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Cops: Man Leaps From Courthouse To Avoid Urine Test

In order to avoid submitting to a urine test, a man jumped from the second floor of the Dakota County Courthouse to the first, landing himself in the hospital, authorities say.

01/16/2013

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New Security At Hennepin County Courthouses

Visitors to three suburban courthouses in Hennepin County will pass through new security checkpoints beginning Monday.

04/23/2012

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Dayton Signs Law Permitting Prosecutors To Carry Guns

As part of a new law recently signed by Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota prosecutors now have the right to carry firearms — even in the courthouse.

04/12/2012

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Man Charged In Courthouse Shooting

A Grand Marais, Minn. man has been charged with two counts of premeditated attempted murder in connection to last week’s courthouse shooting, in addition to other charges.

12/19/2011

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Relatives Say Courthouse Gunman Was Suicidal

The Cook County Sheriff said the man who opened fire Thursday in a courthouse in Grand Marais got the gun from his own vehicle.

12/16/2011

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Authorities: Suspect Arrested In MN Courthouse Shooting

A gunman opened fire at small northern Minnesota courthouse on Thursday, shooting and injuring the local prosecutor and two other people, authorities said.

12/15/2011

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DA: Minn. Assessor Brought Shotgun Into Courthouse

Swift County Assessor Ed Pederson has been suspended without pay for a month after he allegedly brought a shotgun into his courthouse office in October.

12/13/2011

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Supporters Of Minn. Women Kept Outside Courthouse

Two Minnesota women accused of funneling money to a terror group in Somalia were among a group of people briefly kept outside the federal courthouse in Minneapolis on Tuesday as jurors deliberated the case inside.

10/18/2011

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Woman Charged For Bringing Switchblade Into Court

A 48-year-old woman has been charged after police say she brought a switchblade into the Dakota County Courthouse.

09/13/2011