Mpls. Institute Of Arts Among Museums Returning Looted Artifacts To ItalyThe United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections. Italy has been on a campaign to recover looted artifacts.
St. Paul Man Sentenced In Stolen Art ScamA St. Paul man has been sentenced to three years of probation for claiming his pricey art had been stolen and then collecting insurance money.
Bemidji Police Ask For Help Locating Stolen SculptureBemidji Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a local artist’s sculpture which was damaged and then stolen.