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March 16, 2018
Charges filed in Iraqi man's slaying in Minn.
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Two Rochester men have been charged in connection with Monday’s fatal shooting of an Iraqi immigrant on a neighborhood...
March 16, 2018 - 9:19am
March 7, 2018
University of Minnesota's longest-serving regent Simmons to leave U board
ST. PAUL—The University of Minnesota's longest-serving member of the Board of Regents is leaving her post this spring. Patricia Simmons, a retired Rochester physician, said Wednesday, March 7, that she wants to free up time to spend traveling and with family. She's been on the...
March 7, 2018 - 5:52pm
January 16, 2018
Rochester man jailed after teenager killed in shooting after vehicle crash
ROCHESTER, Minn. --- A 25-year-old Rochester man is being held in jail after he shot and killed a teenager after the two were in a vehicle crash...
January 16, 2018 - 2:51pm
September 24, 2013
3 survive violent crash in Rochester
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Rochester man could face criminal charges in a high-speed crash that threw two passengers from his vehicle. Police say the 24-year driver was drinking before he lost control of his car at a high rate of speed, hit a tree and flipped the vehicle...
September 24, 2013 - 9:03am
June 10, 2013
Rochester begins removing weakened ash trees
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — The city of Rochester will remove 400 ash trees damaged in a storm last month because they are more susceptible to the destructive emerald ash borer.
June 10, 2013 - 9:35am
May 21, 2013
Toddler stabbed in Rochester last year has died
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — The young boy critically injured in a stabbing attack in Rochester last year has died at a hospital in Nebraska. Three-year-old Xavier Njemanze had been undergoing therapy at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Neb., for injuries he suffered when...
May 21, 2013 - 9:42am
February 25, 2013
Minister pleads guilty to shooting granddaughter
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Rochester minister who shot his granddaughter after mistaking her for an intruder has pleaded guilty to a felony charge. Sixty-one-year-old Stanley Warren Wilkinson was charged with one count of intentional discharge of a firearm that endangers safety....
February 25, 2013 - 12:27pm
Minn. deputy shoots, wounds Winona County suspect
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Winona County man who was shot and wounded by an Olmsted County sheriff's deputy on Christmas Eve remains in the hospital. A La Crosse Tribune report says Winona County deputies responded Monday morning to a report of a domestic disturbance. The suspect...
December 25, 2012 - 1:14pm
December 14, 2012
Granddaughter improving after being shot by Rochester pastor
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — The Rochester pastor who shot and wounded his granddaughter, mistaking her for an intruder, says she's making progress in her recovery. The 16-year-old girl is hospitalized with a gunshot wound to her upper torso. Her grandfather, Stanley Wilkinson, tells...
December 14, 2012 - 9:10am
October 22, 2012
Death of man during arrest investigated
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — State investigators are looking into the death of a suspect who struggled with Rochester police officers. Authorities identified the man as 39-year-old Mark Adam Prom. Rochester officers attempted to arrest him on a felony warrant Friday. Officials say he...
October 22, 2012 - 9:19am
October 9, 2012
Bismarck hospital joins Mayo Clinic network
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck has joined a network of hospitals connected with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Officials say the move will enable St. Alexius doctors to connect electronically with Mayo specialists, allowing more patients to stay...
October 9, 2012 - 8:11am
October 1, 2012
Man sentenced for assaulting Minn. football player
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Detroit man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for assaulting a former Minnesota college football player. Twenty-five-year-old Ricardo Thornton also will have to split paying more than $115,000 in restitution with another defendant. The Post-Bulletin...
October 1, 2012 - 5:38pm
September 21, 2012
Settlement in Rochester bullying lawsuit ratified
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A settlement in a lawsuit filed by the parents of a boy who was bullied is ratified by the Rochester School Board. The school district will pay $87,500 to Judd and Deanna Grafe, whose son was repeatedly bullied in the locker room at Willow Creek Middle School...
September 21, 2012 - 11:37am
January 17, 2012
Police: Alcohol suspected in death of Rochester teen
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) -- Rochester police say alcohol likely played a role in the death of a teen left sleeping in a cold car overnight. Eighteen-year-old Minorum Hong, of Rochester, was found dead about 8 a.m. Sunday in the vehicle. Police Capt. Brian Winters says Hong was sleeping...
January 17, 2012 - 3:32pm