlfriend in the face and chest.

03/09/2015

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Coon Rapids Car Crash

Authorities say an 84-year-old Anoka woman was killed and another driver was injured after a three-vehicle crash in Coon Rapids.

03/06/2015

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Anoka Woman, 84, Dies After Crashing Into Minivan

An 84-year-old Anoka woman died Thursday after driving over the center line on Coon Rapids Boulevard and colliding with a minivan.

03/05/2015

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Maple Grove Man, 20, Arrested & Charged In Multiple Burglaries

Coon Rapids police say they’ve arrested a 20-year-old man who is believed to be responsible for 14 burglaries and attempted burglaries in the last several months.

02/27/2015

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Mpls. Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Robbery, Attempted Robbery

A 26-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested Friday in connection to a robbery and an attempted robbery on the same day last month. Coon Rapids Police say Keith Deane Kingsley was arrested at his home after they received a tip from the public.

02/06/2015

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Prep Blog: This Weekend’s Top High School Match-Ups

It’s getting to be that exciting time of the winter high school sports season as we go down to the wire for conference champions and get the postseason started.

02/06/2015

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Missing Coon Rapids Woman Found Safe

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced Tuesday a missing 20-year-old woman has been found safe.

02/03/2015

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Police Need Helping Finding Missing Coon Rapids Woman

Coon Rapids Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 20-year-old woman. LaTrease Underwood was last seen on Thursday afternoon at a health appointment in Coon Rapids with a man believed to be Timothy Howell (pictured below).

01/27/2015

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Police: Coon Rapids Woman Went Missing On Birthday

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Coon Rapids woman. LaTrease Underwood did not return home from a health appointment Thursday, which was also her 20th birthday. Authorities say she is a vulnerable adult with multiple health issues.

01/23/2015

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Hwy 10 Closed For Short Time To Airlift Person Suffering From Hypothermia

Authorities needed to close down eastbound Highway 10 in Coon Rapids briefly Thursday morning after a person was found suffering from symptoms of hypothermia and exposure, according to police.

01/23/2015

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Neighborhoods With The Best Holiday Lights In Minnesota

Holiday cheer is here. Time to jump in the car and see the dazzling displays of holiday lights throughout the greater metro area of Minnesota.

12/19/2014

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Coon Rapids Man Charged with Killing Friend While Driving Drunk

A 21-year-old Coon Rapids man faces criminal charges after admitting to driving drunk in a crash which took the life of his friend last November. Kyle Norman Wold was charged Friday with one count of criminal vehicular homicide and two counts of criminal vehicular operation related to a crash on the early morning of Nov. 22.

12/05/2014

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