Teen Sentenced To 25 Years For Beating Death Of 2-Year-OldA Hennepin County District Judge handed down the sentence -- which was double the sentencing guidelines -- to Cody Feran-Baum in the death of 2-year-old Sophia O'Neill, his girlfriend's daughter. Police say the girl died of internal injuries after Feran-Baum kicked and stomped her.
Officer Involved In Clark Shooting Accused Of Excessive Force In 2011One of the Minneapolis police officers involved in a black man's fatal shooting is accused in a lawsuit of using excessive force during an arrest four years ago.
Atty's Office Gets More Time To Charge Protest Shooting SuspectsThe Hennepin County Attorney's Office says they have been granted more time to make a charging decision involving four men arrested in connection with the shooting of Minneapolis protesters Monday night. County Attorney Mike Freeman says a Hennepin County District Court judge has given his office until Monday to formally charge ...
Savers Agrees To Changes After Attorney General LawsuitThe Savers thrift store chain has agreed to improve transparency and compensate charities for non-clothing donations as part of a settlement with Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. Swanson sued Savers last month, alleging it was misleading people who donate clothing and household items about how much their donations benefit charities.
Minnesota Attorney General Sues Savers Over Charity ClaimsThe Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Savers thrift store chain, claiming it's misleading people who donate clothing and household items about how much their donations benefit charities.
Councilwoman's Sentence For Stealing From Dying Dad Judged Too LenientA 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.
Man With $1.4 Million Yacht Pleads Guilty To Welfare FraudA 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.
Man Gets Maximum Sentence In Mpls. ShootingA 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.
Mpls. Man Gets 25 Years For Shooting Boy, 2 OthersA 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.
Cunningham Rejoins Timberwolves After ArrestMinnesota 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.
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.
Hastings Man Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting College StudentA 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.