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  • Pedestrian struck, killed in Columbia Heights
    Police were called at 1:55 a.m. to the scene at the 4400 block of University Ave. NE in Columbia Heights. The pedestrian was hit by a vehicle driven by a 32-year-old Fridley woman, according to police.April 10, 2014
  • Grand Forks girl safe after mother's vehicle stolen
    Police in Grand Forks say a five-year-old girl is safe after someone stole her mother's vehicle with the child inside it.April 9, 2014
  • Students seriously hurt in Pa. school stabbings
    A doctor says some victims of a multiple stabbing at a high school near Pittsburgh have suffered injuries classified as life-threatening, though all are expected to survive.April 9, 2014
  • Mysterious Hastings body identified
    Carrie Olson was last seen at a gas station in Rock Island, Ill., on December 28. Video from a surveillance camera shows her putting fuel in her car. She didn't show up for work two days later.April 9, 2014
  • 'Heartbleed' threatens online passwords, data
    Passwords, credit cards and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used to securely transmit email, e-commerce transactions, social networking posts and other Web traffic.April 8, 2014
  • Gun thefts from dealers down in Minnesota
    Gun dealers are required to report lost or stolen firearms within 48 hours. The number of lost or stolen guns from FFLs has dropped since 2012 when 169 were reported missing.April 8, 2014
  • Holder plays asparagus card against GOP antagonist
    To really appreciate the moment, you had to know that Holder -- who's among the administration officials most detested by conservatives -- was mocking a Gohmert malapropism from last year that was committed during another bilious hearing involving the attorney general.April 8, 2014
  • Joe Senser casts his wife as a victim
    With his wife, Amy, about to be sprung from prison months early for her criminal vehicular homicide conviction, former Viking Joe Senser is still refusing to accept what a jury determined only a little more than two years ago: His wife killed a man and then drove away without stopping.April 8, 2014
  • Woman's body found in cornfield identified
    The sheriff's office says the body has been identified as that of 23-year-old Alejandra Guzman-Flores. She was last seen by her family on Oct. 5, 2013.April 7, 2014
  • Minnesota's 3,000-case immigration court backlog
    Nationwide, there are more than 350,000 cases in the immigration justice system.The Daily Circuit, April 7, 2014
  • Supreme Court rejects gay wedding photography case
    An appeal by a company that refused to photograph a gay wedding was turned down. The justices also refused to review a ruling that corporations cannot contribute directly to political candidates.April 7, 2014
  • New trial for St. Paul priest convicted under clergy abuse law
    For the second time, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a St. Paul priest and ordered a new trial on charges he took advantage of a vulnerable woman he was counseling.April 7, 2014
  • Minn. man fined over vandalism on monument
    A Minnesota man who carved the names of himself and his wife near the 1806 signature of explorer William Clark on a national monument in south-central Montana last fall has agreed to pay $4,400 in restitution and fines.April 7, 2014
  • The story behind stop-and-frisk laws
    "Of those waylaid in New York between 2004 and June 2012, 83 percent were black or Hispanic," Daniel Bergner wrote.The Daily Circuit, April 7, 2014
  • Dante Cunningham arrested again
    The particulars of Cunningham's latest run in with the police isn't known. Authorities will release a statement Monday, the same day Cunningham is to be in court again on the earlier charge.April 7, 2014

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