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Good Question: What Makes A Crime An Act Of Terrorism?

Aurora, Newtown, Boston. All are sites of horrible mass killings. But only the Boston bombings have been labeled an act of terrorism. When is an act of violence a crime and when is it terrorism?

04/22/2013

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Boston Bombing Details Emerge, But Still No Suspects

It’s unclear who set off the Boston Marathon bombs. But what has become clear is how the bombs were made.

04/16/2013

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MAD DADS Memorialize Mpls. Homicide Victims

A group that defends their neighborhood from violence was paying respect today to people who have lost their lives.

04/13/2013

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Call For Greater Safety Measures For Midtown Greenway Cyclists

On Wednesday, a bicyclist narrowly avoided a Molotov cocktail that was tossed from the bridge over the Midtown Greenway. Though the bicyclist was not injured, the incident has prompted a meeting to improve safety measures along the bike path.

04/05/2013

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Brooklyn Park Couple Pleads Guilty To Massive Fraudulent Lien Case

A Brooklyn Park couple pleaded guilty Friday in Ramsey County District Court to a massive fraudulent lien case, one that totaled more than $100 billion against multiple victims.

04/05/2013

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Despite Recent Molotov Cocktail Case, Crime On Greenway Low

It’s not something you would expect to see out on a bike ride on the Midtown Greenway. On Wednesday, a bicyclist narrowly avoided a Molotov cocktail, that was tossed from the bridge.

04/04/2013

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Medical Examiner Identifies 2 Killed In Minneapolis

The two men who were killed in a shooting in north Minneapolis Friday have been identified.

03/10/2013

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Duty To Protect Yourself

Sheriff David Clarke in Milwaukee County released a controversial PSA recently. Hear the PSA.

01/28/2013

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Stats: Crime, Drinking Offenses Down At U Of M

Serious crime at the University of Minnesota continues to drop every year, statistics show.

01/23/2013

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Mpls. Police Stepping Up Efforts To Thwart Sex Trafficking

On Wednesday, the Minneapolis City Council got their first report on the latest efforts to stop child sex trafficking in the city.

01/16/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Questions Continue In Decker Case

Now that Eric Thomes, who authorities describe as a “person of interest” in the murder of officer Tom Decker, is dead we may never know exactly what happened Nov. 29 outside Winners Bar in Cold Spring, Minn. For officer Decker’s family, his friends, and for the people of Cold Spring — there will likely always be questions.

01/05/2013

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Minneapolis Officials Release 2012 Crime Stats

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and the city’s new police chief are planning to release crime statistics for 2012 — as well as outline their public-safety priorities for this year.

01/04/2013

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Police: Wallet Stolen From Grandmother As She Shoveled Snow

A 70-year-old grandmother’s wallet was stolen while she was shoveling outside earlier this week, Minneapolis police say, and the public’s help is needed in finding the suspects.

12/14/2012

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Hennepin County To Take Crime Tips By Smartphone

Authorities in Hennepin County are launching a smartphone app for crime tips. The sheriff’s office unveils its app Thursday.

12/13/2012

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Cops: 2 Arrested In Connection With Kelliher Bank Robbery

Authorities have arrested two men in connection with a Dec. 10 bank robbery in Kelliher, Minn.

12/12/2012

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