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Police: Man Shot Dead In North Minneapolis

Authorities said they are looking for at least one suspect after a man was shot to death late Friday night in north Minneapolis. Police responded to the 3700 block of Girard Avenue North at about 10:57 p.m. on a report of a shooting.

12/14/2013

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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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Tech Robberies Have ‘U’ Students On Edge

University of Minnesota students have more than just finals to worry about this week. An armed robbery happened in broad daylight right near campus Wednesday on 14th Avenue Southeast and Sixth Street Southeast in Dinkytown – the latest in a string of robberies at or near the University. Police say a female student was walking to class around 9:30 a.m. when a man approached her, showed her a gun and then took her backpack. Her wallet, iPhone and iPad were all inside.

12/13/2013

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Police: Burglaries On The Rise In South Minneapolis

Police are warning residents on the south side of Minneapolis after a recent uptick in burglaries in the area. Police said homeowners in the Third Precinct should keep an extra eye out for suspicious activity.

12/10/2013

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2 Off-Duty Mpls. Cops Fired After Confrontation In Green Bay

Two Minneapolis police officers have been fired after a June incident with Green Bay Police. In June, SWAT officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell were visiting Green Bay off-duty.

12/03/2013

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Crime Alert: 2 Men Attempted To Kidnap U Student

Two men attempted to kidnap a University of Minnesota student early Wednesday morning and one of the men used the victim’s own pepper spray against her, the school said in a crime alert.

11/27/2013

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‘U’ Student Robbed At Home Near Campus

Police are investigating yet another armed robbery of a University of Minnesota student. This time, it happened around 3:40 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of 11th Avenue SE and 8th Street SE.

11/21/2013

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No Charges, Discipline For Mpls. Officer Involved In Fatal Crash

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said Thursday no criminal charges will be filed in a fatal accident involving a police vehicle and a motorcycle back in the spring. The officer involved was on his way to the house where police shot and killed Terrance Franklin.

11/14/2013

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U Of M Stepping Up Patrols, Security After Robberies

In a letter to students and faculty, President Eric Kaler said Tuesday the school will increase patrols on and near campus, add security cameras in high traffic and public areas and enhance building security.

11/13/2013

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School Bus Hits House In North Minneapolis, Injuries Unknown

Authorities are investigating after a school bus crashed into a house in north Minneapolis Tuesday morning. Police said the crash happened at about 8:19 a.m. near the intersection of 42nd and Penn. Authorities said an SUV ran a red light at the intersection then hit the school bus.

11/05/2013

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Police Investigating More Attacks, Robberies Near U Of M

Authorities said they’re investigating at least three more robberies involving University of Minnesota students in the overnight hours of last Thursday night and Friday morning. Police said U of M students were victims in three separate incidents.

11/04/2013

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Police Concerned About Retaliation After Downtown Shooting

Police are concerned about retaliation after a 27-year-old man was shot and killed in downtown Minneapolis. It happened early Sunday morning inside Epic, a nightclub in the warehouse district. Authorities said about two thousand people were in there when the shooting happened.

11/04/2013

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Police: Man Found Shot To Death Inside Car In Mpls.

Police are investigating after a man was found dead inside a vehicle late Wednesday night in downtown Minneapolis. Authorities responded to the 1200 block of Washington Avenue at about 11:53 p.m. on a report of a shooting.

10/31/2013

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Police Increase Patrols Near U Of M After Sexual Assault

Police said have increased patrols near the University of Minnesota after a woman was sexually assaulted over the weekend. Authorities said the attack took place early Sunday, between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m., near 15th and Brooke Avenues Southeast in Minneapolis. That’s about a quarter mile from campus.

10/30/2013

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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted Near U Of M Campus

Police are investigating and a crime alert has been issued after a woman was sexually assaulted early Sunday near the University of Minnesota. Authorities said the incident happened sometime between 2:40 a.m. and 3:10 a.m. near the area of 15th Street SE and Brook Avenue SE in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood of Minneapolis.

10/29/2013

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