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  1. North news briefs: Anoka County license centers to close early Dec. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    Maple Grove Indoor Farmers Market in 2014. More sessions are coming on Jan. 15, Feb. 19 and March 19. See news item under Maple Grove.

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  2. Charges: Brooklyn Park man beat 10-month-old son, leaving boy brain deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Star Tribune

    Hennepin County authorities have charged a Brooklyn Park man who they say beat his 10-month-old son and left him brain dead. Twenty-year-old Dennis Taylor is charged with first-degree assault.

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  3. South metro police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Star Tribune

    Warrant service. A man was arrested on two Scott County warrants after a stop for a DWI enforcement check on Chalupsky Avenue SE.

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  4. North news briefs: Anoka license centers to close early Dec. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Star Tribune

    Coon Rapids will hold its first “fix-it clinic” next month, an event where volunteers repair broken household items that people bring in, like at this fix-it clinic that took place in Minneapolis earlier this year. Coon Rapids is seeking volunteers to help staff its Jan. 31 event.

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  5. Brooklyn Park man charged with injuring his infant sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Star Tribune

    About 12:20 a.m. Friday, Brooklyn Park police was called to an apartment regarding a baby in distress and upon arrival found the infant "lying on the floor unable to breathe," according to the felony assault charges filed Monday in Hennepin County District Court. Dennis I. Taylor, the father, told the police that he fed the baby and "placed him in his car seat to sleep" before leaving the room, and when he came back, the baby "was not able to breathe and had vomited," according to the complaint.

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  6. Police: Man charged in boy's Brooklyn Park deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Star Tribune

    A 23-year-old man is charged with second-degree intentional murder in the beating death of his 1-year-old son in Brooklyn Park . Prosecutors say Reggie Delanie Harper grabbed his son from the crib on Thursday, put him on the floor and punched him repeatedly in the chest because he was fussing.

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  7. Police arrest father suspected in Brooklyn Park toddler's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Star Tribune

    The violent death of a 23-month-old boy in Brooklyn Park will loom over a task force created to improve child protection in Minnesota as it meets Friday morning to make its first set of recommendations. Kazerion Raeline Harper's death from blunt-force injuries was ruled a homicide Thursday by the Hennepin County medical examiner.

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  8. Police still searching for suspect in Brooklyn Park child's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Star Tribune

    Police were still searching Thursday for a Brooklyn Park man suspected of fatally injuring his 1-year-old son Tuesday night. Police were called to the 2100 block of 74th Court N. on a report of the child not breathing, authorities said.

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  9. Lino Lakes police will be city's new firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Star Tribune

    In a still unusual but increasingly popular move for Twin Cities metro cities, the north metro community of 20,000 is cross-training all 25 of its police officers as firefighters. Officers will carry firefighting gear, breathing apparatus and carbon monoxide detectors in their patrol SUVs.

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  10. Brooklyn Park police searching for suspect in death of baby boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Star Tribune

    On Tuesday night, officers were called to the 2100 block of 74th Court N. on a report of the child not breathing, according to police. First responders and paramedics performed CPR at the residence, then rushed the boy to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, where he died.

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  11. Applications being accepted for Anoka-Hennepin school board seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Star Tribune

    From classroom trends to school board decisions, Class Act will keep you updated on all the school issues followed by the Star Tribune's education reporters. Contributors include Alejandra Matos , who covers Minneapolis ; Kim McGuire , who covers the west metro ; Erin Adler , who covers the south metro ; Anthony Lonetree and Libor Jany , who cover St. Paul and the east metro , and Shannon Prather , who cover the north metro .

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  12. Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Star Tribune

    The Hennepin County Attorney's office say 24-year-old Michael Vanwagner pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide. According to the complaint, Vanwagner's Pontiac Grand Am struck a woman's car in Brooklyn Park , then took off and slammed into another car waiting to make a left turn.

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  13. Drunken driver who killed Brooklyn Center teen pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Star Tribune

    Michael Vanwagner, 24, of Coon Rapids, could receive the maximum 10 years in prison allowed under Minnesota sentencing guidelines because of aggravating circumstances. The Hennepin County attorney's office argued that the long sentence is appropriate because of his high blood alcohol content and because he was driving after his license was revoked and hit another car before plowing into 16-year-old Jason McCarthy's vehicle.

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  14. 11 people indicted on drug, weapons charges in large-scale gang sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A months-long investigation into alleged drug and weapons dealing by members of two of Hennepin County's two most violent gangs culminated this week with the arrest of 11 people, authorities said. A 13-count federal indictment was returned this week against the defendants, several of whom are described as leaders of the 1-9 and Stick Up Boys gangs, whose ongoing feud with two rival street gangs, the Taliban and YNT has led to at least six killings and numerous shootings in the past five years.

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  15. Former Hennepin County public defender suspended for a year for failing to pay income taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A former Hennepin County public defender has been suspended from practicing law for a year for failing to pay income taxes. Jason McGee, 37, of Brooklyn Park , failed to file state income taxes in a timely matter from 2008 to 2011, according to a disciplinary petition filed by the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility.

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  16. Man standing on I-94 in Brooklyn Park is hit, killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The driver "tried to stop, but the right front portion of the Chrysler struck the pedestrian," a statement from the patrol said. A Twin Cities man standing in traffic on a northwest metro interstate late at night with his hands raised was run over and killed, authorities said.

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  17. Murder charges filed against alleged dealer, buyer in Maple Grove overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Maple Grove has had a number of heroin-related cases recently. Here, evidence packets contain heroin seized by Minneapolis Police.

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  18. Pedestrian hit, killed near Hwy. 252; two vehicles don't stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles, neither of which stopped, Tuesday night on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park . According to the Minnesota State Patrol, eyewitnesses said the pedestrian was hit by two vehicles in the southbound lane of Hwy.

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  19. St. Paul driver's 5th drinking-related offense means prison for killing, fleeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Anthony J. Frausto's 58-month sentence calls for him to serve slightly more than three years of that time in prison and the rest on supervised release for killing pedestrian Gary J. Rumpza, 56. With four drunken-driving convictions on his record and now admitting he was intoxicated when he ran over and killed a pedestrian in Brooklyn Park , a 37-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced Thursday to a nearly five-year term and vowed before grieving family members to never drink and drive again.

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  20. North news briefs: Film on 1939 Anoka tornado will be shown Nov. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The tornado of 1939, the subject of a new documentary that will be screened Nov. 19 , took a deadly toll in Anoka. Wreckage included the Evangelical Lutheran Church, pictured above.

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