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Man charged with fatally shooting Rochester teen after crash

ROCHESTER, Minn. - The man accused of fatally shooting a Rochester teen following a heated argument after a fender bender is now charged with murder in the incident. Charges say Alexander Weiss, 25, of Rochester was struck by the victim, 17-year-old Muhammed Rahim, as Rahim was attempting to back h

KARE - 2018-01-17 22:22:00

Rochester shooting: Weiss charged with 2nd-degree murder

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Twenty-five-year-old Alexander Weiss was arraigned on a second-degree murder charge Wednesday morning. Weiss is accused of killing 17-year-old Muhammed Rahim after a traffic accident Sunday morning. A judge set Weiss' bond at $200,000 for unconditional bond and $75,000 for condit

KIMT - 2018-01-17 18:29:00

Shooter claiming self defense charged with murder

Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem said this morning that his office will charge Alexander William Weiss with second-degree murder, without intent, in Sunday's shooting death of a Rochester teenager. The incident started as a two-vehicle crash that turned into a deadly confrontation. After the veh

POST-BULLETIN - 2018-01-17 16:45:00

Police: Investigation leads to drug arrest in Rochester

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KTTC - 2018-01-17 19:26:00

Rochester City Council takes on 3 mayor vetoes and affordable housing

The mayor recently vetoed a couple items that passed with a slim margin at the beginning of the month, and after Wednesday those vetoes stand. They had to do with City Council representation on private boards, adding an extra member to the personnel advisory committee and one other item that was de

KTTC - 2018-01-18 07:41:00

Suspect in deadly Rochester shooting makes his first court appearance

Alexander Weiss is accused of shooting and killing a Rochester teenager on Sunday, after a verbal confrontation following a traffic accident. Tuesday was Weiss's first court appearance, where his attorney asked to lower his bail. "Drivers were in a verbal confrontation and that escalated, ended up r

KTTC - 2018-01-18 04:07:00

Driver charged in teen's shooting death during Rochester confrontation

A Rochester man charged in the shooting death of a teenaged driver said the young man grabbed his gun during the confrontation, but a witness said she saw no such thing. That's according to second-degree murder charges filed against Alexander William Weiss, 25, in the death of 17-year-old Muhammed R

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-17 21:03:32

RPD: Cocaine Found in SW Rochester Home Near Park

(ABC 6 News) -- A Rochester man is in custody after police said they found cocaine in his home. According to Lieutenant Mike Sadauskis, the Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a search warrant at a home on the 600 block of Point Ct. SW around 10 a.m., Tuesday, January 16. Inside, authorities said

KAAL-TV - 2018-01-17 18:48:00

South Reno earthquake swarm: Over 230 quakes and counting

South Reno has been shaking, ever so gently, for six days now. If you live there - near Galena High School or where the Mount Rose Highway goes below the I-580 - you likely haven't felt much, if anything. But earthquake detecting instruments in the area have picked up more than 230 small temblors si

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 20:55:01

Reno Mountain Mansion Is One Of A Kind

RENO, NV -- This cozy mountain lodge in Reno is a dream home by any standards. It was built in 2008 on the slops of the eastern Sierra Mountains and has amazing mountain views. It's conveniently located near Lake Tahoe, Mt. Rose Ski Resort, the airport, and the Reno-Tahoe industrial center. This R

PATCH - 2018-01-17 18:27:29

Sparks Police arrest man for trafficking of minor

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Sparks Police have arrested a man after an investigation into sex trafficking. Early the morning of May 14, 2017, Sparks officers responded to the report of an injured girl who said she had been battered and abused sexually. Detectives linked her to a case of sex trafficking,

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-16 21:55:00

Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise visit to Reno

On Wednesday morning in a tent set up at 520 Evans Avenue, a standing ovation broke out for the man at the helm of one of the most influential technology companies in the country, Apple's Chief Executive Officer, Tim Cook, showed up for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the company's new downtown Ren

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-18 02:20:00

Carson City arrests: Deputies make drug and DUI arrests

A 42-year-old Carson City man was arrested early Wednesday for suspicion of felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor driving on a revoked license for DUI, and two warrants, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said. Franklin Delano Risner was arrested at 1:28 a.m. in the area of 9th Street

CARSONNOW.ORG - 2018-01-17 20:20:00

Lockdown over at Palmer Elementary in Sun Valley

SUN VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO) - Palmer Elementary School in Sun Valley is no longer on a Code Yellow lockdown after police activity in the neighborhood was cleared. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office was serving a fugitive warrant at a house on Yukon Drive, about three blocks west of the school. The lock

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-17 19:40:00

Reno man sentenced to 20 years in identity fraud case

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Reno man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing an elderly person's identity and drug trafficking. KRNV-TV reported Wednesday that 44-year-old Douglas Wayne Goins had been considered a habitual criminal based on six prior felony convictions. He pleaded guilty in tw

KTVN.COM - 2018-01-18 10:38:00

Man arrested on sex trafficking charges

Twenty people died by homicide in Reno in 2017. Some cases were ruled justified while others remain open and active with the Reno Police Department. Sarah Litz/RGJ A man wanted on three sex trafficking-related charges was arrested in California, a news release from the Sparks Police Department said

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-01-16 22:22:42

Goldman Sachs exec's assistant charged with stealing $1.2M worth of his boss' rare wine

Besotted by his boss' elegant wine collection, the personal assistant to a Goldman Sachs top exec is accused of swiping some $1.2 million of it, prosecutors said Wednesday. Nicolas DeMeyer was arrested in Los Angeles late Tuesday in the theft of hundreds of bottles of the valuable vino between 201

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 02:13:14

Brooklyn woman confesses to killing newborn baby, gets 16 years in prison

A Brooklyn woman admitted Wednesday to killing her newborn son and carrying his tiny body around in a shopping bag. Tiona Rodriguez, 21, told Manhattan prosecutors she delivered a baby boy at a friend's house in Queens on Oct. 16, 2013, and immediately smothered the child. Rodriguez made the conf

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 03:54:16

Suspects in Times Square cop hit-and-run arrested

Cops have nabbed the two suspects wanted for questioning in the hit-and-run of an NYPD officer in Times Square this past weekend, police sources say. Arfhy Santos, 20, and William Lopez, 24, were arrested Wednesday and taken to Midtown South Precinct, according to the sources. It was not immediately

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-17 23:16:09

Woman with dead baby in bag gets prison time in plea deal

The young woman who was toting her dead baby around in a plastic bag when a guard mistook her for a shoplifter admitted Wednesday to killing the newborn in exchange for 16 years in prison. Tiona Rodriguez, now 21, copped to charges of first-degree manslaughter under extreme emotional disturbance bef

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-17 22:13:58