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Girl Calls For Help After Attempted Kidnapping In Crystal

Crystal police are looking for a man who they say tried to kidnap a 14-year old girl. Police say it happened around 9:30 Saturday morning near Fairview and Hampshire Roads.

06/13/2015

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Barway Collins’ Mother Arrives In Minneapolis For Funeral

Louise Karluah — the mother of Barway Collins — walked through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday before heading to the north Minneapolis funeral home where her son’s body is being preserved. She was surrounded by compassionate strangers who’ve dedicated time and money to help her.

04/29/2015

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Questions Arise Over Funds Donated To Barway’s Funeral Fund

Barway Collins’ family pastor says he wants to set the record straight about the community fundraising efforts to give the boy a proper burial. The 10-year-old’s body was found just over one week ago in North Mississippi Regional Park.

04/21/2015

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Focus Of Search For Missing Boy Remains On Miss. River

Crystal police say they are continuing to search an area along the Mississippi River for a 10-year-old boy who has been missing since March 18. Barway Collins was last seen approaching his apartment building after exiting his school transportation service van.

03/31/2015

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Missing Boy’s Father Denies Child Abuse Allegations

It has now been seven days since a Twin Cities boy got dropped off from school, but never made it home. The only person named as a suspect in 10-year-old Barway Collins’ disappearance is his own father, Pierre Collins — and he insists he had nothing to do with it.

03/25/2015

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Father Denies Involvement In Son’s Disappearance

The father of Barway Collins, a missing 10-year-old boy, said Tuesday night that he had nothing to do with his son’s disappearance.

03/24/2015

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Crystal Police: Missing Boy’s Father Is A Suspect

Crystal police say the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance. Chief Stephanie Revering said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that Pierre Collins, father of Barway CollinsCrystal police say that the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance.

Crystal police say that the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance. Chief Stephanie Revering said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that Pierre Collins, father of Barway Collins, failed a lie detector test, and has not been honest with police during their investigation. Hennepin County investigators spend an hour interviewing Pierre earlier Tuesday at his apartment.

03/24/2015

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Crystal Police Squad Car Window Smashed With K-9 Inside

Crystal Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person responsible for throwing a 40-pound brick through the window of a squad car — which had a K-9 officer inside. Police say the incident happened early Saturday morning in the police department parking lot.

09/22/2014

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Crystal Police Seeking Stabbing Suspect

Authorities in the north metro are looking for a suspect after a report of a stabbing early Monday morning. The Crystal Police Department says it’s looking for Fidel Delivillar Torres. Police say he’s a suspect in a stabbing that happened at around 4:30 a.m. on the 6700 block of Corvalis Avenue.

07/14/2014

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Vietnam Vet Finds Stolen Scooter Doing His Own Internet Legwork

A Minnesota man fighting cancer has his stolen mobility scooter back thanks to his own detective work. James Hongsermeier has lung cancer and needs his scooter to get around. Someone took it from the trunk of his car overnight Tuesday.

06/27/2014

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Cops Find Steel Drum Band’s Stolen Parade Float

We have some good news to report about a story from earlier this week. Police in Crystal say they’ve found a parade float that had been stolen.

06/06/2014

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2 Seriously Hurt In Robbinsdale Motorcycle Crash

At least two people suffered serious injuries after a motorcycle accident in Robbinsdale early Friday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

08/17/2012

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Police: Missing Man With Alzheimer’s Found

Darryl Phillip Ekstrom, 67, was last seen at around 4 p.m. Tuesday riding a white bicycle near his residence. Police responded to the 6000 block of Medicine Lake Road at about 9 p.m. on a report that he was missing.

07/18/2012

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Police: 100-Plus Vases Stolen From Crystal Cemetery

Police in Crystal are asking for the public’s help in finding suspects after more than 100 vases were stolen from a cemetery in the city on Tuesday.

05/23/2012

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Police Investigate Possible Abduction In Crystal

The incident happened at about 10 p.m. Thursday in the Almsted’s Grocery Store parking lot, which is at the intersection of 42nd Avenue and Douglas Drive in Crystal.

10/07/2011

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Police Searching For Crystal Cemetery Vandal

Caretakers found 32 damaged markers, with some knocked over, and others moved to other locations in the cemetery.

05/17/2011