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Boy On Bike, 9, Seriously Hurt After Hitting Parked Motorcycle

A 9-year-old boy on a bicycle was seriously hurt Wednesday night after crashing into a parked motorcycle east of the Twin Cities, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened at about 5:41 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 5 at 31st Street North in Lake Elmo.

09/05/2013

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Police: 50 Brass Vases Stolen From Mahtomedi Cemetery

About 50 brass flower vases were stolen from Mahtomedi grave sites over the weekend and authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating them, and in identifying the suspects involved. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mahtomedi reported that the 50-some 10-inch tall and 4-inch wide vases are each valued at $200. They went missing on Saturday and Sunday.

08/20/2013

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Police Need Help Finding Missing Man In Washington County

Authorities in Washington County said they are asking for the public’s help to find a 76-year-old missing man after a search earlier this week was unsuccessful. Radivoje “Ray” Novakovic was last seen at about 7 p.m. Sunday near the Fable Hills bridge in Hugo.

07/24/2013

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Washington Co. Authorities Investigating Brazen Home Invasion

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after four men forced their way into a West Lakeland Township home Monday.

07/09/2013

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Police: 4 Devices Found Near Menard’s In Oak Park Heights

Authorities said a portion of eastbound Highway 36 near Oak Park Heights in the east Twin Cities metro had to be closed Tuesday morning after suspicious devices were found in a strip mall. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of a threat just after 5:30 a.m. on the south side of Highway 36 in the area of a strip mall in Oak Park Heights.

06/11/2013

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State Patrol: Bus Evacuated In Woodbury After Passenger Talked Of Bombs

The Minnesota State Patrol said one person is in custody and a bus was evacuated on Interstate 94 near Woodbury after a passenger made comments about bombs. Authorities said a Greyhound bus headed for Chicago, Ill., was stopped on eastbound I-94 near Radio Drive Thursday afternoon after it was reported that a passenger made comments and references about bombs to other passengers and the bus driver.

06/06/2013

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Police Looking For 2 Suspects In Armed Robbery

Police in the southeast Twin Cities metro are looking for two suspects after a man was threatened with a knife Thursday morning in a robbery. Authorities said the incident happened at about 3:12 a.m. on the 2200 block of Larry Lane in the city of Newport, which is between South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights.

05/30/2013

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Off-Duty Lino Lakes Police Officer Dies At Hugo Restaurant

A Lino Lakes police officer died after collapsing at a bar and grill in Hugo, Minn. early Sunday morning.

05/19/2013

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Body Found In St. Croix River Was Missing Hudson (Wis.) Man

Authorities said the body found in the St. Croix River on Tuesday was that of a man who was last seen in Hudson, Wis., back on April 1. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office identified the body as 54-year-old Donald Duane Marklowitz.

05/16/2013

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Wis. Boy, 16, Killed In I-94 Crash Near Stillwater

A 16-year-old boy from western Wisconsin was killed Thursday after his car lost control on Interstate 94 near Stillwater and hit a semi-truck head on, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

04/19/2013

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Victim ID’d In Cottage Grove Strip Mall Shooting

Police are trying to figure out why Chevel Richard chased down his wife and shot her to death before taking his own life.

10/26/2012

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47-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed In Mahtomedi

A 47-year-old woman from Willernie, Minn., is dead after getting hit by a vehicle Friday night, police say.

10/06/2012

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Arson Suspected In Lake Elmo House Fire

Authorities are investigating a house fire in Lake Elmo Wednesday morning that was believed to be set intentionally.

08/29/2012

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Authorities Investigating Gas Leak At Stillwater Prison

Authorities said the gas leak happened at the Stillwater prison between buildings Friday morning when contractors digging in the area to replace concrete hit a natural gas line.

08/10/2012

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Man, 22, Killed In Lake Elmo Crash

Authorities say one person is dead after a single car crash in Lake Elmo Wednesday morning. Police said the crash happened at about 3:12 a.m. on the 3000 block of Lake Elmo Avenue North.

08/01/2012

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