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David Lohr

'We Need To Bring Her Home'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.30.2015 | Crime

The sister of a missing Minnesota woman says she fears for her sister's safety and is appealing to the public for help. "It's unreal," Abbey Russel...

Fugitive Minnesota Cult Leader Accused Of Child Molestation Captured In Brazil

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 03.02.2015 | Crime

The leader of a cult-like religious sect who was on the U.S. Marshall's Most Wanted List has been arrested by Brazilian authorities and faces extradit...

Man Bit Girlfriend's Ear, Beheaded Her Cat: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.30.2015 | Crime

A Minnesota man is in jail on $1 million bail after allegedly biting off his girlfriend's ear and then beheading her cat. Michael Trudeau, 51, was ...

'I Just Gave A Cop A Wet Willy.'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.22.2014 | Weird News

Lend me your ear and I'll tell you a story. An intoxicated man home on leave from the Air Force thought it would be a good idea to give a Minnesota...

Man Allegedly Admits To Putting Semen In Co-Worker's Coffee

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.13.2015 | Crime

A Minnesota man has allegedly admitted to ejaculating into a female co-worker's coffee and onto her desk a number of times. John Robert Lind, 34, o...

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Mom Treats Son's Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: 'He Was In So Much Pain'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.22.2014 | Crime

A mom desperate to ease the constant pain her son suffers because of a traumatic brain injury, faces criminal charges for treating him with medical ca...

Fugitive Minnesota Cult Leader Spotted In Washington

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.14.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Washington say they have received a "credible tip" as to the location of Victor Barnard, the leader of a cult-like religious sect who i...

Teen Charged With Murder In Girl's Drug Overdose Enters Plea

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.12.2014 | Crime

One of the five teens charged with murder in the overdose death of a 17-year-old Minnesota girl has pleaded guilty. Cole Alexander Matenaer, 19, pl...

Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver That Killed Mother, Ask Public 'For Help'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.08.2014 | Crime

Minnesota police are searching for the driver in a deadly hit-and-run that claimed the life of a married mother of two. According to the Minnesota ...

Former Officer Shoots Girl Over Lawnmower Dispute, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.25.2014 | Crime

A former Minnesota corrections officer is accused of gunning down a teenager who asked him to stop trespassing on her property. Chad Pickering, 40...

This Is Why You Don't Mess With The Garbage Man

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.21.2014 | Crime

A Minnesota trash hauler is down in the dumps after officials say he illegally unloaded more than a ton of garbage in a customer's driveway as retalia...

9-Year-Old Girl Busts Pot Operation, Harshes Parents' Alleged Mellow

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Crime

This little girl wants good parents, not good buds. It's too bad, then, that the 9-year-old girl's parents were allegedly growing marijuana under t...

Man Pulls Gun On Neighbor Over Bike-riding Lesson: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime

A Minnesota man faces second-degree assault and terroristic threat charges after allegedly threatening a neighbor with a shotgun over the way the neig...

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Five Teens Charged With Murder In Girl's Drug Overdose

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.29.2014 | Crime

Five Minnesota teenagers have been charged with murder in the death of a 17-year-old girl who authorities say was supplied with a dangerous synthetic ...

Police Search Home Of Girl Who Missing In 1989

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | Crime

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are searching the Maple Grove home of a girl who disappeared 25 years ago at age 13, but they are not saying w...

MANHUNT: Fugitive Cult Leader Allegedly Said Sex With Kids Normal 'Because It Was In God's Word'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 04.16.2014 | Crime

State and federal authorities are searching two states Wednesday for Victor Arden Barnard, the leader of a cult-like religious sect who is accused of ...

Big Mouth Billy Bass Scares Off Would-be Burglar

AP | Posted 02.05.2014 | Weird News

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Big Mouth Billy Bass apparently got the best of a would-be burglar in Minnesota. Authorities in Rochester say the motion-ac...

Teen Sentenced For Raping Burglary Victim Out Of 'Revenge'

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Crime

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man who raped a woman he had previously burglarized has been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison. Curtez...

Parents Accused Of Starving Son, Locking Him In Basement - What Is Their Plea?

AP | Posted 10.21.2013 | Crime

MINNEAPOLIS -- MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A southern Minnesota couple accused of starving their adopted son are planning to enter a plea. Mona and Russell ...

Minnesota Man Convicted Of Killing Wife Found In River

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Crime

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury Wednesday convicted a Minnesota man in the slaying of his wife, whose body was found in the Mississ...

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Missing College Student's Body Found

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.01.2013 | Crime

The search for a missing Minnesota college student ended on Tuesday when authorities said a body found in a rural area was that of 20-year-old Anarae ...

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Missing Student's Blood-Stained Jacket Reportedly Found

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.30.2013 | Crime

Minnesota authorities looking into the disappearance of Anarae Schunk suspect the 20-year-old college student may have met with foul play. "Burnsvi...

Half-Naked Teacher Ran From 13-Year-Old's Room: Cops

Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime

A 43-year-old woman in Minnesota who worked as a special education teacher is accused of having sex with a 13-year-old boy multiple times. Pamela...

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High School Cheerleader Accused Of Pimping Out Teammate

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.05.2013 | Crime

A Minnesota high school cheerleader has been arrested after police say she prostituted a teammate who has a developmental cognitive delay. Montia M...

2-Year-Old Dies After Shooting Self In The Face

Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

A Texas toddler died after shooting himself with a 9 mm handgun he found in his home yesterday, prompting Child Protective Services to take custody of...