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Fitch Trial Continues in St. Cloud with Officer's Testimony

Forty-year-old Brian Fitch Sr. - KSTP File Photo

A West St. Paul police officer testified Wednesday that 40-year-old Brian Fitch Sr. owned a white Crown Victoria with a light mounted on the front dash. The officer was one of several witnesses to take the stand Wednesday in St Cloud.

Aldi to Hire at Metro Locations, Host Job Fairs

Aldi is hiring 50 new workers for its Twin Cities locations. The low-cost grocery chain is looking for store associates, shift managers and manager trainees.

Aldi will hold three hiring fairs on Thursday, Feb. 5:

Eagan

10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Best Western Plus, Ridge 3450 Washington Drive.

Plymouth

Burnsville Police Seek Information on Possible Attempted Abduction of 6-Year-Old

Police in Burnsville are looking for a man who might have tried to abduct a 6-year-old girl Tuesday morning.

At 8 a.m. the girl was standing at her bus top for school when she was approached by an unknown man.

Brian Fitch Trial Focuses on Forensics; Testimony Could End This Week

Brian Fitch Sr. - Photo: KSTP/file

Witness testimony continued Tuesday in the trial of man accused killing a Mendota Heights police officer.

Brian Fitch is accused of fatally shooting officer Scott Patrick July 30, 2014 in West St. Paul.

Testimony included a witness who said they saw Fitch hours after the shooting and Fitch was "all over the place."

Lakeville Police Investigate Reported Assault with Gun

Lakeville Police are investigating a reported assault with a gun Tuesday morning.

The incident happened at 10:30 a.m. on the 65000 block of 165th Court.

A man reported that someone came to his door displaying a shotgun and tied him up. The man escaped to the neighbor's home and called police.

Police were unable to find the suspect.

Eagan Police say Boy Shot, Killed Brother in 'Horrible Accident'

Suhayb Jamal Hassan - Photo: Courtesy of Dakota County

Eagan police say the death of a 13-year-old boy found unresponsive and bleeding during the weekend was the result of a “horrible accident.”

Gerson Announces Plan to Run for 2nd Congressional District in 2016

Republican activist David Gerson -

The 2015 session is just getting underway, but already one candidate is throwing his hat in the ring for 2016.

Republican activist David Gerson announced Monday during a press conference he will run against U.S. Rep. John Kline next year.