The Waite Park police department is investigating a pair of daytime residential burglaries. The first one happened sometime Friday in the 1100 block of Ashwood Court. The second incident was on Sunday in the 2100 block of County Road 6.
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.
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.
A crash between a car and an ambulance delayed a patient's trip to the hospital, but did not injure her. Waite Park Police were called to the intersection of Stearns County Road 75 and 28th Avenue just before 10:00 this morning.