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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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Jail Officials Reportedly Worried Schaffhausen Will Commit Suicide

Court documents show officials are worried the father accused of killing his three daughters may try to commit suicide while in jail.

08/29/2012

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Crime Lab Controversy Could Drop Drug Cases

A crime lab controversy could force prosecutors in three Twin Cities counties to drop cases against drug suspects.

08/01/2012

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Inmate, 25, Dies In Hennepin County Jail

A 25-year-old female inmate has died in apparent suicide attempt in Hennepin County Jail Monday, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

05/07/2012

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Vikes Player Arrested In Beating Released From Jail, Team

The Minnesota Vikings player accused of brutally beating a man over the weekend has been released from jail. Soon after, the Vikings announced he was waived from their roster.

05/01/2012

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Maplewood Man Gets Year In Jail For Crash That Killed Vet

In a packed Washington County courtroom, family, friends and fellow guard members of 34-year-old Brian Jacobson made certain that justice would be served.

02/24/2012

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Ramsey County Jail Settles With Deaf Man

The way a deaf man was treated after he was arrested and held in the Ramsey County Jail has led to a settlement that calls for significant changes.

12/21/2011

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Report: DWI Attorney Arrested For DWI

A Stillwater DWI attorney found himself in jail early Friday morning after being arrested for allegedly drinking and driving, authorities said.

12/09/2011

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Hennepin Co. Jail Releases Study On Drug Use

A new federal study has found that 68.2 percent of men booked into the Hennepin County jail tested positive for illegal drug use, which occurred prior to arrest.

11/29/2011

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Somali Woman At New Jail, Wearing Head Scarf

A Minnesota Somali woman awaiting sentencing on federal terror charges has been moved to a new jail, and is being allowed to wear her head scarf at times.

11/02/2011

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10 Months In Jail For Man Who Killed Brother

A St. Paul man has been sentenced to about ten months in jail for fatally shooting his brother.

10/14/2011

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West St. Paul Man Gets 175 Days In Jail For Bank Robbery

A 37-year-old West St. Paul man has been sentenced to 175 days in jail, 10 years of probation and a $200 fine in connection with a bank robbery in May.

09/22/2011

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US Religious Envoys Say Hikers’ Release ‘Imminent’

A delegation of U.S. Christian and Muslim leaders returned from Iran Monday disappointed they could not immediately secure the release of two Americans jailed as spies for more than two years, but optimistic their release was imminent.

09/19/2011

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Records: Washington County Commissioner In Jail

The Chair of the Washington County Commissioners is being held in the Washington County Jail for various assault charges, Washington County Jail records show.

05/30/2011

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Wis. Lawmakers Debate Cutting Prison Meals

Today’s prison menu includes oatmeal for breakfast, hamburgers for lunch and chicken a la king for dinner.

05/02/2011

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Judge Holds Hearing In Case Over 2006 Toyota Crash

Attorneys for Toyota are asking a federal judge to dismiss several claims filed by a Minnesota man incarcerated after a 2006 fatal crash involving a Camry.

04/19/2011

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Convicted Murderer Found Dead In Jail Cell

A man convicted of murder less than two weeks ago has been found dead in his Chippewa County Jail cell.

04/18/2011

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Man To Be Jailed Yearly On Date Of Fatal Crash

A Minnesota man will spend every May tenth in jail for the next ten years for a crash that killed his best friend.

03/08/2011

Christi Rowan as shown in a Feb. 23, 2011 mug shot. (credit: Sherburne County Jail)

Hecker’s Girlfriend Arrested While Visiting Him In Jail

Fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker’s girlfriend, Christi Rowan, was arrested Wednesday while visiting Hecker inside the Sherburne County Jail in Elk River, according to authorities.

02/23/2011

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Feds End Bogus Tax Refunds To Prisoners

A new agreement aims to stop federal prisoners from collecting bogus tax refunds in their cells.

02/02/2011

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State: Jailers Failed To Properly Monitor Inmate

The Minnesota Department of Corrections says Ramsey County jailers failed to properly monitor an inmate who strangled himself while in custody.

11/23/2010

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Iowa Man Gets Jail For Giving Vodka To Puppy

An Iowa City man accused of giving vodka to a puppy and nearly killing it has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for animal abuse.

11/18/2010

Judge Continues Hecker Case

Denny Hecker may have to trade his house arrest for a jail cell until he is sentenced in a few months. He is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to fraud charges.

10/20/2010

Prosecutors: Jail Denny Hecker

Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to send fallen Twin Cities auto mogul Denny Hecker back to jail.

09/03/2010

Murder Suspect Commits Suicide

The 55 year old St. Paul man accused of killing three family members last month committed suicide Friday in the Ramsey County Jail.

08/21/2010

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