The man found guilty of orchestrating Minnesota’s largest Ponzi scheme finally admitted on Wednesday that he did it. Tom Petters was in U.S. District Court in St. Paul on Wednesday trying to get 20 years shaved off his prison sentence.
A 58-year-old Minnesota man has been sentenced to 30 years in an Illinois prison for a decades-old cold case killing. Bruno Salgado of Ramsey, Minn., was sentenced Friday. He was convicted in a June bench trial of the 1982 murder of 28-year-old Ismael Solano.
A police SWAT team leader who was convicted of assaulting a man while off-duty at a bar has been fired by Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau. The termination took place on Feb. 21, 2013, but wasn’t made public until Wednesday.
An innocent Texas man was convicted of rape and robbery and served 30 years in prison before his conviction was overturned. The state paid him $2.4 million in compensation plus annuities of $13,000 per month.
A Morrison County jury found a 32-year-old Hutchinson man guilty of killing Dustin Brown in his Little Falls, Minn., trailer in October 2011.
A jury has convicted a 26-year-old man for sex trafficking and promotion of prostitution in Chicago and eventually Minneapolis, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
A jury convicted a man for shooting at two Minneapolis police officers who were sitting in their squad car last July, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
A federal jury has convicted a Redby woman of trying to hide her boyfriend after a fatal shooting on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota.
A Minnesota man convicted in North Dakota for impersonating a lawyer has filed an appeal in federal court.
A man convicted of raping and robbing a woman behind a St. Paul gas station has been sentenced to 27 years.
A jury has convicted a Roman Catholic priest of sexual misconduct involving a woman he was counseling at a St. Paul church.
A jury found a 34-year-old Minnesota man guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting of Mahnomen County sheriff’s deputy Chris Dewey.
A federal jury found two convicted murderers guilty on Tuesday for the deaths of three people during a St. Paul home invasion in 2007.
A 17-year-old man was found guilty in court Monday for the homicide of James Teto Grant.