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St. Joseph man charged with felony murder of 7-month-old baby

James Joseph Robert Wood, 29, of St. Joseph faces one charge of felony murder in the second degree, one charge of felony murder in the third degree, and one charge felony manslaughter in the first degree, according to the complaint. He also faces DWI and assault charges in Morrison County.

ST. CLOUD TIMES - 2018-10-18 17:48:00

16-year-old driver causes crash that injured 4 others

At 9:05 a.m., a Dodge Caravan driven by Wanda Lee Demarre, 51, of Randall was traveling west on Minnesota Highway 27 at Todd County Road 11 in Little Sauk Township east of Osakis.

ST. CLOUD TIMES - 2018-10-18 17:44:00

Voter's Guide: City of Little Falls

Why are you the best candidate for the job? My focus, if elected will be to represent the whole community great and small. "Opportunity hoarding" will cease when local grant fund applications are changed to "need based" only. I will honor my oath to the Constitution, I will treat everyone fairly, te

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-10-17 21:30:01

Multiple Hurt in Todd County Crash

OSAKIS -- Several people were hurt after a two vehicle crash in Todd County Thursday morning.The incident happened just after 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 27 and County Road 11, east of Osakis.The Minnesota State Patrol says a teenager was heading north on County Road 11, when she failed

WJON.COM - 2018-10-18 11:48:19

Complaint: Man Beat Infant To Death

Click to EnlargePhoto: Benton County Jail(KNSI) - A man accused of killing a seven-month-old baby in Rice has been charged with murder.29-year-old James Joseph Robert Wood has been charged in Benton County District Court with 2nd degree murder, 3rd degree murder and 1st degree manslaughter.According

KNSIRADIO.COM - 2018-10-18 13:12:00

St. Cloud man accused of huffing dust cleaner before deadly crash in court

A settlement conference takes place this afternoon for a St. Cloud man accused of inhaling aerosol dust-cleaner before causing a double fatal crash in Waite Park in July. 28-year-old Charlie Barnett is charged in Stearns County District Court with two counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide-Operating

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2018-10-18 12:49:00

Charges: Woman stole squad car, bit trooper

MONTICELLO TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KMSP)- A 36-year-old Buffalo woman is facing multiple charges after she allegedly stole a police squad car, led law enforcement on a 19-mile chase and later bit a state patrol trooper.

FOX9.COM - 2018-10-18 02:48:00

St. Cloud Woman Identified in Fatal Crash With Semi

ST. CLOUD -- St. Cloud Police have released the name of the woman killed in a crash on Stearns County Road 75 Tuesday. Police say 29-year-oldAmina Mohamed Abdiof St. Cloud died in the crash when her vehicle collided with a semi.The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. when authorities say Abdi was headin

WJON.COM - 2018-10-17 11:42:28

Man charged with third degree murder in death of infant resident of Rice

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Tuesday, Oct. 16, for the death of a 7-month-old infant from Rice. James Joseph Robert Wood, 29, of St. Joseph, was arrested on charges of third degree murder and is being held in the Benton County Jail.At about 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, deputies

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-17 13:39:00

Crow Wing County Board: Drug tests disqualify some seeking public...

Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Sheila Skogen talks about drug testing of government assistance applicants as County Administrator Tim Houle (left) and commissioners Rosemary Franzen, Paul Koering and Paul Thiede look on at the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16, at

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-10-17 10:00:01

St. Joseph man suspected of murdering 7-month-old boy in Rice

RICE — A 29-year-old St. Joseph man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder in the death of a 7-month-old from Rice, according to Benton County Sheriff Troy Heck.James Joseph Robert Wood faces possible third-degree murder charges and is being held in Benton County Jail, Heck stated in a news rel


Baxter City Council: Council agrees to bring stop sign back to...

While it took drivers a bit of time to get used to it, with some sailing through in the beginning, the stop sign gained favor after it was in use this summer. A business owner even stopped by city hall to offer his support for keeping it. With Edgewood now open to traffic, the council was looking at

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-10-17 14:00:01

Judge Orders Psychological Exam for St. Cloud Murder Suspect

Records show Kenning picked up Moy the night before and drove her back to his house. He said he previously met her at a wedding and they had recently communicated on Facebook messenger. In the early morning hours Saturday, Kenning said he went down into the basement with Moy, tied up her legs and ha

WJON.COM - 2018-10-17 10:40:32

Sheriff: Infant found dead at home in Rice, authorities investigating

Deputies, Rice firefighters and Gold Cross paramedics responded to the home in the 1100 block of 108th St. NW in Rice, Watab Township.


Fort Ripley fire destroys home, injures homeowner

Emergency personnel respond to a house fire Sunday, Oct. 14, on Ripley Street in Fort Ripley. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch


Bodies found in pond during search for two Minnesota women

Two bodies have been recovered from a pond in Chaska, Minnesota, during a search for two women who went missing in the early hours of Saturday (October 13).


Man charged after knife incident in Sauk Centre Walmart parking lot

Officers spoke to two people who said Christopher Wilson Dean Stone, 25, waved a large knife at them, according to the complaint.


Police respond to shooting outside 4th Street Saloon early Sunday morning

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KMSP)- Minneapolis Police responded to a possible shooting early Sunday morning outside the 4th Street Saloon.The saloon is located on West Broadway and the possible shooting occurred around 2 a.m.Investigators taped off the area and used flashlights and markers to search the are


Morrison County District Court- 10/14/18

The following people, charged with a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, have recently been sentenced:Gross Misdemeanors• Marshall Dean Rahn, 27, Cushing (offense: 4/27/2018) DWI, fined $115, sentenced to 66 days in jail and supervised probation for six ye


Voter's Guide: Pierz School District

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