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TV Actor Dustin Diamond Wants Delay In Bar Stabbing Sentence

Former “Saved by the Bell” actor Dustin Diamond is asking a judge to delay his sentence for a Christmas Day stabbing in a Wisconsin bar.

06/28/2015

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Emergency Workers Practice Jail Evacuation In Ramsey County

Police, Firefighters and several other emergency agencies were on hand today for what looked like a major jail evacuation — but this was only a drill.

06/06/2015

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Good Question: What Happens At The County Workhouse?

What most people, including judges, lawyers and inmates, know as the Ramsey County Workhouse is actually called the Ramsey County Correctional Facility. It’s located on Century Avenue, on the border of Maplewood and Woodbury ,and sits next to a county nine-hole golf course. There are two separate areas for men and women.

05/20/2015

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Mankato Man Arrested, Child Abuse Charges Pending

Police arrested a Mankato man Tuesday night after officials say an investigation showed he might have abused two young children.

03/11/2015

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Police: 2 Rice County Inmates Escaped Jail, Stole 2 Vehicles

Police say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles.

01/22/2015

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Cops: Man Lights Sock On Fire After Laundry Dispute

A 59-year-old man faces arson charges after allegedly setting a sock on fire in an apartment hallway following a dispute over using the communal drier.

12/17/2014

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Minn. Man Gets 12 Years For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Federal officials say a 39-year-old man was sentenced this week to more than 12 years in prison for orchestrating a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.

12/09/2014

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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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Deer River Woman Gets Jail, Probation In Swindling Case

A 32-year-old Deer River woman was sentenced Monday to 30 years in jail and five years of probation for swindling money from the DMV she worked at.

10/24/2012

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Hockey Dad Who Choked Son’s Coach Sentenced To Jail

A St. Paul father has been sentenced to jail for choking his son’s youth hockey coach in December 2011.

10/16/2012

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Amy Senser Ordered To Remain In Prison During Appeal

Amy Senser has been ordered to remain in prison during her appeals process. A judge denied her request to be released on Wednesday.

09/26/2012

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