St. Cloud Hospital
A St. Cloud man faces felony charges after attacking a nurse and two security guards at St. Cloud Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. According to St. Cloud Police, the assaults occurred just before 3 p.m. Joseph Charles Karnik, 24, is facing three felony-assault charges because of his history of violence towards law enforcement.
A 43-year-old Annandale woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash in St. Cloud, according to police. At 5:43 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the crash report on the intersection of 40th Street South and County Road 136.
A Sauk Rapids man fought police officers, deputies and staff at St. Cloud Hospital after being arrested Saturday afternoon. Shawn Thomas Iees, 26, was spotted by Stearns County deputies and St. Cloud Police officers just before 2 p.m. while walking on Veteran’s Drive near 24th Avenue North in St. Cloud, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s office. Officers attempted to stop Iees, who has three outstanding warrants, but he fled, leading to a brief foot chase.
The 20-year-old man who was shot in the chest behind a strip mall in Sartell Thursday morning has died, according to Sartell Police. Maurice Galvin Jr. of St. Cloud passed away at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Cloud Hospital. On Friday morning, 23-year-old Demetreus Anthony McGinnis was formally charged with second-degree murder.
In this coldest of winters, somebody is doing something special to warm the hearts of patients at a Minnesota hospital.
A Douglas County man is hospitalized after being stabbed several times early Friday morning. Marshall Roy Jarvi, 34, suffered multiple stab wounds shortly after midnight at a residence on the 12000 block of County Road 71 Northeast, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s office. Vanessa Rae Zephier, 33, was arrested and is being held at the Douglas County Jail pending a court appearance. Both Jarvi and Zephier are from Nelson.
A 35-year-old man died Thursday near St. Cloud after his SUV went through a stop sign and was broadsided by on-coming traffic, the State Patrol said.
St. Cloud Police say they arrested a 22-year-old after he allegedly assaulted a hospital worker early Saturday morning. Police say Zeppelin Michael Peterson was arrested after the St. Cloud Hospital incident.
An 18-year-old Sauk Rapids man accused of a deadly assault has changed his originally plea of not guilty to 2nd-degree murder in a Stearns County court Friday morning. According to the Stearns County Attorney’s office, Jesse Smithers amended his plea to 2nd-degree unintentional murder. In Sept. 2012, Smithers was riding in a car driving down a St. Cloud alley when he asked the driver to stop. He got out of the vehicle and approached three men nearby, including Colton Gleason. Smithers punched Gleason with a closed fist. He later died at St. Cloud Hospital from his injuries. Smithers was 17 at the time of the crime, and was charged as an adult.
A 53-year-old St. Cloud man is in jail accused of striking a man multiple times with a hammer, according to police.
The driver of a semi that collided with a freight train in western Minnesota last week has died. St. Cloud Hospital spokeswoman Jeanine Nistler says Eric Westin, of Pine City, died early Monday morning.
Police say a Minnesota man posed as a rock star — British accent and all — to get as much as $100,000 in medical treatment.
A 40-year-old St. Cloud man admitted in court Friday to killing his mother last year, the Stearns County Attorney’s Office said.
A St. Cloud hospital is refuting a state Department of Health report that links the death of a patient to contaminated IV bags.
Authorities are asking the public’s help after a 20-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after being punched late Thursday night.