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Former officer Noor’s partner takes the stand at trial

Former officer Noor’s partner takes the stand at trial

The partner of the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman in July 2017 took the stand on Thursday. Officer Matthew Harrity said in his testimony that he caught saw something to the left of the police SUV he was driving. After immediately drawing his gun, Harrity heard Noor fire his weapon, which would be the fateful shots […]

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Twitter heats up in wake of Mueller report

Twitter heats up in wake of Mueller report

After the release of Robert Mueller’s investigation report Trump took to twitter to celebrate the victory.  Other supports came to his defense as well claiming the investigation to be nothing but a witch hunt.  Members of the Democratic party have been firing back though.  Corey Booker tweeted ” The American people deserve the truth. Not spin from a Trump appointee. […]

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Bike MN promotes safe bicycle riding for everyone.

Bike MN promotes safe biking for kids

The Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota promotes pedestrian safety for children around the state to find a safe route to school and as a fun mode of transportation by bike or on foot. It is their goal to get more people to ride bicycles and stay healthy along with getting everyone to enjoy it. “We do bicycle advocacy, encouragement and education […]

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Stearns-Benton Towards Zero Deaths- Photo Credit: Minnesota TZD

Extra distracted driving enforcement begins

Minnesota law enforcement agencies began an extra distracted driving enforcement wave this week. The Stearns-Benton Area Towards Zero Deaths Coalition is taking part in the distracted driving enforcement campaign. According to the Department of Public Safety of Traffic Safety, distracted driving contributes to one in five crashes in Minnesota. Texting citations have climbed 30 percent from 2017 to 2018. Law […]

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Trout season opener- Photo Credit: Minnesota DNR

Trout fishing season opener

Minnesota’s trout fishing season will begin this Saturday, April 13th. Minnesota has roughly 3,800 miles of designated trout streams. “Trout fishing opportunities are improving through investments in trout habitat, angler access, sound land use, and science based management,” said DNR stream habitat consultant Jamison Wendel. Anglers help pay for these improvements when purchasing fishing licenses and trout stamps.

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Dayquan Hodge- Photo Credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

Teen pleas guilty to stolen SUV crash

A Minneapolis teenager pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide. 18-year-old Dayquan Hodge was accused of crashing a stolen SUV into the side of a pickup in September, killing three people inside. Hennepin County authorities say Hodge was driving at least 80 miles per hour on Cedar Avenue and ran several red lights. Hodge also admitted to smoking marijuana […]

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Uber Safety Tips

Have you recently taken an Uber and felt unsafe? Uber has been designed to create a new fun way to arrive safely at your destination from a sober driver. Many people use Ubers for their nightlife, going downtown and drinking and not having to worry about getting into trouble with the law. However, there recently has been a few cases […]

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Boy claiming to be missing child revealed to be 23-year-old man

The FBI has determined that the boy claiming to be 14-year-old Timmothy Pitzen is actually a 23- year-old man. The boy, found wandering the streets of Newport, Kentucky, is actually 23-year-old Brian Michael Rini of Ohio. Rini had claimed to have escaped kidnappers in Cincinnati before runnin across a bridge. In 2011, Pitzen’s mother picked up Timmothy from school before […]

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TCF Bank Attempted Robbery

TCF Bank Attempted Robbery

St. Cloud Police are looking for a suspect in a attempted bank robbery in St. Cloud this afternoon. The man entered TCF Bank located at 25th Avenue South in St. Cloud. The suspect never displayed any weapons and left the bank prior to gathering the money. No one was hurt during the attempted robbery and police are still seeking the […]

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Waite Park assault suspect vehicle: Photo Credit Waite Park Police Department Media Release

Red Bull can assault in Waite Park

Waite Park officers are looking into an assault at a store on Division Street Saturday night. The assault occurred when a man purchased a can of Red Bull from the store and got into a verbal argument with the employee. The suspect then threw the full can of Red Bull into the employee’s face and immediately left the store in […]

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