Charges: St. Cloud Man Stomped On Roommate's HeadA 28-year-old St. Cloud man faces a second-degree attempted murder charge after an alleged brutal attack on his roommate. The Stearns County Attorney's office says Soloman Edward Roundtree was involved in a fight Tuesday morning at a residence on the 300 block of 37th Avenue North.
Teen Accused Of Fatal Punch Changes Plea To 2nd-Degree MurderAn 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.
St. Cloud Man Admits To Killing His Mom A 40-year-old St. Cloud man admitted in court Friday to killing his mother last year, the Stearns County Attorney’s Office said.
Authorities Stop Gambling Ring In St. CloudAuthorities in St. Cloud put a stop to an illegal gambling operation on Thursday at the Triple Crown Sweepstakes, police said.
Man Gets 36 Years For Fleeing Police, Killing 2 In CrashA judge sentenced a 23-year-old Waite Park man Thursday to 36 years in prison for fleeing police and causing a crash that killed one, injured a pregnant woman and forced an emergency C-section of a child who died two days later.