Fridley

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Charges: Man Fell Asleep While Baby Drowned In Bathtub

A 28-year-old Fridley man is accused of child neglect after falling asleep on his couch while his daughter drowned in a bathtub in their Fridley apartment, according to charges filed Friday in Anoka County Court.

08/17/2012

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Minn. Man Awarded For Tackling Armed Robber

A Minnesota man is getting an award for taking down an armed robber at a convenience store.

08/15/2012

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Metro Transit To Reduce Rates On Northstar Commuter Rail Line

In an attempt to get more people riding public transit, Metro Transit officials said Monday the rates to ride the Northstar Commuter Rail Line will be lowered on Aug. 1.

07/30/2012

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Anoka County’s ‘Jane Doe’ Identified

A woman who police say refused to give fingerprints or identify herself has been identified, according to a criminal complaint.

07/29/2012

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Man Hit, Killed By Train In Fridley

Police in Fridley are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a train Monday night.

07/24/2012

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Cops Searching For Fridley Bank Robbery Suspect

Police are searching for the man who robbed a TCF Bank at gunpoint Friday in Fridley.

07/20/2012

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Cops: Jane Doe Breaks Into Home, Puts Up Blinds, Refuses To Cooperate

Investigators in Fridley say they need help solving one of the most bizarre cases they’ve ever seen. Police say they arrested a woman who refuses to tell them who she is.

07/13/2012

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Activist Erin Brockovich Speaks At Fridley Cancer Meeting

Fridley residents got some star-power behind them Wednesday night as they continue to look for answers to why their city has such high cancer rates.

06/27/2012

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Mississippi River Sewage Leak Stopped

No wading, no swimming and no fishing — authorities want people to stay out of a four-mile stretch of the Mississippi River.

06/22/2012

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Sewage Leaks Into Mississippi River

A leak in a sewer pipe in Fridley that runs along the banks of the Mississippi River and was sending approximately 500 to 1,000 gallons of sewage into the river per minute at around 2 p.m. Thursday, officials said.

06/21/2012

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Police Catch Fridley Robbery Suspect, 1 Still Loose

Police in Fridley are investigating after a store was robbed late Thursday evening. Police said they were called to the 300 block of Osborne Road at about 11 p.m.

06/15/2012

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1 Injured After Bus Hits Car In Fridley

There were reports of minor injuries after a school bus collided with a car Tuesday afternoon in the north metro, according to police.

06/06/2012

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3 Escape Safely After House Catches Fire In Fridley

Authorities say at one adult and two children got out safely after a home caught fire in Fridley Friday morning.

05/18/2012

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Medtronic Says Bone Graft Investigation Is Over

Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. said Wednesday that federal prosecutors have closed their investigation of the company’s InFuse bone graft.

05/16/2012

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Charges: Fridley Couple Made Girl Run In Diaper With Shaved Head

A Fridley couple is accused of shaving a girl’s head and making her run down a street in a diaper as punishment for having bad grades at school, according to charges filed Wednesday in Anoka County Court.

05/09/2012

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Police: Couple Laughed After Shaving Girl’s Head, Forcing Her To Run In Diaper

Fridley police say not only did Stephanie Broten and her boyfriend Darnell Landrum force Broten’s 12-year-old daughter to run outside in a diaper in front of nearly 100 onlookers, but the two laughed about it in the back of the squad car while getting arrested.

05/08/2012

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Police Say Couple Forced Girl To Run In Diaper

A Fridley woman and her boyfriend have been arrested after neighbors reported they forced a 12-year-old girl to run up and down the street in a diaper.

05/08/2012

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Fridley-Based Medtronic Announces Job Cuts

Fridley-based Medtronic announced Thursday morning it’s laying off about 220 workers from its Mounds View office.

05/03/2012

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Cancer Cluster In St. Paul: Correlation Or Coincidence?

When Denise Gulner of St. Paul looks down her block, she knows of her neighbor’s struggles. “We’ve got a house here that’s prostate cancer,” she said. “This one was cervical, this one was kidney.”

05/02/2012

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Mercury Leak Forces Evacuation At Totino-Grace High School

Authorities say Totino-Grace High School in Fridley had to be evacuated late Friday morning after a report of a mercury leak.

04/20/2012

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Man Charged With Stomping On Pregnant Ex’s Stomach

A 28-year-old man has been charged with stomping on his pregnant ex-girlfriend’s stomach in an attempt to kill her unborn child.

04/17/2012

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Officials Blame Smoking For High Cancer Rate, Residents Aren’t Convinced

New numbers are raising questions about cancer in one Twin Cities suburb.

04/16/2012

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2 Kids Escape House Fire In Fridley

Fire officials in Fridley are investigating a late night fire that spread through a garage and destroyed more than half a house.

04/02/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Armed Robbery In Columbia Heights

A 35-year-old Fridley man has pleaded guilty to using a .38-caliber pistol to rob a Columbia Heights convenience store on March 11, 2011, according to the Columbia Heights Police Department.

03/30/2012

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Couple Arrested, Woman Accused Of Throwing Puppies

Police in Anoka County say a man was arrested for punching his girlfriend, who retaliated by throwing 1-week-old puppies at him. Both are in the Anoka County Jail, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

03/29/2012

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