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Police: Brooklyn Park Man Beats 10-Month-Old Son

Hennepin County authorities have charged a Brooklyn Park man who they say beat his 10-month-old son and left him brain dead. Twenty-year-old Dennis Taylor is charged with first-degree assault.

12/17/2014

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Medina Man Charged In Machete Attack On Deputy

Authorities have charged a 23-year-old Medina man after they say he attacked a sheriff’s deputy with a machete. Donald Nichols was charged Tuesday with second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.

12/10/2014

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Police: St. Joseph Man Chased, Shot At Estranged Wife

A 66-year-old St. Joseph man was arrested Saturday after allegedly chasing down his estranged wife and firing several gunshots at her vehicle in St. Cloud, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the incident happened at about 9:58 a.m. The sheriff’s office said it was receiving several 911 calls of two vehicles traveling southeast on Highway 4 from Highway 2 in St. Cloud.

10/27/2014

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Minnesota Surgeon Sentenced For Assaulting Boy

A Minnesota surgeon has been sentenced to three years and seven months in prison for choking his 10-year-old foster son by forcing a latex glove down the boy’s throat. Fifty-one-year-old Dennis Sullivan Jr. of Benedict pleaded guilty to first-degree assault in Hubbard County court.

10/27/2014

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Woman, 24, Charged After Allegedly Running Over Woman With Car In Mpls.

A Minneapolis woman has been charged with first degree assault after allegedly hitting a woman with her vehicle in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday. Vanessa Ida Uzong, 24, has been charged with one count of assault in the first degree – great bodily harm.

10/21/2014

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MSU Student Adviser Accused Of Burglary, Assault In Woman’s Dorm

A 20-year-old Mankato man is accused of burglary, assault and stalking after a female college student was woken up by an intruder and allegedly pepper-sprayed in her dorm room, according to charges filed Monday in Blue Earth County Court. Alexander James Gowan Nuehring was charged with first-degree burglary of an occupied dwelling, first-degree burglary with possession of a dangerous weapon, first-degree assault and stalking in connection with the incident.

10/13/2014

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Man, 38, Stabbed Multiple Times At NW Minnesota Campground

A 38-year-old man had to be taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after an assault at a northwestern Minnesota campground and one person is in custody in connection with the incident, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

07/26/2014

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Mpls. Man Charged With Shooting 3 Women 26 Times

A 20-year-old Minneapolis man was charged Thursday with three counts each of attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault for the shooting of three women in north Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. Delonte Ahshone Thomas is accused of returning to a party on the 3500 block of Fremont Avenue North in the early morning of July 9 with a semi-automatic gun after leaving due to a dispute with fellow guests.

07/17/2014

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South St. Paul Man Charged For Allegedly Assaulting 15-Month Old

A South St. Paul, Minn. man has been charged for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend’s 15-month old toddler while she was at work. LaMar James Crump, 21, has been charged with one felony count each of first degree assault and malicious punishment of a child. According to police, officers responded to call around 6:10 a.m. Thursday of a child being unresponsive in an apartment in South St. Paul.

06/30/2014

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Minnesota Surgeon Arrested In North Dakota

A sheriff in Park Rapids says a surgeon accused of choking his foster son by stuffing a latex glove down his throat has been arrested in North Dakota. Hubbard County, Minnesota, Sheriff Cory Aukes tells WDAY-TV that 50-year-old Dennis James Sullivan Jr., of Benedict, was arrested Tuesday and will be returned to Minnesota by Monday.

06/20/2014

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Girl, 9, May Lose Eye After Mpls. Shooting

Two Minneapolis men are accused of shooting at a vehicle containing a woman and four small children, one of whom was seriously injured in the eye, according to Minneapolis Police.

05/14/2014

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Teen Will Be Tried As Adult In Brutal St. Paul Beating

One of two 15-year-old boys accused of being involved in the brutal beating of a St. Paul man on the city’s east side last August will stand trial as an adult. Charles Redding will appear in a Ramsey County courtroom Thursday as he faces charges in the Aug. 4, 2013 assault of Ray Widstrand.

02/27/2014

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Organ Donation Helps Stillwater Family Cope With Tragic Loss

Twenty-nine-year-old Adam McCloud died in October of 2012 after he was beaten at a Stillwater bar. Eric Richard was convicted of first-degree assault after punching McCloud at Smalley’s Caribbean Barbeque. According to the criminal complaint, McCloud had spilled Richard’s drink and later refused to pay for it. After McCloud’s death, his family found that they could keep his spirit alive by helping local charities. Supper time at the Odebrecht household brings the family together. But every so often, they can’t help but think of who’s not at the dinner table.

01/29/2014

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Charges: Mpls. Man Severely Assaulted 18-Month-Old Child

A 23-year-old Minneapolis man is in custody after severely assaulting an 18-month-old child and a woman last week, according to the Minneapolis Police.

01/29/2014

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Man Gets More Than 15 Years For Dragging 2 Recruiters

The man who pleaded guilty to running down two Army recruiters at a Roseville crosswalk last year was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison. In November, Enrico Taylor pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree assault and one count of second-degree assault over the Sept. 17 incident.

01/15/2014

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