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Prep Blog: Previewing The State Baseball Tournament

The best baseball talent the state has to offer will be on display this week as the state tournament gets underway at three venues across Minnesota. There are 24 teams left to battle for the right to play for a spot in the state championship, where six teams from three classes will have the chance to play at Target Field in Minneapolis.

06/12/2013

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Feed My Starving Children Says It’s Looking For Summer Help

A local organization is calling for volunteers this morning to help feed malnourished children around the world. Feed My Starving Children sends packaged meals to starving kids in 70 countries. They need your help this summer to get the food there on time.

06/11/2013

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Coon Rapids Man Accused Of Distributing, Possessing Child Porn

A 54-year-old Coon Rapids man faces multiple child porn charges after a federal indictment was unsealed this week, the Department of Justice said.

06/06/2013

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Xcel: More Than 9,000 Customers Lost Power In NW Metro

More than 9,000 customers in suburbs northwest of Minneapolis lost power for a few hours Wednesday evening, according to Xcel Energy. The 9,100 customers affected were in Osseo, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Coon Rapids and Maple Grove. The power went out around 5:30 p.m. and came back around 9:45 p.m.

06/05/2013

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Coon Rapids Police Seek Suspects In High School Burglaries

The Coon Rapids Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify at least two suspects who are responsible for two recent burglaries at Coon Rapids High School. Authorities said Wednesday they’re offering up to $300 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for the incidents, which took place May 11 and May 19.

05/29/2013

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Charges: Worker Stole From Bank To Fund Gambling Habit

A 20-year-old Apple Valley man who worked at a Coon Rapids bank is accused of stealing from that bank to fund a gambling habit, according to charges filed Monday in Anoka County Court. Tyler Frank Caracofe was charged with one count of theft in connection with the incident, which took place between June and July of last year.

05/20/2013

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Good Question: Does Insurance Cover Freak Weather Damage?

The cell phone video of a wall of ice marching towards Izatys Resort on Lake Mille Lacs is amazing. The slow-motion avalanche pierced the wall of at least one home. When the weather gets crazy, does insurance cover it? Much like the winds of a tornado tossing objects into homes and causing damage, the winds from the ice tsunami destroyed at least two boat houses, and sent ice inside at least one resort condo along Lake Mille Lacs.

05/13/2013

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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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