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Laura Oakes
August 14, 2018 - 6:42 pm
A newborn is dead and his father is behind bars on what could turn out to be murder charges. Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom says 32-year old Michael Herkal of Apple Valley was originally charged with first degree assault, but now that the child has died, he'll prosecute the case to the...
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Person missing
Dreamstime
August 14, 2018 - 5:15 am
Investigators searching for a University of Iowa student who vanished last month now have a new website to help generate tips from potential witnesses. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation unveiled FindingMollie.Iowa.gov at a news conference Monday. Mollie Tibbetts has been missing since...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
August 10, 2018 - 7:49 pm
The Hamline Dining Hall, the oldest food concession stand at the Minnesota State Fair, is celebrating its 121st year, but a little help is needed. The group who runs the stand has a started a Go Fund Me campaign to try to replace four aging stoves. Volunteers say 2017 was a busy year thanks to a...
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Edgar Linares
August 10, 2018 - 5:47 pm
St. Paul City council candidate David Martinez, 38, was taken into custody twice this week. On Tuesday, Martinez was arrested for visiting the school his children attend after staff there notified police. Police say he was in violation of a protection order against him from his estranged wife, that...
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Courtesy of US Fish and Wildlife Service
Edgar Linares
August 07, 2018 - 6:49 pm
On Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced a federal indictment against Rene Patrick Vargas, 32, of St. Paul for illegal exporting box turtles to Hong Kong. In the state of Minnesota, you cannot legally collect a box turtles. It’s a protected animal, but not considered endangered, according...
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