WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for October 19, 2017
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for October 19, 2017.
OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING -- Six felony charges for 37-year-old Lazaro Diaz of St. Cloud. That after a sheriff's deputy shot him Monday night as he allegedly fled from a house during a domestic assault. Charged with assault, gun possession, and violating a no-contact order.
SEXTING CHARGES -- A Park Rapids man, facing felony charges, accused of sending sexual texts to a 13-year-old Sartell girl. 54-year-old Calvin Bird Jr. charged with eight counts.
REFUGEE MORATORIUM -- St. Cloud city council member Jeff Johnson, not finding much support for his planned proposal for a moratorium on refugee resettlement. Speaking on WJON, council member Steve Laraway says the council doesn't have authority for such a moratorium. And he thinks it's unconstitutional.
KELLOGG GRANT -- Nearly $900,000 from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation will help fund a program at Discovery and Talahi schools. The money will help expand co-teaching and create community-based family engagement centers, and train staff in trauma-informed education.
COLLEGE TUITION -- Schools like St. Cloud State and the St. Cloud Community and Technical College may get a new tuition policy. The Minnesota State system trustees, studying the issue because of the growing number of students taking classes from multiple schools each semester.
BRET MICHAELS -- Poison's lead singer Bret Michaels is coming back to the St. Cloud area. Playing Benton Station in Sauk Rapids Saturday night.