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Emily Cutts

Public Safety Reporter

Emily Cutts is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. She joined the Post Bulletin in July 2018 after stints in Vermont and Western Massachusetts.

Readers can reach Emily at 507-285-7712 or ecutts@postbulletin.com.

Derrick Timothy Days, 29, of South St. Paul, pleaded guilty to murdering Todd Lorne Banks Jr., 28, of Rochester, in June 2021 following a disagreement during a dice game in downtown Rochester.
Two Honduran sisters living in Rochester accepted an $80,000 settlement offer from the federal government following a lawsuit that alleged the pair suffered mistreatment by border patrol agents in 2021.
Two civil suits, filed in Faribault County District Court on Monday, May 16, 2022, allege that Rep. Jim Hagedorn asked his mother and stepfather, as well as his sister, to help pay for the cost of his cancer treatment and that money has not been paid back by his widow, Jennifer Carnahan.
The National Weather Service in La Crosse confirmed an EF2 tornado hit Taopi, Minnesota.
There is no immediate threat to the public.
A fire destroyed a shed used to house animals, including calves, pigs and chickens, Thursday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2022.
The septuagenarian lost $82,000 after falling prey to the same scam in December 2021 and in February 2022.
Kimberly Sue Peterson-Janovec was convicted following five-day trial. A family-owned construction company based in Rochester was one of her embezzlement victims.
Chol Okey Opiew was killed Nov. 24 in Ethiopia. A GoFundMe page has been started by his children to help cover funeral expenses.
In her 10-page ruling issued Friday morning, Nov. 26, Judge Ann D. Montgomery ruled that granting the restraining order and allowing the quarterback to play "would change, rather than preserve, the status quo."