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Domestic Abuse

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Minn. House Panel Votes To Strip Abusers Of Guns

A Minnesota House panel has approved a measure that would ban people convicted of domestic abuse from having guns. The public safety committee approved the measure Tuesday on a voice vote. It’s sponsored by Cottage Grove Democrat Dan Schoen.

03/25/2014

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Trucker Stopped In Minn. Accused Of Kidnapping

A truck driver from Utah is accused of holding a 19-year-old relative against her will while the two traveled across country. The 53-year-old man from Salt Lake City was arrested last week at a truck scale outside of Moorhead, Minn. A Minnesota state trooper discovered a Florida warrant for the man’s arrest. The man was charged in Clay County court with kidnapping, false imprisonment and domestic abuse.

12/02/2013

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Candlelight Vigil Set For Saturday Night In Honor Of AP’s 2-Year-Old Son

A candlelight vigil is set for 8 p.m. Saturday outside the Metrodome in honor of Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son, who died after allegedly being abused by his mother’s boyfriend, according to Sioux Falls police.

10/12/2013

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5K For Dani J Lifts Family, Raises Money For Domestic Abuse Project

Saturday’s 5K was a run that carried a much deeper meaning than exercise. The “5K for Dani J” race was for Danielle Jelinek, who was found dead near her boyfriend Aaron Schnagl’s home in May. Schnagl’s in jail on drug charges. The event had her name all over it — from the fast tunes to the footwork.

08/17/2013

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Blaine Man Found Guilty Of Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

A 55-year-old Blaine man has been found guilty of first-degree murder (with a past pattern of domestic abuse) in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

05/20/2013

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The Warning Signs Of Domestic Violence

In the past month, police say there’ve been three women killed by their husbands or boyfriends: a store manager at the Mall of America, a teenage girl and a pregnant National Guard member. None of the men charged have a criminal history

03/11/2013

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Report: Lowest Number Of Murders From Domestic Abuse

Minnesota recorded the lowest number of murders from domestic abuse in 20 years last year.

01/29/2013

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New Details Emerge In Disappearance Of Danielle Jelinek

Court documents offer new details into the disappearance of a Twin Cities woman.

12/15/2012

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Packers LB Erik Walden Arrested

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Erik Walden was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony domestic violence/substantial battery and will remain in the Brown County Jail until at least Monday.

11/25/2011

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Coon Rapids Woman Stabbed To Death, Boyfriend Arrested

Neighbors are coming to grips with the tragedy that played out inside a quiet Coon Rapids apartment complex Thursday night. Taiwo Obazeluwa said she was frightened to go outside.

10/14/2011

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Police: Home Abuse Incident Causes School Lockdown

Authorities locked down the Rockford Middle School Monday morning after a man allegedly assaulted someone in a house near the school, police said.

09/19/2011

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Lawyer Accused Of Beating Son Facing Felonies

A St. Paul attorney is accused of choking and punching his 7-year-old son at least 30 times.

06/22/2011

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Madison Police Respond To Woman’s Prank On Sister

A woman’s April Fool’s prank pulled on her sister got the Madison police involved.

04/06/2011