A federal judge has denied convicted Minnesota businessman Tom Petters’ appeal for a shorter sentence. In a ruling issued Thursday, U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle said Petters “has tried to pull off one final con” by seeking a shorter sentence.
A court ruling stripping a Minnesota couple of parental rights of their malnourished child has been upheld.
Convicted Minnesota businessman Tom Petters returns to federal court this week to try to shorten his 50-year prison term. The attempt to get 20 years removed might be Petters’ last chance to go after a lighter sentence.
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.
A drive to unionize Minnesota home day care workers will be allowed to continue while opponents appeal. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis refused Tuesday to grant opponents an injunction pending appeal.
Amy Senser’s appeal of the felony conviction in the hit-and-run death of a Minneapolis man will be heard in April.
A dispute over access to records kept by a private contractor doing public work is headed to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Amy Senser has been ordered to remain in prison during her appeals process. A judge denied her request to be released on Wednesday.
A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court and says a Minnesota woman who shared songs online owes record companies $222,000 for copyright violations.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is standing by its denial of flood aid for individuals and businesses in northeastern Minnesota.
Gov. Mark Dayton is raising concerns about the safety and sanitation of northeastern Minnesota homes that were badly damaged by summer flooding and that won’t be covered by federal assistance.
Gov. Mark Dayton is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of a request for federal aid to help northeastern Minnesota homeowners and businesses repair properties damaged in last month’s floods.
Amy Senser goes back to court this week, arguing that her guilty verdict should be thrown out because of a note jurors gave the judge saying they believed her testimony that she did not think she hit a person.
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.
With a trial you hope for answers, for closure and for understanding. With the Amy Senser case there is none of that. The jury’s guilty verdict seemed so clear cut.