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Megan Huntsman, 39, was ordered held in lieu of $6 million bail on Monday on sus
Megan Huntsman, 39, was ordered held in lieu of $6 million bail on Monday on suspicion of murdering six newborn babies whose tiny bodies were found rolled up in shirts, towels and plastic bags and stashed inside separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home.

Police say Utah mom gave birth at home before killing infants

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical...
by Derek Jensen

Man accused of smashing way through senior facility

BEMIDJI - A Colorado man is accused of going on a drunken and destructive search for his uncle at a senior living facility in Bemidji -- an uncle who lives in Colorado. Sean Foster Heideman, 25, of Centennial, Colo., faces a...
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Music student on way from recital arrested on marijuana charges

FARGO – A Minnesota State University Moorhead music student was arrested last week after leaving a recital with intent to deal marijuana, authorities said. According to charges filed Friday in Cass County District Court, West...
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Man faces charges in Marshall County high-speed chase

WARREN - A Thief River Falls man led Marshall County deputies on a chase at more than 120 mph in a stolen car Monday, authorities said. According to a news release from the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, Christian B. Potucek,...
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Scams hitting Pierz area

PIERZ - The Pierz Police Department is cautioning residents about several scams.

Final jurors selected for Byron Smith murder trial

Jury selection was completed Wednesday in the Byron Smith murder trial. Smith was indicted on two counts of first-degree pre-meditated murder in the Nov. 22, 2012, shooting deaths of teens Nick ...

Police Blotter - April 17

Brainerd police ASSAULT - A report at 3:17 p.m. Tuesday of complainant being pushed outside the Crow Wing County Judicial Center, 213 Laurel St. THEFT - A report at 1:25 p.m.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Police Blotter - April 16

Crosby police FIRE - A report Thursday of a fire alarm at a residence on Third Avenue Northeast. Crosby Fire Department was called. It was learned that a burned chicken was to blame. No fire, and ...

Tragedy in Little Falls: More connections to victims surface from jury pool

LITTLE FALLS - Jury selection continued Tuesday in the Byron Smith murder case in Morrison County. By the end of the day Tuesday the total number of selected jurors was 10.
By Sarah Nelson Katzenberger