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Rosemount Man Charged With Murder of St. Cloud Mom
A Rosemount man is being held on $3-million bail in the murder of his south St. Cloud mother Thursday. The Stearns County Attorney's office has charged 40-year-old Chad Pulju with one count of second-degree murder with intent-not premeditated.
Waite Park Man Sentenced in Attempted Murder Case
A Waite Park man who admitted to trying to kill his wife has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison. 44-year-old Joseph Benson had earlier pleaded guilty to first degree attempted murder stemming from the August 2011 incident.
Waite Park Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of Wife
A Waite Park man has admitted to trying to kill his wife. 43-year-old Joseph Benson pleaded guilty to first degree attempted murder stemming from the August 2011 incident. Court records show the couple was having marital problems when Benson used a knife to attack his wife.
Appeals Court Rules Stearns County Man Should Get New Sentence
A former Fairhaven Township man will be re-sentenced after the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled his sentence for trying to kill his wife was improperly calculated. 52-year-old Jerry Thompson was accused of going to his estranged wife's home in 2008, firing a gunshot at her and kidnapping her at…

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