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Rochester man arrested following traffic stop
A Rochester man was reportedly found with drugs in his car after he was stopped for allegedly driving under the influence of a controlled substance. A Rochester police officer stopped Brandon Vernon Wenthold, 36, shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Seventh Avenue Southeast and Seventh Stre
Sex offender released in Rochester after serving time
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – A convicted sex offender was released in Rochester after serving his time. Majed Ijong is currently on probation and has a spot reserved at the Damascus Way Halfway House.
Sexual Predator Hunters in Rochester
According to their website, Predator Hunters USA is a group of volunteers that work together to expose online sexual predators and inform communities about threats. KARE-11 did a news piece on a guy named Josh from Forest Lake who leads the organization. The team sets up profiles posing as teenage g
Rochester Police Nab Daytime Burglary Suspect
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester Police Dept. wants to hear from residents of a southeast neighborhood who have been recent victims of burglaries. Officers caught a man Tuesday who was discovered in the detached garage of a home in the 900 block of 16th St SE, a few blocks from Mayo High
Plea Deal For Rochester Man Charged After Fatal Crash
Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man is scheduled to be sentenced in March for a felony conviction stemming from a fatal car crash near Zumbrota last year. Court records in Goodhue County show 28-year-old Jesse Juaire entered into a plea agreement on Monday and admitted to one count of crim
Driver caught with drugs inside car after traffic stop
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – A driver was arrested after driving into the oncoming lane of travel and ending up in front of a squad car. An officer saw the car turn at the intersection of 7th St. and 7th Ave. SE around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
New Rochester Restaurant to Open Soon in Historic Hotel Location!
A new Rochester restaurant is getting ready to open. A local one, and after talking to the person in charge of it all, it sounds like we're going to love it!. Deirdre Conroy, from the Rochester Farmers Market food cart, plans to open Le Petit Cafe soon! I got in touch with Deirdre to get the scoop!
Is This Rochester Gym Closing?
The rumor mill has been going about a Rochester fitness facility closing their doors. So, is it true?. Edge Fitness has been the topic of conversation and the latest rumor of what is closing their doors in Rochester.
Arrest Leads to Resignation of Rochester Charter Commission Chair
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The man arrested following a brief police chase in a stolen car in Rochester last weekend was the chairman of the Rochester Charter Commission. Assistant City Attorney David Goslee says Vincent Barry has resigned from the commission and the vacancy he created will be a
Rochester Teen Will Spend Christmas in Prison
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester teenager has been sent to prison for taking part in a violent robbery in February. Sentenced Monday to 98 months was 19-year-old Jacob Meier, who pleaded guilty to 1st-degree assault.
Rochester Public Schools looks to the future in final meeting of 2018
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Looking to the future, the Rochester Public Schools Board had a lot of ground to cover Tuesday night, specifically how to stay on budget and what it wants to accomplish in the coming years.
Man arrested at traffic stop after meth pipe falls out of his pocket
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – A man was arrested for drug charges after a Rochester police office pulled him over for an obstructed license plate. The man was pulled over around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on 20th St. SE.
Two Rochester Guys Create Ultimate Party Game
Here's a fun game to throw into your adult game night rotation! It's called Humor Me, and it was created by two local guys. What is Humor Me? "It's a new card game where you combine creativity, wit, and wordplay to make your friends laugh. We wanted a game that would serve as a platform for players
Three teens kick a man out of his car and drive away
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Three teenage girls were charged with robbery after they allegedly stole a car in Northwest Rochester. Police said an 18-year-old male was in his 2001 BMW with a 17-year-old female he met online.
Seven arrested after search of home
Seven people were arrested Monday morning after a search of a Rochester residence. Rochester police executed a search warrant around 7 a.m. at a residence in the 3500 block of 21st Avenue Northwest, according to Capt. Casey Moilanen. When officers entered the home, they reportedly found an item they
Drugs found during traffic stop
A Rochester man was arrested for drug possession after being pulled over for having an unreadable license plate. Jeffrey Paul Ogroske, 45, was pulled over shortly before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of 20th Street Southeast for having an unreadable rear license plate, according to Rochester P
Rochester man arrested for domestic assault
A Rochester man may face multiple felony charges after he allegedly assaulted a woman Sunday morning. Jake Daniel Anderson, 26, may be facing felony charges of domestic assault and domestic assault by strangulation following an incident at a residence in the 800 block of Fourth Avenue Southeast arou
Burglar Hits SE Rochester Home
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The owner of a SE Rochester home returned Sunday evening to discover a burglar had paid a visit. The homeowner called 911 to report the break-in that took place in the 1400 block of 8 ½ Ave SE between 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM. The burglar broke a window to get inside.
Rochester Woman Assaulted, Flees Into Cold Weather With No Shoes
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man is accused of beating up a woman who was able to get away by running outside in cold weather with no shoes or coat. Arrested Sunday on two felony domestic assault charges was 26-year-old Jake Anderson.
Officials respond to a rollover truck in NE Rochester
ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) – Two people were injured after a truck rolled on its roof in an accident Monday morning. The accident happened around 8:30 a.m. near the intersection of East Circle Dr. and Reserve Ave. NE.