Parts Of 2 Minnesota Roads Dedicated To Fallen OfficersGov. Mark Dayton signed two bills into law Tuesday that will mark portions of two Minnesota roads as memorials for officers who have lost their lives while in the line of duty.
Basketball Tournament Held In Honor Of Fallen Mendota Heights Police OfficerMore than 100 officers from across the state honored the memory of Officer Scott Patrick with a basketball tournament Saturday at Henry Sibley High School. Proceeds benefit the families of law enforcement who've died in the line of duty.
Man Convicted Of Officer Patrick's Murder Wants Money Seized In ArrestThe man convicted of killing a Mendota Heights police officer last summer wants his money back. Attorneys for Brian Fitch Sr. have filed a motion in Dakota County. They're seeking the return of nearly $3,000 in cash that was taken from him at the time of his arrest.
Bills Honoring Slain Police Officers Move AheadMinnesota is closer to memorializing two police officers killed on the job. Lawmakers want to name the road Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick lived on after him.
Jury Deliberations Begin In Fitch TrialAfter six days of testimony, 50 witnesses and more than 130 pieces of evidence, the fate of Brian Fitch Sr. is now in the hands of a jury in Stearns County Court. Fitch is accused of first-degree murder for the July 30, 2014, killing of Mendota Heights officer Scott Patrick.
Experts Expect Quick Verdict in Fitch Murder TrialAfter 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.
Jury To Get Case Monday In Brian Fitch Sr. Murder TrialThere 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 Rest In Trial For Accused Cop KillerBoth 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.
Prosecution Wrapping Up Case Against Accused Cop KillerProsecutors 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.
Accused Cop Killer Made 25 Calls Day Of Officer's MurderForensic 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.
Officers Give Chilling Details Of Shootout With Accused Cop KillerMonday, 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.