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MN Business Celebrates National Hot Dog Month Chicago Style

It’s National Hot Dog Month and the official day to celebrate the summer classic is on Thursday. But WCCO is celebrating a little early.

07/21/2015

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St. Paul Police Ask For Public Feedback On Body Cameras

The St. Paul Police Department is asking for the public to weigh in on the use of body cameras. They have released a 15-question survey that focuses on whether or not people think they would be effective in improving trust between the community and law enforcement.

07/16/2015

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Wal-Mart Shoplifting Suspect Charged With Illegal Firearm Possession

A Wisconsin man suspected of pointing his gun at an off-duty police officer while shoplifting from a St. Paul Walmart has been charged with carrying an illegal firearm.

07/15/2015

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Police Chiefs To Seek Temporary Curbs On Body Camera Footage

Some Minnesota police chiefs plan to ask a state agency for temporary restrictions on access to police body camera footage after failing to convince Minnesota lawmakers to limit public availability.

07/09/2015

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Woman Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In St. Paul Stabbing

A St. Paul woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death Thursday. Natalie Jonelle Pollard, 33, has been charged with one count of murder in the second degree.

07/06/2015

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St. Paul Police Investigate Dogs’ Death

St. Paul police are investigating the discovery of two dogs found dead in a car. Sgt. Paul Paulos says the two pit bulls were found dead Monday about 7 p.m. on the city’s east side.

07/01/2015

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St. Paul Police Seek Suspect In Wal-Mart TV Theft

The St. Paul Police Department is looking for a suspect who allegedly walked out of a Wal-Mart store with a large television.

06/18/2015

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St. Paul Police Seek Public’s Help ID’ing Suspect

The St. Paul Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a recent crime.

06/11/2015

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Charges: St. Paul Teacher Touched Student Inappropriately

A 47-year-old St. Paul teacher is accused of inappropriate sexual contact involving one of his students, according to charges filed Monday in Ramsey County Court. Vam Ntxaij Yajzt was charged with one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with the incident, which happened May 7.

06/01/2015

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Police Seek Help Locating Suspect(s) In Package Theft

The St. Paul Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the person(s) suspected of taking two packages from a home on Wednesday evening.

03/26/2015

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On Body Cameras, Lawmakers Weigh Privacy Versus Transparency

A debate over police body cameras is stirring a call to action by a group that previously shut down Minnesota freeways while protesting law enforcement tactics. The Senate Judiciary Committee was considering the body camera legislation Thursday.

02/19/2015

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Lawmakers Advised To Set Data Policy Beyond Police Body Cams

Minnesota lawmakers are being advised to think beyond police officer body cameras as they consider how to manage loads of data being scooped up by newer law enforcement tools. Government data policy expert Don Gemberling told the House Civil Law Committee on Tuesday that fast-evolving technology makes it important that any rewrite of access laws isn’t too narrowly focused.

02/10/2015

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Twin Cities Cops Attend Funeral Of Slain New York Officer

Nine Twin Cities police officers are among the estimated 25,000 paying their respects to one of the officers shot to death in New York.

12/27/2014

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St. Paul Police Rewarding Kids In Partnership With YWCA

St. Paul Police have taken up a new assignment–a new way to help children in need.

12/20/2014

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Coleman Calls For Review After Arrest Video Appears On YouTube

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is calling for a review after video of an arrest was made public. Chris Lollie shot a video as St. Paul Police arrested him in a skyway in January. It was posted to YouTube this week.

08/29/2014

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US Defense Helicopter Training Continues In Twin Cities

Residents of downtown Minneapolis may have been alarmed Monday night by the sight of low-flying helicopters near city buildings. But the police departments of Minneapolis and St. Paul say the public has nothing to fear, as it’s all part of a Department of Defense training exercise.

08/19/2014

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Low-Flying Helicopters In Twin Cities Part Of Military Exercise

If you’re hearing or seeing helicopters around the Twin Cities metro, don’t be alarmed. The St. Paul and Minneapolis police departments say it is part of a training exercise involving military helicopters.

08/18/2014

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Man Allegedly Attacks Cop In Attempts To Steal Gun

A St. Paul, Minn. police officer was allegedly attacked by a Hudson, Minn. man attempting to take the officer’s gun. Anthony Michael Nickson, 49 faces two counts each of terroristic threats and attempting to disarm a police officer, and one count of terroristic threats during a violent crime.

08/04/2014

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Police: Officers Encountering Violence Isn’t Routine, Isn’t Rare

On Saturday night, a St. Paul Police officer was working off duty at a Super America gas station, in uniform, when a man came into the store asking to go to jail. The officer thought it was a joke, but soon found himself in a fight for his life.

08/04/2014

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Police: Officer Involved In Shooting Incident In St. Paul

What started as a pursuit of a carjacking suspect turned into an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul Sunday afternoon. The incident left two officers and a teenager injured, and a suspect dead. The incident began with a car crash near Jackson Street and Cook Avenue.

08/03/2014

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Former Hospital CEO Accused Again Of Soliciting Prostitution

Bloomington Police arrested 16 people in a recent prostitution sting, including the former CEO of a Twin Cities hospital. David Cress, 64, was among the 15 men and one woman arrested on Tuesday. North Memorial Medical Center cut ties with Cress after police arrested him in a prostitution sting in Richfield four years ago.

06/06/2014

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Friends, Family Of Hit-And-Run Victim Hoping For Answers

Friends and family of a St. Paul woman killed in a hit-and-run say they’re not giving up. They’re working to help police find the driver who killed 53-year-old Tracy Klotz three months ago.

01/31/2014

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Notorious St. Paul Gangster Kidnapping Turns 80

Friday marked a very interesting day in Minnesota history. On Jan. 17, 1934, the heir to the Schmidt Brewery fortune was kidnapped by the Barker-Karpis gang in St. Paul. Ed Bremer was held by the gang for 10 days, before his family paid a $200,000 ransom. When it came to crime eight decades ago, author Paul Maccabee says criminals had everything they needed right here in Minnesota’s capital city.

01/18/2014

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Police Asking Public’s Help After St. Paul Suspicious Death

Police in St. Paul are asking the public’s help in finding out how a man’s body ended up in an alley Friday morning on the city’s west side.

10/11/2013

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Missing Man Found In St. Paul

Officials in St. Paul say they’ve found an 85-year-old man who went missing Tuesday, a day of extreme heat and humidity, after seeking the public’s help.

08/28/2013

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