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Minnesota inmate's bloody past comes to light after allegedly killing corrections officer

Edward Muhammad Johnson, 42, is accused of using a weapon to attack Officer Joseph Gomm on Wednesday at Stillwater prison in Stillwater, Minn. (Minnesota Department of Corrections via AP)

FOXNEWS - 2018-07-20 07:18:54

Corrections Officer Killed After Stillwater Prison Attack

STILLWATER, MN — Authorities say a corrections officer at the Stillwater state prison was killed following an assault Wednesday. Officer Joseph Gomm was attacked at 1:30 p.m., according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

PATCH - 2018-07-18 21:16:56

Stillwater Prison Officer’s On-Duty Death Is 1st On Record

Minnesota’s prison system is still on lockdown after an officer was attacked and killed at the Stillwater prison, John Laurtisen reports (1:54). WCCO 4 News At Noon -- July 19, 2018

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-07-19 17:50:44

Forest Lake’s good, bad, and ugly aquatic life

It was a beautiful night for Arts in the Park; the air was cool, the storm clouds had passed, and a Beatles tribute band was rocking the pavilion. My Forest Lake friends – a damselfly larva and a crawling water beetle – were swimming to the beat of the music in a container full of water I’d scooped

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-07-19 08:00:00

Suspect In Stillwater Corrections Officer's Death Has Lengthy Criminal Past

Suspect Edward Muhammad Johnson's criminal history begins with the murder in 2002 - but we've discovered that's not where it ends, Jennifer Mayerle reports (3:12). WCCO 4 News at 6 - July 19, 2018

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-07-19 23:29:00

Video of Minnesota boy and dog playing catch over fence goes viral | City Pages

Like many two-year-olds, Conway Nelson loves dogs and loves playing catch, according to his dad, KARE 11 photojournalist Chad Nelson. Unlike almost every other two-year-old, the Minneapolis tot just went crazy viral by playing catch with a dog.

CITY PAGES - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Charges amended to second degree murder after Minneapolis assault victim dies

Bruce Fry, 47, was charged with second degree attempted murder on Wednesday, but officials amended the charge on Thursday. The victim had been declared brain dead and was on life support for organ donation.

FOX9.COM - 2018-07-19 23:08:00

New Rides, Attractions Announced For 2018 Minnesota State Fair

SAINT PAUL, MN — The Minnesota State Fair is just around the corner, and organizers announced dozens of new attractions, events and services for the 2018 Great Minnesota Get-Together.

PATCH - 2018-07-19 13:45:52

MN State Fair announces new attractions for 2018

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - Bigger and better seems to be the way of the world, and the Great Minnesota Get-Together is embracing that philosophy with a list of new attractions for 2018.The Minnesota State Fair unveiled those additions on Wednesday, designed to enhance what is already the state's defini


Sunny Side Up at Creamery Crossing in Isanti

This week KARE 11 Sunrise headed to Creamery Crossing in Isanti for our new Sunny Side Up segment. If you want to know why it's so great, just take a listen to Lezlie, who has been working there for 34 years! https://kare11.tv/2uLnYEx

KARE - 2018-07-19 11:00:24

AP News - The Latest: Inmate who killed prison officer is segregated

Minnesota Corrections Commissioner Tom Roy says Officer Joseph Gomm was attacked at the state's flagship prison in Stillwater Wednesday afternoon in the prison's industry building, which houses a welding shop and carpentry programs. Roy declined to describe the weapon used by the inmate, who was ser

TOWNHALL - 2018-07-19 11:33:00

St. Paul elementary school janitor stalked 10-year-old student, left her lewd notes, charges say

A janitor at an elementary school in St. Paul faces charges after authorities say he left lewd notes for a student — two of which offered to pay the 10-year-old girl in exchange for her undergarments, authorities say.Oscar Herrera, 23, was charged via warrant Tuesday with two counts of felony-level

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-07-18 22:04:23

Credit card scam hits Casey's stores in Chisago County

One victim is out $3,000 after fraudulent purchases in North Branch, Chisago City, Wyoming and Stacy.


Mpls. Assault Victim Dies; Suspect's Charges Upgraded To Murder

On the late evening of Nov. 27, 2017, police officers responded to an assault call on 6 North 5th Street. Upon arrival, officers found a victim unconscious.


Man charged with murder in Nov. 27 Minneapolis assault after victim dies

At 11:18 p.m., officers responded to a report of an assault in progress on Fifth Street North near Hennepin Avenue. When officers arrived, they found the victim unconscious near the Buzz Mart on Fifth Street North.

FOX9.COM - 2018-07-18 20:16:00

Black teens recount frightening encounter with Minneapolis Park Police after bogus 911 call

Three black teenagers say they feared for their lives when a Minneapolis Park Police officer pulled a gun on them while responding to a bogus 911 report that they were armed.Aden Aden, 14, attends a news conference in Minneapolis on July 16, 2018. Aden is is one of the three black teenagers who say

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-07-19 14:08:08

Minnesota prison guard killed by murderer in attack

STILLWATER, Minn. -- A corrections officer was killed by a convicted murderer Wednesday, July 18, at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater.

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-07-18 23:01:51

HELP ID: Man suspected for credit card fraud at Chisago Co. gas stations

On July 10 and July 11, a man used stolen credit cards to purchase nearly $10,000 in prepaid Visa gift cards from Casey’s General Store gas stations in Wyoming, Stacy, Chisago City and North Branch, according to a news release.

FOX9.COM - 2018-07-18 14:59:00

Minneapolis boy reported for unlicensed hot dog stand gets help from health department

Jaequan Faulkner, 13, stands for a portrait in front of Jaequan’s Old Fashioned Hot Dogs in north Minneapolis on Monday, July 16, 2018. The temporary stand, which sits on the steps of Faulkner’s house on Penn Avenue, is now health department approved. (Lacey Young/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-07-18 16:44:19

Sunny Side Up: Creamery Crossing in Isanti

ISANTI, Minn. - At Creamery Crossing in Isanti, owner Darrell Carlberg knows a lot of the patrons by name. That's no surprise. When you're a popular, small-town spot, you get to know people - especially when they keep coming back for the great food and great atmosphere.

KARE - 2018-07-19 10:47:03