Katie Wermus is a content editor at FOX 9.
Katie graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2021 with a degree in journalism and completed a fellowship with Newsweek before joining the FOX 9 team.
She’s a Minnesota native who enjoys being outside, reading, traveling and all things true crime.
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The latest from Katie Wermus
Champlin officer sues Hennepin County deputy for K-9 attack during pursuit of suspect
A Champlin police officer is suing a Hennepin County deputy for allegedly being attacked by his K-9 while responding to a call last year.
Minnesota children illegally hired to work overnight at meat processing plant: Lawsuit
The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) alleges an investigation uncovered Tony Downs Foods Company hired children to work hazardous jobs at a meat processing facility in southern Minnesota.
Ex-St. Thomas athlete accused of sexually assaulting freshman at house party: Charges
A former University of St. Thomas athlete is accused of sexually assaulting a freshman at an off-campus house party last year.
Grand Marais man killed with shovel, moose antler: Charges
A man allegedly confessed to killing a 77-year-old man with a shovel and large moose antler in Grand Marais earlier in the week.
Convicted Salvation Army arsonist charged with trashing Caribou in Brooklyn Park
The man convicted of arson at Salvation Army Church in Brooklyn Park last year now faces charges for trashing a Caribou Coffee shop.
DNA test backlog in Minnesota causing problems for law enforcement
Ramsey County law enforcement requested more funding to help decrease the turnaround time in cases by tackling a growing backlog of forensic tests in Minnesota crime labs.
Yung Gravy to play at the Minnesota State Fair this summer
Yung Gravy, with special guest bbno$, will play at the Minnesota State Fair 2023 Grand Stand Concert Series this summer.
Company fined $387K for hiring children to clean slaughterhouses in Minnesota
The U.S. Department of Labor said PSSI hired at least 102 children to work at 13 meat processing facilities in eight states.
Teen charged after 'wrapped' stolen Jeep crashes into St. Paul restaurant
An 18-year-old man is facing several felony charges in connection to a police chase that ended with an SUV crashing into a St. Paul restaurant Wednesday night.
3 teens arrested after stolen vehicle hits car, crashes into downtown St. Paul building: Police
Three teenagers were arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase and crashing into a building in downtown St. Paul on Wednesday night, according to authorities.