A Minnesota college student was murdered last fall after just a month away from home. Now, Tom Bearson’s parents are speaking out for the first time about their son’s mysterious death.
The man accused of shooting and killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop last summer has been found guilty of murder.
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.
There was a rapid end to the Brian Fitch Sr. murder trial in St. Cloud on Thursday. The state wrapped up its case, and then the defense quickly rested without calling anyone to the stand.
Both sides have rested their case in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick last July during a traffic stop. The defense for Brian Fitch Sr. rested on Thursday without calling any witnesses, including their defendant.
Prosecutors are closing in on the end of their case against the man accused of killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick last July during a traffic stop.
Forensic scientists took the stand Tuesday at the Brian Fitch Sr. murder trial in Stearns County Court, explaining how they found and protected evidence linked to the crime. This is day four of the trial for Fitch, who is accused of killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick on July 30, 2014.
Monday, jurors heard graphic testimony from several of the officers who exchanged gunfire with Brian Fitch Sr., the man accused of shooting Officer Scott Patrick to death last July.
Officials in St. Cloud say a 27-year-old man is in the Stearns County Jail after allegedly stalking a woman, entering her home and threatening someone.
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.
A Vietnam veteran is relieved after his fish house that was stolen earlier this week was found.
A 44-year-old man was arrested Monday night for driving drunk, threatening officers and backing into a squad car in St. Cloud, according to police.
State troopers in northwest Minnesota down to the Saint Cloud area are dealing with dozens of overnight crashes on slippery roadways. An overnight dose of freezing rain made things treacherous.
Jury selection is winding down in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing a Mendota Heights police officer last July. Brian Fitch Sr., 40, is charged with first-degree murder in the July, 30, 2014 shooting death of officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop.
Jury selection continued Wednesday in the trial of a man accused in the shooting death of a Mendota Heights police officer last July. Brian Fitch Sr., 40, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Officer Scott Patrick, who was killed during a traffic stop on July 30, 2014.
A 50-year-old man will serve 4 years in prison for drunkenly striking and killing a bicyclist with his van last February.
Twin Cities criminal defense attorney Joe Tamburino is not directly involved in Brian Fitch Sr.’s case, but told WCCO-TV the defense team faces major challenges heading into Monday’s trial.
Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the trial of an accused cop killer. Brian Fitch Sr. is accused of shooting and killing Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop in July.
Police are looking for a man who robbed a St. Cloud Walgreens at gunpoint on Dec. 26.
Being a loyal customer, Misty Maurer and her children had been wowed by all that dazzles inside one little store at St. Cloud’s Crossroads Mall. Already a busy full-time student and mom, Misty heard the owner of Bling was looking to sell. The owner has a fitting name — Joy. “She talks to you like you’re best friends and you’ve known each other all your life,” Misty said.
Christmas behind bars comes with little of the typical holiday cheer for inmates at St. Cloud prison. But staff members at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud are working to give it some holiday touch with religious services, treat bags and special Christmas meals.
A 59-year-old man faces arson charges after allegedly setting a sock on fire in an apartment hallway following a dispute over using the communal drier.
St. Cloud police apprehended a suspect in a drug related crime Tuesday evening. Twenty-two-year-old Rashawn Devon McBridge, of St. Cloud, was taken into custody around 8 p.m Tuesday evening in the 1300 block of 9th Avenue South.
Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission has scheduled five hearings over five straight days next month to hear from people with strong opinions about a proposed oil pipeline.
Shots fired at a motel in Stearns County left one person hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds on Friday.