Crime Notes: Beginning My 35th Year At WCCO-TVThirty-four years ago today, I began working as the newsroom librarian at WCCO-TV.
Crime Notes: Newspaper Delivery Boy Caught StealingA 15-year-old newspaper delivery boy was cited for stealing a customer's cell phone while he was making his rounds in Hopkins on Wednesday morning.
Crime Notes: One Suspect, Two Attacks Minneapolis Police are looking for a man who stabbed a guy downtown on Tuesday night and then struck another guy in the face three hours later on the north side.
Crime Notes: St. Anthony IncidentSt. Anthony Police say they have no idea what prompted a 71-year-old man to pull into their parking lot this morning and shoot himself in the chest with a shotgun.
Crime Notes: Jodi Huisentruit's Cold CaseIt has been more than 15 years since Mason City, Iowa anchorwoman Jodi Huisentruit vanished as she was heading to work at KIMT TV. Her photo is on my desk cold case wall on my desk at work and I often think of Jodi.
Crime Notes: Troopers Hurt In CrashesIt's been a tough winter for Minnesota State Patrol troopers responding to crashes. The numbers of troopers hurt at the scenes of crashes are way up this season and grew again with the latest snow storm.
Crime Notes: Jacob Wetterling's 33rd BirthdayIt's been more than 21 years since 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling disappeared without a trace in St. Joseph as he biked home with his brother and best friend.
Crime Notes: Fur Coat Robbery VideoIt will be at least 4 months now before video will be made public of a Brooklyn Park woman accused of stealing a fur coat and hiding it in her underpants for three days in jail.
Crime Notes: Erte RobberyQuick police work caught an armed robbery suspect still at the scene at a popular northeast Minneapolis restaurant last night.
Crime Notes: Being A Victim Of Business RobberiesThere has been a string of armed robberies in the metro area in recent weeks at local businesses, including one Monday night at 35th and Chicago.
Crime Notes: A Crime Reporter's Reflections On 30 Years At WCCO TVThe same week Mary Tyler Moore was ending her career as a producer at a mythical TV newsroom in Minneapolis, I began a 30-year career in the same city at a real news station, WCCO-TV.