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Emily Cutts

Public Safety Reporter

Emily Cutts is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. She joined the Post Bulletin in July 2018 after stints in Vermont and Western Massachusetts.

Readers can reach Emily at 507-285-7712 or ecutts@postbulletin.com.

Derrick Timothy Days, 29, of South St. Paul, pleaded guilty to murdering Todd Lorne Banks Jr., 28, of Rochester, in June 2021 following a disagreement during a dice game in downtown Rochester.
Two Honduran sisters living in Rochester accepted an $80,000 settlement offer from the federal government following a lawsuit that alleged the pair suffered mistreatment by border patrol agents in 2021.
Two civil suits, filed in Faribault County District Court on Monday, May 16, 2022, allege that Rep. Jim Hagedorn asked his mother and stepfather, as well as his sister, to help pay for the cost of his cancer treatment and that money has not been paid back by his widow, Jennifer Carnahan.
The National Weather Service in La Crosse confirmed an EF2 tornado hit Taopi, Minnesota.
There is no immediate threat to the public.
A fire destroyed a shed used to house animals, including calves, pigs and chickens, Thursday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2022.
The 62-year-old man was taken to an area hospital but died of his injuries Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
Chol Okey Opiew was killed Nov. 24 in Ethiopia. A GoFundMe page has been started by his children to help cover funeral expenses.
The lawsuit alleges that despite decades of court orders establishing that the government has a duty to care for and protect unaccompanied children, the U.S. failed to fulfill its most basic obligations to Kerlin Sanchez Villalobos and her sister.
The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday that 52-year-old Reyel Devon Simmons had been arrested and charged with impersonating a federal agent after the FBI received a tip in August that he was portraying himself on social media as a federal agent.