Jurors heard audio before, during and after Byron Smith shot 18-year-old Haile Kifer and 17-year-old Nick Brady amid groans and screams from the teens along with utterances and name-calling from Smith.
Updated: April 23, 2014, - 11:49 PM
Day 2 of testimony in the Byron Smith trail began with jurors hearing an audio recording that Smith had made of the break-in that left two teenagers dead in the basement of his home.
Updated: April 23, 2014, - 09:25 AM
The trial of Byron Smith opened in Little Falls, with the jury hearing his interview with police after he killed...
Updated: April 22, 2014, - 10:41 AM
Investigators are searching for the former pastor of the River Road Fellowship, Victor A. Barnard, who faces dozens of counts of abusing underage girls in his Finlayson, Minn., congregation.
Updated: April 16, 2014, - 09:50 PM
Attorneys in the Byron Smith murder trial in Little Falls finished choosing a jury Wednesday afternoon, state court officials said,...
Updated: April 16, 2014, - 09:26 PM
Jean Jacobson was ahead of her time for women her age. Raised during the Great Depression, she left Devils Lake,...
Updated: April 15, 2014, - 09:14 PM
When Byron Smith goes to court Monday, the question jurors will face is stark: Did he act as a reasonable person would by shooting the intruders into his home? Or did he cross a legal line and coldly execute two teens by continuing to fire after they were injured?
Updated: April 14, 2014, - 07:33 AM
The state’s high court has denied a Little Falls man’s request to reconsider a first-degree murder indictment against him in...
Updated: April 12, 2014, - 06:30 PM
The best-known corridor in downtown Duluth will get a multimillion-dollar redesign as part of a project to replace utilities.
Updated: April 12, 2014, - 03:49 PM