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St. Paul Man Jailed After Wife Dies From Fall

A husband is reportedly jailed in his wife’s suspicious death a little more than a week ago. Ramsey County Jail records show that Yang Thao, 47 of St. Paul, was arrested Monday night on suspicion of murder.

05/20/2015

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Judge Issues Ban On Gang Members For St. Paul’s Cinco De Mayo Celebration

A ban has been issued against eight known gang members, preventing them from attending St. Paul’s Cinco de Mayo celebration. A judge issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting members from the group “Hit Squad” from the festival Saturday.

05/02/2015

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Dog Rescue Group Says Van Stolen With 5 Pit Bull Puppies Inside

A Minnesota dog rescue organization took to social media to say their van had been stolen with five pit bull puppies inside. The group Rescued Pets Are Wonderful said the silver Dodge Caravan was stolen in the Maplewood area Tuesday morning after the dogs were loaded into the vehicle.

04/28/2015

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Police: Man Shoots At Ex-Girlfriend’s Car Near Playground, Infant Inside

Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot at his ex-girlfriend’s car in St. Paul Tuesday night, narrowly missing the woman’s infant daughter. St. Paul Police say the incident happened at about 7 p.m. near Wilder Playground in the area of Case Avenue and Jessie Street.

04/15/2015

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Police Investigate 2 Shootings In St. Paul

Police are investigating after two different shootings involving the same people occurred in St. Paul Monday evening. According to St. Paul Police, shortly before 6 p.m. two men with at least one gun tried to rob another man near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Rice Street. The victim of the attempted robbery was also carrying a gun and had a permit to carry.

03/31/2015

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Police Say St. Paul Pizzeria Was Front For Marijuana Operation

Police say a St. Paul pizzeria and ice cream parlor turned out to be a front for a marijuana trafficking business. The investigation began last summer after a concerned citizen reported that Papa Dmitri’s Classic Pizza and Ice Cream was rarely open and didn’t seem to do much actual business.

03/28/2015

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‘Gutter Block Goon’ Gang Members Charged In St. Paul Assaults

Seven men were each charged Tuesday for their roles in three gang-related assaults over the span of two days in downtown St. Paul in January. The Ramsey County Attorney’s office says the defendants are all members of the Gutter Block Goon gang, and all are charged with two counts each of third- and fourth-degree riot, both of which are considered crimes committed for the benefit of a gang.

03/24/2015

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St. Paul Hit-&-Run Suspect Released From Jail Without Charges

The suspect jailed in connection to a St. Paul hit-and-run that critically injured a young mother has been released without charges, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

03/19/2015

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Suspect, Officers Involved In St. Paul Shooting Identified

St. Paul Police are continuing to investigate an officer-involved shooting that left one dead Monday afternoon. According to police, authorities received a call around 3:20 p.m. Monday about a man who was outside a home at 411 White Bear Avenue with a rifle and wearing a bullet proof vest.

03/17/2015

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Police: Suspect Killed In St. Paul Officer-Involved Shooting

Police say a suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul Monday afternoon. Authorities received a 911 call at about 3:20 p.m. about a man with a rifle who was also wearing a bullet-proof vest at 411 White Bear Avenue, which is just north of Interstate 94.

03/16/2015

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St. Paul Police: Hockey Director Arrested On Suspicion Of DWI, Stealing Bus

A 48-year-old Forest Lake hockey director has been arrested and charged after he allegedly stole a shuttle bus belonging to a bar and drove away with it while intoxicated, according to St. Paul police.

03/06/2015

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Man Shot Twice In St. Paul; Police Searching For Gunman

A man was shot once in the arm and once in the leg early Wednesday evening in St. Paul.

03/04/2015

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Five Charged In Multi-State Sex Trafficking Ring

Five Twin Cities residents were charged Tuesday in connection to a multi-state sex trafficking ring, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office. Four of the five defendants are from St. Paul: 21-year-old Ishmael Jamaine Williams, 25-year-old Thomas William Evans, 28-year-old Yolanda Katrice Foster and 38-year-old Doris Marie Keller.

03/03/2015

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Family Of Man Killed By Police Will Ask For Federal Review

An attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by St. Paul police says he will ask the U.S. Department of Justice to begin a civil rights investigation into the death.

02/13/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend To Death

A 49-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. Kevin Scott Evans entered the plea Monday morning in Ramsey District Court for the Dec. 28, 2014 stabbing death of Miranda Rae Schunk in her St. Paul apartment.

02/02/2015

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Suspect Held In St. Paul Skyway Assault

A man is now in custody in connection with a brutal attack inside a St. Paul skyway last week. St. Paul police arrested 28-year-old Michael J. Jackson in connection with the assaults. Victim Tom Klein says he was walking with friends through the Bremer Tower skyway when his 59-year-old friend and co-worker jumped on his back as a joke.

01/30/2015

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Police: 2 Men Sought In Ecolab Attempted Burglary

The St. Paul Police Department has released surveillance images that show two men wanted in connection to an attempted burglary in early December 2014.

01/29/2015

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Charges: Woman Who Broadsided Musician Was Going Nearly 70 MPH

The woman who is accused of crashing into a Minnesota musician, causing him to sustain multiple injuries including a broken neck, was driving while intoxicated, according to recently filed charges.

01/23/2015

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Pedestrian Injured After Being Hit By Car In St. Paul

Police are investigating after a woman was hit while crossing the street in St. Paul. According to police, the incident occurred around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at White Bear Avenue and Idaho Avenue.

01/22/2015

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Friends, Family Remember Man Killed By SPPD

St. Paul Police are releasing more information about the officer-involved shooting Wednesday that took the life of 24-year old Marcus Golden. Police were responding to a woman’s complaint about getting death threats in text messages from Marcus when they say he drove at them. Marcus was shot and killed.

01/15/2015

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Victim, St. Paul Officers ID’d In Fatal Shooting

The family of the man fatally shot by St. Paul police is asking the public to remain calm as relatives wait for answers about his death.

01/15/2015

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Man Shot, Killed By Police Had Violent Criminal History

The man who was shot and killed by St. Paul Police has been identified as Marcus Golden. St. Paul Police say a man drove his vehicle at officers in the parking lot on University Avenue East.

01/14/2015

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NAACP Calls For Independent Investigation Into Officer-Involved Shooting

The NAACP in St. Paul says it will ask for an independent investigation into the Wednesday morning shooting death of a young man. Police say they were responding to a report that a man was texting death threats to a woman.

01/14/2015

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Mom Accused Of Drowning Girl Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

The 25-year-old St. Paul mother accused of drowning her 6-year-old daughter has been found incompetent to stand trial. Kayla Marie Jones allegedly drowned the girl after an argument with her boyfriend the day before Christmas Eve.

01/09/2015

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Man Arrested After St. Paul Officer Is Shot In Face With Weapon

A 18-year veteran of the St. Paul Police Department was shot in the face by a high-powered BB gun or pellet gun during a standoff late Friday afternoon. St. Paul Police say two officers initially went to a home in the North End neighborhood near Lyton Place and Park Street on a report of a suicidal man.

01/02/2015

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