Brian Fitch Appealing Conviction In Mendota Heights Officer's DeathThe man convicted of killing a Mendota Heights police officer is appealing his conviction. Brian Fitch, Sr. was convicted of killing Officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop in July 2014.
Rosemount Man, 32, Gets Life Sentence In Fatal Bar ShootingA 32-year-old Rosemount man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after being found guilty of fatally shooting a man outside a Burnsville bar, the Dakota County Attorney's Office announced.
Jury Reaches Verdict On 3rd Try, Finds Man Guilty In Mpls. HomicideA 29-year-old Minneapolis man has been found guilty of shooting a man dead in north Minneapolis in 2012, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Bloomington Teacher Convicted For Abusing 4 StudentsA 60-year-old substitute teacher has been convicted of abusing four students at a Bloomington elementary school last December, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Petters Now Admitting Guilt, Begging For A Lesser SentenceThe 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.
Minnesota Man Gets 30 Years In Chicago Cold CaseA 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.
Off-Duty Cop Convicted Of Assault TerminatedA 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.
Low Payout Limits Can Hinder Wrongfully Convicted 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.
1-Armed Man Found Guilty Of 1st-Degree MurderA Morrison County jury found a 32-year-old Hutchinson man guilty of killing Dustin Brown in his Little Falls, Minn., trailer in October 2011.
2nd Man Convicted In Sex Trafficking CaseA 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.
Man Convicted For Firing At Mpls. Police OfficersA 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.
Redby Woman Convicted Of Trying To Hide Suspect 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.