Son Of Slain Cop Indicted On Counts Of 1st & 2nd Degree Murder A grand jury returned an indictment this week on the son of an Elk River police officer accused of killing his father and brother, charging him with first-degree murder and second-degree murder, the Wright County Attorney’s Office says.
Teens Cited For Makeshift Pool In Truck Bed In St. MichaelAccording to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 16-year-old boy was given a warning after a trooper saw him driving a truck with a make-shift swimming pool in the bed.
State Patrol Tickets Driver For Makeshift Pool In TruckIf you ever thought about creating a swimming pool out of the back of your pick-up truck, you may want to think again. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a driver in St. Michael was given a ticket for illegal operation after a trooper discovered the truck bed filled with water.
Son Of Slain Elk River Police Officer Charged With MurderThe 21-year-old son of an Elk River police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his father and older brother.
Elk River Mourning Officer's Death In Weekend Double MurderAn Elk River police officer killed over the weekend, is being remembered as a loyal officer and a hard worker. Officer Todd Besser, 49, was shot to death Saturday evening in a home in St. Michael. His 27-year-old son, Blake Besser, was also killed in that home.
Communities In Shock After Elk River Cop, Son Killed In St. MichaelThe Elk River Police Department is dealing with the death of an officer for the first time in the department's history. Officer Todd Besser and his son were both shot to death Saturday night. And now, authorities have another one of the officer's sons in custody.
Sheriff: Elk River Officer, Son Killed In St. Michael HomeAuthorities say an Elk River police officer and his 27-year-old son were shot and killed in a double homicide in their St. Michael home Saturday night. Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty confirmed Sunday that Besser's death was a result of a double homicide.
Roughly 4,000 Without Power In Twin CitiesAlmost 4,000 people in the Twin Cities are without power Wednesday morning. According to Xcel Energy center roughly 1,924 people in the Rogers area are without power and another 1,948 people are without power near Woodbury.
Sheriff: 4 Arrested After Chase In Wright CountyFour people were arrested Thursday after a police chase in Wright County ended with the recovery of stolen property, authorities said. The Wright County Sheriff's Office observed a 1993 Cadillac Fleetwood that had been stolen traveling eastbound on County Road 35 towards St. Michael.
1 Killed In 3-Car Crash On I-94 Near RogersFollowing a fatal crash Sunday morning in the northwest metro, a section of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 closed to traffic.
State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash In St. MichaelAt least one person is dead after a two-vehicle crash near Interstate 94 in St. Michael, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 6:27 a.m. Monday on Highway 241 near the entrance ramp to I-94.
Crews Start Work On I-94 Expansion ProjectA major highway expansion that's been years in the making finally got underway Monday with a groundbreaking ceremony northwest of the Twin Cities. Construction crews will begin adding a new lane on either side of Interstate 94 between Rogers and St. Michael.