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.
A Minnesota man convicted of assaulting a South Dakota woman and locking her in a bedroom has been sentenced to three years in prison.
A 30-year-old Minneapolis man pleaded guilty to one count of armed bank robbery Tuesday in federal court.
Michael Francis Hamer pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of soliciting children to engage in sexual conduct.
A 24-year-old Maplewood man pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree criminal sexual assault of a 4-month-old baby.
A woman in southern Minnesota has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in connection with the 2001 death of her baby.
Former Minnesota Viking Michael Bennett has pleaded guilty to his role in a South Florida tax refund and identity theft scheme.
Two Minneapolis men pleaded guilty Thursday in St. Paul to roles in an identity theft ring responsible for the loss of $2 million to banks and retail stores in 14 states.
Four Twin Cities residents pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court for stealing personal information from hundreds of people and using it to create fake documents and counterfeit checks that were passed at retail stores to purchase expensive merchandise, which was then returned to the stores for cash.
A 31-year-old woman has been charged with theft by swindle for allegedly stealing $5,700 while employed at the Grand Rapids Division of the Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles.
A 25-year-old St. Paul man is admitting he drove his motorcycle too fast and hit a little boy.