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Evidence Released In Army Recruiter Hit-And-Run Case

The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office released evidence in a hit-and-run accident that severely injured an army recruiter. Last fall, Staff Sgt. Travis Torgerson was hit by a jeep and dragged nearly a mile. The driver, Enrico Taylor, pleaded guilty to the charges and will spend nearly 16 years behind bars.

06/13/2014

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Minnesota Woman Sentenced For Bank Robbery

A 23-year-old Minnesota woman accused of robbing five banks within a few weeks has been sentenced to 3½ years in federal prison. Ranya Al-Huthaili of Roseville was sentenced Wednesday. She also was ordered to pay restitution to all the banks.

05/21/2014

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Roseville High School Put On Lockdown After Bank Robbery

Roseville Area High School was put on lockdown Thursday morning after a suspect fled towards the school following a bank robbery. Roseville Police say the TCF Bank located inside of Cub Foods near Har Mar Mall was robbed just after 9 a.m. The suspect was last seen fleeing northeast from Har Mar Mall towards the school, which is one mile away.

05/08/2014

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Total Wine Making A Splash In The Midwest

The parking lot has been full ever since Total Wine and More opened for business about a month ago in Roseville, Minn. With wide aisles, high ceilings and neatly stacked shelves, Total Wine feels more like its big box brethren than a traditional liquor store. Which is exactly what president David Trone was going for.

04/28/2014

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Police Chase Ends With Crash In Maplewood

The driver of a pick-up truck being chased by police was hospitalized Wednesday morning after the pursuit ended with the truck crashing into a brick wall in Maplewood, according to police. Authorities said the chase started at about 2:40 a.m. in Minneapolis on Highway 55 near Interstate 94.

04/23/2014

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Man Accusing Roseville Cops Of Excessive Force

A Minneapolis man says he was brutalized by Roseville police, and now he’s taking them to court. The incident happened last May near Lexington Avenue and Highway 36.

04/18/2014

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Man Dies After Apartment Fire In Roseville

A man has died after a fire broke out in his apartment around dinner time Saturday evening. The Roseville Fire Department was called at 6 p.m. to the 2200of Pascal Street North in Roseville, according to Sgt. Matt Brake.

03/22/2014

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Frozen Pipes Aren’t Just An Issue For Homeowners, Cities Are Having Trouble, Too

This extreme cold is creating a headache for cities and homeowners alike. Many residents have been surprised to find no water coming from their faucets.

02/27/2014

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Roseville Police: 14-Year-Old Arrested After Stealing School Bus

Roseville Police say they are holding a 14-year-old boy in custody after he stole a school bus Monday morning. St. Paul Police Lieutenant Lorne Rosand says a Centerline bus driver left her bus at a Holiday gas station located on 1608 Rice St. and went in and got a cup of coffee.

02/10/2014

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Roseville Woman Dies In Dakota County Crash

A 39-year-old woman died Monday after suffering injuries from a two-car crash in Dakota County. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were sent around 7:54 p.m. on Jan. 31 to the area of 160th Street and Barbara Avenue on a report of a crash.

02/04/2014

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Cold Spring Man Says His $1 M Raffle Win Was A ‘Long Time Coming’

A Cold Spring, Minn., man and restaurant owner came forward Friday to claim a $1 million Minnesota raffle prize, state lottery officials say. Carlos Vega Vega stopped by the Roseville lottery headquarters with his wife and son to claim the big Minnesota Millionaire Raffle prize. He had bought the winning ticket at the JM Speedstop on 2nd South Street South in Waite Park, Minn.

01/10/2014

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State Patrol: 300+ Crashes, 100+ Spinouts Monday

Traffic was slow going Monday afternoon in many parts of the metro due to snow and icy conditions. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, there were more than 300 crashes statewide since 9 a.m., and more than 100 vehicle spinouts and cars in ditches. Shelly Walstrom ended up off the road on Highway 36 near Rice Street in Roseville. She says she waited an hour for help.

