Violinist May Never Get Car Back After Unknowingly Lending It To Drunk DriverTrying to do a favor for someone may have cost a Hopkins woman her car. Gayle Thomas is an accomplished violinist, but her daily routine has hit a sour note. She thought she was doing a good thing last month by letting her friend's boyfriend borrow her car.
100-Year-Old Fiddler Gets A Birthday SurpriseWhat do you give a 100-year-old man for his birthday? If the birthday boy is Lloyd Johnson of Woodbury, a big surprise will do the trick.
Police Looking For Valuable Violin Stolen In MinneapolisThe Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a violin worth thousands of dollars that was taken during a theft from a vehicle on Monday. On the day of the theft, the victim made stops on the 2700 block of Lyndale Avenue South and near the area of 38th Street and Pleasant Avenue South between 3 and 3:30 p.m.
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Feds: Prison Chaplain From MN Passed Messages For MobsterA prison chaplain has been charged in an alleged scheme to help imprisoned Chicago mobster Frank Calabrese, who is serving a life sentence for 13 murders, recover a valuable violin reportedly hidden in a Wisconsin house to keep the government from selling it, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
Boy Gifted Rare 'Southpaw' ViolinA Minneapolis fifth grader got a new and altogether rare violin Wednesday.
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