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August 25, 2017
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Police seeking two men following string of hotel robberies
August 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Authorities say a St. Paul man climbed to the top of this St. Croix County cellphone tower and received an electrical shock after his parachute was snagged on a nearby power line. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Charges: Leap from Hudson-area cell tower leaves trespassing skydiver shocked
August 25, 2017 - 11:56am
August 23, 2017
After hearing on the radio of Verizon break-ins, Farmington police waited outside the store downtown to await suspects who broke the storefront window on Aug. 12. They fled the scene and were later apprehended in Lonsdale. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Police arrive on scene in Farmington before Verizon break-in
August 23, 2017 - 9:26am
August 15, 2017
Police: Man dresses as woman to attempt to evade police after Cabela's gun theft
August 15, 2017 - 12:01pm
August 10, 2017
For some shoplifters apprehended in Walmart stores, there is a restorative justice program allowing them the opportunity to resolve their offenses without entering the criminal justice system. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
'Justice' in store: Lawmaker pushes back against Walmart program
August 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 8, 2017
Minn. men charged in stolen property case
August 8, 2017 - 6:17am
August 3, 2017
Cottage Grove police officer Jordan Ziebarth talks with a motorist he stopped after witnessing a littering incident at Walmart. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Organized offensive: Law enforcement, retailers combat retail crime
August 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
Thomas Hilpisch stands outside his Lake Elmo home on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, where he came face to face with Lucifer Nguyen, who has been charged in the shooting death of 48-year-old Beverly Cory in Mendota Heights. Hilpisch was working in his yard on a skid loader when Nguyen approached and asked for a ride to Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake in exchange for cash. Nick Ferraro / St. Paul Pioneer Press
While doing yard work, unsuspecting firefighter encounters a wanted murder suspect
August 3, 2017 - 9:02am
August 1, 2017
Lucifer Vincent Nguyen / Dakota County Jail
Authorities arrest homicide suspect; Nguyen captured late July 31 in Blaine
August 1, 2017 - 11:32am
July 27, 2017
Fines to increase in Minn. for failing to stop for school buses
July 27, 2017 - 10:42am
July 26, 2017
A screenshot from a July 9, 2017, video that is part of arson investigation in Farmington. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6’0 tall, medium build, wearing a dark colored t-shirt and shorts. Courtest of Farmington Police Departmentplay button
Police ask for help to identify suspected arsonist
July 26, 2017 - 10:39am
July 14, 2017
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Man sentenced to 8 years for sex trafficking in Washington County
July 14, 2017 - 12:31pm
July 5, 2017
Bruce Peterson was reported missing July 2. His body was found July 5 near the Dakota County Fairgrounds. Photo courtesy of Dakota County Sheriff's Office
Body of missing man found near Dakota County Fairgrounds
July 5, 2017 - 12:36pm
Twin Cities man suspected of 10th OWI in Wisconsin
July 5, 2017 - 8:33am
June 21, 2017
Eric Zeimet watches firefighters extinguish a blaze at his EZ Auto Repair June 21. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Fire damages EZ Auto Repair in downtown Farmington
June 21, 2017 - 2:01pm