The first of four people charged with sex trafficking crimes involving a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced. A Stearns County judge sentenced 27-year-old Ashley Pick-Gassama to seven-and-a-half years in prison. She must also register as a predatory offender.
One of the men accused in a Waite Park shooting that injured a man has pleaded guilty. The Stearns County Attorney's Office says 20-year-old Deandre Jones has pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a handgun.