'Who Steals The Grinch?': Apple Valley Community Helps Search For Stolen Yard DecorationEvery Who down in Apple Valley likes Christmas A lot. But there is one real-life Grinch who appears, did not.
$1 Million Reward Offered For Stolen Judy Garland SlippersAn anonymous donor has offered a $1 million reward for credible information leading to the pair of actress Judy Garland's ruby red slippers stolen from a museum in her Minnesota hometown. Garland wore the sequined red slippers in the 1939 movie "Wizard of Oz." Three other pairs still exist.
Dorothy's Ruby Red Slippers: Still Missing After 10 YearsThe annual Wizard of Oz Festival is this weekend in Grand Rapids and for the last 10 years, something has been missing from the Judy Garland Museum -- her ruby red slippers!
14-Year-Old Charged After Stealing School BusThe 14-year-old boy accused of stealing a school bus Monday and crashing it into a gas station has been charged. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office charged the boy with felony motor vehicle theft and two charges of criminal damage to property in connection with the incident.
MPD Refutes Smartphones Were Stolen From Target WorkersMinneapolis Police have refuted reports that smartphones had been taken from at least six IT professionals over the past two days. Earlier on Thursday, it was reported that a source told CBS News that smartphones had been stolen from workers at the downtown headquarters in Minneapolis.
Minn. Crime Study Ends After Theft Of Victim DataA University of Minnesota law professor has apologized to violent crime victims and witnesses after a computer with sensitive information of nearly 300 people was stolen from his office. Criminologist Barry Feld was collecting data for a study on interrogation techniques when the laptop, a scanner and external hard drive were taken.
Mpls. Police: Think Twice Before Warming Up Unattended CarsWhen it's cold outside, you can find cars and minivans warming up without the driver inside of them. And police say thieves are out looking them. Minneapolis Police tell WCCO they've seen a spike in car thefts in southeast Minneapolis’ Third Precinct. Officers say 17 cars were stolen between Dec. 10 and Dec. 18 in that part of the city.
Man Accused Of Taking Army IDs To Stay In CustodyA Minnesota National Guardsman, accused of stealing hundreds of soldiers’ identities, had a target list that included billionaire Warren Buffet. Keith Novak made his first appearance in federal court Monday on a fraud charge related to the identity theft. Novak is charged with one count of fraud in connection with the theft of personal identification information for more than 400 active-duty U.S. soldiers. The FBI revealed that much of the evidence against Novak comes from their taped conversations with him.
Service Dog Stolen Outside St. Paul Gas StationSt. Paul Police are looking for a suspect accused of stealing a service dog outside a local gas station. According to authorities, the dog was stolen around 7:10 p.m. Sunday outside the Super America at 399 N. Lexington.
Police: 3 Masked Men Robbed A Fridley Bank On HalloweenThere's nothing strange about seeing someone in a mask on Halloween, unless you're a bank teller and one of the masked men has a gun. The FBI said three men in masks robbed the TCF Bank in Fridley on Friday night.
Charges: Duo Steals Nearly $40K Worth Of High-End Eyeglass FramesPolice said two people were caught with nearly $40,000 worth of stolen high-end eyeglass frames earlier this month, after allegedly stealing from multiple Twin Cities businesses. Beverly Sanchez Jara, 38, with an unknown address, and 27-year-old Hector Astudillo, of an unknown address, were each charged with one count of theft (more than $5,000), and one count of aiding and abetting receiving stolen property (more than $5,000).
Father of Stowaway Boy: 'He's Misunderstood, But Very Intelligent'The father of the 9-year-old boy who stowed away on a flight to Las Vegas is now speaking out, as his son is reportedly on his way back to Minnesota. The father did not want his name or face revealed, because his son is a minor, and according to a CNN source, the boy was being returned "because the jurisdiction where the boy is from is where issues will be addressed."
Man Sentenced To 27 Months For Swindling $670,000 From ChurchA Cottage Grove man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for his role in stealing nearly $700,000 from his church. Scott Joseph Domeier, a former employee of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, was sentenced to 27 months for swindling $670,000 between 1995 and 2012.
Cops: Bloomington McDonald's Robbed At GunpointBloomington police are investigating after an early Saturday morning robbery at a McDonald's. The incident took place at 3:30 a.m. on Nicollet Avenue as police said a man walked in, showed a gun and forced employees into the kitchen area.