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Experts Expect Quick Verdict in Fitch Murder Trial

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After six days of testimony and more than 50 witnesses on stand, the fate of Brian Fitch Sr. will soon be in the hands of jurors. 348 more words


Cold Spring man finds stolen ice house through Facebook

A Minnesota man was reunited with his stolen ice house thanks to a little help from social media.

Mike Lutgen of Cold Spring found his ice house missing from Grand Lake on Wednesday morning and decided to turn to the Internet to track it down. 187 more words


Police: Man, 27, In Custody For Stalking, Burglary

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in St. Cloud say a 27-year-old man is in the Stearns County Jail after allegedly stalking a woman, entering her home and threatening someone. 119 more words


Opening Statements Pushed To Thursday In Fitch Trial

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) — The trial for the man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer is on hold.

Brian Fitch Sr.’s murder trial was supposed to begin Tuesday, but will now begin on Thursday. 259 more words


Trial for accused cop killer Brian Fitch begins with jury selection

The trial for accused cop killer Brian Fitch got underway Monday in Stearns County with jury selection, which will likely take several days to complete. 376 more words


Jury Selection Begins In Brian Fitch Trial

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a man accused of killing a Mendota Heights Police officer last summer.

Brian Fitch Sr., 39, is charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of Officer Scott Patrick, who was killed during a routine traffic stop in July. 230 more words


Lengthy Trial Expected For Brian Fitch Sr.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the trial of an accused cop killer.

Brian Fitch Sr. is accused of shooting and killing Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop in July. 207 more words