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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.
Chase Johnston's YouTube channel has thousands of views from videos in which he confronts people he views as sexual predators. One Minnesota county has declined to follow up on his reports. Another has decided to pursue charges. In all of this, Johnston has been charged with multiple crimes against two of the men he's accused, including one accusation of sexual assault.
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.
A Shoreview, Minnesota, man says that Mayo employees administered him an overdose of a sedative, causing a brain injury. Mayo Clinic denies his claims.
The suspect allegedly threatened to beat employees and have her boyfriend shoot up the restaurant.
"You already know what's going to happen," Michael Steven Molitor, 37, of Pine Island, told a Goodhue County Sheriff's deputy. "I plan on dying today." Molitor would later unleash a barrage of bullets at law enforcement during an hourslong standoff Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022.

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Tommy Tongsengzeng Yang, 33, of Rochester, is accused of sexually assaulting and raping a juvenile in several public areas around Rochester.
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U.S. law requires jury pools to represent a fair cross section of the community. Yet people of color are less likely to make it into the jury pool compared to white residents, even though most defendants are people of color. It's a decades-old issue that has defied solutions.

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