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Bald Eagles Make Strong Comeback Along Mississippi

One of our national symbols is making a comeback along the Mississippi River. For years, the bald eagle had been nearing extinction due to pesticides. But things have changed for the better. Paul Labovitz with the National Park Service says the experience of seeing a bald eagle is one filled with awe.

05/27/2013

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St. Paul Man Charged In Sister-In-Law’s Brutal Beating

A St. Paul man is accused of severely beating, slashing and possibly raping his sister-in-law, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

05/21/2013

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Authorities ID Body As Missing Bemidji Man

A body found Thursday near Bemidji’s Lake Irving belonged, authorities say, to a man who’d been missing since October. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner confirmed Friday that authorities found the body of 31-year-old Matthew Pulis about 100 yards off shore near Lake Irving’s northwest corner during an aerial search.

05/17/2013

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Maplewood Teen Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Girlfriend

A Maplewood teen waived his right to an adult certification hearing Friday morning in connection with the death of 16-year-old Anna Hurd.

05/10/2013

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St. Paul Approves Settlement In Deaf Driver’s Arrest

The St. Paul City Council has just approved a settlement in the case of a St. Paul man arrested after a routine traffic stop.

05/09/2013

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Hundreds Of Dead Fish Wash Up On Beaver Lake

The spring weather brought with it something pretty unsightly near St. Paul. Hundreds of fish recently died in Beaver Lake, and many of them ended up all along the shoreline.

05/06/2013

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Judge Dismisses Challenge To Abortion Funding

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that claimed the state of Minnesota has been wrongfully charged for more than 37,000 abortions for indigent women.

05/06/2013

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Former House Worker Gets At Least 3 Years For Possessing Child Porn

Rory Koch, a former Minnesota House worker and former candidate for Ramsey County Commissioner, was sentenced Wednesday to serve at least three years in prison after being convicted of possessing child porn.

04/24/2013

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5 Charged In 2-Year Ramsey Co. Sex Trafficking Ring

Two St. Paul brothers, their uncles and a woman are now facing charges of sex trafficking that spanned over the last couple years, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

04/10/2013

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Officials Talk About Preventing Online Bullying

Prosecutors and sheriffs in Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties are holding a forum about ways to prevent online bullying.

04/10/2013

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Woman, Brother Killed In Sunday Domestic Altercation

Police are releasing more details about the deaths of three people from Sunday.

03/26/2013

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Man Hurt In Ramsey County Squad Accident

A 56-year-old old man was seriously injured Thursday after he pulled out in front of a Ramsey County deputy’s squad car.

03/14/2013

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Report Shows It’s Less Affordable To Rent In Minnesota

If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on buying a home, now may be the time to do it. A new report ranks Minnesota as the least affordable state in the Midwest for renters.

03/13/2013

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Psych Evaluation Ordered On Teen Charged With Murder

On Wednesday, 17-year-old Anthony Joseph Mitchell, of Maplewood, made his first court appearance in Ramsey County.

03/06/2013

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County Atty’s To Review Drug Convictions From Last 3 Years

The county attorneys for Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties announced that they are planning to review all jury or court cases that ended in drug convictions for the past three years.

02/21/2013

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Driver In Fatal St. Paul Crash Charged

Everything in Houa Yang’s life changed around this 2:30 Friday morning when her husband – the father of their unborn baby — was killed.

02/15/2013

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Ramsey, Hennepin Counties Sue Mortgage Registry

Prosecutors in Ramsey and Hennepin counties are suing a company that runs a nationwide electronic mortgage registry, saying the company and mortgage lenders deliberately circumvented public tax rolls and failed to pay county fees.

02/15/2013

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Ramsey County To Help Vets In Criminal Trouble

Ramsey County is taking steps to make sure that military veterans who find themselves in criminal trouble can get the help they need — and get their lives back on track.

01/16/2013

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Care Attendant Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Stealing Minor’s ID

A 40-year-old personal care attendant pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding and stealing the identity of a minor in her care, the Justice Department said.

11/19/2012

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Ramsey County Pilot Project Puts Stalkers On GPS

Authorities in Ramsey County are using GPS technology to help monitor the whereabouts of alleged stalkers, and help keep their victims safe. Officials are launching a pilot project Thursday.

11/01/2012

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Westbound 694 Closed Due To Multi-Vehicle Crash

A multi-vehicle accident has shut down westbound 694 at Rice Street, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

10/03/2012

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Authorities, Hotels Team Up To Fight Sex Trafficking In Ramsey Co.

A growing number of children in Minnesota are becoming victims of sex traffickers.

08/23/2012

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County Attorneys Meet With St. Paul Police Chief To Discuss Crime Lab Problems

The Dakota, Ramsey and Washington county attorneys have met with St. Paul’s police chief to discuss issues relating to how the St. Paul Crime Lab handles narcotics cases.

08/20/2012

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Fired Senate Aide Brodkorb Sues State, Senate

A former Minnesota Senate aide who was fired after having an affair with the chamber’s top Republican leader filed a lawsuit Monday saying he was treated unfairly and discriminated against because female employees involved in similar relationships didn’t lose their jobs.

07/23/2012

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Charges: Cops Find 11 Bags Of Meth, Nearly $60k In Roseville Apartment

A 29-year-old Roseville woman faces a felony charge after police found 11-and-a-half pounds of meth and nearly $60,000 hidden in her apartment on Thursday.

07/20/2012

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