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Austin Matthew DeRoo/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Accused Byron Burglar Pleads Guilty

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A man charged with breaking into an occupied house in Byron last year pleaded guilty Thursday and was placed on probation for one year.

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Bradley McFarlin-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
Bradley McFarlin-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Three Rochester-Area DUI Arrests Made During Storm

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Roads in the Rochester area may have been in poor shape Tuesday but that didn’t stop three local men from getting behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. And this wasn’t the first time for one of the men.

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Ukash Abdulle-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
Ukash Abdulle-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Second Rochester Mugging Suspect Arrested

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police officers sent to check a complaint of a loud party at the Meadow Park apartments complex Tuesday night ended up arresting a man who is a suspect in a recent mugging.

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Brent Ackerman
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Longtime Rochester Radio Personality Named Rochesterfest Director

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man who began his professional career in the radio business more than 30 years ago will soon have a new job.  

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photo by Kim Coker
photo by Kim Coker
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Storm Forced Closure of I-90, Other Major Roads

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Tuesday's snow and strong winds produced whiteout conditions at times across most of southern Minnesota.

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Akili Nelson Scott
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Guilty Plea for Deadly Drunk Driving Crash

Rochester, MN  (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has entered into a plea agreement to settle the criminal case stemming from a fatal traffic crash in the city last November.

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Concerning Jump in Minnesota Syphilis Cases

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Minnesota health officials are expressing concern about a sharp rise in the number of syphilis cases among Minnesota women.

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Dennis Craig Smith
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Sent to Prison for High Speed Chase

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for leading authorities on a high-speed chase in September.

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I-90 Closed West of Albert Lea

ROCHESTER, MN.  – Interstate 90 west of Interstate 35 at Albert Lea will be closed at 2 p.m. because of hazardous driving conditions, said the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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(photo by WJON)
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Rochester Under Official Snow Emergency

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester declares an official snow emergency.

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