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Woodbury Father Charged in Death of His Baby Son

Hoisser told investigators he was frustrated because the baby was "being difficult'' so he dropped him.

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) _ Prosecutors in Washington County say a Woodbury father intentionally dropped his 5-month-old son headfirst on the floor because the baby was crying and fussy. Thirty-five-year-old Matthew Hoisser is charged with second-degree murder in the April death of his son, Gus. Hoosier was in court Friday when bail was set at $350,000. The St. Paul Pioneer Press…

Shooting Victim Rescued by Uber Driver Near Stillwater

The Uber driver found the woman bleeding from the chest along a road near Stillwater.

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) _ Authorities say an Uber driver rescued a woman who had been shot and left to die along a road in Washington County. A 23-year-old St. Paul man, suspected of being in the U.S. illegally, is charged with attempted murder and kidnapping. A criminal complaint says the Uber driver found the woman bleeding from the chest along…

Inmate Indicted On 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Prison Guard

A grand jury in Washington County returned the indictment against Edward Muhammad Johnson on charges of first-degree premediated murder and first-degree murder of a prison guard.

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – An inmate accused of killing a guard at the Stillwater prison last month has been indicted on first-degree murder charges. A grand jury in Washington County returned the indictment against Edward Muhammad Johnson on charges of first-degree premediated murder and first-degree murder of a prison guard. Department of Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm died after he was…