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Coon Rapids Police: Search Continues for Missing Vulnerable Adult

Twenty-year-old Latrease Underwood of Coon Rapids  -

Coon Rapids police are asking the public to help locate a missing vulnerable adult.

Police say 20-year-old Latrease Underwood of Coon Rapids didn’t return home from an appointment Thursday, Jan. 22. She is a vulnerable adult with multiple health issues.

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Law Enforcement Warns of Fraudulent Calls, Scams across Minnesota

With tax season underway, police are urging people to be aware of IRS and other phone scams.

The Lino Lakes Police Department reports at least one call a resident received that they believe was a scam.

Femicide Report: 23 Domestic Violence-Related Murders in Minnesota in 2014

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A new report says 23 people were murdered in Minnesota in 2014 because of domestic violence.

The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women released the 2014 edition of the Femicide Report on Tuesday.

Charges: Coon Rapids Man, Woman Had Drugs in Front of Infant

Thirty-one-year-old Nicole Michelle Rose of Coon Rapids - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A Coon Rapids man and woman are facing charges after police say they had drugs in the presence of a four-week-old child.

Coon Rapids officers were called to the Intown Suites on Coon Rapids Boulevard Northwest at 10:18 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21. The woman said her boyfriend, later identified as 32-year-old Rodney Richard Rukes of Coon Rapids, had overdosed on cocaine and heroin.

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Man Shot by Police in Blaine Charged with 6 Felonies

A Minneapolis man was charged Friday with six felonies after being shot by Coon Rapids police.

Lamar Allen Sullivan-Armstrong, 29, is charged in Anoka County with aggravated robbery burglary, assault and assault against a police officer.

Judge Denies Reduced Bail for Suspected Mastermind of Multi-Million Dollar Scheme

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A Ramsey County judge refused to lower bail Friday for a woman accused of organizing a multi-million dollar fraud scheme.

Thirty-three-year-old Yasmin Abdulle Ali, of Fridley, is being held in Ramsey County Jail on $750,000 bail.

Ali was charged in December after a 27-month investigation into public benefits fraud.

New Programs, Exhibits Planned for Springbrook Nature Center Expansion

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Fridley is moving forward with the expansion and renovation of the interpretive building at the Springbrook Nature Center, and project managers are looking for public input.