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Ex-Nurse Guilty Of Assisting Suicide Gets Jail

A former nurse in Minnesota who admitted going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves is headed to jail.

10/15/2014

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Authorities: Cambridge Principal Arrested For Stalking, Fleeing Peace Officer

A school principal in central Minnesota has been arrested early Sunday morning. Christopher Grote, the principal at Cambridge Primary School in Cambridge, was booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct, public nuisance, stalking and fleeing a peace officer, according to Isanti County Jail records.

09/28/2014

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Man Charged With Peterson’s Son’s Death Is Free

The man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has bonded out of a South Dakota jail. The Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls says 27-year-old Joseph Robert Patterson is no longer housed there.

10/29/2013

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Petters Fundraiser Vennes Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

Frank Elroy Vennes Jr. was sentenced to 180 months in prison on Friday, in connection with fraudulently raising money through hedge funds for investment in Petters Company. Vennes was a long-time associate of Thomas J. Petters, the Minnesota businessman convicted in 2009 of orchestrating a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme.

10/18/2013

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Att’y Wants Jail-Time Extension For Suspect In Shoreview Death

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office is seeking an extension to keep the person suspected in a suspicious death in Shoreview in prison. Jetaun Helen Wheeler, 29, is currently being held in the Hennepin County jail for probable cause murder in connection with case.

08/23/2013

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71-Year-Old Sentenced In Mobility Scooter Death

A 71-year-old man has been sentenced for hitting and killing a man on a power scooter while under the influence of alcohol.

06/24/2013

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Man Looks To Turn Historic Duluth Jail Into Urban Destination

For the past 20 years, the old St. Louis County Jail stood as a vacant reminder of trouble. It was an unwanted fixture in downtown Duluth…until a Twin Cities developer heard the cries of those looking to preserve the property.

05/24/2013

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Woman Gets 120 Days In Jail For Smothering Baby

A Litchfield woman was sentenced to 120 days in jail Wednesday after being accused of trying to smother her infant son by pinching his nose shut.

02/20/2013

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Authorities: Woman Attacks Family Members With Knife, Starts Fire

A 26-year-old woman is in jail after she allegedly attacked two family members with a knife a started a fire in the family’s basement, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

02/07/2013

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Inmate Attack At Stillwater Prison Sends 2 To The Hospital

An inmate attack Wednesday at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, Minn., sent two people to the hospital, and hurt two others.

01/30/2013

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Man To Police: ‘Don’t Take Me To Jail … It’s My Birthday’

A 30-year-old man was denied his birthday wish to police — “Don’t take me to jail.”

01/08/2013

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Little Falls Shooter Released From Jail After Posting Bail

The man who shot and killed two teenagers who entered his home has been released from prison, after posting bail Tuesday morning.

12/18/2012

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Man Charged With Killing Little Falls Teen Set To Leave Jail

The Little Falls man charged with killing two teens is waiting to get out of jail after a judge agreed to lower his bail at a hearing Monday afternoon.

12/17/2012

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DFL Executive Director Arrested On Suspicion Of DWI

The executive director of the Minnesota DFL is in jail Monday, accused of driving under the influence over the weekend.

12/17/2012

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Cold Spring Suspect Deflects Attention To Respect Decker’s Funeral

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Ryan Larson remains a suspect in the case of a fallen Cold Spring police officer. On Tuesday, he was released from custody because of a lack of evidence.

12/05/2012

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