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.
Blackduck Man Convicted Of 2 Rapes On Red Lake ReservationA 66-year-old northern Minnesota man was convicted Friday of sexually abusing two women on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The U.S. Attorney's Office says William Andrew Clark, of Blackduck, was found guilty of one count of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of sexual abuse in connection to two rapes on the reservation.
High Court Won't Take Case Of Man Convicted At 17The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a Minnesota man convicted of raping and killing a teenage girl when he was 17. That means Tony Roman Nose will continue to serve his sentence of life in prison, without the possibility of release.
Appeals Court Orders New Trial For St. Paul PriestThe Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a sexual misconduct conviction and ordered a new trial for a St. Paul priest accused of having sex with a woman who was seeking his spiritual advice. The 22-page ruling said the lower court made several errors during Christopher Wenthe's trial. Wenthe was convicted in 2011 of third-degree criminal sexual conduct after a woman reported the sexual conduct.
Off-Duty Belle Plaine Cop Sentenced For DWIThe Belle Plaine police officer accused of driving under the influence in November 2012 while off-duty pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one gross misdemeanor count of DWI. Bryan Pasek's second DWI charge and his speeding ticket for driving 96 mph in a 55 zone on Highway 169 at Park Boulevard were dismissed. Pasek had registered a 0.17 BAC at the time.
Court Denies Appeal In Amy Senser CaseThe Minnesota Court of Appeals denied the appeal from Amy Senser on her guilty verdict in the 2011 death of Anousone Panthavong. Senser was found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide.
1 Year After Conviction, Amy Senser's Appeal Is HeardAmy Senser's appeal of her guilty verdict went before the Minnesota Court of Appeals Wednesday.
Jury Convicts Man In Mpls. Parking Ramp StabbingA jury has convicted a 48-year-old man in the violent near-fatal stabbing of a woman at a Minneapolis parking ramp last spring, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Man Found Guilty In Clinton Ave. Fatal ShootingA 28-year-old man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in connection to the Jan. 21 death of Stanley Curtis Rogers.
Man's Felony Conviction For Shooting Dog UpheldA town of Fond du Lac man's felony conviction for shooting his neighbor's dog Shakes with a high-powered pellet gun has been upheld.
'Beat Down' Gang Leader ConvictedProsecutors in Hennepin County say the conviction of a gang leader ends the reign of the so-called "Beat Down Posse."
Ex-Nurse Appeals Encouraging Suicides ConvictionThe attorney for an ex-nurse found guilty of encouraging two depressed people to commit suicide is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction, saying his actions were constitutionally protected free speech.