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House Cleaning Goes Online With ‘Hello Heroic’

Cleaning the bathroom, making bag lunches and shoveling the sidewalk, they’re all tedious tasks. But now if you’re looking for help, you can pay someone else to do those chores with the click of a mouse. You even pick how much those jobs are worth.

12/02/2011

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Minn. Exotic Car Community Grants Girl’s Holiday Wish

A Wisconsin teenager’s holiday was made in Minnesota Friday when her dad brought her to an exotic car community where she was able to take rides in Lamborhginis and Ferraris – the kind of cars she loves.

11/27/2011

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Man Robbed, Left Naked After Craigslist Scam

Police said a man responding to a Craigslist ad for a 50-inch TV was instead robbed at gunpoint and left with nothing — not even his clothes.

11/07/2011

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Stung By $10,000 Car Scam; Swindler Now On The Run

A Minneapolis man is accused of using fraudulent vehicle titles to make the sales of stolen cars appear legit.

10/11/2011

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Elk River Man Buys Camaro With Counterfeit Money

A bright yellow IROC Z-28 Camaro isn’t exactly your typical family car. So with another child on the way, Katie Ortega did what many young parents would do – she put it on Craigslist.

09/23/2011

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Girl Stumbles Upon Wedding Ring, Returns To Bride

Is there any one thing that’s more symbolic than a wedding ring? An even better question is there any worse remorse you feel than when you realize that ring is nowhere to be found?

08/23/2011

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Prosecution Links Defendant To Fatal Shooting

Prosecution witnesses in Washington County District Court say a defendant’s fingerprints and DNA link him to a fatal shooting authorities have connected to stolen car parts.

08/09/2011

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Trial In Lake Elmo Homicide Continues Monday

A prosecutor says a man plotted to kill another man who was trying to sell a car on Craigslist, but his defense attorney says the shooting was accidental.

08/06/2011

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Couple Charged With Burglarizing South St. Paul Home

A St. Paul couple is accused of stealing items from a house in South St. Paul that was listed as a “free house” on Craigslist, according to documents filed in Dakota County District Court on Friday.

05/27/2011

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Craigslist Robbery Leaves MN Teen Wounded And Out $300

A Twin Cities teenager went to buy a cell phone but ended up with a bruised face and out 300 bucks.

04/29/2011

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Wis. Police Arrest 1 In Elaborate Check-Scam Case

Eau Claire police have arrested a person found with more than $700,000 worth of fake checks and money orders. Authorities say the documents were used in elaborate online scams.

04/26/2011

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Mpls. Men Robbed After Hiring Exotic Dancers Online

By Caroline Lowe, WCCO-TV MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A couple young Minneapolis men who hired two exotic dancers they found on Craigslist ended up getting robbed at gunpoint. The guys, who are both in their mid-20s, […]

03/08/2011

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A Popular Housing Rental Scam On Craigslist

With a tough economy and tightening housing market, more and more people are renting homes while they wait for them to sell. However, with it, the number of rental scams is way up, too. In fact, there’s one scam that happens daily, according to the experts at the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota.

11/11/2010

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