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Police Investigate 6-Year-Old’s Drowning Death As ‘Suspicious’

Investigators are looking into the suspicious death of a 6-year-old girl in St. Paul. St. Paul Police were called to the 1300 block of Maynard Drive East at about 8 a.m. Monday. The initial call suggested there was a possible drowning.

12/23/2014

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St. Paul Police Academy Graduates Karen Officer

The St. Paul Police Academy has graduated its largest and most diverse class in at least 30 years, including its first officer from the Karen ethnic minority in Myanmar. Ler Htoo spent the first three years of his life in Myanmar, then 15 in refugee camps in Thailand.

12/19/2014

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Officials: St. Paul Officer Caused Car-Train Crash

Metro Transit officials say a St. Paul police officer caused a collision between his squad car and a Green Line light-rail train when he ran a red light.

12/17/2014

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FBI: 2 Men Rob St. Paul Bank, Torch Getaway Truck

A reward is being offered in connection with a St. Paul bank robbery Monday morning. The Federal Bureau of Investigation says the robbery happened at about 6:45 a.m. at the TCF Bank at 2163 Ford Parkway. Two men forced their way into the bank when two employees where opening for the day.

12/15/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In St. Paul Bank Robbery

St. Paul police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect from a Tuesday robbery of a U.S. Bank. According to police, the robbery occurred at the U.S. Bank in the 1000 block of Grand Avenue.

12/11/2014

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St. Paul Police ‘Heroes’ Help Kids Buy Gifts At Target

Some local kids got help with their holiday shopping from some special people–St. Paul police officers.

12/06/2014

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Local Musician In Critical Condition After St. Paul Crash

Minnesota’s music community is holding a vigil, hoping one of their own survives a serious accident. Pat Mackin, 61, was driving westbound on St. Anthony Avenue in St. Paul early Tuesday morning when he was broadsided by a Jeep traveling southbound on Snelling Avenue. After Mackin’s vehicle was hit, it went flying into a concrete barrier. He has undergone two surgeries so far.

12/03/2014

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Teen Dies In St. Paul Police Chase

A 15-year-old boy is dead after a police chase ended Wednesday morning with a vehicle smashing into a building just south of downtown St. Paul. St. Paul Police say the crash happened at about 12:15 a.m., about 15 minutes after the chase began. Officers initiated a pursuit of a vehicle which had recently been reported stolen near the 2000 block of Suburban Avenue.

11/26/2014

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Police: 2 Arrested In St. Paul Bank Robbery

Authorities in Minneapolis have arrested two men who they say robbed a St. Paul bank as they tried to make a getaway on Interstate 94.

11/21/2014

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Father Pleads Guilty In Crash That Paralyzed Daughter

A Brooklyn Park man pleaded guilty Thursday in a car crash that left his teenage daughter paralyzed.

11/21/2014

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Man, 20, Faces Charges For Allegedly Abusing Girlfriend’s 2-Year-Old Daughter

A Robbinsdale man is facing child abuse charges for allegedly inflicting great bodily harm on his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, according to police. Michael Angel Serrata, 20, was charged with malicious punishment of a child by Ramsey County.

11/19/2014

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VIDEO: Thieves Steal $300K In Rolex Watches From St. Paul Store

St. Paul Police are hoping you can help them identify robbers who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in Rolex watches Saturday evening. The robbery happened at about 5 p.m. at R.F. Moeller Jeweler on Ford Parkway. Police say the thieves got away with several Rolex watches, valued at $300,000.

11/18/2014

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Pocket Dials Becoming A Nuisance For Police

We’ve all done it before: That embarrassing pocket dial, where the person on the other end picks up and can hear everything we’re saying without us knowing. But sometimes instead of unknowingly calling a parent or a friend, the emergency dial feature you see on cell phones accidentally gets hit. Brittney Quant husband accidentally pocket-dialed 911, which led to a front-door visit from police.

11/13/2014

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Officer Involved In Crash With Green Line LRT ID’d

Authorities have identified the St. Paul Police officer involved in a crash with a Green Line light rail train Monday afternoon. St. Paul Police identified the officer on Tuesday as Jil Jeon.

11/04/2014

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St. Paul Squad Car Collides With Light Rail Train

St. Paul Police say a squad car was involved in a crash Monday afternoon with a Metro Transit Green Line train. The crash happened just before 3 p.m. near the intersection of University Avenue and Pascal Street. Police says the officer involved in the crash was not injured.

11/03/2014

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