Tuesday, April 29, 2014
(St. Paul, MN) -- KSTP television is being sued by Ryan Larson of Long Prairie over the station's broadcast on November 30, 2012 that accused him of killing a police officer during a news report. Larson was cleared of any involvement in the murder of Cold Spring officer Thomas Decker and filed the lawsuit in Ramsey County District Court. Court documents indicate that while Larson was taken into custody and questioned, he was never identified as the killer. KSTP news anchor Leah McLean said on the air that Larson shot the officer without including the words "accused" or "allegedly."