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Amy Senser Heading Home After Finishing Work Release Program

Amy Senser is headed home Monday after finishing the work release portion of her sentence in the 2011 death of Anousone Phanthavong in a hit-and-run crash in Minneapolis. The wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser will now be on supervised release either at her Edina home or someplace else she wants to live for the next year.

10/20/2014

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Amy Senser Released From Shakopee Women’s Prison

She hasn’t served her full sentence yet in a deadly hit-and-run crash, but Amy Senser was released from prison on Thursday. It also doesn’t mean she’s free and going home. The wife of former Vikings player Joe Senser will be moved to either a jail or halfway house to begin a work release program.

04/24/2014

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Good Question: How Much Of A Prison Sentence Is Served Behind Bars

In July 2012 a judge sentenced Amy Senser to nearly 41 months for the hit-and-run death of Anousone Phanthavong. Less than two years later, she’s headed to work release. On Thursday, Senser is expected to move from the Shakopee Women’s Prison to either a county jail or halfway house at night and a job during the day. She’s expected to be there for six months before starting parole in October.

04/21/2014

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Amy Senser To Leave Prison This Week

Amy Senser is scheduled to leave prison this week to enter a work release facility. Starting this Thursday, the wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser will be transferred from the Shakopee prison to a jail or halfway house.

04/21/2014

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Attorney Weighs In On Senser’s Claim That Wife Was Denied Fair Trial

Star Tribune columnist C.J. recently interviewed attorney Ron Meshbesher about the Amy Senser case. When asked how he would have defended Senser, Meshbesher responded by saying it was a tough case because she left the scene of the fatal accident. Anousone Phanthavong, 38, was killed while refilling his gas tank on an Interstate 94 exit ramp in Minneapolis. Senser was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in the 2011.

04/12/2014

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Amy Senser Granted Early Release From Prison

State officials say Amy Senser, who’s serving time for a fatal hit and run, will be released nearly six months early from prison. The Department of Corrections says Senser applied for a transfer to a jail or halfway house for work release, and it was approved. Senser is the wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser. She was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in the 2011 death of 38-year-old Anousone Phanthavong.

03/07/2014

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MN Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Senser Appeal

Months after a Minnesota Court of Appeals denied Amy Senser’s appeal on her guilty verdict in the 2011 death of Anousone Panthavong, the Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected her appeal as well.

09/18/2013

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Joe Senser Talks With John Williams Today At 3 On WCCO!

His 1st radio interview following the trial….tune in for this WCCO Exclusive!

06/25/2013

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Court Denies Appeal In Amy Senser Case

The Minnesota Court of Appeals denied the appeal from Amy Senser on her guilty verdict in the 2011 death of Anousone Panthavong. Senser was found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide.

06/24/2013

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1 Year After Conviction, Amy Senser’s Appeal Is Heard

Amy Senser’s appeal of her guilty verdict went before the Minnesota Court of Appeals Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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Senser Appealing Conviction In Hit-And-Run

Amy Senser wants her conviction in a deadly hit-and-run case thrown out.

05/01/2013

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Senser’s Appeal Hearing Pushed Back To May

Amy Senser’s appeal of the felony conviction in the hit-and-run death of a Minneapolis man will now be heard in early May.

04/23/2013

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Amy Senser’s Appeal Will Be Heard April 24

Amy Senser’s appeal of the felony conviction in the hit-and-run death of a Minneapolis man will be heard in April.

02/26/2013

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Amy Senser’s Attorney Files Formal Appeal

Amy Senser’s attorney filed a formal appeal on Wednesday in connection with Senser’s criminal vehicular homicide conviction in May.

12/26/2012

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Amy Senser Ordered To Remain In Prison During Appeal

Amy Senser has been ordered to remain in prison during her appeals process. A judge denied her request to be released on Wednesday.

09/26/2012

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Attorney Weighs In On Senser Appeal Process

With Amy Senser’s appeal process underway, whether or not she’ll be released from prison later this week is still unknown.

09/25/2012

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Joe Senser Speaks Out On Wife’s Trial, County Attorney

For the first time since his wife’s conviction, Joe Senser is speaking out about the hit-and-run trial that sent Amy Senser to jail. On Monday, he took aim at Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.

09/24/2012

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Phanthavong’s Passing: One Year Later

It was one year ago tonight that a vehicle driven by a former Vikings’ wife hit and killed 38-year-old Anousone Phanthavong.

08/23/2012

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Young Chef’s Hit-And-Run Death Remembered

It’s been one year since a young chef died, and a former Viking’s wife turned up in the headlines.

08/23/2012

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Amy Senser Files For Appeal

The woman who was charged with hitting a killing a man on an I-94 ramp is appealing the verdict. Amy Senser is currently serving a 41 month sentence in the Shakopee Women’s Prison.

08/10/2012

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Asst. Hennepin Co. Attorney Reflects On Senser Case

Assistant Hennepin County Attorney Deborah Russell says having the Amy Senser trial over gives her a great sense of relief.

07/15/2012

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Brittani Senser Talks To Media, Releases Single

While Amy Senser spent her first full day behind bars, her step-daughter Brittani Senser appeared on national TV and released a new single.

07/10/2012

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Good Question: Why Don’t Criminals Serve All Of Their Sentence In Prison?

When Amy Senser was sentenced to 41 months, she was told she’d only have to spend two-thirds of that time behind bars, about 27 months. Many suspected the wife of a former Minnesota Vikings player was getting a sweetheart deal.

07/09/2012

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Victim’s Brother: Senser’s Remorse ‘Was Real’

Amy Senser is spending her first of many nights in prison for the hit-and-run that killed a man. She learned Monday she’ll spend three years and five months behind bars for killing Anousone Phanthavong last August.

07/09/2012

Hit And Run Victim

Phanthavong’s Family Members React To Senser Ruling

Amy Senser was sentenced to 41 months in prison for hitting and killing Anousone Phanthavong last summer as he filled his car up with gas on a freeway ramp.

07/09/2012

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