For a town of 4,000, Cold Spring has seen its share of high-profile crime -- including the 2003 school shooting at Rocori HIgh School and the 2012 slaying of police officer Thomas Decker.
Now, finding a new chief for the Cold Spring-Richmond police department is proving troublesome. Phil Jones, who ran the department during both the school shooting and Decker's killing, quit last July after a dispute over pay issues. He moved to Colorado.
Interim Chief Chris Boucher, who worked with Decker, has been in charge since then. But the candidate tapped for the job, Eric Johnson, came into question after City Council members learned his CPR and first-responder certifications had lapsed, the St. Cloud Times reported.
The City Council has scheduled a special meeting to discuss the search, which could restart. One proposal would insist Boucher remain interim chief for no more than one additional year.
Charlotte police released dramatic video Saturday that shows officers with guns drawn surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles and falls. It's unclear if there was anything in the man's hands in the footage, which has done little to assuage his relatives.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is arguing that he'll do more to help women from the White House than Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. At the same time, he's taunting her over the infidelities of her husband.
The prosecution of current and former state of Michigan employees for their role in Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis likely will face an early test over whether one of the most serious charges can even be levied against the middle- and lower-level government officials.
A suburban St. Louis police officer was "ambushed" during a traffic stop Friday and critically injured when he was shot at least once from behind as he walked to his patrol car to check the suspect's driving status, authorities said.