Mendota Heights

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Brian Fitch Trial Continues Into 2nd Day Of Testimony

The second day of testimony got underway Friday morning in the trial for a man accused of shooting and killing a Twin Cities Police officer. On the night before he’s accused of gunning down Officer Scott Patrick on July 30, 2014, Brian Fitch Sr. made a chilling statement to his girlfriend.

01/23/2015

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Jurors See Squad Car Footage Of Officer Patrick’s Death

After a two-day delay, opening statements have begun in the trial of a man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer.

01/22/2015

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Key Witness In Trial Of Accused Cop Killer Arrested

A key witness in the trial of the man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer is now also in jail. An arrest warrant was issued for 28-year-old Jacob Hayes after he was missing for the past two weeks.

01/15/2015

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Jury Selection Begins In Brian Fitch Trial

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a man accused of killing a Mendota Heights Police officer last summer. Brian Fitch Sr., 39, is charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of Officer Scott Patrick, who was killed during a routine traffic stop in July.

01/12/2015

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Prosecutor: Accused Cop Killer Committed Witness Tampering From Prison

A 39-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a Mendota Heights police officer is now accused with committing more crimes while in prison.

01/06/2015

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Schools Start Break Early As Flu Spreads

Winter break has started early for at least two Minnesota schools – but not for a good reason. The districts say it’s because so many kids and staff have the flu.

12/18/2014

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Mendota Heights School Closes Due To Flu Outbreak

A Mendota Heights school will close two days before its winter break due to an outbreak of the flu. Convent of the Visitation School said its Lower School has closed for Thursday and Friday due to an outbreak of “influenza-like illnesses.”

12/17/2014

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Judge Lets Rare 2-County Indictment Stand For Alleged Cop Killer

A Dakota County judge has ruled that a rare two-county indictment against a man charged with killing a police officer is legal. Thirty-nine-year-old Brian Fitch Sr. has pleaded not guilty in the July 30 shooting death of Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick.

12/05/2014

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Ex-Coach Accused Of Relationship With Student Arrested Again

A former tennis coach who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage student has been arrested again. Daniel Hubbard-Wilson, 27, was arrested last week and booked for violating a restraining order and for harassment in relation to the restraining order. He was released over the weekend on bond.

12/01/2014

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Fallen Officer Inducted Into His H.S.’ Hall of Fame

Hundreds of high school students witnessed a touching tribute Wednesday to an officer killed in the line of duty. It’s been four months since Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was gunned down as he made a traffic stop in West St. Paul. He graduated from St. Paul’s Humboldt High School in 1985. Mendota Heights Police Officer John Larrive spoke on behalf of the family at the ceremony in the school gym.

11/26/2014

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Trial For Accused Cop Killer Set For January 2015

The man accused of shooting and killing a Mendota Heights police officer is expected in Dakota County Court on Wednesday. Brian Fitch Sr. was captured in July after an eight-hour manhunt. He’s accused of killing Officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop.

11/26/2014

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St. Paul Father Accused Of Leaving 3-Year-Old Girl Locked In Hot Car

A 32-year-old St. Paul father has been charged after he allegedly left his 3-year-old daughter locked in a hot car in early August, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

11/11/2014

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Charges: Woman Repeatedly Hit Boss In The Face With Metal Plate

A 25-year-old St. Paul woman is accused of repeatedly hitting her boss with a metal plate after being told she’d most likely lose her job, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

11/06/2014

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MOA’s Santaland Gets New Look For Holiday Season

Thanks to some help from a local 3-D design company, Mall of America’s Santaland is getting a huge makeover. Tivoli-Too has been around since the 1980’s and now you can find their work all over the mall.

11/01/2014

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Accused Coach Arrested For Violating No Contact Order

A former tennis coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student was arrested for violating a no contact order. Records show that St. Paul police arrested 27-year-old Daniel Hubbard-Wilson. He was accused earlier this month of having a sexual relationship with a teenage student. Official charges, however, have yet to come down.

10/23/2014

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