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‘U’ Issues Crime Alert After Attempted Robbery

Officials at the University of Minnesota issued a crime alert Monday after a student was robbed at gun point on Sunday. According to University Police, the student says a man pulled out a gun and demanded their laptop computer at the Carlson School of Management, which is on the West Bank Campus. The student yelled for help and started chasing the robber, who ended up dropping the laptop during the chase.

12/16/2013

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Police Uniform, Gun Stolen From Off-Duty Mpls. Cop’s Truck

An off-duty Minneapolis police officer was himself the victim of a crime that’s a big cause for concern. It happened two days before Thanksgiving, when the officer’s personal vehicle was broken into and thieves ran off with a black duffel bag.

12/13/2013

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Man Who Led Cops On Chase Is A Murder Suspect

A Maplewood man who led police on a high-speed chase is the prime suspect in a murder, according to police. The murder happened at a home located on 855 E. 4th St. in St. Paul. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, police responded to the home and found the victim dead from a single gunshot wound to the head.

12/03/2013

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Minn. Lawmaker Vocal In Gun Debate Won’t Run Again

A Minnesota legislator who has taken a visible role in public safety and gun issues says he won’t run for a 10th term in the 2014 election. State Rep. Michael Paymar announced Wednesday he will leave the Legislature after his current term expires.

11/20/2013

Pine County Shooting Follow Up

Pine Co. Teen Charged In Burglary That Left Accomplice Dead

A Pine County teenager is now charged in a home invasion that left a man dead. It happened after the intruders entered the house of a 75-year-old man around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Officials said 23-year-old Gypsy Watts had a gun, and the homeowner shot and killed him. Investigators tell us Watts and a 16-year-old boy broke into the man’s house, hoping to steal his prescription medications.

11/15/2013

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No Charges After Autopsy Says 2 Horses Shot, Killed With Handgun

The Washington County man accused of killing two horses was released from jail Friday morning. Authorities said they are still reviewing the case against William St. Sauver, Jr., adding that they are not able to charge him at this time.

11/13/2013

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Police Release Photo Of U Of M Attempted Armed Robbery Suspect

University of Minnesota officials say the search for a suspected gunman is complete — and there is no further need for students and staff on campus to take shelter. The university released a campus alert after someone spotted a man suspected of carrying a gun in a classroom building.

11/11/2013

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Cops: 2 Men Arrested In Connection With St. Augusta Shooting

Police have arrested and charged two men with first-degree assault after a St. Augusta victim was shot in the victim’s home earlier this week. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday, Erik Magnuson, 30, of St. Cloud, and 21-year-old Jerod Jakel, of Sauk Rapids, entered a home on the 23000 block of 69th Avenue in St. Augusta.

10/18/2013

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Classes Canceled At Waite Park School Friday After Gun Threat

After a former student threatened on Thursday to bring a gun to McKinley School and hurt people, classes were canceled on Friday, but criminal charges are unlikely, authorities said. Waite Park Police Department said classes at other district schools had a normal schedule.

09/27/2013

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Cops: Bloomington McDonald’s Robbed At Gunpoint

Bloomington police are investigating after an early Saturday morning robbery at a McDonald’s. The incident took place at 3:30 a.m. on Nicollet Avenue as police said a man walked in, showed a gun and forced employees into the kitchen area.

09/21/2013

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Cops Search For Suspect Who Robbed Monticello Burger King At Gunpoint

Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a Monticello Burger King at gunpoint early Thursday morning. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office said an employee was leaving a the parking lot of the Burger King at 945 Ash Street in Clearwater at 12:43 a.m. when a man tapped on the car window with a black handgun. The employee fled the scene, leaving the suspect, who was dressed in all black.

09/20/2013

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Source: DNA Of Man Killed By Police Found On Officer’s Gun

The DNA of a man shot and killed by police has been found on the trigger of the gun they used to shoot him.

08/15/2013

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Police: Man ‘Openly’ Carrying Guns Near Wis. School Arrested

Police arrested a 23-year-old Somerset man after he was spotted openly carrying two firearms within 1,000 feet of Somerset Middle School.

07/24/2013

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Man Charged For Pistol-Whipping Columbia Store Owner

A 29-year-old man is accused of beating a Columbia store owner with the butt of his handgun, and leaving the victim covered in his own blood, according to authorities. Brandon Benjamin Broszko was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.

06/14/2013

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Official: Student Accidentally Discharges Gun Outside Elementary School

No one was hurt after a Bethune student accidentally discharged a gun outside the school just before class got out Tuesday afternoon, a district spokeswoman said. According to Rachel Hicks of Minneapolis Public Schools, Bethune is home to first through fifth graders.

05/28/2013

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