A St. Cloud man has again been ruled incompetent to stand trial in the murder of his mother. A fourth mental competency exam on Dean Friese has determined the 54-year-old is not well enough to stand trial in the slaying of Lois Omeara.
A Little Falls man charged with fatally shooting two teenagers who broke into his home has waived his right to testify at his trial in Morrison County. Judge Douglas Anderson has given the final jury instructions in the Byron Smith murder trial.