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Bloomington Man Says Indictment for Illegal Gambling is Unfair

A man accused of running an illegal gambling operation in North Dakota says the case should be dismissed because the charges conflict with a plea agreement in a separate money laundering case.
    

Jury Convicts Wayzata Couple of Theft by Swindle

Phil Carlson  - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A jury convicted a Wayzata couple of taking tens of thousands of dollars from an office development project that was never completed.

Police: Driver Hits, Injures Man in Minneapolis

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A driver struck and severely injured a 39-year-old man in south Minneapolis.
    
Minneapolis police say Tarrince Emmanuel Winbush of Brooklyn Center was critically injured early Friday.
    

Suspected Arson Destroyed $130K Worth of New Playground Equipment in Plymouth

Suspected arson at Plymouth Creek Park the morning of Aug. 15 destroyed new playground equipment that was set to be installed Friday. - Photo: City of Plymouth

Plymouth authorities say a playground fire that caused an estimated $200,000 in damage appears to have been intentionally set.

The fire was reported Friday about 2 a.m. at Plymouth Creek Park. The damage included new playground equipment worth between $80,000 and $130,000.

Edina Man Gets 20 Years Probation for Stalking

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A Minnesota judge has sentenced an Edina man to 20 years of probation for stalking a woman he was convicted of raping, as well as former neighbors and a police officer.
    

Mpls. Man Sentenced to Prison after Assault, Robberies Caught on Cellphone Videos

A judge sentenced a Minneapolis man to more than eight years in prison Wednesday for two assaults and robberies that were caught on cellphone videos.

Police: North Mpls. Stabbing Victim Boarded Bus to Downtown Mpls.

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Police say a stabbing victim boarded a bus from North Minneapolis and ended up downtown before being taken by ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center early Wednesday morning.

Minneapolis officers were called to First Avenue North and Ninth Street around midnight. They say a man was stabbed near Interstate 94 and Lyndale Avenue and then took the bus downtown.