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Man Convicted Of Officer Patrick’s Murder Wants Money Seized In Arrest

The man convicted of killing a Mendota Heights police officer last summer wants his money back. Attorneys for Brian Fitch Sr. have filed a motion in Dakota County. They’re seeking the return of nearly $3,000 in cash that was taken from him at the time of his arrest.

03/24/2015

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Police: 3 Arrested In Onamia Homicide

Three people have been arrested in a March 2 slaying of a St. Cloud man in Onamia, according to the Mille Lacs Tribal Police Department.

03/23/2015

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Teen Charged In Murder Of Man At Minneapolis Bus Stop

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of a man who had just stepped off a city bus in northeast Minneapolis last September. Montrell Maurice Webster was arrested after a traffic stop, where officers found a gun in his possession.

03/20/2015

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Court Hearing Held For Man Accused Of Killing U Of M Student

The man accused of killing University of Minnesota student Anarae Schunk is scheduled to have a court hearing Friday. Shavelle Chavez-Nelson faces first-degree murder charges for the death of Schunk.

03/20/2015

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Police: Man Arrested In Granite Falls Charged With Murder

Officials in southwestern Minnesota say a 53-year-old man faces murder charges after a woman died Monday from injuries suffered in a suspected domestic assault.

03/18/2015

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Man Charged In Murder At Northeast Palace Bar

A Fridley man has been charged in the March 7 murder of a man at the Northeast Palace Bar.

03/13/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Found Dead In Norwood Young America, Murder-Suicide Suspected

A murder-suicide is suspected after two people were found dead in the garage of a home in Norwood Young America Wednesday night, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called at about 5:07 p.m. to a death investigation at 920 Preserve Blvd. in Norwood Young America.

03/12/2015

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St. Cloud Man Found Murdered In Mille Lacs County

Police are looking for help solving the murder of a St. Cloud man.

Jason Carl Stoltz, 39, died from a gunshot wound to the chest. His body was found around 7 p.m. on March 2 in a car parked in the Bug Hill area of Onamia, Minnesota.

03/05/2015

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Minn. Family Of Arizona Woman Found Dead Await Answers

The father of a Scottsdale woman found killed in her home says he hasn’t been able to sleep, instead imagining what could have happened to his daughter. Harley Feldman said Friday that Scottsdale police told him they don’t know yet whether 31-year-old Allison Feldman was a random victim of an attack.

02/20/2015

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Suspect In Death Of Adrian Peterson’s Son To Remain In Jail

A man charged in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will remain in jail until his trial in September for violating conditions of his bond, although his family could still get back the $2 million bond they posted.

02/18/2015

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Police Hear Murder Suspect Confess To Mom On Speaker Phone

A 25-year-old man faces murder charges in connection to the stabbing death of a 35-year-old Redby woman, who was found in a pool of blood in a Bemidji street Friday night. The Beltrami County Attorney’s office says Brian Keith Jourdain, of Bemidji, was charged Tuesday with two counts of second-degree murder.

02/17/2015

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Man Charged In Synthetic Drug Death Of Duluth Woman

A 27-year-old Eveleth man faces third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges in connection with the synthetic drug-related death of a Duluth woman in 2013. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s office says Bryan Joseph Hodapp is accused of supplying 21-year-old Leann Wicklund with the substance called 25I-NBOMe, a psychedelic synthetic drug, on Aug. 30, 2013.

02/17/2015

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Investigation Of Toddler’s Murder In Maplewood Continues

The Maplewood Police Chief says it’s one of the worst cases of child abuse, he’s seen. The suspect, 35-year-old Leb Meak is charged with second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 18-month-old girl. Police found the child, not breathing, in Meak’s home Thursday.

02/14/2015

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Conrade Pleads Guilty To Helping Boyfriend After Killings

A 25-year-old Rosemount woman pleaded guilty Friday to helping her boyfriend after he killed two people within a few hours in 2013. Ashley Marie Conrade pleaded guilty to two counts of aiding an offender after the fact in connection with the murders of 23-year-old Palagor Jobi and 20-year-old Anarae Schunk. Murder charges were dropped as part of her plea deal.

02/06/2015

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Moorhead Police Receive Final Autopsy Report On NDSU Student

Moorhead police plan to update the public early next week on the investigation into the killing of a North Dakota State University student. The Moorhead Police Department said Wednesday it has received the Ramsey County medical examiner’s final autopsy report on 18-year-old freshman Thomas Bearson of Sartell.

02/04/2015

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Experts Expect Quick Verdict in Fitch Murder Trial

After six days of testimony and more than 50 witnesses on stand, the fate of Brian Fitch. Sr. will soon be in the hands of jurors. They will likely begin deliberating on Monday, and Minneapolis attorney Joe Tamburino doesn’t think it will take them long to reach a verdict.

01/30/2015

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Lawyer Wants Murder Conviction Overturned For Trevino

The lawyer for a convicted murderer was back in court Thursday to fight for his client. Jeffery Trevino was convicted in October of 2013 of killing his wife, Kira Steger, and dumping her body in the Mississippi River.

01/29/2015

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Man Accused Of Biting, Killing Infant Son Indicted For 1st-Degree Murder

The northern Minnesota man accused of biting and killing his infant son and blaming it on the neighbor’s dog is facing additional murder charges.

01/27/2015

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Minnesota Domestic Violence Fatalities Down In 2014

The number of people in Minnesota who were killed in acts of domestic violence last year is down compared to the year before. The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women says 23 people were killed due to domestic violence in the state in 2014, which compares to a total of 37 victims in 2013.

01/27/2015

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Charges: Pine Springs Teen Shot & Killed Teacher With Rifle, Drove Off

A second-degree murder charge has been filed Monday against a teenager accused of killing a teacher. David Frigaard, 46, was shot to death around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. He was killed just blocks from the bar he owned, Dugout Bar, in Mahtomedi.

01/26/2015

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Deer River Man Indicted For Fatally Biting Child

A Deer River man was indicted Friday on murder charges in connection with the biting death of his 3-month-old son – which he blamed on the neighbor’s dog. Emery James Jenkins, 38, faces two charged of first-degree murder and one second-degree murder charge for the death of his son on Oct. 18, 2014, according to the Itasca County Attorney’s office.

01/23/2015

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Newport Woman Pleads Guilty In Husband’s Overdose Death

A Newport woman pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree murder in the methadone-overdose death of her husband in 2013, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office. Forty-four-year-old Jennifer Marie Johnson is accused of injecting her husband — 32-year-old Dennis Parmuat — with a fatal dose of her methadone in the early morning of March 30, 2013.

01/23/2015

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Hoffman Pleads Guilty In Arden Hills Gas Station Murder

The man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner in an Arden Hills gas station parking lot last summer has pleaded guilty Friday afternoon. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman, 44, is accused of fatally shooting 48-year-old Kelly Phillips at a gas station on Aug. 11, 2014. He became the subject of a month-long manhunt following Phillips’ death.

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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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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