Dakota County District Judge Michael Vann Sovis pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to third-degree DWI, according to officials. Sovis, 63, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after smashing into three parked cars last Christmas Eve in the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood.
The second gunman responsible for the death of a 5-year-old boy who was shot while sleeping on his grandmother’s couch has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Sixteen-year-old Julian Kijuan Lamar Anderson pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree intentional murder for the shooting on June 26, 2012, which killed Nizzel George.
Amy Senser’s appeal of her guilty verdict went before the Minnesota Court of Appeals Wednesday.
A jury said the Wisconsin father accused of killing his three daughters had a mental illness or defect when he committed the crime. However, the jury believes Aaron Schaffhausen knew what he was doing and therefore has rejected his insanity plea.
A Minneapolis police SWAT team leader has been convicted of assaulting a man while off-duty at a bar.
In the first hours of jury selection in Aaron Schaffhausen’s insanity trial, a prospective juror raised her hand and said she could not be impartial. She said she believed Aaron Schaffhausen had to be insane because of the crime he had committed; stabbing to death his daughters ages 11, 8 and 5.
A Cloquet woman has pleaded guilty to witness tampering and arson arising from a 2000 homicide case.
The River Falls, Wis. man, accused of killing his three daughters last July, was expected to change his plea to guilty in a Wisconsin court on Wednesday. Instead, no plea was made.
The River Falls, Wis., man accused of killing his three daughters plans to change his plea to guilty in a Wisconsin court on Wednesday.
A former associate of convicted Minnesota businessman Tom Petters has pleaded guilty to lying to investors in a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme.
A 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to the June shooting that killed 5-year-old Nizzel George, who was sleeping on his grandmother’s couch in North Minneapolis when a bullet came through the wall and struck him, authorities say.
A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of careless driving Wednesday and was sentenced to 30 days in jail for a crash that killed two construction workers on Interstate 35W.
A Morrison County jury found a 32-year-old Hutchinson man guilty of killing Dustin Brown in his Little Falls, Minn., trailer in October 2011.
A 45-year-old man has been sentenced to four months in the workhouse after pleading guilty to soliciting Little League baseball players through Facebook.
A man accused of running down a teenage girl with his SUV is guilty of felony criminal vehicular homicide, according to a Ramsey County judge.