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Numerous Car Break-ins Reported in Corcoran Neighborhood of Mpls.

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Minneapolis police are warning residents in the Corcoran neighborhood about recent car break-ins.

Police say neighbors on the 3100 block of 22nd Avenue South saw two or three people break into cars on the block. It was reported at 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

New Hope Police Looking for Liquor Store Robber who Shot Employee in Leg

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Police in New Hope are looking for a robbery suspect who they say shot a liquor store employee in the leg Thursday night.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. at Viking Liquors on 42nd Avenue North. Police say the male suspect pointed a handgun at the two employees and demanded money. He fired at least one shot, hitting an employee in the leg.

Farmington Couple Accused in Mall of America 'American Girl' Store Scheme

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A Farmington couple is accused in a scheme involving the American Girl store at Mall of America – a story that is made even more shocking by the couple’s role in law enforcement.

Henry and Jennifer Cho were charged Thursday with theft by swindle in excess of $5,000.

Judge to Allow Evidence of Alleged Plot to Kill Witnesses in Brian Fitch Trial

One of the 11 jurors selected in the upcoming trial against a man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer has a connection to the suspect.

2014 Minneapolis Crime Numbers Show Mixed Results

New numbers out Thursday show both gains and areas of improvement when it comes to crime in Minneapolis.  

Charges: Plymouth Woman Faked Husband's Death to Collect $2 Million

A Plymouth woman is charged with faking her former husband's death to collect $2 million in insurance, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger.

Irina Vorotinov, who is 48-years-old, is charged with mail fraud, and her son, Alkon Vorotinov, is accused of actively concealing the fraudulent scheme, Luger said.

Mpls. Woman Pleads Guilty to Helping Dad Dump Body of Dead Woman

Twenty-six-year-old Rachel Thompson - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A Minneapolis woman has pleaded guilty to helping her father dump the body of a woman he killed, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

Twenty-six-year-old Rachel Thompson pleaded guilty to accomplice and will be sentenced March 4.