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Minn. Woman Convicted Of Animal Cruelty

A Dakota County dog kennel owner accused of drowning puppies has been convicted of felony animal cruelty. A jury on Friday convicted 62-year-old Dayna Bell of Northfield on 13 counts. She was acquitted on one count.

11/08/2013

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Woman Gets 4 Years For Running Over Boyfriend

A woman accused of hitting and killing her boyfriend with her vehicle in January has been sentenced. Arlene Garcia, 54, was sentenced to more than four years in prison after she pleaded guilty to unintentional criminal vehicular homicide on March 4.

05/09/2013

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Bill Would Protect Underage Drinkers Who Call For Medical Help

Some University of Minnesota students are pushing for a bill at the Capitol that they say could save the lives of underage binge drinkers.

03/12/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Prosecuting An 86-Year-Old For Voter Fraud

This week WCCO-TV brought you an absurd story of a seemingly unjustifiable prosecution. Margaret Schneider, 86, of St. Peter, who suffers from dementia, was charged with voter fraud because she voted twice in last Augusts’ primary.

03/09/2013

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Mpls. Man Sentenced To Prison For Illegally Buying Firearms

A 31-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced this weekend in federal court for providing false information when purchasing numerous firearms, many of which were later recovered during criminal investigations.

09/14/2012

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St. Paul Cop Caught on Video

A St. Paul police officer is on leave after his actions toward a suspect were caught on video.

08/30/2012

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Prosecutions Continue In Illegal Entry Criminal Cases

Separate charges have been filed against two Mexican national who allegedly entered the United States illegally after being deported as criminals. Earlier Tuesday in federal court, the two were charged with illegal re-entry.

07/24/2012

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