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Timberwolves’ Cunningham Accused Of Choking Girlfriend

Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham faces a felony-level charge for allegedly choking the woman he’d been living with for more than half a year.

04/04/2014

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White Earth Man Sentenced For Domestic Assault, Possession Of Short-barreled Shotgun

A White Earth man was sentenced Thursday for assaulting a woman and possessing a short-barreled shotgun at the time of his arrest. Michael James Deegan, 24, was sentenced to 92 months and 60 months to be served concurrently for one count of possession of an unregistered firearm and one count of assault resulting in substantial bodily injury.

04/04/2014

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Timberwolves F Dante Cunningham Arrested For Domestic Assault

Just hours after the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night at Target Center, a member of the team found himself in legal trouble. According to Hennepin County Jail records, forward Dante Cunningham was jailed at about 6:14 a.m. Thursday on suspicion of domestic assault.

04/03/2014

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Police: Woman Arrested After Firing Gun Multiple Times At Home

Officials in western Minnesota say a 46-year-old woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly pulled out a gun in front of her husband and fired it multiple times in their home.

04/01/2014

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Former Viking Gets 90 Days For Domestic Assault

A former Minnesota Vikings defensive player was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to domestic assault, officials say.

03/21/2014

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Teen Arrested For Throwing Hot Grease On Mother

Authorities said a 15-year-old boy was taken into custody Thursday night after throwing hot grease from a frying pan on his mother during a domestic dispute. St. Cloud Police were called to the 3500 block of 3rd Street North at about 3:56 p.m. Thursday on a report of a domestic disturbance in progress.

12/06/2013

Minnesota Vikings

Charges: Former Viking Jefferson Strangled Girlfriend

A former Minnesota Vikings defensive player is accused of strangling his girlfriend in an early-morning argument that was the result of ignored text messages, according to charges filed Wednesday by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

11/27/2013

Minnesota Vikings

‘Different From Player To Player’: Frazier On Dealing With Vikings In Trouble

For the second time this month another member of the Minnesota Vikings is in trouble with the law. This time the player, cornerback A.J. Jefferson, was released from the team.

11/25/2013

Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Release A.J. Jefferson After Monday Morning Arrest

The Minnesota Vikings announced the release of cornerback A.J. Jefferson after he was arrested for alleged domestic assault Monday morning.

11/25/2013

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Man, 21, Gets 6 Years For Hitting Kids With TV Cord, Domestic Assault

A 21-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced Monday to six years in prison after being found guilty of domestic assault and whipping his young son with a TV cord.

07/22/2013

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Man Charged In ‘Brutal’ Inver Grove Heights Domestic Assault

An Inver Grove Heights man has been charged in a disturbing domestic abuse incident where a woman was brutally assaulted and locked in her bedroom, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

04/24/2013

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Charges: 6-Year-Old Calls 911, Stops Assault Of Mother By Father

Police say a 6-year-old boy’s 911 call helped save his mother from an alleged assault inside their St. Paul home.

04/24/2013

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Judge: Mother’s Hand Not A Dangerous Weapon

A Ramsey County judge has denied a request from prosecutors who wanted tougher charges against a woman accused of trying to suffocate her 5-month-old son.

11/27/2012

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Man Accused Of Assaulting Brother After Argument Gets Heated

A 29-year-old Apple Valley man is accused of assaulting and choking his brother after a fight at their apartment Friday got out of hand, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court.

09/25/2012

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Police: Man Threatened Wife With Ax, Blowtorch

Minneapolis Police say a man now faces criminal charges after allegedly threatening his wife with a blowtorch and ax earlier this month.

09/25/2012

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