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Leah Graeber, shown after the July 18 crash that killed 11-year-old Joe Balistreri. (credit: CBS)

MN Court Denies Appeal For Woman Committed After Crash

The Minnesota Supreme Court denied the appeal of woman who was civilly committed after killing a Burnsville boy in a head-on crash has been ruled incompetent to proceed with her defense.

01/25/2012

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Appeals Court Upholds Shiue’s Civil Commitment

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the civil commitment of a Minnesota man who kidnapped his former teacher and her daughter more than 30 years ago and killed a 6-year-old boy who saw the abduction.

04/26/2011

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Report: Worst Of Minn.’s Worst Need More Treatment

A three-judge panel hears a second day of testimony Friday on whether a man committed to Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program is ready for more freedom.

03/11/2011

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Minn. Sex Offender Could Be Freed From Program

John Rydberg showed no mercy on the night in 1975 when he broke into a rural Wisconsin home and raped a young couple as their son slept upstairs — or four years later, when he raped a Minnesota woman at knifepoint in front of her children.

03/03/2011

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