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Sauk Rapids Man Fights Officers, Hospital Staff After Arrest

A Sauk Rapids man fought police officers, deputies and staff at St. Cloud Hospital after being arrested Saturday afternoon. Shawn Thomas Iees, 26, was spotted by Stearns County deputies and St. Cloud Police officers just before 2 p.m. while walking on Veteran’s Drive near 24th Avenue North in St. Cloud, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s office. Officers attempted to stop Iees, who has three outstanding warrants, but he fled, leading to a brief foot chase.

03/16/2014

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Family Claims Man Was Killed By Cops While In Handcuffs, Police Investigating

The family of a man killed by police claim that he was handcuffed and Tasered before being shot. Brooklyn Center police won’t comment on that accusation, but said the shooting was the result of a traffic stop on Shingle Creek Blvd shortly after 2 a.m. Friday.

08/23/2013

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Investigation Pending Into Death Of Park Health & Rehab Patient

Authorities said they’re looking for an outside agency to launch an investigation into the death last month of a Park Health and Rehab patient. The city of St. Louis Park said police responded to a report of a Park Health and Rehab patient behaving erratically while in possession of a knife and scissors on July 14.

08/21/2013

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Mpls. To Pay $3M In Police Misconduct Case

The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died after struggling with police at the Minneapolis YMCA.

05/24/2013

Elijah Knowles (credit: Hubbard County Jail)

Drunk Driver Who Beat Trooper With Taser Gets 44 Months In Prison

An Akeley man will spend 44 months in prison for a violent attack on a state trooper. Elijah Knowles was stopped for drunk driving in October last year.

05/17/2012

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Man Leads Police On Multi-County Chase

Police jolted a man with a Taser after he displayed a knife following a chase through multiple counties Saturday, authorities said.

03/17/2012

Elijah Knowles (credit: Hubbard County Jail)

Patrol: Man Beats Trooper With Taser During DWI Arrest

A state trooper is expected to make a full recovery after a man she attempted to arrest for alleged drunk driving beat her with her Taser early Saturday morning, the Minnesota State Patrol said.

10/24/2011

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Man Gets A Taser Into Football Game

Check out this video.  A man somehow got a taser into the Cowboys Jets game on Sunday. Click here to see video (warning there is language)

09/13/2011

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Burnsville Police First To Use Body Cameras

The Burnsville Police Department was the first law enforcement agency in the state to use body cameras when it started equipping officers with the technology last summer.

03/02/2011

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Moorhead Police Say Fight Drew Large Crowd

Moorhead Police are investigating a fight at a bowling alley that drew a large crowd overnight.

12/19/2010

Teen Critical After Being Shot with Police Taser

A teenager who was shot by a Taser during a scuffle with police at the downtown Minneapolis YMCA is listed in critical condition.

09/10/2010

Anoka County Sheriff's Officer Tasered

A weekend tussle between two law enforcement officers has one of them facing charges. Authorities say 49-year old Anoka County Sheriff’s officer Lawrence Doheny was pulled over and arrested on highway 169 in Jordan on […]

08/10/2010