A Stearns County sheriff's deputy has reached a plea deal on charges that he sexually abused three teenagers. Sgt. Phil Meemken was facing 25 counts, Including 22 counts of criminal sexual conduct. He was accused of providing alcohol to three teenagers and performing sex acts on them.
Criminal sexual conduct charges won't be refiled against a Little Falls man. The state Supreme Court says protections against double jeopardy prevent Stearns County prosecutors from recharging 33-year-old Michael Sahr.
A Richmond, Minn., man faces assault charges after a road rage incident last weekend. Thirty-two-year-old Ryan Storms was charged Tuesday with three counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Storms is accused of threatening a driver and two passengers with a handgun Sunday on Minnesota Highway 23.
Police say the 28-year-old St. Cloud man assaulted a hospital security officer, four members of the medical staff and another patient Tuesday. Authorities say two of the six attacked suffered significant injuries, including wounds that required stitches.
Authorities say no one was hurt when a car rearended a school bus carrying nearly two-dozen children in central Minnesota. The Stearns County sheriff's office says the crash happened Tuesday morning as the bus stopped to make a left turn.
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