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Charges: Man Left Molotov Cocktail On Woman’s Couch

A 23-year-old Coon Rapids man is accused of leaving a Molotov cocktail on a woman’s couch, then referencing the Boston Marathon bombings when questioned by police about it, according to charges filed Friday in Anoka County Court.

05/03/2013

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Coon Rapids Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing U Prosthetics

A Coon Rapids man has pleaded guilty to stealing prosthetics and other medical supplies from the hospital where he worked and selling them online.

04/11/2013

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Police: 1 Hospitalized After Stabbing In Coon Rapids

Authorities say one person has been hospitalized after a stabbing late Tuesday night in Coon Rapids.

04/03/2013

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Coon Rapids Mom Accused Of Beating Girls With Electrical Cord

A Coon Rapids woman has been accused of beating her daughters, ages 10 and 16, with electrical cords for failing to clean the living room.

03/27/2013

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Another Charged For Allegedly Photographing Boys At YMCA

Phone calls from a man accused of photographing boys as they dressed in a YMCA locker room led to charges Friday for a Columbus, Minn., man who allegedly did the same thing.

03/22/2013

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Coon Rapids Athlete Injured In Pa. Bus Crash Out Of ICU

A Coon Rapids woman is in serious condition Sunday night after surviving a bus crash that killed two people and an unborn baby.

03/18/2013

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Coon Rapids Man Charged With U Of M Prosthetics Theft

A Coon Rapids man was charged Friday with stealing prosthetics and other supplies from the University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview and selling them online.

03/08/2013

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Man Accused Of Videotaping Boys Arrested Yet Again

The Coon Rapids man accused of videotaping young boys while changing clothes at Twin Cities YMCAs was arrested by University of Minnesota police on Thursday for allegedly videotaping boys urinating at Mariucci Arena, too, authorities say.

03/08/2013

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Police: Man Took Pictures Of Boys Changing At YMCA

A 53-year-old Coon Rapids is accused of taking pictures of young boys while they were changing at area YMCAs in the north Twin Cities metro, according to police.

03/04/2013

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Coon Rapids Cleaning Up After Water Main Break

Some people up in Coon Rapids are dealing with a second round of sewage in their basements after another water main break Tuesday morning.

01/29/2013

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Coon Rapids Man Sentenced For Stealing From Vulnerable Adult

A 39-year-old man has been sentenced for stealing over $65,000 from an 82-year-old vulnerable adult, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

01/28/2013

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Water Main Break Sends Water Soaring In Coon Rapids

City crews in Coon Rapids were left with plenty of clean-up to do Tuesday night after a water main break, officials said.

01/23/2013

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Coon Rapids Officer Recovering After Hit-And-Run

A community service officer is out of the hospital and recovering Wednesday morning after she was hit by an SUV last weekend while assisting a stalled vehicle.

01/16/2013

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Buyers Of Foreclosed Homes Finding Disturbing Surprises

It was something a Twin Cities couple never expected to find in their new home: thousands of dollars worth of meth.

01/15/2013

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Reward Set For Info On Hit & Run That Injured Coon Rapids Cop

The Coon Rapids Crime Prevention Association is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a driver who was involved in a hit and run that injured a police officer.

01/14/2013

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1 Dead In Wrong-Way Crash In Coon Rapids

One person was killed in a wrong-way head-on collision in the north metro late Thursday evening. The crash involved two trucks traveling on Highway 10.

01/11/2013

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Charges: Man Threatens To Shoot Up Coon Rapids Hospital

A 38-year-old Wisconsin man has been accused of threatening to shoot up a Coon Rapids, Minn. hospital earlier this month, according to charges filed.

01/08/2013

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Possible Jewelry Store Robbery Suspect Spotted In Anoka

Authorities say the possible suspect in a Coon Rapids jewelry store strong-arm robbery was seen a day earlier in Anoka.

01/07/2013

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Authorities Release Video In Coon Rapids Jewelry Store Robbery

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Department is hoping surveillance video of a strong arm robbery of a jewelry store in Coon Rapids will lead to the identity and arrest of the suspect.

01/02/2013

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First Twin Cities Baby Born At Mercy Hospital

Officials announced Tuesday that Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids was the location for the first 2013 baby birth in the Twin Cities metro.

01/01/2013

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Seasons of Hope: Coon Rapids Gospel Choir Gets Big Surprise

WCCO first met the Coon Rapids Gospel Choir back in October. They were rehearsing for an appearance that never happened.

12/10/2012

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Minn. Sobriety High Schools Facing Possible Closures

It’s among the first high schools of its kind entirely dedicated to helping students battling drug and alcohol addiction to get their diplomas and stay straight. But financial difficulties are threatening to close the doors to Sobriety High.

12/04/2012

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Charges: 3 Stole Copper From Abandoned Circuit City

Three people have been charged with stealing copper wire from an abandoned Circuit City store. Police were called to the store on Coon Rapids Boulevard after the alarm was set off.

11/28/2012

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Coon Rapids Man Receives Life-Saving Transplant After WCCO Report

A Minnesota father of three says his prayers were answered after WCCO shared his story over the summer.

11/22/2012

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Man Accused Of Stealing Multiple Laptops

A Robbinsdale man has been charged in connection with a suspected series of laptop thefts around the Twin Cities metro area. Charges have been filed in Anoka County against 32-year-old Vennie Jerome Williams.

11/19/2012

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