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1 dead in Billings County shooting

July 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Billings County state’s attorney released information Friday about a shooting with law enforcement that left one person dead earlier this week. Continue Reading

Worthington man charged with using deadly force against off-duty peace officer

April 24, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON A 23-year-old Worthington man is facing a half-dozen charges after threatening and attempting to assault an off-duty police sergeant who happened to be out selling fundraising tickets with his 13-year-old son Friday afternoon. Continue Reading

Minnesota Governor Dayton vetoes bill on deadly force expansion

March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday vetoed a bill that would have expanded the cases in which people could use deadly force, siding with objections from law enforcement who said it could legalize murder in some cases. Continue Reading

Minn. House OKs bill expanding deadly force rights

May 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Republicans supported expanding the right to use deadly force during rare Saturday night debate, but opponents claimed the bill could create Minnesota murderers who could not be prosecuted. Continue Reading