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'Cruel and stupid' act destroys playground for special education students

The playground equipment was designed to keep special education students safe.

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Charges: Man lit apartment building on fire after encounter with tenant

The man went to the tenant's apartment and started his door on fire, charges state.

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Rochester woman who helped suspected arsonist husband escape pleads guilty

The two were arrested in Mexico months after the civil unrest in the Twin Cities.

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Man who broke into Target HQ during unrest guilty of arson, riot

The break-in happened after false reports about a man's suicide spread on social media.

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Man pleads guilty to setting fire to St. Paul health store during 2020 riots

The 20-year-old set fire to hand sanitizer in the Midway store.

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Charges: Man set fire to dumpster at Stella's, causing about $70K in damages

He's accused of starting the fire during the early hours of July 6.

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MN man sentenced for setting fire that killed his daughter

Jamey Marie Newport, 22, died on July 23, 2019.

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TikTok influencer gets 27 months in prison for role in burning of Third Precinct

The popular social media user was seen on video holding a Molotov cocktail as it was being lit.

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Monticello man sentenced to federal prison for Wells Fargo arson

He admitted to throwing items on the fire in hopes of making the building burn faster.

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St. Paul man gets prison, ordered to pay $12M for burning of 3rd Police Precinct

He was among four Minnesota men charged in connection to the fires at the Third Precinct following George Floyd's murder.

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Brainerd man sentenced to 4 years in prison for arson at Third Precinct

He's also ordered to pay $12 million in restitution.

Matthew Rupert

Illinois man pleads guilty to arson after traveling to Minneapolis to riot

The 28-year-old recorded himself on Facebook live causing destruction in Minneapolis last summer.

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Police trying to ID car linked to possible arson in New Brighton

A garage was set on fire and a lawn sign was stolen.

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2 on the run following St. Paul arsons arrested in Mexico

They've been sought since the civil unrest following the killing of George Floyd.

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Long Lake man gets 5 years for firebombing courthouse during May riots

The 25-year-old and an accomplice threw Molotov cocktails into the Dakota County courthouse.

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Charges: Man stabbed his father, set his home on fire

The 25-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder and first-degree arson.

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2 men plead guilty to arson at Target headquarters in Minneapolis

The two men were charged in the Aug. 26, 2020, arson that happened following false rumors about a police shooting.

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St. Cloud man accused of burning down his own bar facing federal charges

Andrew Welsh is the owner of the Press Bar, which burned down in February.