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Small Fire Breaks out at Rochester Home

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Occupants of a Rochester home had to flee early Monday after a small fire broke out.

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Minnesota House Committee Considers ‘Sticker’ Bill to Make Sure Voting Adults Are Rewarded Equally

Minnesota lawmakers have until May 22 to figure out things like healthcare relief, a one billion dollar infrastructure plan and public school funding. So I'm surprised they even have time to address trivial issues like this.

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A Team Effort Brings Down a Wanted Man in Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -- It was a standoff of sorts in Rochester last night involving the Minnesota State Patrol, the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit and the Rochester Fire Department at the 75th Street bridge over the Zumbro River.

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Christopher Dezutter
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Former U of M-Rochester Professor Headed to Prison

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A former University of Minnesota-Rochester chemistry professor has been sentenced to just over four years in prison for possessing child pornography.

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Rochester Man Blows a .32 During Traffic Stop

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man was arrested Thursday morning for DUI after a breath test indicated he had a blood/alcohol level of .32, which is four times the legal limit.

 

 

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Charges Filed in Rochester Standoff Incident

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Charges have been filed against the Rochester man who held police at bay for four hours Tuesday night.

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Expensive Guns Taken in Rochester Burglary

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A burglar made off with three expensive guns from a northwest Rochester residence Thursday.

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Edgar Barrientos
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Plea Agreements Reached in Rochester Stabbing Cases

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The man accused of a stabbing in Rochester last summer has worked out a plea deal with Olmsted County prosecutors to settle three criminal cases.

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Governor Recovering Following Surgery at Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Governor Mark Dayton is recovering after undergoing surgery at the Mayo Clinic this morning.

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Rochester Woman Crashes Stolen Car – Twice

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman was arrested Wednesday after police say she stole a car, crashed into another vehicle and later smashed into a tree.

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