Benjamin Van Handel

Bakdash sentencing, University of Minnesota, Hit-And-Run, fatal crash

Bakdash Sentenced To 40 Years For Fatal ‘U’ Hit-And-Run

A wrong-way drunk driver who hit three people in Dinkytown was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Monday.


Timothy Bakdash (credit: HENNEPIN COUNTY SHERIFF)

Trial In Fatal ‘U’ Hit-And-Run Begins

Lawyers made their opening statements Monday morning in the Timothy Bakdash case — the trial of a deadly hit and run that happened in Dinkytown.


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All Charges Dropped Against Hit-And-Run Suspect’s Mom

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has dropped all criminal charges against the mother of a hit-and-run suspect, accused of intentionally hitting a man who later died.


Ben Van Handel died after being struck in a hit-and-run accident on April 15. (credit: CBS)

Prosecutor: Suspect Hit Wrong Man In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Prosecutors say a Wisconsin man mowed down in an act of revenge near the University of Minnesota was actually not the suspect’s intended target.


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Grand Jury Indicts Bakdash In Fatal Hit-And-Run

A grand jury has indicted a Minnesota man on a first-degree murder charge for allegedly plowing into a crowd of pedestrians and killing a Wisconsin man.