>> Opening statements could come today in the trial for St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez. Officer Yanez is charged with second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Philando Castile last July. The live Facebook stream of the incident posted by Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, brought national attention to the case. On Friday the jury pool was narrowed to 23 prospective jurors – 16 men and seven women. Today the prosecution and defense will narrow that pool down to 15 to serve on the jury, three of them will be alternates.
>> Safety officials are warning drivers to keep an eye on the road after a weekend that included three fatal crashes in Minnesota. A wrong-way driver was killed in a crash on Highway-2 in Duluth. A woman passenger died when the driver missed a ramp on a freeway in Eden Prairie, one person died in a collision between a motorcycle and SUV in Marshall, and three people were seriously injured in a one car crash in Northfield.
>> St. Louis County authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning is the likely cause of death for two people found in a camper on Saturday. Autopsies are being conducted on 67-year old Richard and 65-year old Pamela Smith, who were pulled out of the vehicle northwest of Cloquet in the city of Brookston. The source of the carbon monoxide appears to be a generator located in an unvented storage cabinet below the living space of the camper.
>> Authorities in the east metro have not released the name of a girl who died after being pulled out of the water in Lake Elmo. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says resuscitation efforts failed on the six year old at the Washington County Park Reserve swimming beach. The incident happened on Sunday afternoon.