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2 Charged In Multi-County, State Sex Trafficking Operation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two Minnesotans have been charged in a sex trafficking operation that spanned several counties and states.

Ricky Arlen Turner, 28, has been charged with one count of aiding and abetting racketeering-enterprise, one count of aiding and abetting concealing criminal proceeds, one count of engaging in sex trafficking and one count of promoting prostitution. 422 more words

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MDH: Measles Cases Spread To Ramsey County; Total Cases Reaches 32

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A day after Minnesota health officials announced measles cases have spread to Stearns County, the infection has now reportedly spread to another county. 118 more words

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Man, 4 Deputies In Vadnais Heights Officer-Involved Shooting ID'd

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The man and deputies in an officer-involved shooting in Vadnais Heights Sunday evening have been identified.

The man has been identified as 47-year-old Darren Robert Jahnke. 231 more words

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Defense Files Appeal Against Judge's Denial Of Change Of Venue

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a black motorist is appealing a judge’s decision against moving his trial out of Ramsey County. 119 more words

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Defense Attorneys Want Change Of Venue In Castile Case

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Attorneys for the St. Anthony police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile last summer want his trial moved to another county. 284 more words

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The Slaves of Samuel Stillman Boyd

Boyd bought land in New Canada in Ramsey County in 1855.

He lived in Adams County, Mississippi. He owned at least seven plantations in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas and held 500 slaves. 48 more words

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Ramsey Co. Attorney Rules Shooting By St. Paul Officer Justified

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office has determined a fatal shooting by a St. Paul police officer was justified.

A memo from the attorney’s office says there is significant physical, DNA and ballistics evidence that shows Eugene Smith III pointed and fired a shotgun at Joshua Raichert after the officer entered a bedroom at a St. 72 more words

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