12/30/2013

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Chicago Man Gets MN’s Longest Sex Trafficking Sentence

A Chicago man was sentenced Friday to more than 26 years in prison for the sex trafficking of a teenage girl – which may be the longest sentence ever given in Minnesota for such a crime. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, Arteco Marvell Rhodes, 38, was found guilty on Nov. 1 on one count of engaging in sex trafficking in the first degree and possession of child pornography. Rhodes met the defendant, a 15-year-old girl, in Chicago in March, and asked her if she “wanted to make money and be part of the family.” Within weeks, Rhodes drove the teen and a 19-year-old woman from Chicago to the Twin Cities in a conversion van.

12/13/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Dec. 6, 2013

It may be a frozen Friday night outside, but arenas throughout the state were heated up by boys’ high school hockey action. David McCoy was in Lakeville, and reported on our featured game: Lakeville North vs. Benilde.We also had cameras capturing the other hockey showdowns.One of the many standout performers at last week’s Prep Bowl was a running back who became a quarterback, then became a big playmaker. The ASPIRE Athlete of the Week is St. Croix Lutheran’s David Ponath.

12/06/2013

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Roseville’s Gymnastics Team Eyes Another Championship

The Roseville gymnastics team won a state title a year ago. As the team works toward another championship, they do so with a coaching staff that believes culture creates destiny.

12/06/2013

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Man’s Teammates Save His Life After Heart Stops In Hockey Game

A Minnesota father says he owes his life to his friends after his heart stopped during a pick-up hockey game. In September, 57-year-old Scott Rodriguez of Roseville collapsed and stopped breathing while playing hockey at the Richfield Ice Arena.

11/26/2013

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Man Accused Of Hitting Army Recruiters Now Faces Assault Charges

The man accused of running down two Army recruiters with a Jeep last month in Roseville now faces two additional charges that could, following a conviction, add decades to his prison sentence.

10/30/2013

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Suspect Arrested Minutes After Bank Robbery In Roseville

A Crystal man is in custody Wednesday morning after police said he admitted to robbing a bank. Video from a police squad’s dash came shows them pulling up to a car with the man standing there, then he throws his arms up in the air. An officer walks toward him, gun drawn to make the arrest.

10/30/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Oct. 25, 2013

It’s that time of year. Playoff season.

10/25/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Oct. 4, 2013

A night before heavy rains were to descend on Minnesota, it was time to start thinking of high school football playoffs and conference champions. As usual, we had cameras at Friday night’s biggest games. And for our featured game, we sent David McCoy to watch Eden Prairie taken on Minnetonka.

10/04/2013

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Wildlife Center Seeing More Injured Turtles This Year

We are surrounded by wildlife here in Minnesota. Every once in a while you’ll see a sick or injured animal. The Twin Cities is home to one of the largest independent wildlife medical centers in the nation.

09/30/2013

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Career Criminal Charged In Hit-And-Run That Injured Army Recruiters

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi calls it a disturbing and shocking case. A Minneapolis man with a lengthy criminal record ran down two Army recruiters at a Roseville crosswalk on Tuesday, dragging one of the men nearly three-quarters of a mile.

09/19/2013

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Army Recruiter Recalls Being Injured In Hit-And-Run

Ramsey County prosecutors will consider charges against a man accused of striking two U.S. Army recruiters and dragging one of them under his SUV. Police say the two uniformed recruiters were struck Tuesday afternoon as they walked near the Crossroads shopping center in Roseville.

09/18/2013

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2 Army Recruiters Hurt In Hit-And-Run, 1 Dragged For Nearly A Mile

Two army recruiters were injured Tuesday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in a parking lot across from Rosedale Mall. The vehicle kept going, dragging one of the men under the car then fled the scene, according to authorities.

09/17/2013

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Wild Rice Festival: The History Of MN’s Favorite Grain

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) — If you’re like many Minnesotans, you try to find ways to incorporate wild rice into your recipes. But have you ever tried wild rice pancakes or sausage? You can sample both […]

09/14/2013

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