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Rochester Area Man Arrested for Puppy Killing Incident

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - A Rochester area man was arrested over the weekend after authorities say his dog killed a puppy and he later threatened its owners after they contacted the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office.

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photo by Terry Patton
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Suspicious Fire in Haverhill Township

Haverhill Township (KROC AM News) -- The Olmsted County Sheriff’s department received a call regarding a suspicious fire Sunday morning.

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Submerged Pickup Found in Rochester Pond – Driver OK

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - A 21-year-old Preston abandoned his pickup truck after he lost control and crashed into a retention pond near Apache Mall in Rochester early Saturday.

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A Beating And A Burglary In Rochester Saturday Morning

Rochester, MN (Rich Peterson/KROC AM News) -- A Rochester man was beaten early Saturday morning in downtown Rochester.  A witness and video surveillance showed three men punching and kicking the victim outside Dooley’s at the corner of 1st Ave and 3rd street at around 2:45 Saturday morning.

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Dakota County Sheriff's Department
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Guilty Verdict in Case of Woman Found Murdered Near Hastings

Rock Island, IL (KROC-AM News) - A judge in Rock Island Illinois has returned a guilty verdict against the man charged with killing a woman whose body was found in Dakota County last year.

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Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
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Man Arrested for Threatening Man With a Knife

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - A 32-year-old Rochester man was arrested on a felony assault charge after he allegedly threatened another man with a knife Thursday afternoon.

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Minnesota Traffic Deaths Up 18% This Year

St. Paul, MN (KROC AM News)  - The head of the Minnesota Public Safety Department held a news conference Thursday to issue an urgent call for Minnesotans to take responsibility and make a commitment to safe driving

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Teen Arrested After 125 MPH Chase With Young Kids in Car

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Minnesota State Troopers continue to use social media to share stories about some of the offenders they’ve encountered during an ongoing statewide crackdown on speeders.

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Mayo Ready for Human Testing of Bioartificial Liver

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - Mayo Clinic researchers are preparing for human testing of a Bioartificial liver that could offer hope to some of the thousands of people who die each year from liver disease.

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9/11 Exhibit On Display In Waseca

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation created an exhibit to honor those whose lives were sacrificed on September 11, 2001.  According to their website, "The 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit is a tool to educate America’s youth about the historic events of that day."

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