Coon Rapids Joining Cities To Legalize Raising ChickensWhether they are kept as pets or for their eggs, more Minnesotans will soon be able to raise chickens in the backyard.
Charges: Man Tried To Burglarize Apartment With Samurai SwordAn Andover man is facing charges for attempting to burglarize an apartment while carrying a Samurai-sword last Thursday. Nicolas David Gomez, 18, is facing one count of burglary in the first degree and one count of issuing threats of violence.
Minnesota Man Killed In South Dakota Crash ID'dAuthorities have identified a Minnesota man who died in a two-vehicle crash in eastern South Dakota. The Highway Patrol says 39-year-old Lee Waltner, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, was driving a car that was struck head-on by another car that crossed the centerline on state Highway 42.
Fire Damages Coon Rapids Apartment BuildingA fire damaged a Coon Rapids apartment building early Thursday morning. According to Anoka County officials, just after midnight crews responded to a call of an apartment fire at Pine Point Apartments, on the 10700 block of Hanson Boulevard NW
Man Charged With Homicide In Coon Rapids CrashThe driver in a fatal car accident that took place in Coon Rapids on Wednesday has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide, according to the Anoka County Attorney's Office.
1 Killed In Car Accident In Coon RapidsOne person was killed in a car crash early Wednesday morning near Coon Rapids. According to the Minnesota State patrol, just before 2 a.m. a Ford Crown Victoria was traveling east on Highway 10 near University Avenue when it struck a unoccupied, stalled car on the right shoulder.
Police: Pedestrian Struck By Car In Coon RapidsA man was struck by a car in Coon Rapids Wednesday evening. Coon Rapids police say the pedestrian was hit at the intersection of Coon Rapids Boulevard and Drake Street.
Police: 3 Hurt, 1 Seriously, In Coon Rapids Head-On CrashAuthorities say a 21-year-old woman was seriously hurt and two others were injured after a head-on crash involving four vehicles on Wednesday in Coon Rapids.
Sheriff: 3 Injured In 3-Car Crash In Coon RapidsThree people are injured after a crash involving three vehicles in Coon Rapids Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened at about 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 10 and Round Lake Boulevard, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office.
Man Charged With Kidnapping, Robbery At Shoe StoreA 37-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with robbery and kidnapping on connection with last week's hostage situation at a Coon Rapids shoe store. The incident happened at about 8:45 p.m. at a Payless Shoes on the 8500 block of Springbrook Drive Northwest last Thursday evening.
Parents Of Allergy Victim Press For Broader WarningsFamily members say a peanut allergy caused the death of a 22-year-old Ramsey man. Brian Kelly says his son, Bruce, had a fatal reaction after eating some chocolate that was made in a plant that also processed foods with peanuts.
Police ID Man Arrested In Payless Shoe Store RobberyPolice have identified the man arrested for robbing a Payless Shoe store Thursday night in the north metro and holding two workers hostage.

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