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Iowa Man Charged With Homicide After Assault Victim Dies

An Iowa man initially arrested on assault charges is now facing murder charges after the victim he allegedly attacked has died. hristopher Howard Gantt, 29, was arrested Thursday on charges of homicide.

12/05/2014

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11 Accused Gang Members Indicted In Minneapolis

Law enforcement agencies across Hennepin County say they put a major dent in Twin Cities gang activity Friday. Friday morning, Sheriff Rich Stanek announced the arrests of 11 known gang members from two different gangs.

11/21/2014

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Good Question: What Are Those Blue Traffic Lights?

You may have noticed new blue lights popping up near traffic signals all over the metro. They are small, generally tucked out of the way so they don’t distract drivers. Over the past two weeks, they’ve been going up all over Ramsey County.

11/06/2014

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More Than 2 Dozen Charged In Check Conspiracy

Twenty-eight people have been charged in what U.S. Attorney Andy Luger called a pervasive identity theft and bank fraud scheme to steal more than $2 million by creating fake checks and cashing them at dozens of banks and check-cashing businesses.

10/28/2014

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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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Good Question: What Happens When Food Goes Bad At The Grocery Store?

We’ve all been there. You buy some bananas, but after a couple of days they’ve turned brown so you throw them out.

07/14/2014

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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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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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Man Takes Metro Police On 30-Min., Multi-City Chase

A man suspected of driving under the influence took police on a half-hour, multi-city chase early Saturday morning, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy attempted to pull over a 26-year-old driver at about 3 a.m. near Interstate 94 and Hemlock Lane in Maple Grove.

05/10/2014

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Fire Destroys Home In Crystal

Four people were able to escape without injury after a house caught fire in Crystal Saturday morning. The fire happened just after 8 a.m. on Twin Lake Terrace. Fire crews said it appeared the fire started in the garage before spreading to the attached home.

02/15/2014

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DeRusha Eats: Milton’s Vittles, Vino And Beer

When Francine Weber opened Milton’s Vittles, Vino and Beer in suburban Crystal, Minn., she thought she’d open a fast casual soul food spot. Somehow the space she found and the response from the community changed things.

02/08/2014

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Crystal Family Turns Snow Fort Into Winter Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics got underway in Sochi, Russia, Thursday night, but some Minnesotans held their own Olympics right in the Twin Cities metro. It started with opening ceremonies, then got down to business.

02/07/2014

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Minn. Fans Talk On Imminent Dome Deflation

Love it or hate it, the white-domed roof is soon to be gone. By Saturday night, the teflon bubble that’s been a part of the Twin Cities skyline for more than 30 years will likely be gone.

01/17/2014

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‘U’ Student Tracks Stolen Laptop, Man Arrested

A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with one of the robberies near the University of Minnesota campus. Myron Jovan Richardson-Rivers, of Crystal, is a suspect in a robbery last month. He’s currently behind held at the Hennepin County Jail.

12/24/2013

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Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Into Crystal Police Squad

Crystal Police are investigating an overnight crash between a squad car and another vehicle full of people. The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. at 62nd and County Road 81.

12/08/2013

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