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Wis. Police Arrest 13-Year-Old Drunken Driver

Manitowoc police say an officer making a traffic stop found an intoxicated driver behind the wheel — and she was just 13 years old. They say five other juveniles, 14 and under, were along for the ride.

08/14/2014

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Investigators: Teen Planned To Kill Family, Bomb Schools

A Waseca, Minn. teenager has been charged with attempted murder, possessing explosives, and attempting to damage property after allegedly planting a number of devices at a school playground.

05/01/2014

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Police: 16-Year-Old Robbed At Gunpoint, Punched In Sauk Rapids

The Sauk Rapids Police Department is asking for the public’s help after a 16-year-old boy was robbed and punched early Sunday afternoon. Police say at 6 p.m. the teen victim was walking along the street near 6th Avenue North and 7th Street North in Sauk Rapids when two cars stopped beside him.

04/14/2014

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Missing Wis. Teen Loocated

Minneapolis Police are asking for help locating a missing 16-year-old who they believe may be currently in the Twin Cities metro area. Police said that Alissa Blanco, of Somerset, Wis., has been missing since mid-February.

04/01/2014

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Son, On Killing Dad: ‘Relieved Not To Have To Deal With Him Anymore’

The 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his father in their rural Montgomery home told police he was “somewhat relieved he would not have to deal with him anymore.” Police said 48-year-old Richard Joseph Nelson was shot at about 10:30 p.m. on Monday at his home on the 10600 block of Le Sueur Avenue.

01/08/2014

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Father Found Shot Dead In Montgomery, Son Arrested

Investigators say they have taken a teenager into custody after a man was found shot in the head in Montgomery, Minn. The incident happened at about 11 p.m. on Monday on the 10600 block of Le Sueur Avenue.

01/07/2014

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Teen In Custody After Bringing Fake Gun To School

A 15-year-old St. Cloud Tech High School student is in custody pending charges of terroristic threats and possessing a replica firearm on school property, according to St. Cloud police. At about 11:40 a.m. on Friday, authorities responding to reports of threats at the high school at 233 12 Ave S.

11/01/2013

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13-Year-Old In Wis. Must Register As Sex Offender

A state appeals court has ruled a 13-year-old Shawano County boy must register as a sex offender following his conviction for assaulting a girl he was babysitting. But, the public may never know who or where he is.

10/16/2013

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Foreston Youth Dies After Being Hit By Car

A 17-year-old Foreston youth died when he was hit by a car as he was trying to cross a highway.

09/29/2013

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18-Year-Old Sentenced In Crash That Killed 2 Burnsville Teens

An 18-year-old Burnsville man has been sentenced in a crash that killed two Burnsville teens and injured two others on Aug. 21, 2012, the Dakota Count Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

09/23/2013

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Memorial Run, Prayer Service Held For Killed Teen Athlete

A jogger struck and killed Thursday afternoon after a van crossed the center line has been identified as a 19-year-old Phillip Gregory LaVallee, of Otsego. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office said the incident took place at 12:09 p.m. on the 8300 block of Wright County Road 19 in Otsego, Minn.

08/09/2013

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Boy Killed In Swimming Accident In N. MN ID’d

Sheriff’s officials have released the name of a 14-year-old boy who died in a swimming accident in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota. St. Louis County authorities say Briggs Anderson of Fergus Falls was with a church group touring Rainy Lake by houseboat when the accident happened Monday evening.

07/30/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 9 Reasons Why Simone Is Now Your Favorite MN Soccer Star

You knew Minnesota had a professional soccer team, right? Those of you bashfully nodding yes are probably lying – market research has shown as little as 3 percent are aware that pro footballers exist in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

06/06/2013

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MN Teen Whose Song Topped iTunes Chart Laid To Rest

A Stillwater High School student, whose song recently landed at the top of the list of the top-selling singles on iTunes, is being laid to rest Thursday. Zach Sobiech died of bone cancer on Monday. He was 18 years old.

05/23/2013

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MN Teen’s Hopeful Song Tops iTunes Chart Posthumously

The song written by a Twin Cities teenager who died of cancer earlier this week has landed at the top of the iTunes charts posthumously. Zach Sobiech died at age 18 on Monday. He had been diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2009 when he was just 13.

05/22/2013

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MN Teen Whose Song Touched The World Dies Of Cancer

The Twin Cities teenager whose song he wrote after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer garnered national attention has died. Zach Sobiech was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2009 when he was just 13.

05/20/2013

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River Falls Teen Missing; Concern For Safety

A 19-year-old River Falls, Wis. teen went missing last week and there is a concern for his safety, according to police.

04/11/2013

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Crews Recover Teen’s Body From Icy S. Dakota River

Crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old girl who drowned after a fast-moving, icy river in South Dakota dragged her and another man away as they tried to save her 6-year-old brother, authorities said Friday. The search for the man is ongoing.

03/15/2013

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Cops: Chisago County Teen Allegedly Created Hit List, And ‘Do Not Kill’ List

A 13-year-old student in the Rush City school system was arrested for allegedly creating a hit list titled “bullies,” and even making a “people that won’t be killed” list, authorities say.

03/15/2013

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Patrol: Fatal Crash In SW MN Kills Girl, 16

A 16-year-old girl from Sacred Heart, Minn., died Friday after a two-car crash in Yellow Medicine County, authorities say.

03/09/2013

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Elk River Teen Missing For 2 Weeks Found Safe

The missing Elk River teenage girl who hadn’t been seen since Feb. 11 has been found safe, authorities say.

02/28/2013

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Teen With Cancer Writes Song, Gets Songwriting Contract

Facing the death of a loved one is never easy, but one Twin Cities family is pulling together to get through it and raise awareness about a rare and deadly form of cancer.

01/08/2013

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Extra Security At Sleepy Eye, New Ulm Schools After Online Threat

Extra security is now in place with students resuming class in Sleepy Eye and New Ulm Monday. The action was taken after a teenager was arrested for allegedly posting threats on Facebook.

01/07/2013

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Pig Exposure At State Fair Linked To Three Human Cases Of Influenza

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, three people are believed to have developed a strain of influenza known as variant H1N2 (H1N2v) after exhibiting pigs or spending time in the swine barn at the Minnesota State Fair.

08/31/2012

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Man Gets 30 Years For 2011, 2007 Rapes

A St. Paul man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a teenager in 2007 and his ex-girlfriend in 2011.

07/11/2012

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