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UPDATE: Shooting Suspect Transferred to HCMC

The suspect in a deadly shooting in Rockville has been transferred to the Hennepin County Medical Center. St. Cloud Hospital spokeswoman Jeanine Nistler confirms 28-year-old Marcus Barshaw of Walker has been transferred, but didn't have an update on his condition.

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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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Cokato Man Charged in High Speed Police Chase

The driver who allegedly led authorities on a high speed chase from St. Augusta to Sauk Rapids last Friday is being held on $150-thousand bail.

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Photo by WJON.com's Bob Hughes
Photo by WJON.com's Bob Hughes
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UPDATE: Chase Suspect Wanted on Felony Warrants

Authorities have released more details on a high speed chase that took officers through three St. Cloud area cities Friday.

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Erratic Driver Arrested; Drugs, Guns Found

Stearns County Sheriff's deputies arrested an Alexandria man on drug charges after getting a driving complaint on the man.

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Stearns County Sheriff's Department
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Sheriff: 1 Arrested, Second Sought in Meire Grove Robbery

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department has made an arrest in the Meire Grove convenience store robbery. Information from witnesses and images from surveillance cameras led to the arrest of 21-year-old Matthew Dehncke of Paynesville.

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Suspect Sought in Meire Grove Gas Station Robbery

Authorities are looking for the man who held up a Meire Grove gas station Tuesday afternoon.

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Steven Wright
Steven Wright
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Two Men Hurt in Motorcycle Crash Near Paynesville

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department was called to a two motorcycle crash near Paynesville last (Thursday) night. The incident happened at about 10:30 p.m. on County Road 32, near Highway 4, in Lake Henry Township.

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Teenage Girl Nearly Drowns in Stearns Co. Lake

16-year-old St. Cloud girl is going to be okay after nearly drowning yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says they were called to Big Watab Lake in Collegeville Township at about 4:00 p.m.

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Stearns County Girl Escapes Attempted Abduction

A scary moment for a 10-year-old St. Wendel Township girl. The Stearns County Sheriff says she was sweeping her driveway Monday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m. when a man got out of a car and tried to pull her into the vehicle.

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