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Jury Finds Cook County Prosecutor Guilty of Criminal Sexual Conduct

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell is charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old girl. - Photo: KSTP/File

A northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage girl has been found guilty.
KSTP sister station WDIO-TV reports the jury convicted Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell of two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Weekend Box Office: 'Hercules' and 'Lucy'

Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend.

Cone Zone: Lane Closures will Snarl Traffic in South Metro this Weekend

Lane closures in the south metro are bound to snarl traffic this weekend.

Interstate 494 eastbound from Hardman Avenue in South St. Paul to Maxwell Avenue in Newport will be reduced to two lanes from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Expect to find the biggest delays on Saturday.

Man Dies after Falling from 3rd Floor Apartment Window in Columbia Heights

A 44-year-old Northfield man died after he fell out of a third-floor apartment window Friday morning in Columbia Heights.

The incident happened at 907 46 1/2 Ave. northeast near Highway 65. Police arrived to find the man on the ground, according to authorities.

First responders tried to revive him, but were unsuccessful, authorities said.

Meeker Co. Dance Teacher Charged with Sexually Assaulting Student

Thirty-three-year-old Sondra Mae Huhn of Darwin, Minnesota - Photo: Meeker County Sheriff's Office

A Meeker County dance teacher has been accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student.  

According to the Meeker County Attorney’s Office, 33-year-old Sondra Mae Huhn of Darwin, Minnesota, runs a dance studio, and the victim had been one of her students for about a year.

Glencoe Man Dies after Rear-Ending Semi

A 23-year-old Glencoe man died Wednesday after the car he was driving rear-ended a semi-truck in McLeod County.

The crash happened around 5 p.m. on Highway 7, three miles west of Silver Lake.

Ryan Sturges was heading eastbound on the road in a Chevrolet truck as a semi in front of him slowed down to turn into a business lot.

2 Minnesotans Killed in Kansas Crash

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Two Minnesota residents have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in central Kansas.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says 69-year-old Kay Dianne Pautz and 70-year-old Gary Walter Pautz died in the accident north of McPherson on Thursday. Both victims were from Alexandria, Minnesota.