Blooming Prairie News


04/20/2018 10:46 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Killing renews concerns for homeless Native Americans 

Authorities identify dead shooter of two Florida sheriff's deputies were fatally shot through the window of a Chinese restaurant. . This photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Walter Leroy Moody.


04/20/2018 06:16 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Woman suspected in Minnesota, Florida deaths caught in Texas 

Authoritie... . This undated, file photo provided by the Dodge County, Minn., Sheriff's Office shows Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., who is being sought in connection with the killing of a Florida woman.


04/20/2018 01:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Fugitive MN grandmother caught in Texas 

The U.S. Marshal Service says that Riess was arrested around 8:25 p.m. Thursday at a bar and restaurant in South Padre. Two deputies made the arrest without any incident, according to authorities.


04/20/2018 01:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Grandmother Accused of Killing Her Husband Captured in Texas 

A grandmother accused of killing her husband before traveling across the country to impersonate and kill another woman, has been arrested in Texas, authorities said. A nationwide manhunt for Lois Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, ended Thursday when she was captured in South Padre Island, Texas, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.


04/19/2018 11:20 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MN Woman Accused Of Murdering Husband Stopped At Iowa Gas Station 

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04/19/2018 12:11 AM  ~~~Source~~~
What happened to murder suspect and fugitive Lois Riess? Her neighbors 'want answers' 

Most everyone in this southern Minnesota prairie town of 2,000 people is talking about Lois Riess. But nobody seems to know quite what to make of her.


04/17/2018 07:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Woman on the run after allegedly killing husband, doppelganger in multi-state crime spree 

Investigators are on the hunt for a 56-year-old Minnesota woman wanted for allegedly shooting her husband to death, then targeting and killing a Florida woman who looked like her. She has crossed several states in the alleged killing spree that has spanned 1,500 miles and she hasn't been caught yet.


04/16/2018 07:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Nationwide Manhunt For Grandmother Accused Of Murder, Identity Theft 

MINNEAPOLIS - A nationwide manhunt is underway for a 56-year-old Minnesota woman wanted for two murders, including the killing of a woman whose identity she may have stolen. Lois Ann Riess is accused of kicking off the crime spree by shooting and killing her husband at their home in tiny Blooming Prairie last month.


04/16/2018 07:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
A Minnesota grandmother befriended a woman who looks like her, stole her ID and killed her, police say 

With her platinum blonde hair and a cherubic smile, Lois Riess looks in photos like what she is - a 56-year-old grandmother from small-town America.


04/16/2018 02:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Blooming Prairie Fugitive Caught on Camera with Alleged Victim 

New surveillance video has surfaced of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota fugitive Lois Riess, who is accused of killing two people. She was apparently caught on camera with her latest alleged victim.


04/15/2018 05:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Woman on the run after allegedly committing double murder, stealing woman's identity 

Police have kicked off a nationwide search for a woman who police say killed her husband in late March and then stole the identity of another woman after killing her last week. Lois Reiss, 56, of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, is suspected of killing her husband, David, in their home on March 23, according to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office.


04/14/2018 02:25 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Wrong Birdie: Kraft hits a bird in flight at RBC Heritage 

Constand, Cosby's chief accuser, took the witness st... For the second time in less than a year, Bill Cosby's chief accuser has taken the witness stand and told a jury that he tricked her into taking a powerful drug and then humiliated her for his own sexual gratification. For the second time in less than a year, Bill Cosby's chief accuser has taken the witness stand and told a jury that he tricked her into taking a powerful drug and then humiliated her for his own sexual gratification.


04/13/2018 09:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Friends separated by Holocaust reunite in LA after 76 years 

After the Nazis invaded Belgium, they hid tog... . In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, childhood Holocaust survivors Simon Gronowski and Alice Gerstel Weit embrace at the Los Angeles Holocaust Museum.


04/13/2018 05:05 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MN woman is now a suspect in second murder 

Lois Riess, the Blooming Prairie woman being sought in connection with her husband's murder, is now a suspect in a second murder. The Lee County Sheriff's Office has identified Riess as a suspect in the shooting death of Pamela Hutchinson of Bradenton, Florida.


04/13/2018 02:52 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota woman sought in death of husband and Florida woman 

Riess is charged in th... . FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington.