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July 16, 2017
“He was one hell of a basketball player. He was great at every sport,” said Tom Bearson's father, Greg Bearson. “But he was a better person than he was an athlete.” Special to Forum News Service
Tom Bearson's family still hopeful for justice in unsolved Moorhead homicide
July 16, 2017 - 7:12am
June 23, 2017
Who is Darren Patterson, the Fargo man charged with manslaughter in deadly punch?
June 23, 2017 - 8:18pm
June 2, 2017
Minn. woman faces homicide, drug charges after crash killed teen
June 2, 2017 - 4:05pm
May 17, 2017
Steve and Bonnie Schaeffel, the grandparents of Nick Brady, listen during a Minnesota Supreme Court appeal hearing on the Byron Smith case at the Minnesota Judicial Branch building in St. Paul on Thursday, September 3, 2015. ] LEILA NAVIDI leila.navidi@startribune.com
Minn. teens murder case to serve as pilot episode for new TV series
May 17, 2017 - 5:17pm
The Byron Smith criminal case and double homicide in Little Falls will be the pilot episode for a new TV series on Investigation Discovery or ID on Wednesday. For "Hear No Evil" the series is using interviews, dramatic recreations and the recordings made by Smith in the shooting deaths of two Little Falls teenagers. Screen grab from Investigation Discovery's Hear No Evil web site.
Little Falls teens murder case serves as pilot episode for new TV series
May 17, 2017 - 9:00am
Retired Cass County Sheriff's Office investigator Mike Diekmann (left) and retired Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agent Dave Bjerga talk Wednesday above the ditch in rural Breezy Point where Rachel Anthony’s body was found by horseback riders  almost 16 years ago. The case remains open and still haunts law enforcement personnel involved in the case. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Rachel Anthony Unsolved: Community hopes for answers in cold case killing
March 17, 2017 - 10:35am
December 28, 2016
Pam Brisk, widow of Terrence “Terry” Brisk, who was shot Nov. 7, makes an appeal to the public at a December news conference to solve the mystery of her husbands's death. 
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen conducted a news conference in the Morrison County Government Center after announcing the death is now considered a homicide. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Top 10: No. 8 - Investigators rule hunter's death a homicide
December 28, 2016 - 12:50pm
December 9, 2016
A bouquet lays on the road near where Terrence "Terry" Brisk was shot and killed while hunting Nov. 7 in Morrison County. The Morrison County sheriff announced Wednesday, the incident is now considered a homicide. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and videoplay button
Murder in Morrison County: Investigators rule hunter’s death a homicide
December 9, 2016 - 9:39am
June 16, 2016
Sean Powers
Hibbing teen charged with aiding an offender in homicide case
June 16, 2016 - 8:51pm
March 10, 2016
Bryon Smith walks out of the Morrison County Courthouse in April of 2014. The Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed his conviction Wednesday on two counts of murder. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls file Photo)
Minnesota Supreme Court affirms Byron Smith murder conviction
March 10, 2016 - 5:44pm
July 17, 2015
Minneapolis glass artist slain in her home
July 17, 2015 - 1:19pm
May 21, 2015
Cass County rules shootings a murder suicide
May 21, 2015 - 5:17pm
May 20, 2015
19-year-old Cassandra Rhines remains were found in May 2014 by an off-duty employee of the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Forum News Service
Remains of Minneapolis woman missing 30 years found at Gooseberry Falls State Park
May 20, 2015 - 2:32pm
March 23, 2015
Third suspect arrested in connection to March 2 Onamia homicide
March 23, 2015 - 7:37pm
March 19, 2015
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police Department arrests 2 in homicide investigation
March 19, 2015 - 5:32pm