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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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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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John Williams Talks With Joe Senser

In a WCCO exclusive, John Williams visits with Joe Senser about what life has been like since the accident that killed Anousone Phanthavong.

06/28/2013

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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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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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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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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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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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Senser Gets 41 Months In Prison For Hit-And-Run

The wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser was sentenced to more than three years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed a Thai restaurant chef last August.

07/09/2012

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Talking Points: Previewing Amy Senser’s Sentencing

On Monday, Amy Senser will find out her sentence in the hit and run death of Anousone Panthavong.

07/08/2012

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Esme’s Blog: 113 Letters For Amy Senser

In a court filing this week, the defense presented 113 letters asking the judge for leniency in the sentencing for Amy Senser. Some are from powerful, influential people.

07/07/2012

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Attorney Weighs In On Senser’s Coming Sentencing

On Monday, the wife of a former Vikings player will learn how she’ll be punished for a deadly hit-and-run.

07/05/2012

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Senser Attorney Files Request For Probation

Amy Senser says she’s ‘deeply remorseful’ and ‘heartbroken’ for the family of a man she killed in a hit and run accident last year.

07/04/2012

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Judge Denies Senser’s Motion To Throw Out Verdict

Amy Senser’s motion asking a judge to throw out her guilty verdict in the hit-and-run death has been denied. With this ruling, Senser is still scheduled to be sentenced on July 9. She faces up to four years in prison.

05/31/2012

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Prosecutors Argue Senser Verdict Should Stand

Hennepin County prosecutors have responded to an appeal in the Amy Senser case, arguing that the judge should reject a defense request to throw out her convictions on two counts of felony criminal vehicular homicide.

05/25/2012

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