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Jesse Smithers Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Deadly Punch

A Stearns County Judge has sentenced Jesse Smithers to 10 years in prison for punching and killing 20-year-old Colton Gleason.

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Jesse Smithers
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Teen Pleads Guilty in Colton Gleason Murder Case

A St. Cloud teenager has pleaded guilty to second degree unintentional murder for delivering a fatal blow that killed Colton Gleason in September 2012.

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St. Cloud Teen to Stand Trial as an Adult

A 17-year-old St. Cloud boy will stand trial as an adult in the case of a deadly punch that killed another man in September.

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Central Minnesota Rocked by Violent Crime in Recent Weeks

Residents in Central Minnesota have had their small towns and sleepy neighborhoods rocked by a string of violent crimes usually thought of as "big city" problems, or something that only happens "someplace else."

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Ashli Gerdes
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Community Honors Gleason Through Light Up The Night [AUDIO]

Hundreds of community members gathered in the Atwood Mall to walk through the St. Cloud State University Campus to show solidarity through the Light up the Night campaign.

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Ashli Gerdes
Ashli Gerdes
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St. Cloud Remembers Gleason And Take Back The Night

Despite the chilly weather students and community members gathered in Barden Park at St. Cloud State University as St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis proclaimed (Thursday) yesterday Take Back the Night.

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Smithers Court Hearing Continued

The probable cause hearing for a boy accused of throwing a deadly punch which killed a man September 20th has been continued until next week.

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Colton Gleason
Colton Gleason
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Orono Retires Colton Gleason’s Soccer Number

The Orono High School boy's soccer team retired the jersey of former captain Colton Gleason of Greenfield at last (Thurs) night's game. The 2010 graduate died one week ago after being punched in the head while walking with friends in a St. Cloud alley.

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Colton Gleason's family, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Colton Gleason's family, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Boy Accused in Colton Gleason’s Death Makes Court Appearance [AUDIO]

The boy accused of delivering the punch that killed 20-year-old Colton Gleason made his first court appearance in Stearns County Court today (Tuesday). Seventeen-year-old Jesse Smithers of Sauk Rapids is facing charges of murder in the second degree, manslaughter in the first degree, and assault in the first degree.

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Arrest Made in Deadly Attack Case

A teenager is now in custody after the death of a college student in St. Cloud. No charges have been filed in the case of 20-year-old Colton Gleason of Greenfield -- who was a student at Minnesota State-Mankato.

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