Emotional Outbursts Follow Alexandria Woman's Murder SentencingAn Alexandria woman learned Friday she will spend more than seven years in prison for the murder of a man she loved. Jason Nyberg died in September inside the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault after 34-year-old Melissa Guillette smuggled in methamphetamine and passed it to him.
Faribault Man Indicted On 1st-Degree Murder In Death Of Ohio WomanA grand jury in Rice County has indicted a 39-year-old Faribault man on first-degree and second-degree murder charges in the death of a woman who went missing from Ohio.
In Ohio Woman's Murder, Suspect's Wife Says There's More To The StoryThe wife of a Faribault man accused of killing a woman from Ohio believes there's more to the story than what police have made public.
Sheriff: Missing Ohio Woman's Car Found In Rice Co.The Rice County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a missing Ohio woman. A deputy found an abandoned car Monday night in a parking lot at Shagger Park on Cannon Lake. When they ran the plates, they discovered the car belonged to 24-year-old Chelsea Martinez from Columbus, Ohio.
Woodbury Man Drowns In Pond Near FaribaultAuthorities say a Woodbury man has drowned in a pond near Faribault (FAIR'-boh) in southern Minnesota.
Bird Flu Takes A Big Hit On Minn. Wood Recycling CompanyLosses due to the bird flu in Minnesota are now estimated at more than $300-million dollars. It's not just turkey farmers that are affected, the bird flu has created a trickle-down effect. It's even impacted a wood-recycling company in Faribault.
Conrade Pleads Guilty To Helping Boyfriend After KillingsA 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.
Police: 2 Rice County Inmates Escaped Jail, Stole 2 VehiclesPolice say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles.
Teens Re-Arrested After Faribault JailbreakIf you're going to attempt a jailbreak, wouldn't you have a plan for ditching your orange jumpsuit? Rice County authorities say two minimum-security inmates, both 18 years old, threw a fire extinguisher through a window and escaped from the county jail in Faribault early Wednesday morning.
2 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured In Icy Rice Co. CrashThe Minnesota State Patrol says two people are dead and one is seriously injured after the car they were in lost control and crossed into traffic on an icy Rice County highway Tuesday morning.
Woman Accused In U Student's Death Arrested AgainOne of the two people accused of killing a University of Minnesota student has been arrested again. Ashley Conrade was taken into custody for violating the terms of her release, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Cops: Girls Admit To Defacing Graves With Markers, Spray PaintPolice in southern Minnesota say that earlier this week two preteen girls defaced numerous grave markers with spray paint. The vandalism happened at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Faribault, and the local police department says it was reported on Monday.