Teen accused of horrific fatal stabbing says his buddy did it
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Teen accused of horrific murder says his friend did it
Stafon Edward Thompson, 17, is currently on trial for the murder of Katricia Latrice Daniels, 36, and her son, Robert Shepard, 10, who were viciously stabbed to death in June. Daniels was stabbed 193 times and her son more than 30. Thompson's defense attorney William Selman says he is innocent and his co-defendent is guilty of the crimes.
Body found encased in ice is identified
Authorities released the name of the man found frozen in a Ham Lake pond. Jeffrey Scott O'Donnell, 42, was found last Friday. His cause of death is unknown and authorities are unsure why he was on the golf course. He has no permanent address.
Another snowmageddon? Doubtful, but beware of more winter weather
Another warning of winter weather, but don't expect all out mayhem like last week. A winter-storm warning is in effect until 7 a.m. tomorrow for the Twin Cities where the drizzle will turn into snow by the afternoon rush hour. About 4 inches of snow is predicted in Minneapolis.
High school basketball fans get a little too rowdy
After a high school basketball game Saturday in St. Paul, a fight broke out against fans and 20 officers had to work to break up the brawl. One 18-year-old was also arrested for possessing a gun after it fell from his waistband while he was struggling with officers.
Man slips on Winona roof while smoking, dies from fall
A 20-year-old St. Paul man died after he slipped on an apartment roof while smoking a cigarette. The man fell about two stories and died of head injuries sustained from the fall.
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