Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle.More >>
Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle. People at the track observed a moment of silence for Trickle. He died Thursday in an apparent suicide at the age of 71. Race organizers said the event brought in more than 1,500 fans to watch the season's opening race and to remember Trickle's successful career."More >>
The National Weather Service has issued a new tornado watch that includes Adams and Juneau Counties until 3 a.m. Monday morning. This is in addition to the tornado watch issued by the National WeatherMore >>
The National Weather Service will have a tornado watch active for parts of the region into early Monday morning.More >>
ST. PAUL, Minn. (WAOW) - A judge refused to reduce the $1 million bail for the husband accused of killing his wife, a graduate of a central Wisconsin high school, according to the Ramsey County Attorney's Office.
Jeffery Trevino is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the death of 30-year-old Kira Trevino.
Dennis Gerhardstein, a spokesman for prosecutors, said Jeffery Trevino's attorney requested Thursday that Trevino's bail be reduced from $1 million to something more affordable, perhaps $100,000, arguing that Trevino has family in the area and was not a flight risk.
Prosecutors told the judge that Trevino called his family from jail and asked for a briefcase that was under his bed, Gerhardstein said. Prosecutors say the briefcase contained Trevino's passport,and police already had it.
"We believe he is a flight risk," Gerhardstein said.
Kira Trevino's body has not been found, but police believe she is dead based on the amount of blood found in her home and car. They also say it would be uncharacteristic of her to go missing without contacting friends and family. She was last seen Feb. 21.
Trevino is a 2001 graduate of D.C. Everest High School in Weston.
St. Paul police say they have received more than 50 tips in Trevino's disappearance. The tip line phone number is 651-560-3277.
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