Minn. Woman Convicted Of Animal CrueltyA 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.
Woman Gets 4 Years For Running Over BoyfriendA 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.
Bill Would Protect Underage Drinkers Who Call For Medical HelpSome University of Minnesota students are pushing for a bill at the Capitol that they say could save the lives of underage binge drinkers.
Esme's Blog: Prosecuting An 86-Year-Old For Voter FraudThis 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.
Mpls. Man Sentenced To Prison For Illegally Buying FirearmsA 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.
St. Paul Cop Caught on Video
Prosecutions Continue In Illegal Entry Criminal CasesSeparate 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.