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1 hr ago | via TwinCities
A former member of a small religious sect said Monday that the woman arrested with its leader in Brazil was part of the group back when it was based in east-central Minnesota. Brazilian authorities on Saturday announced the arrest of self-professed minister Victor Arden Barnard, 53, leader of the River Road Fellowship, who was on the most-wanted list of the U.S. Marshals Service. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via NorthlandsNewscenter.com
Students at the University of Wisconsin Superior felt it was time to sit down and talk with police about diversity and community policing. Officers from both Superior and Duluth police departments met with UWS students Monday and talked about race and tensions that can arise between police and the communities they serve. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via WDIO
An Eveleth man is facing charges in the 2013 death of a woman who consumed a substance known as 25I-NBOMe. Prosecutors allege Bryan Joseph Hodapp, 27, supplied the drug to Krystal Leann Wicklund, 21, of Duluth, who began to vomit and suffer convulsions shortly after consuming the substance. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 11 | via NorthlandsNewscenter.com
A Duluth police Lieutenant who fatally shot a robbery suspect after being ambushed by gunfire in 2011 received high honors Wednesday at the White House. Lt. Brad Wick was awarded the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor by Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 11 | via The Day
Sgt. Daniel Hutchinson was shot three times but still managed to rescue two fellow sheriff's deputies from an active shooter. Officer Michael Keith used his own shirt to beat back flames from a car, then pulled a state trooper to safety just before the vehicle exploded. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via KATV Little Rock
Demand for the devices is booming ... . In this Feb. 2, 2015 photo, a red light on the body camera worn on Duluth, Minn. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via CBC News
American Anna Ackerman is seen with Dino Maglio and other couch surfers at his home in Italy in 2013. Maglio has been charged with drugging and raping a 16-year-old Australian girl. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via WDIO
Five men have been arrested on drug and gun charges after three separate search warrants were served last week in Duluth. On January 20, the Duluth Police Department says that they executed a warrant at a home in the area of 1st Avenue East and 3rd Street. Comment?
Friday Jan 30 | via NorthlandsNewscenter.com
The gun used in this week's shooting during a city council meeting in New Hope, Minnesota has a link to Duluth, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department. The discovery came following the arrest of a man in connection with the shooting that injured two police officers on Monday. Comment?
Mar 31, 2013 | via KIMT
The two inmates who disappeared from a low-security prison camp in Duluth over the weekend are still missing. The inmat BURLINGTON, Iowa - A southeast Iowa man has been charged with animal cruelty, accused of shooting two dogs that had been chasing a racc DAVENPORT, Iowa - A 24-year-old Illinois man has been accused of gunfire outside a strip club in Davenport. Comment?
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