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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.

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Emotions Run High At Vigil For Missing 10-Year-Old

It’s now been 10 days since 10-year-old Barway Collins first went missing. Today, his father turned out for the latest search – even though police have named him a suspect, and that didn’t sit well with everyone.

03/28/2015

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Authorities Searching Mississippi Area For Missing Crystal Boy

Friends and family will be back out Thursday, spreading the word to find 10-year-old Barway Collins. He was last seen a week ago at his apartment in Crystal. A reward to bring him home is now up to $12,000.

03/26/2015

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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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Prayer Vigil Held For Missing Crystal Boy

A vigil took place Monday afternoon for Barway Collins outside the Cedarwood Apartment complex where he disappeared Wednesday. Several dozen people showed their support for his family by handing out fliers and joining together in prayer at the gathering.

03/23/2015

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Police Investigating Several Scenarios In Crystal Boy’s Disappearance

Police in Crystal now say they’re investigating several possible scenarios in the disappearance of 10-year-old Barway Collins. He’s a fourth grader who was last seen walking away from the parking lot of his apartment complex Wednesday afternoon. Now police want the public’s help in identifying two people.

03/22/2015

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Police Seek Help Finding Missing Crystal Boy

Authorities in the northwest metro are asking the public’s help in finding a missing 10-year-old boy. The Crystal Police Department says Barway Edwin Collins was last seen Wednesday afternoon near his apartment building on the 400 block of Douglas Drive North.

03/19/2015

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3 Dogs Perish In Crystal House Fire

Three dogs died Thursday afternoon in a Crystal, Minnesota, house fire.

02/26/2015

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2 Men Arrested At Arby’s After Crystal Bank Robbery

Two men were arrested in their vehicle in the parking lot of a Brooklyn Center Arby’s 15 minutes after the robbery of a nearby TCF Bank branch in Crystal.

02/02/2015

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Crews Respond To House Fire In Crystal

A kitchen fire spread through a house fire in Crystal early Saturday morning. Fire crews responded to a call just before 2 a.m. in the 5600 block of Maryland Avenue.

01/31/2015

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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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