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Wis. Police: 9-Year-Old Drives Intoxicated Parents Home, Couple ChargedDeputies in western Wisconsin say they found a 9-year-old girl driving a pickup truck while her mother, and the mother's boyfriend, sat next to her intoxicated.
Charges: Motorcyclist Was Drunk In Deer Crash That Killed His WifeA 44-year-old northern Minnesota man is accused of driving drunk last September in a motorcycle crash with a deer that killed his wife.
Jailor In Wis. Gets 30 Years For Sex With InmatesA judge has sentenced a Polk County jailor to 30 years in prison for having sex with multiple inmates.
1 Dead In Polk County, Wis. RolloverOne woman is dead after a rollover accident in Wisconsin's Polk County Sunday morning. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, at 8:29 a.m. officers received a report of a single vehicle crash on State Highway 48, just east of McKinley Township.
MN Man Arrested, Charged For Setting Fire To N.D. Somali RestaurantNorth Dakota authorities have charged a Minnesota man with felony arson in a fire that heavily damaged a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks. Police say 25-year-old Matthew Gust of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, was arrested in Minnesota's Polk County late Monday.
Witnesses Reveal Details Of Confrontation In Deadly St. Croix River Stabbing TrialA trial for a deadly stabbing incident in western Wisconsin entered day three on Wednesday, just 24 hours after graphic details about what happened were revealed in court. We got a better idea Wednesday of the violent confrontation at the car door where Levi Acre-Kendall was seated when he stabbed Pete Kelly.
Graphic Details Revealed In Court On 2nd Day Of St. Croix River Stabbing TrialIt was day two of the homicide trial in Balsam, Wisconsin for Levi Acre-Kendall, who investigators say stabbed Peter Kelly to death following a dispute along the St. Croix River last April.
Polk Co. Investigator Takes Stand In Fatal Fishing Dispute TrialDay two is underway in the trial for a Cambridge man accused of stabbing to death a father of five in a fishing dispute. Peter Kelly, 34, of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, died last spring after he and a friend confronted a group of anglers along the St. Croix River who they thought were smoking pot and swearing.
Sheriff: Rifle Goes Off Inside Truck, Injures 16-Year-Old Wis. HunterA 16-year-old Wisconsin boy is in the hospital after a hunting accident in Polk County, Wisconsin Sunday afternoon.
NW Wis. Man Charged With Sexually, Physically Abusing Boy For 2 YearsA Northwestern Wisconsin volunteer fire fighter is being accused of child abuse and sexual assault, according to criminal charges. According to the charges, Virgil A. Hansen, 65, has been charged with sexual assault and exploitation, physical abuse, trafficking and prostitution and enticement of a child.
Hearing Held For Man Charged In Fatal Fishing DisputeA hearing will be held in Polk County, Wisconsin for a young man accused of stabbing a fisherman to death earlier this year. Levi Acre-Kendall is accused of killing Peter Kelly last April. The two were fishing on opposite sides of the St. Croix River when police said they started yelling at each other.
1 Injured, 1 Killed After Motorcycle Hits Deer In Polk Co.One person is dead and another is injured after a motorcycle hit a deer in Polk County Saturday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 44-year-old Corey L. Reitmeier, of Crookston, was driving westbound on Polk County Road 57 approaching Polk County Road 13.

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