Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for July 19, 2017.

 

 

SEVERE WEATHER -- Storms are expected to move through Central Minnesota this evening, including the possibility of damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall. Maybe even isolated tornadoes. Be sky aware tonight.

 

MURDER ARREST -- In June 2015, the owner of the Kilimandjaro Market in St. Cloud was found dead of a gunshot wound in his apartment. Two years later, an arrest. US Marshals took into custody last night in Los Angeles 24-year-old Cheryl Albert, formerly of Minneapolis. She's expected to be returned to Minnesota to face charges in the St. Cloud killing.

 

I-94 CRASH -- State troopers have identified the driver of an SUV who died following a crash on I-94 near Clearwater Tuesday night. A pick-up rear-ended an SUV driven by 37-year-old Melissa Ali of St. Cloud. She died in the crash. Four children in her vehicle were hurt.

 

PICKUP ROLLOVER -- A Melrose man, hurt, when his pick-up and trailer went off Highway 71 in Belgrade and rolled. 63-year-old David Uphus, taken to Glenwood Hospital.

 

CHILD PORN -- Child pornography charges against a northeast St. Cloud man. 35-year-old Samuel Teachman -- jailed -- facing ten counts of possession and distributing child pornography.

 

DAYTON VETO -- A Minnesota judge has ruled Governor Mark Dayton's veto of the legislature's operating funding is unconstitutional. That ruling -- if not appealed -- would permanently restore the Governor's line-item veto of the legislature's $130-million dollar annual funding.