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39 min ago | TwinCities

St. Paul woman pepper-sprayed officer trying to serve papers, charges say

A St. Paul woman pepper-sprayed a sheriff's deputy in the face when he tried to deliver her court documents, according to a criminal complaint filed Thursday.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

4 hrs ago | TwinCities

Little Falls teens' autopsy photos shown in murder trial

Byron Smith, center, leaves a Morrison County courtroom in Little Falls on April 21, 2014, during a break in his trial.

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Related Topix: Little Falls, MN, Morrison County, MN

5 hrs ago | TwinCities

St. Paul father held on suspected child abuse

A St. Paul father was in jail Thursday after he brought his 3-month-old boy, who had severe injuries, to the hospital.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

10 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Church leader's testimony in sex abuse case to be public today

Lawyer releasing the deposition of the Rev. Kevin McDonough, the archdiocese's point person on clergy abuse cases for years.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBS Local

Hundreds Rally At MN Capitol For Legalized Marijuana

Hundreds of people rallied at the State Capitol today to legalize marijuana in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, St. Paul, MN

TwinCities

Ramsey County: Attention to the tax mix: Pioneer Press editorial

The tax "mix" from residential, commercial and industrial sources matters. Ramsey County's tax mix is challenging.

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Related Topix: Arden Hills, MN, Opinion

City Pages

Archbishop John Nienstedt withheld info on sexually abusive priests [VIDEO]

The law firm that is aggressively suing the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis released on Tuesday the four-hour deposition of head holy man John Nienstedt.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

TwinCities

Ramsey County: Sheriff's office says phone scammer posing as deputy

The Ramsey County sheriff's office is warning citizens to be aware of a new financial scam involving a caller pretending to be a deputy.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Roseville Review

Teen collared following library robbery

Arrests An April 2 report of domestic assault turned out to be just a lot of yelling and screaming, no fighting, so why did deputies take the male half to jail? Turns out the 24-year-old was wanted on a Ramsey County gross misdemeanor warrant for his arrest for operating an uninsured vehicle and a Hennepin County warrant for theft.

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Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

St. Cloud Times

Police ID man killed outside Minnesota ballroomPolice ID man killed...

Police ID man killed outside Minnesota ballroom on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/22/police-man-killed-outside-minnesota-ballroom/8026251/ Mankato police have released the name of a Nebraska man shot to death outside an entertainment center over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Mankato, MN

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Washington County seeks funding for Hadley interchange in Oakdale

A clock tower designed to resemble that of Union Depot is the most notable feature of the proposed Water Street Inn renovation.

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Related Topix: Washington County, MN, Oakdale, MN, Minnesota, North St. Paul, MN

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Star Tribune

Wheelage tax dollars to help whittle Hennepin, Ramsey road work

Rough roads in Hennepin and Ramsey counties will get fixed more quickly as public works crews take advantage of new money to speed up projects that would have been put off for a year or more.

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Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, St. Paul, MN, Roseville, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, Shoreview, MN

Roseville Review

Ramsey County Parks Earth Day cleanup set for April 26

Volunteers of all ages are needed for the annual Earth Day Cleanup being held April 26 at several Ramsey County parks.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Maplewood, MN, Shoreview, MN, Arden Hills, MN

CBS Local

St. Paul Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting Girlfriend, Trying To Shoot Her Father

The suspect In the shooting death of a St. Paul woman told authorities that he was hearing voices when he allegedly shot her in the head and then tried to shoot her father Wednesday evening.

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

WWTC-AM Eagan

St. Paul Meth-Related Kidnapping Suspect Arrested In Los Angeles

A man wanted for kidnapping two people, taking them to a St. Paul house and demanding 30 pounds of meth as ransom is in custody in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), St. Paul, MN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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

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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