A man accused of conspiring with his ex-wife to kill her current husband has been found not guilty on all counts against him by a jury in Carlton County. Prosecutors alleged John Edwin Bemis III planned with his former wife, Marie Margaret Majerle, to fatally shooting her estranged husband, Richard Majerle, in January 2013. He survived the gunshot wounds that his wife admitted inflicting.
A father has pleaded guilty to aiming an assault rifle at group of children he thought had stolen Halloween candy from one of his children.
Halloween is supposed to be about trick-or-treaters dressed up in scary costumes. But according to police, 44-year-old Orrin Hager provided a pretty big scare of his own.
Timothy Bakdash was out celebrating his 29th birthday last April 15 at the Library Bar in Dinkytown. He was with his friend, Matt Dammon. On the witness stand Friday, Bakdash told jurors the two of them had been smoking pot before they got to the bar.