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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

Police: Investigation leads to drug arrest in Rochester

The accident happened at the Lyle Public School at 700 2nd Street in Lyle. The accident happened at the Lyle Public School at 700 2nd Street in Lyle. As flu concerns rise across the country, Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa in Mason City is increasing visitation restrictions to Level 3 status start

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

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

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

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

Hog farm fight going to MN Supreme Court

The fight over a patch of farmland in Goodhue County near Zumbrota is going to the Minnesota Supreme court. Concerned residents are contesting an appeals court ruling that allows construction of a proposed hog farm to go through. Opponents argue the farm would violate county zoning ordinances. They

MYFOX47.COM - 2018-01-18 04:49:00

Lewiston-Altura school bus driver ticketed after crash; 20 kids on bus unhurt

A Lewiston-Altura Public Schools bus driver was ticketed after a crash Tuesday afternoon north of Lewiston. Winona County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jeff Mueller said Gerald Fagerness, 67, of Lewiston was cited for inattentive driving. There were 20 children on the school bus when Fagerness pulled out t

KTTC - 2018-01-18 05:23:00

New air carrier to test Haines market

January 11, 2018 Harris Air started flying from Haines to Juneau last month, filling the gap left by Wings of Alaska. Harris Aircraft Services President Scott Harris said the company made plans to move into Haines after Wings shut its doors last March. "As things changed in the Juneau market we sta


Superintendent applicants up to 11

January 11, 2018 The Haines Borough School District could have a new superintendent by the end of February. Interim superintendent Rich Carlson said, as of Tuesday's school board meeting, 11 people applied for the position. He said he expects between 13 and 15 applicants by the close of the applica


Rafting tour permit heads to COW

January 11, 2018 The Haines Borough Assembly scheduled a committee of the whole meeting to discuss a Rainbow Glacier Adventures request to increase the passenger limit of their rafting tours and rafting's effect on salmon populations. Tour company owner Joe Ordonez said the cruise ship company Uncr


New resident to lead Spanish club for all ages next week at library

January 11, 2018 Spanish speakers and aspiring learners can immerse themselves in conversation or just learn the basics at the inaugural Haines Spanish language meeting this month. New Haines resident Sue Chasen said she had the idea to start a Spanish language club after recently helping a home sch


New Legion mural honors veterans across time and service

January 11, 2018 Merrick Bochart's latest mural strays from the landscapes she typically creates. She wanted to depict the "human side" of military service members. Natalie Helms photo. Artist Merrick Bochart said she wanted to represent "the human side" of servicemen and women and veterans in the n


Hard harbor basin remains an issue for contractor

December 21, 2017 The Small Boat Harbor contractor responded this week to PND Engineers' rebuff of their claim that the harbor dredge basin was harder than described in the project's bid documents. Pacific Pile & Marine first notified the borough in July of differing site conditions in the harbor b


Recipient of 2017 Helen B. Clark Award chosen

Tim Salter, the director of senior programs in the community, was announced the winner of the 31st annual Helen B. Clark Award for Skagway Community Service. The award was announced during a presentation at the Recreation Center's Ugly Sweater Dance on Dec. 16. Reading from a compilation of nominati


Skagway's robot masters take Champions Award at Juneau Jamboree

Local FIRST LEGO League teams Prickles and Lily Inc. came away from the Dec. 9 Juneau Robot Jamboree as winners, with each team scoring an award at the competition. "I feel that we did put our best effort into this, it took us actually a really long time to get our project done, and I'm pretty happy


Elkins man faces charges after fleeing crash

ELKINS - An Elkins man is facing half a dozen charges after allegedly driving drunk during the afternoon, wrecking his vehicle and fleeing into below-freezing water. Nicholas Edward Anderson, 26, is charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated driving under the influence, one misdemeanor count o

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Man accused of misdemeanors assumes brother's identity, gains a felony charge

Two men are housed in the Central Regional Jail, facing allegations of fraud and forgery in unrelated incidents. Leonard Allen Carroll, 28, of Clarksburg, was charged with forgery of a public document, a felony, by a member of the West Virginia State Police (WVSP). The criminal complaint alleges th

THE WESTON DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 17:29:15

TICKET: Pop-punkers excited to headline at Joe N' Throw after warm local reception

FAIRMONT - Though she hasn't been on stage at downtown Fairmont's Joe N' Throw, Maleri Tustin enjoys it as a hangout-spot fot her and her friends. The lead singer and guitarist of the Morgantown-based female pop-punk band Before I Sleep, is excited for her first headlining experience in the venue, h

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-01-18 08:50:00

Elkins, Price honored by state program

Submitted photo Elkins Mayor Van Broughton, left, and Elkins Make it Shine coordinator Melodee Price display awards from the statewide Make it Shine program. ELKINS - The city of Elkins and a community volunteer have been honored by the West Virginia Make it Shine program. Elkins was one of seven c

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00