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Hidden room with explosive, guns found on indicted TikToker's property

The MN man has been indicted on numerous charges, including impersonating an officer.

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Man pleads guilty in connection with boy's accidental shooting death

A child found the man's gun and it went off, striking and killing the boy.

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Popular TikToker shared his life as a federal agent. Charges say it's all a lie.

Authorities allege the Minnesota man has a long history of deceit.

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19-year-old charged as co-defendant in Lazzaro child sex trafficking case

The indictment against Gisela Medina and GOP strategist Anton Lazzaro was unsealed Monday.

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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 who attacked Oakdale postal worker gets 18 months in prison

He was accused of hopping over the counter and repeatedly punching the employee.

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MN man guilty of sexually abusing teen seated next to him on flight

A federal jury convicted the 40-year-old this week.

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'Boogaloo Boi' from MN pleads guilty to federal machine gun charges

He also alleged he was helping to plot an attack on the State Capitol.

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Inmate sentenced to more prison time for punching a guard

Charles Marquis Mitchell was on drugs when he assaulted the guard and two other inmates.

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Man accused of dropping 42-pound cinder block on victim's head found guilty

The victim suffered severe brain trauma and was eventually transferred to a long-term care facility.

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Man who illegally killed, decapitated 700-pound bear gets prison

He returned the next day to take photos and saw off its head.

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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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Charges: Duluth man's scheme netted him thousands in COVID relief funds

He is accused of stealing people's identities to submit fake Unemployment Insurance applications.

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2 Lyon County men plead guilty after causing 3,900 gallons of oil to spill into river

The U.S. Attorney's Office says they shot a rifle at the pipeline, causing it to spill into a creek that connects to the Yellow Medicine River.

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Federal charges: MN marijuana lobbyist threatened U.S. representative

"I want you to be as scared as possible," the voicemail allegedly says.

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60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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MN man pleads guilty to making, selling pyrotechnics on his farm

The ATF learned about what he was doing from a Popular Science magazine article about him.

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2 'Boogaloo Bois' charged with anti-government plot in Minneapolis

The far-right "Boogaloo" movement is seeking a second American civil war.