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The latest on local crime and public safety.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

'Cell tower dumps’ are causing Americans to ponder their basic rights of privacy.
FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA issues new guidelines for first responders of mass attacks.
What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

A look at ‘dabbing,’ a new trend in marijuana consumption.
‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

Facebook feeds and cable networks are full of coverage of innocent people being sucker punched. But there’s not much evidence of this “game” sweeping the nation.
World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

The force will be strong on Twitter for the 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon.

Explosion in SLP Office Building Leads to Three-Alarm Fire; 800 Employees Evacuated

The Metropoint 600 building was hit by a reported transformer explosion.
Judge: Accent Signage Lawsuit Can't Target Shooter's Estate

Judge: Accent Signage Lawsuit Can't Target Shooter's Estate

St. Louis Park resident Reuven Rahamim was among the first of the shooter's victims.
Man Responsible for 6-Hour Standoff Allegedly Told Officers 'He Had Nothing to Live For'

Man Responsible for 6-Hour Standoff Allegedly Told Officers 'He Had Nothing to Live For'

Brenden Robert Kreb faces one count of disorderly conduct for being offensive, abusive, noisy or obscene and one count of obstructing the legal process by interfering with a peace officer.
Attempted ATM Break-in, Plant Thievery and Egging a Church: West Metro Police and Fire Report

Attempted ATM Break-in, Plant Thievery and Egging a Church: West Metro Police and Fire Report

This week’s selections include a fatal shooting death at home, alleged perfume pilfery and reaction to a cheerleader prostitution case.
St. Louis Park Police Calls: Thursday, June 6

St. Louis Park Police Calls: Thursday, June 6

A look at the St. Louis Park Police Department's most recent calls for service.
St. Louis Park Police Calls: Sunday, June 2

St. Louis Park Police Calls: Sunday, June 2

A look at the St. Louis Park Police Department's most recent calls for service.
Fire Chief Stemmer Officially Retires from SLP

Fire Chief Stemmer Officially Retires from SLP

Stemmer retired from his position as fire chief on May 31. He first joined the SLP Fire Department back in 1976.
Teen’s Body in River, Pot and LSD in SUV and Luring: West Metro Police and Fire Report

Teen’s Body in River, Pot and LSD in SUV and Luring: West Metro Police and Fire Report

This week’s selections include a man who lied to buy guns for Hondurans, a grass fire and flooded vehicle.
Desperate to Get Away, Fleeing Burglar Begs for Ride at Soccer Game

Desperate to Get Away, Fleeing Burglar Begs for Ride at Soccer Game

Police arrested Kurtis Ray Cornelius and Ronald Richard Gage after a car chase on May 13.
St. Louis Park Police Calls: Tuesday, May 14

St. Louis Park Police Calls: Tuesday, May 14

A look at the St. Louis Park Police Department's calls for service over the last 24 hours.
St. Louis Park Police Calls: Monday, May 13

St. Louis Park Police Calls: Monday, May 13

A look at the St. Louis Park Police Department's calls for service over the last 24 hours.
St. Louis Park Police Calls: Thursday, May 9

St. Louis Park Police Calls: Thursday, May 9

A look at the St. Louis Park Police Department's calls for service over the last 24 hours.
UPDATE: Life Time Fitness Reopens Following Chemical Leak

UPDATE: Life Time Fitness Reopens Following Chemical Leak

One individual was treated at the Hennepin County Medical Center for a possible allergic reaction related to the chemical leak.
St. Louis Park Police Calls: Thursday, May 16

St. Louis Park Police Calls: Thursday, May 16

A look at the St. Louis Park Police Department's calls for service over the last 24 hours.