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Notorious St. Paul Gangster Kidnapping Turns 80

Friday marked a very interesting day in Minnesota history. On Jan. 17, 1934, the heir to the Schmidt Brewery fortune was kidnapped by the Barker-Karpis gang in St. Paul. Ed Bremer was held by the gang for 10 days, before his family paid a $200,000 ransom. When it came to crime eight decades ago, author Paul Maccabee says criminals had everything they needed right here in Minnesota’s capital city.

01/18/2014

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1-9-14 Brazen St. Paul Thieves Discussed On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Sgt. Paul Paulos of the St. Paul Police Department talks with Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to the podcast.

01/09/2014

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Man Arrested 44 Times In 18 Minnesota Counties

A 37-year-old Minnesota man who has been arrested 44 times in 18 counties has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for robbing a car and pet wash. Richard Hegquist accepted a plea deal in the robbery case and was sentenced in State District Court in Duluth Wednesday to 71 months.

10/10/2013

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Hennepin Co. Arrests Fugitive On Most Wanted List

A tip from a citizen has led to the arrest of a suspect who was on Hennepin County’s list of the top 10 most wanted fugitives.

12/19/2012

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Hennepin Co. Authorities Conducting Warrant Sweep

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, along with more than a dozen other agencies, are doing a countywide warrant sweep. Their message: Give up now and you might be home for the holidays.

12/19/2012

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Good Question: When Is The Evidence Good Enough?

Prosecutors in Florida had a pile of circumstantial evidence that led many to believe that Casey Anthony was guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. However, a jury found her not guilty. So, what kind of evidence is enough?

07/05/2011

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 10/2/10

The introduction of synthetic, or “fake”, marijuana is raising many eyebrows across the country.  It’s said to be linked to the death of an Iowan teen.  Carol Falkowski, drug abuse strategy officer for the Chemical […]

10/03/2010