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Jury To Get Case Monday In Brian Fitch Sr. Murder Trial

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.

01/29/2015

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Both Sides Rest In Trial For Accused Cop Killer

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.

01/29/2015

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Prosecution Wrapping Up Case Against Accused Cop Killer

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.

01/28/2015

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Accused Cop Killer Made 25 Calls Day Of Officer’s Murder

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.

01/27/2015

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Officers Give Chilling Details Of Shootout With Accused Cop Killer

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.

01/26/2015

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Police: Man, 27, In Custody For Stalking, Burglary

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.

01/25/2015

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Brian Fitch Trial Continues Into 2nd Day Of Testimony

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.

01/23/2015

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Vietnam Vet, Aided By Facebook, Gets Back Stolen Fish House

A Vietnam veteran is relieved after his fish house that was stolen earlier this week was found.

01/22/2015

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Police: Drunk Driver Arrested After Ramming Squad Car In St. Cloud

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.

01/20/2015

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Icy Rain Causes Several Accidents In Central, Northwestern Minn.

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.

01/17/2015

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Jury Selection Winding Down For Fitch Murder Trial

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.

01/15/2015

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Jury Selection Continues In Trial Of Accused Cop Killer

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.

01/14/2015

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Man Sentenced To 4 Years In Bicyclist’s Death

A 50-year-old man will serve 4 years in prison for drunkenly striking and killing a bicyclist with his van last February.

01/12/2015

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Expert: Accused Cop Killer Faces Uphill Battle In Trial

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.

01/11/2015

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Lengthy Trial Expected For Brian Fitch Sr.

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.

01/11/2015

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Man Robs St. Cloud Walgreens At Gunpoint, Evades Police

Police are looking for a man who robbed a St. Cloud Walgreens at gunpoint on Dec. 26.

12/29/2014

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Man Buys Fiancée Her Favorite Store For Christmas

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.

12/26/2014

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St. Cloud Prison Spreads Some Cheer Behind Bars

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.

12/25/2014

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Cops: Man Lights Sock On Fire After Laundry Dispute

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.

12/17/2014

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St. Cloud Police Apprehend Suspect In Drug Case

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.

12/16/2014

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5 Public Hearings Set On Sandpiper Pipeline Plan

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.

12/15/2014

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Shots Fired At Stearns County Motel Leave 1 Hospitalized; 2 Arrested

Shots fired at a motel in Stearns County left one person hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds on Friday.

12/13/2014

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Authorities ID Woman Killed In St. Cloud Fire

Authorities have identified a woman who died more than two weeks after a fire at a residence in St. Cloud. Fire crews were called to the residence on the 1900 block of 1st St. N. on Nov. 22.

12/10/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In St. Cloud Shooting

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a 36-year-old Minneapolis man was shot early Sunday morning in St. Cloud. Police responded to a report of gunshots at about 4:23 a.m. on the 200 block of 24th Avenue North.

12/09/2014

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Fire That Sent 3 To Hospital Under Investigation

An investigation is underway in St. Cloud after a fire sent three people to the hospital. The fire happened around 5 p.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of 1st Street North.

11/23/2014

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