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New Brighton, Fridley & Mpls. Police Team Up To Find Armed Robbers

Minneapolis, New Brighton and Fridley police departments are asking for the public’s help in identifying two armed men who may have robbed two gas stations in the past week. The first robbery happened at 5:45 a.m. last Friday at a New Brighton gas station near Silver Lake Road and West River Road East, according to Minneapolis Police. Investigators think the same men may have robbed a Fridley SuperAmerica at 5667 University Ave. NE on Thursday morning, also at 5:45 a.m. A shot was fired during Thursday’s robbery, but no one was injured.

04/03/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In Alexandria Gas Station Robbery

Authorities in northwestern Minnesota are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery that resulted in a gas station employee being hospitalized. Alexandria Police were called to the Super America gas station on the 1400 block of Broadway at about 11:57 p.m. Tuesday on a report of an armed robbery.

03/19/2014

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Thief Swipes Donation Jar, Coffee From Gas Station

Savage Police are investigating after a man stole a donation jar intended to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network from a gas station early Thursday morning. According to police, the thief entered the Super America on the 14200 block of O’Connell Road at about 3 a.m. and made himself a cappuccino.

01/24/2014

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Officers Investigating Homicide In St. Paul

St. Paul police say a man is dead after an incident Friday night near a gas station at the intersection of Maryland and White Bear avenues.

01/03/2014

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Plymouth Gas Station Giving Away Free Car Washes

With the weather temporarily warming up it might be a good time to get your car washed. A local gas station is giving you even more incentive to do it. The Holiday in Plymouth will be giving away free car washes from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Friday.

12/27/2013

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Man Charged After Taking 2 Hostage In Gas Station

The 31-year-old Burnsville man who allegedly held two people at gunpoint during a standoff at a Burnsville gas station on Saturday has been charged. Ariel Luis Barnett was charged Tuesday in Dakota County for two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of kidnapping.

09/10/2013

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Braun Loses Endorsement Deal With Kwik Trip

A chain of convenience stores is cutting ties with Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun in the wake of his season-ending suspension. Gary Gonczy, director of marketing and advertising for Kwik Trip, Inc., says the company will no longer use Braun as a spokesman.

07/23/2013

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Hastings Man Charged With Robbery At Knife-Point

The Hastings man arrested for allegedly robbing a gas station at knife-point before fleeing on a “light colored kids bike” was charged with felony first-degree aggravated robbery. According to the charges, Joseph Robert Olson, 27, robbed the gas station on Vermillion Street at 5:08 a.m. on May 22 while wielding a 4-inch knife. Surveillance video helped police identify Olson.

05/29/2013

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Hastings Police: Knife-Wielding Robbery Suspect Caught On Tape

Hastings Police are hoping that surveillance video will help catch a man who used a knife to rob a gas station Wednesday morning.

05/22/2013

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1 Shot Outside Bobby & Steve’s Gas Station

One person was shot outside a Bobby and Steve’s gas station overnight.

01/06/2013

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Man Guilty In Fatal 2010 Gas Station Shooting

A jury found a 23-year-old Maple Grove man guilty in a 2010 gas station shooting that left one person dead and two other injured.

11/01/2012

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Gas Drive-Off Leads To Police Chase

A man was taken into custody after leading police on a chase through Minneapolis early Monday morning.

02/06/2012

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Man Shot Multiple Times At St. Paul Gas Station

Police are investigating after a man was shot multiple times at a St. Paul gas station overnight.

01/11/2012

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Police: Man Stole Van, Robbed Gas Station, Fled Police

A Minneapolis man has been accused of using a stolen van to rob an Eagan gas station, which led to a high-speed police chase.

11/08/2011

A man was found shot at an Uptown SuperAmerica gas station. (credit: CBS)

Man Found Shot At Uptown Gas Station

Police are looking into an overnight shooting overnight that happened in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis.

05/30/2011

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