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Councilwoman’s Sentence For Stealing From Dying Dad Judged Too Lenient

A 60-day jail sentence for a Maple Grove city councilwoman who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from her dying father has been judged too lenient by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

02/17/2015

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Man With $1.4 Million Yacht Pleads Guilty To Welfare Fraud

A man who with his wife was accused of taking tens of thousands of dollars in public assistance while maintaining a lavish lifestyle is due in Hennepin County District Court.

11/17/2014

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Man Gets Maximum Sentence In Mpls. Shooting

A 25-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for shooting a man in a Minneapolis grocery store. Hennepin County District Court Judge Daniel Moreno sentenced Zakaria Yusuf on Monday to 219 months in prison for second-degree attempted murder and being a felon in possession of a gun, the county attorney’s office announced on Wednesday.

08/13/2014

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Mpls. Man Gets 25 Years For Shooting Boy, 2 Others

A 35-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for shooting a 4-year-old boy and two others last June, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. Deontray Vershon Tate was convicted on two counts of first-degree assault in March for a shooting that happened on the morning of June 25, 2013 near the 3600 block of Penn Avenue North in Minneapolis.

05/14/2014

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Cunningham Rejoins Timberwolves After Arrest

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham rejoined the team on Saturday, two days after he was arrested and later charged with felony domestic assault for allegedly choking his girlfriend during an argument.

04/05/2014

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Man Tries To Withdraw Murder Guilty Plea, Judge Denies It

A 35-year-old man told a judge Wednesday that his lawyer pressured him into pleading guilty to murder and attempted murder, but the judge wasn’t having it.

01/09/2014

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Hastings Man Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting College Student

A 47-year-old Hastings man pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting a St. Catherine’s student last November, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said.

05/03/2013

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Hennepin County Touts Self-Help Center On Law Day

Hennepin County District Court is highlighting equality and its self-help center as it celebrates Law Day.

05/01/2013

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Minn. Congressional Candidate Sued By Consultant

The Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 5th District was sued Friday by a fundraising consultant claiming he owes her money for work on his campaign.

09/07/2012

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Man Gets 10 Years For Being ‘Danger To Public Safety’

A 34-year-old Minneapolis man faces a 10-year prison sentence after a jury found him to be a danger to public safety.

01/04/2012

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Man Convicted In Punching Death Of Minneapolis Man

Jonathan Rubio-Segura was convicted of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter on Friday in the death of Anthony Gale.

08/05/2011

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Uptown Robber Gets 6 Years In Prison

A Minneapolis man will serve six years in prison in connection with the May robbery and assault of a 61-year-old man in the Uptown area of Minneapolis.

07/21/2011

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Man Stabs Woman, Sprays Police With Super Soaker

A 26-year-old Richfield man is accused of attacking a female with a steak knife at a Richfield apartment building and shooting at police with a water gun, according to criminal charges filed Wednesday in Hennepin County District Court.

07/20/2011

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Man Gets Nearly 13 Years In Shooting Of Mpls Girl

Marlon Montano will spend nearly 13 years in prison for firing the shots that nearly killed Guadalupe Hernandez, an innocent bystander in a drive-by shooting last November.

07/15/2011

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Police Believe They Have Edina Burglary Suspect

A 42-year-old man is accused of attempting to rob a Minneapolis house in late April, according to charges filed in recently in Hennepin County District Court. Authorities said they also believe the same man is responsible for a series of burglaries in high-end Edina homes.

06/24/2011

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Charges: Man Strangled Girlfriend To Death

A 50-year-old New Hope man is accused of strangling his girlfriend to death after an argument between the two on Sunday, according to criminal charges filed Thursday in Hennepin County District Court.

06/09/2011

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Charges: Bank Employee Stole Money From ATMs

A former bank teller is accused of stealing more than $259,000 over a five-year period from the ATM machines at the Hassan bank where she worked, according to charges filed Wednesday in Hennepin County District Court.

06/08/2011

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2 Men Convicted In Sex Abuse Cases

Two Minnesota men were convicted in separate sexual abuse cases within the last week in Hennepin County District Court.

06/07/2011

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Hopkins Man Charged In Mpls Murder

A 28-year-old Hopkins man is accused of shooting and killing Guled Hashi Mohamed, according to charges filed Friday in Hennepin County District Court.

06/03/2011

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Charges: Woman Left Baby With Heroin User

An 18-year-old Minneapolis woman is accused of leaving her baby with an unconscious drug user, according to charges filed in Hennepin County District Court on Tuesday.

05/24/2011

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Man Facing 2 Charges In 1996 Murder

William Dallas Chaboyea, 35, was charged in a warrant with second-degree murder for the benefit of a gang and second-degree murder on Monday. The charges were in connection with the shotgun murder of Michael Baldeagle on May 28, 1996.

05/23/2011

Aaron Biber Gets 18 Years In Prison

  Former attorney Aaron Biber was sentenced in Hennepin County District Court to 18 years in prison for raping a 15-year-old boy.

10/20/2010

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