Author: Jack Benik

Highway death

(LAKE HALLIE, Wis.)- A 21-year-old man accused of hitting and killing three girl scouts and a mother with his pickup truck was inhaling chemical vapors prior to the crash. The girls were working in the ditch alongside a highway on Saturday when they were struck and killed. Colton Treu now faces 13 charges including four counts of homicide by intoxicated […]

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Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

(PITTSBURGH) The suspect of a shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue Saturday arrived at a federal courthouse today. A government car with a wheelchair inside was seen arriving at the courthouse Monday. After trading gunfire with police Robert Gregory Bowers underwent surgery and survived. Bowers is expected to appear in front of a judge at 1:30 PM. Authorities release […]

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Missing Wisconsin Girl

(MADISON, Wis.) A small community in Wisconsin is planning a vigil for a missing 13-year-old girl. A “Gathering of Hope will take place tonight at Riverview Middle School for the missing girl. Jayme Closs has not been seen since October 15th. Deputies responding to a call that morning found the door kicked in and her parents shot dead in the […]

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Police Chief cleared

(ST. CLOUD, Minn.) Prosecutors are not filing charges after a confrontation between Police Chief Steve Todd and a 12-year-old boy. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigated a claim that Todd put his hands around the neck of the boy after thinking his bike was being stolen at a baseball game in June. A jury does not find Todd’s actions […]

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Bemidji State Death

(BEMIDJI, Minn.) An 18-year-old man is dead after he fell from a residence hall at Bemidji State University. At 12:30 AM on Sunday officers responded to a call at Tamarack Hall, a residence building on Bemidji States campus. When they arrived they found a man on the ground bleeding outside of the 12 story building. Authorities reported that the man […]

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Wind Farm Project

Wind Farm Project

(ST.PAUL, Minn.) A wind farm project in southern Minnesota has been unanimously approved by Minnesota regulators. Site and route permits were approved for Inverenergy’s wind farm project. 40 turbines would be constructed southeast of Albert Lea, with 60 more being built across the border of Iowa. This project would cost 300 million dollars and produce up to 200 megawatts of […]

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