Around 12:30 on Sunday afternoon, a man walked into a TCF Bank branch location in St. Cloud and handed a teller a note instructing him to start stuffing $100 bills in an envelope and "and no one gets hurt."SEE ALSO: Donald Ingerson of Ely confesses rape thinking statute of limitations is up, gets ar ... More >>
Remember earlier this year when the University of Minnesota was being criticized by the Wall Street Journal and legislature for having lost control of its spending? If the latest news is any indication, it looks like not much has changed the past couple months.SEE ALSO: Rush Limbaugh decries $3,406 ... More >>
The U.S. government's sanctions against Iran are hitting home, as at least a dozen Iranian U of M students were recently informed that TCF Bank is closing their bank accounts.SEE ALSO:-- TCF Bank in trouble: Profits halve during fourth quarter-- Russia to ban American adoptions; Minnesota has most o ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Smash-and-grab Minnesota jewelry store robbers caught on tape [VIDEO]-- Chris Miller robs bank, says he's struggling with fact he's not a rich football player, apologizesTwo weeks after successfully robbing a TCF Bank inside a Cub Foods in Fridley, the well-dressed Mr. Potato Head robber ... More >>
After months of hearing lawmakers carp that they couldn't speak to whether they support using public money for a new Vikings stadium without seeing a detailed proposal, a plan has finally emerged.During a news conference earlier today, Gov. Dayton and the Vikings unveiled a $975 million stadium p ... More >>
The train wreck that is the Vikings stadium drive went a little more off the rails Monday afternoon.Governor Dayton told Zygi Wilf that the only workable site this session for a new stadium is the Metrodome, which happens to be the site least favored by Vikings ownership.With the team's Metrodome ... More >>
Anecdotally, TCF Bank seems to be struggling -- in Uptown, for instance, the bank used to have numerous ATMs, but they've all been removed over the last year or so, sometimes replaced with generic machines. TCF's fourth-quarter earnings report provides hard data to support that anecdote. It revea ... More >>
Maybe the the mayor of Shakopee simply misread his calendar by a year.That's because today -- one day before the Governor Dayton-imposed deadline for final stadium proposals -- Shakopee Mayor Brad Tabke plans to hold a news conference at the State Capitol to announce the suburb is "going after th ... More >>
Pretty much everything about this summer's U2 show at TCF Bank was mammoth in scale -- that claw, that year-long wait when the show was delayed, that 60,000-person crowd -- and will go down as one of the largest tours to hit the Twin Cities this year. To help wrap our brains around just how monum ... More >>
Caught on camera, Feb. 3.After the robber strolled into the TCF Bank branch on Ford Parkway on Feb. 3 in broad daylight, right under the gaze of security cameras, we speculated that he either didn't care whether his moves were recorded, or he just wasn't very smart.
Turns out both observations m ... More >>
Minneapolis PDCops says this is Orlando Ray Vasquez robbing a TCF teller.The Feds say Orlando Ray Vasquez, 40, and Gregory Scott Tyler robbed TCF bank on West Lake Street on Feb. 28.
But they're not that bank robber. Vasquez and Tyler just bothered with one bank in St. Paul. The man who rob ... More >>
Michael John Husten robbed TCFMinneapolis police say 60-year-old Michael John Husten is a TCF Bank robber.
Unfortunately, Husten is not that TCF robber. Since January, TCF Bank has been hit with robberies four times--three within a single week. Husten was charged Friday with robbing a Minneapol ... More >>
FBIA robber with a preference for TCF Bank.There's a robber out there with a preference for TCF Bank.
For the fourth time since January, and the third time in a week, the same lone gunman has walked into a metro area TCF Bank branch, brandished a gun and made off with a pile of cash.
Each ... More >>
The FBI says this man is Orlando Ray Vasquez.The FBI says Orlando Ray Vasquez, 40, of Nevada, and Gregory Scott Tyler, 49, are the two men behind the TCF Bank robbery in Uptown on Feb. 28.
The heist, in which Vasquez was caught on camera, led to a chaotic getaway in which the two suspects crash ... More >>
FBISeen this guy? Give the FBI a call.Another TCF Bank branch has been robbed, this time in St. Paul.
Like the Uptown robbery we told you about yesterday, this heist was caught by security cameras. Unlike that robbery, however, no one was injured.
The pictures have just been released by the ... More >>
The two men are suspected in a string of suburban robberies.Two guys in ski masks ran into an InterBank branch in Roseville on Wednesday morning. One of them whipped out a semi-automatic handgun, pointed it at an employee, and demanded she open the safe.
"No funny money," one of the two men ... More >>
FBISeen this guy?The FBI said this afternoon that a man walked into the the TCF Bank branch on Ford Parkway in St. Paul's Highland Park neighborhood, implied that he had a gun in a paper bag, and walked away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
He either didn't know or didn't care that he was bei ... More >>
jontintinjordanCaptionThe second of two Wisconsin men who hatched the brilliant idea of robbing a Maplewood bank with a toy gun is going to prison for five years.
Andrew J. Larson, 24, of Eau Claire, was sentenced on Monday in federal court.
Mac and Lynne Hammond find their church in the holeGod's feeling the recession pinch as hard as everyone else: Mac Hammond's prosperity gospel Living Word Christian Church is broke.
Hennepin County records show that the Brooklyn Park building is now owned by the money changers. TCF Bank bou ... More >>
Elvis Presley, one for the moneyLadies and gentlemen, Elvis has left the building: Bankrupt auto magnate Denny Hecker's 6-foot-tall Elvis Presley statue is headed to TCF Bank as part of a $70,000 deal for the furnishings of Hecker's Crosslake vacation compound.
Photo: jontintinjordanAt least no one got shot when two Wisconsin men robbed a bank with a toy gunThe cops are probably happy that Wisconsinites Andrew J. Larson and Derek Lombard pulled off an April bank heist in Maplewood by brandishing a toy gun. No officers got shot in the process of chas ... More >>
Photo: hydra artsBank robber or ESL candidate?Poor Joe Nathan Michael.
According to police, the 47-year-old man showed up recently at the TCF Bank outlet in Cub Foods on 57th Avenue N.E. in Fridley, passed a note to the tellers demanding cash.
He got $1,991 in cash. He got caught. And he ... More >>