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Gopher Hockey Player Suspended After DWI

An incoming University of Minnesota freshman hockey player has been indefinitely suspended after a DWI arrest Saturday. Gabe Guertier, 18, was pulled over by University Police early Saturday morning. He was detained at the Hennepin County Jail for several hours after being charged with fourth-degree DWI. Gopher mens hockey coach Don Lucia announced Sunday that Guertier would be suspended indefinitely for violation of team rules. His suspension will be re-evaluated in November.

09/01/2013

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Hennepin County Jail Inmate Dies After Seizure

Authorities are investigating after a female inmate at the Hennepin County Jail died of an apparent seizure Wednesday night. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said the inmate suffered the seizure at about 4:55 p.m. Wednesday.

08/08/2013

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Fugitive Charged After Late-Night Crime Spree In Twin Cities

A Department of Corrections (DOC) fugitive was charged Friday with first-degree aggravated robbery, second-degree assault and fleeing police in a motor vehicle after a crime spree Thursday night in the Twin Cities. According to Minneapolis Police, 39-year-old Brandon Stark approached four people with a knife late Thursday night in Minneapolis. The crime spree ended with Stark crashing a stolen car in St. Paul during a police chase.

06/14/2013

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Park Shooter Gets 1 Year In Jail, Probation

A man who fired numerous gunshots in a Minneapolis park where children were playing has been sentenced to a year in jail and eight years of probation. The sentence by Hennepin County District Court Judge William Koch for August Fleming has disappointed county Attorney Mike Freeman who asked for a longer sentence than the mandatory five years in prison.

05/21/2013

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Man Charged In Standoff With Minneapolis Police

A man who got involved in a standoff with police last Friday that lasted more than nine hours is in jail and facing charges.

03/12/2013

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Man Accused Of Videotaping Boys Arrested Yet Again

The Coon Rapids man accused of videotaping young boys while changing clothes at Twin Cities YMCAs was arrested by University of Minnesota police on Thursday for allegedly videotaping boys urinating at Mariucci Arena, too, authorities say.

03/08/2013

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Police: Man Arrested, Charged In Mpls Hit-And-Run

Police say a 19-year-old University of Minnesota student has been arrested and charged in the June hit-and-run accident involving a 24-year-old man.

10/10/2012

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Police: Homicide Suspect Admits To Shooting Man In S. Mpls

Police say a homicide suspect is in jail after he admitted to shooting a 30-year-old Minneapolis man last month when a drug deal went awry in the city’s south side.

09/26/2012

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Sex Offender Case Highlights Need For Background Checks

He worked for a company known for setting up bouncy houses at birthday parties and graduations. But tonight, Greg Sissala sits behind bars.

05/21/2012

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Inmate, 25, Dies In Hennepin County Jail

A 25-year-old female inmate has died in apparent suicide attempt in Hennepin County Jail Monday, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

05/07/2012

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Man Arrested In Hennepin County Meth Bust

A 31-year-old Crystal man was arrested Tuesday in connection with methamphetamine investigation conducted in Hennepin County.

03/08/2012

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2 Arrested On ‘Possibly Suspicious’ Unborn Baby’s Death

Two people have been arrested in what police say is an investigation of a possible infant death they believe may be suspicious in Crystal, Minn.

02/29/2012

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Police: Car Chase Cuts Through W. Metro, Ends In Crash

Police chased a suspect in a freshly-stolen car Friday morning from Orono to Golden Valley, where the chase ended in a crash, authorities said.

02/10/2012

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Suspect In Oakdale Homicide ID’d

Authorities have identified the man arrested in connection with a 39-year-old Oakdale woman’s stabbing death.

12/30/2011

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Vikings Suspend Chris Cook Without Pay

Just hours after Minnesota Vikings player Chris Cook posted $40,000 bail and was released from the Hennepin County Jail, the Vikings announced he has been suspended without pay.

10/25/2011

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