Author: Jack Benik

NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UTVS) – The 2019 men’s basketball national championship is set. The game will see Texas Tech taking on Virginia who are both making their first ever national championship appearance. Virginia defeated Auburn 63-62 in the semifinal thanks to three late free throws from Kyle Guy. Texas Tech defeated Michigan State behind 22 points from Matt Mooney. Both these […]

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Rochester Mom arrested

ROCHESTER, Minn. (UTVS) – A Rochester mother has pleaded guilty to drunk driving. 42-year-old Tasha Schleicher sideswiped a median cable barrier and then exited the highway and pulled over to breastfeed her baby. She had five of her kids in the car and lost custody of her children after being charged with child endangerment, drunken driving, and failing to have […]

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Mohamed Noor Update

Mohamed Noor Update

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UTVS) – Opening statements could be coming soon in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman. Justine Ruszczyk Damond called 911 to report a possible sexual assault and was shot when she approached the squad car. Attorneys spent last week paring a pool of 75 possible jurors. They will need […]

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Measles outbreak

NEW YORK (UTVS) – Health officials have reported that the number of measles cases this year has already surpassed the count from all of 2018. There have been 387 cases through March. It’s the most since 2014 when 667 cases were reported. The numbers have been driven by outbreaks in many states including Washington, New York, and California. Most people […]

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Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle

LOS ANGELES (UTVS) – Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot on Sunday. He was shot and killed outside the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles. He was 33 years old. Police stated that two other men were also shot and are in stable condition. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted “L.A. is hurt deeply each time a […]

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Mohamed Noor

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UTVS)- Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor is going to trial for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in 2017. Noor had nothing to say as he entered the courthouse. He is faced with murder and manslaughter charges in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. She called 911 to report a sexual assault and when the […]

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restaurant flooded

WAITE PARK, Minn. (UTVS) – Over the weekend crews had to rescue many people who were trapped in a restaurant after flash flooding. Waite Park Fire Chief Jim Aleshire states that 44 people were stuck inside Anton’s restaurant when the Sauk River rose Saturday night. First responders used three boats to get everyone safely out of the restaurant. Property owner […]

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Wiretapped meeting

Wiretapped meeting

TOWSON, Md. (UTVS) – A student at Salisbury University has pleaded guilty to illegally wiretapping a congressional staffer and putting the conversation on Facebook live. 21-year-old Jake Burdett, who is an advocate for Maryland marijuana justice, took part in a rally in front of Andy Harris’ office. Following the rally, he and others met with a member of Harris’ staff. […]

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Minnesota March Madness

Minnesota March Madness

DES MOINES, Iowa (UTVS) – The University of Minnesota basketball team was in action over the weekend at the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. After defeating Louisville on Thursday in the first round, they were in action again on Saturday. This game would not yield as good results for the Gophers. It started out bad as the Gophers were down 33-19 […]

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Tram attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (UTVS) – The mayor of the Dutch city of Utrecht states that three people were killed in an attack on a tram. Jon van Zanen states that along with the three people killed, there were also nine more people injured, three of them seriously. Van Zanen also states that a terror motive is the most plausible option. […]

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