Coon Rapids

Oil Trains To Pass Through DT Minneapolis, Western Twin Cities SuburbsA million gallons of oil from North Dakota will soon be on more trains going through the Twin Cities via the western suburbs. The oil trains are being re-routed past Target Field and across the Mississippi River at Nicollet Island.
Fridley Man, 53, Charged In 4 Aggravated RobberiesA 53-year-old Fridley man has been charged in connection to four robberies in Coon Rapids and Blaine, police announced Friday.
Coon Rapids Armed Robbery Suspect In Custody After ManhuntAuthorities say the man robbed the Subway restaurant on Round Lake Boulevard, just off of Coon Rapids Blvd, before he fled the scene on foot.
Devoted Hockey Mom Dies After Fight With CancerLynn Acker was fighting cancer and decided to forgo some treatments that would have kept her in the hospital.
Coon Rapids Man Who Died Trying To Save Nephew Among Carnegie HeroesA Coon Rapids man who died trying to save his nephew from drowning last year is one of 22 people being honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism. Twenty-one-year-old Tou Hu Vang jumped into the St. Croix River to save his 11-year-old nephew, Calvin Yang, on May 25, 2014. The two were fishing near Taylors Falls when Yang slipped and fell in the river. It took searchers five days to find Vang's body. Yang was rescued by a Good Samaritan soon after he fell in.
Cities Pass Crooked Lake Wake RestrictionsOn a sunny fall day, a passing speedboat on Crooked Lake creates a postcard-like setting. It is an opportunity for peaceful recreation without leaving the metro. But the sounds of passing speedboats caused some homeowners to fear losing their shoreline during the summer of 2014.
Charges: Former Maple Grove Teacher Admits To Touching, Kissing StudentA former Maple Grove teacher is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Jessica Chase, 35, of Coon Rapids, is charged with felony fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Coon Rapids Community Gathers For Little League TeamFor the Coon Rapids Little League team, the path was simple Saturday. Win, and they'd earn a trip to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Mother Of Girl Accidentally Shot By Boyfriend Speaks OutThe mother of a 14-year-old girl accidentally shot by her boyfriend earlier this year has moved her daughter out of state.
Ramsey Man Charged In Fatal Coon Rapids Bar ShootingA Ramsey man has been charged in the fatal Coon Rapids bar shooting last Thursday, the Anoka County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Dispute Over Poker Chips Led To Fatal Coon Rapids Bar ShootingPolice have arrested a suspect in connection with a Coon Rapids shooting that left one man dead early Thursday morning. According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, officers received a call at 12:45 a.m. of a shooting at Willy's Bar & Grill, located in the 2500 block of Coon Rapids Blvd NW.
Police: Body Found In Coon Rapids CreekThe Coon Rapids Police Department are investigating after a body was discovered in a Coon Rapids creek Friday morning. Police say the body was found behind the Kwik Trip gas station in a creek near Springbrook Drive and Coon Rapids Boulevard Northwest.