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12 hrs ago | TwinCities

St. Paul shooting suspect also had pointed rifle at boy, charges say

A 19-year-old man -- arrested in a Wednesday shooting that critically injured a woman in St. Paul -- had been charged in January with pointing a loaded rifle at his 13-year-old nephew.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

14 hrs ago | City Pages

Kevin McDonough, former vicar general, questioned about handling of sex abuse cases

Attorney Jeff Anderson questioned a second top official of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Wednesday and again walked away complaining that he'd been cheated out of time.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

TwinCities

Two kidnapped and assaulted by meth dealers, Ramsey County prosecutors say

Two people were kidnapped, taken to a house in St. Paul and assaulted while their relatives were told to return 30 pounds of methamphetamine or pay a $300,000 ransom, according to a complaint filed in Ramsey County District Court.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Drugs, Minneapolis, MN

TwinCities

Edina rapist threatened judges, victim's family, charges say

New charges has been filed against an Edina man, alleging he harassed Minnesota court and law enforcement officials -- including several judges -- involved in his 1998 rape conviction, and his later unwanted contact with the victim's family.

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Related Topix: Edina, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Richfield, MN, Hennepin County, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Ex-DNR employee gets probation in data breach

John Hunt, 49, entered an Alford plea in February in Ramsey County to misconduct of a public officer, unauthorized computer access and unlawful use of private data.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

TwinCities

Woman's body found in Maplewood creek

A deer antler collector found the body of a fully clothed, middle-age woman in a creek bed Saturday afternoon in Maplewood's Kohlman Creek Preserve.

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Related Topix: Maplewood, MN, Collecting, Life, Hobbies

Fri Apr 11, 2014

TwinCities

St. Paul police probe link between bicyclist attack, woman's assault

The St. Paul city attorney's office charged Jeremiah Lee Anderson of St. Paul on April 11, 2014, with fifth-degree assault.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

TwinCities

Vadnais Heights woman who fatally hit St. Paul motorcyclist, 92, gets 4 years

The woman who hit and killed a 92-year-old motorcyclist in St. Paul had marijuana in her system and lacked a valid license and insurance.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, Marijuana

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Roseville Review

Dispatchers get earful of Maplewood burglars' plans

With today's smartphones able to dial 911 with a touch of the screen, emergency dispatchers spend a lot of time picking up calls from toddlers and "pocket dialers."

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Related Topix: Maplewood, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Star Tribune

Three consecutive life sentences in gang retaliation murder

A St. Paul man was convicted Wednesday afternoon of all 14 counts against him and immediately given three consecutive life sentences in prison for last October's gang retaliation murder of Adlai Xiong outside a troubled St. Paul bar.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

TwinCities

Teen sentenced in Widstrand beating attacked jail guard, charges say

Cindarion Butler, the teen convicted in January in the brutal beating of Ray Widstrand, was charged Wednesday with assaulting a correctional officer in jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Minnesota Correctional Facility - Lino Lakes, Lino Lakes, MN

Finance and Commerce

Progress MN: Rafael E. Ortega

"Not just access from a minority perspective, but also for poor people who might not have influence [with government officials]," says Ortega.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, Arden Hills, MN

Star Tribune

Brooklyn Park loses Parks Director Jon Oyanagi to Ramsey County

News of Jon Oyanagi's departure comes four months after a divided City Council rejected a government reorganization plan under which several positions, including Oyanagi's, would have been eliminated and two others created.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn Park, MN, Maplewood, MN, St. Paul, MN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Star Tribune

South metro police blotter

Items are selected from reports made to police departments and are not intended to A provide a comprehensive picture of crime in a neighborhood or community.

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Related Topix: Prior Lake, MN

Roseville Review

St. Anthony Bulletin News

Around 50 St. Anthony Village High School students slept outside the school in tents and cardboard boxes last Friday night to raise awareness of homelessness and to raise money for the Bridge for Youth organization, which helps homeless teens through a variety of programs.

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Related Topix: St. Anthony, MN, Education Etc., Vadnais Heights, MN, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Apr 07, 2014

CBS Local

Mpls. Man Gets More Than 40 Years For 'Senseless' Bar Shooting

A Minneapolis man was sentenced Monday to more than four decades in prison for a crime the judge described as "senseless."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

TwinCities

Ramsey County bid for Vadnais Heights hockey center raises ire of six bond holders

Ramsey County officials will have to wait at least a few more weeks to learn whether their $10.55 million offer to buy the Vadnais Heights hockey center gets an all-clear.

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Related Topix: Vadnais Heights, MN

TwinCities

Woman in St. Paul hit-run said she'd been drinking, charges say

A woman working as a personal care attendant had been drinking when she began to drive with her client's 5-year-old grandson in the car until the boy's stepfather stopped her.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

TwinCities

Most St. Paul homeowners will see lower tax bills

More than 70 percent of all St. Paul city homeowners are getting at least a small tax break this year.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

Roseville Review

Ramsey County Parks director to retire

Greg Mack has been the director of Ramsey County Parks and Recreation since 1988.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Tamarack, MN, Brooklyn Park, MN

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