The taser was needed to break up a fight that broke out after a judge denied a man a harassment restraining order. After the hearing, the St. Cloud Times reports Shawn Richard Skinner allegedly punched the other man in the face. He is now facing charges of fifth-degree assault and disorderly conduct.
State lawmaker Tou Xiong apologizes after driving under the influence
The state representative was pulled over on the night of Jan. 8.
Duluth hospital requiring visitors to show vax proof, neg. test
The health care system is also tightening visitor guidelines.
Ridgeview halting urgent care at a Twin Cities site 'until further notice'
The organization cited "growing emergency medical needs" at the facility.
Charges: MN high school counselor sexually assaulted student
The 16-year-old victim had regularly gone to him for academic help and other support, authorities say.
Proctor investigation: Senior charged with sexually assaulting teammate
The criminal charges come after a monthslong review of the allegations.
Ordway will require vaccinated audience members also be boosted
If someone has not gotten a booster shot, they will have to show a negative COVID test.
U of M to require vaccine or negative test proof for large events
The policy doesn't go into effect until late-January.
Massive ice maze to open in Stillwater on Saturday
Last year's event attracted 31,000 people.
Man indicted for first-degree murder in ex-wife's death
He's accused of killing her days after she remarried.
Crashes, spinouts piling up as snow blankets southern MN
Snow is expected to continue throughout the day.
CentraCare pausing COVID tests for asymptomatic people
It's due to a low supply of tests and staff.
Patient's rampage leaves six injured at St. Cloud Hospital
The man was finally subdued with a Taser. He faces assault charges for his attack against a security guard, four hospital staff and another patient.
Reward offered for information about punch that killed St. Cloud man
Police say a 20-year-old man walking in a St. Cloud alley was killed when he was punched by an attacker who jumped out of a vehicle. The victim was walking with two other people. Police believe he was a stranger to his attacker. A $1,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest.
Concrete falls from pedestrian bridge in St. Cloud
Part of University Drive was closed to traffic Saturday night after concrete had fallen from a pedestrian bridge near the St. Cloud State University campus, the St. Cloud Times reports. No injuries or damage was reported. The bridge remains closed to pedestrians until further notice.
Nurse charged with stealing meds at St. Cloud Hospital
A nurse at St. Cloud Hospital was charged for allegedly stealing pain medication from 23 patients and is also accused by hospital staff of introducing bacterial infections to patients from syphoning from IV bags.
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