Man Sentenced To 61 Years For Killing Father, BrotherThe St. Michael man who pleaded guilty to killing his father and brother at their home last May was sentenced to 61 years in prison. Christopher Besser pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in Wright County Court in December.
Man Pleads Guilty To Charges In St. Michael Double HomicideA 22-year-old man accused of killing his father and brother at their St. Michael home in May has pleaded guilty to charges in the case. Christopher Besser pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in Wright County Court on Monday.
I-94 In Rogers Reopens With More Lanes, Less TrafficDrivers traveling along Interstate 94 in the northwest metro are receiving some good news Tuesday. I-94 will now have more lanes, more ramps and less traffic.
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.