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  • Jury convicts 2 in $50M bank fraud conspiracy

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two people have been convicted for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that spanned several states. A federal jury found 43-year-old Julian Okeayaninneh, of Colton, Calif., and 35-year-old Olugbenga …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Charges: Man used hammer in Blue Earth attack

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Officials say a home invasion in Blue Earth was carried out by an apparently jealous husband who used a hammer to assault his wife, another man, and his wife’s two teenage daughters. …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Army vet Hegseth seeks GOP US Senate nod

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A U.S. Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and Iraq says he wants to be the Republican opponent to Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Pete Hegseth tells the Star Tribune …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Man escapes from custody in Beltrami County

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in northern Minnesota are searching for a man who escaped from custody, then led authorities on a high speed chase through the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Duluth hockey fans warned after racist chants

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Students who own season tickets to Minnesota-Duluth’s men’s hockey games are being warned to shape up after reports of racist chants during recent games against the North Dakota Fighting Sioux. Athletic …

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    22 Feb 12
  • 1 killed, 3 injured in Blue Earth home invasion

    BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) – A 38-year-old man is dead and three people are seriously injured after a masked man attacked them in a southern Minnesota home. Officials say a masked man entered the home …

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    20 Feb 12
  • 2 convicted of Minn. elderly abuse serve 42 days

    ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) – Two women convicted of abusing residents at an Albert Lea nursing home have been released after serving 42 days of their 180-day jail sentences. Brianna Broitzman and Ashton Larson were …

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    20 Feb 12
  • Minn. courthouse shooting prompts upgrades

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A courthouse shooting in northern Minnesota that left two men injured has prompted other courthouses in the state to beef up their security. Anoka County is spending $50,000 to install bulletproof glass …

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    20 Feb 12