Myon Burrell freed after 18 years in prison

(courtesy, KMSP)MINNEAPOLIS – A man who was sentenced to life behind bars as a teenager has been released from a Minnesota prison. Myon Burrell’s release came hours after a pardons board commuted his sentence in a high-profile murder case. Burrell took his first steps as a free man to the sound of ringing bells and cheers from supporters. His conviction…

UPDATE: Deputies in Officer-Involved Shooting in Nevis Identified

The name of the officer has not been released

UPDATE: The Minnesota Bureau Department of Public safety identifies the Hubbard County Deputy who was shot and injured and the deputy who shot at a suspect in Nevis on Saturday. DPS says Deputy Erick Rypkema was shot by Bryce Bellomo during a chase. He has been in law enforcement for 13 years including four with the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office….

RedHawks Release Slugger Keury De La Cruz for Off-The-Field Incident

De La Cruz was cited in a police report for assault after the game Tuesday night

FARGO, N.D. — Tensions were high between the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks and Sioux City Explorers after the benches cleared three times in the first two games of their series. Keury De La Cruz was at the center of things each time, and the escalation yielded charges filed against him. De La Cruz is charged with assualt after allegedly punching a Sioux…

Judge Grants Restraining Order for Wetterlings, Blocking Release of Case Documents

Investigators say the file contains more than 100,000 pages of documents

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. — Patty and Jerry Wetterling have been granted a temporary restraining order in keeping documents of┬átheir son’s 27-year-old missing person case private. The Wetterlings say they want the information on Jacob’s case to remain private and not be released to the public. The documents were scheduled to be released Monday but a judge granted the restraining order…

Former Wells County Sheriff Released from Custody

He abruptly resigned from office last month

WELLS COUNTY, ND — The former Wells County Sheriff has been released from jail after being arrested on drug charges. Johnny Lawson, 41, was arrested Friday and released from jail on Tuesday on a promise to appear in court. Lawson is charged with conspiracy to deliver meth, bribery, providing false information to a law enforcement officer, neglect of duty by…