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A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the beating death of his girlfriend, an Arizona State University student from Minnesota. Maricopa County prosecutors say 23-year-old Luis Soltero was given a 25-year prison term for second-degree murder Friday plus a consecutive five-year sentence for kidnapping.
A Plymouth woman is dead after her husband lost control of his motorcycle while driving in Indiana Thursday morning, according to authorities. Lori K. Rutten, 55, and her husband Roger, 59, where driving northbound on I-65 in Lake County on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle when Roger switched lanes and struck an uneven portion of the road. The motorcycle flipped, and both passengers were ejected over barrier cables, eventually landing on a grassy portion of the median.
A 21-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with the death of a 53-year-old Apple Valley man he allegedly felled with one punch. Charges were filed in Hennepin County against Tristan Keys in the April 29 incident.
Authorities say a man who died in a crash following a police chase killed his elderly father in Austin before the pursuit began.
Authorities have identified the elderly woman who was found murdered in her Minneapolis home on Wednesday.