Byron Smith, 65, claims that he acted in defense of himself and his home when he killed 18-year-old Haile Kifer and 17-year-old Nick Brady after they broke into his home.
Updated: April 29, 2014, - 06:31 AM
Testimony Friday morning in Byron Smith’s murder trial continued with a Morrison County Sheriff’s deputy who had looked into a prior burglary at Smith’s house.
Updated: April 26, 2014, - 07:59 AM
After prosecutors rested their case, defense attorneys brought a sheriff’s deputy to the witness stand.
Updated: April 25, 2014, - 09:42 AM
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 24, 2014, - 06:54 AM
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