WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for June 20, 2017
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for June 20, 2017.
OFFICER SHOOTING VIDEO -- The court's released dashcam video evidence of a police officer shooting black motorist Philando Castile. A jury acquitted officer Jeronimo Yanez of manslaughter and other charges in Castile's death. You can see the video at WJON.com.
BAR ASSAULT -- Charges for 39-year-old Corey Heinen of Minnetonka. Accused of groping a woman at an Avon bar, hitting a man who intervened over the head with a beer bottle and pointing a gun at another man before being disarmed.
STOLEN CAR -- Someone called police about a suspicious car in the Royalton area Monday night. When police arrived, they say 36-year-old Matthew Bellanger of St. Cloud fled in a car, leading police on a chase before stopping him near Rice. Turns out, he was driving a stolen car and had outstanding warrants.
ALLEGIANT FLIGHTS -- Starting this fall, you'll be able to fly nonstop from St. Cloud to near Fort Meyers, Florida on Allegiant Airlines. Flights two times a week starting November 15th.
STATE FAIR FOODS -- And the Minnesota State Fair's unveiled their list of 31 new food items coming to the Great Minnesota Get-Together. Everything from Duck Bacon Wontons to Sweet Corn Blueberry Eclair to Cranberry Wild Rice Meatballs AND a Bowl O' Cookie Dough.