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October 21, 2016
Admitted Downwind killer testifies Friday in Rossbach trial
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Marchello Cimmarusti, who admitted last April to killing his former girlfriend Rose Downwind, identified Brandon Rossbach Friday as one of two men who helped him burn and bury Downwind’s body. Cimmarusti’s testimony, during the fourth day of Rossbach’s trial,...
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October 19, 2016
Man in birthday shooting case goes to trial
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- The trial for a Thief River Falls man accused of shooting another person during a birthday party more than a year ago at a farm is underway this week. Jury members were selected Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Pennington County District Court, and they will decide if there...
October 19, 2016 - 9:16pm
October 18, 2016
Conflicting opening statements begin trial for Bemidji man in Downwind death
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Opening statements Tuesday from attorneys for Brandon Rossbach -- the Bemidji man accused of aiding an offender in connection with the death of Rose Downwind -- and from those prosecuting him painted dramatically different pictures of the events leading to his December...
October 18, 2016 - 9:53pm
October 17, 2016
Trial begins for Bemidji man charged with helping burn, bury body
BEMIDJI , Minn. -- The trial of a Bemidji man charged with aiding an offender in connection with the burning and burying of Rose Downwind began with a full day of jury selection Monday. After approximately eight hours of questioning the 60 people making up the original jury pool,...
October 17, 2016 - 10:15pm
October 13, 2016
Wrongful death lawsuit filed in semi-tanker death case
GRANITE FALLS – Jamie Hyatt’s family says he died trying to save his friend, David Syring, who had lost consciousness after climbing inside a semi-tanker in January. Hyatt soon became unconscious, too. Emergency responders cut both of them out of the tank, but Hyatt died before...
October 13, 2016 - 10:33pm
October 11, 2016
Dammer pleads guilty to drug charges
WORTHINGTON -- Donna Dammer, 66, of Rushmore, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court to one count of drug possession. Dammer faced two second-degree possession charges, as well as charges of storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of child or vulnerable...
October 11, 2016 - 9:03pm
Worthington man accused of sexual conduct with minor
WORTHINGTON -- Ramon Lopez, 55, of Worthington, appeared Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court to face five criminal sexual conduct-related charges. Lopez is facing two charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and two charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct...
October 11, 2016 - 9:01pm
Worthington woman faces drug charges
WORTHINGTON -- Teresa Williams, 49, of Worthington appeared Tuesday afternoon in Nobles County District Court for a contested omnibus hearing in her drug case. Williams pleaded not guilty to one felony count of fifth-degree drug possession and to an additional charge of storing...
October 11, 2016 - 8:58pm
October 5, 2016
Federal appeals court hears arguments over Dakota Access pipeline
WASHINGTON -- Three federal appeals judges in Washington, D.C., heard arguments on Wednesday, Oct. 5, over whether to stop work on a crude oil pipeline in parts of North Dakota where the Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes say the project will desecrate sacred land. The judges are...
October 5, 2016 - 9:07pm
October 2, 2016
Two-time killer up for parole after 27 years in prison for Minnesota murder
HERMANTOWN, Minn. — Already a convicted murderer at age 26, James William Fields was fresh out of the Texas prison system, had his 15-year-old girlfriend and two stolen handguns by his side and was ready to bust out of the Deep South. Fields and the girl left Jackson, Miss., with...
October 2, 2016 - 9:15pm
September 29, 2016
Former college linebacker sues bars, attackers for injury in 2014 Mankato brawl
MANKATO -- Isaac Kolstad, the former Minnesota State Mankato linebacker who was severely injured in a 2014 bar fight, is suing his attackers and two bars that served them. The civil lawsuit, filed last week, names Philip Nelson and Trevor Shelley, along with Blue Bricks Bar and South...
September 29, 2016 - 10:22pm
September 12, 2016
Twin Metals files federal suit to keep leases
ELY -- Twin Metals Minnesota on Monday filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Minnesota challenging a federal agency opinion that the company’s federal mineral exploration leases for land near Ely can be revoked. The lawsuit seeks to overturn the April 2016 opinion by the...
September 12, 2016 - 9:15pm
September 7, 2016
Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling
MINNEAPOLIS -- In chilling and heartbreaking testimony, the man who kidnapped and killed Jacob Wetterling described in court on Tuesday the 11-year-old boy’s last hours some 27 years ago. Danny Heinrich, who said he was armed and wore a mask, said Jacob had one question for him...
September 7, 2016 - 11:25am
September 6, 2016
Jacob Wetterling suspect Danny Heinrich appearing in court today
MINNEAPOLIS -- Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. A status conference in the child-pornography case against Heinich, 53, of Annandale, is set before...
September 6, 2016 - 11:23am
September 5, 2016
Criminal sentences spark backlash, but Minnesota guidelines are set by state commission
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- One month after a jury found him guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, Brian Keith Jourdain once again stood in front of Judge Paul Benshoof, this time to find out how long he would spend in prison. The criminal complaint against Jourdain, which described...
September 5, 2016 - 9:56pm