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Update: Bail Set at $3 Million for Marcus Barshaw

Bail has been set at today (Thursday) $3 million for Marcus Barshaw, the man accused of allegedly shooting and killing Jeffery Schutz of Rockville. Twenty-eight-year-old Barshaw made his first appearance in Stearns County Court, for the shooting incident that happened in the early morning hours on Sunday, October 21st.

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James Bryson (Stearns County Jail)
James Bryson (Stearns County Jail)
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St. Cloud Rapist to be Sentenced Today

An accused rapist from St. Cloud who has pleaded guilty in a case where he violently assaulted and raped a woman last August is scheduled to be sentenced today.

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Jacob Whalen, Keith Kern - Stearns County Jail photos
Jacob Whalen, Keith Kern - Stearns County Jail photos
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Charges Filed in Stearns County Shooting, Chase

Two men were charged in a weekend incident where a BB Gun was fired at a another vehicle and police were led on a high speed chase.

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Kimball Caregiver Sentenced to 45 Days for Genitals Injury

A Minnesota caregiver convicted of grabbing an assisted-living resident off a toilet by his genitals has been sentenced to 45 days in jail.

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Stearns County Jail photo
Stearns County Jail photo
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Stearns County Deputy’s Trial Moved Again

The criminal sexual conduct trial of a Stearns County sheriff's deputy has been delayed again, this time because of a murder trial in Anoka County that has forced the prosecutor to ask for a continuance.

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Tom Petters
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Appeals Court Affirms Petters Conviction, Sentence

A federal appeals court has upheld the 2009 conviction and 50-year prison sentence of Tom Petters. The Minnesota businessman and St. Cloud native was found guilty of orchestrating a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme.

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Man Pleads to Killing of Osakis Woman

A 53-year-old ex-convict from Alexandria has pleaded guilty to killing a woman who stumbled upon him as he burglarized her home in central Minnesota.

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Speak Up Now – or Don’t Complain Later!

Government - as everything in life - is run by those who show up. If you don't participate, you shouldn't complain. The conversation I had with Candi Walz is a perfect illustration of what we need to do, and why we cannot wait to act.

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Guilty Verdict in Albany Native’s death

A Minneapolis man has been found guilty for the murder of a man originally from Albany. A spokesman for the Hennepin County Attorney's office says Adam Lee Sterling was convicted today (Thursday) of the First Degree Premeditated Murder of Leo Kohorst.

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Lori Gildae (Minnesota Supreme Court)
Lori Gildae (Minnesota Supreme Court)
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Chief Justice ‘Happy to be in Real Minnesota’

The Minnesota Supreme Court is on the road in Brainerd. The justices are hearing a case at the local high school Wednesday.

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