A 47-year-old Hastings man was sentenced Thursday to more than 21 years in prison as part of a plea agreement after he admitted to sexually assaulting a college student. Louis Richard Oliver was sentenced in Hennepin County District Court to 260 months in prison, the Justice Department said. Oliver pleaded guilty earlier this month to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and to assaulting a St. Catherine’s student last November.
A California man was indicted Tuesday in federal court for allegedly distributing crack cocaine and marijuana in Minnesota.
A 48-year-old man from Guatemala was indicted Wednesday in federal court for illegally entering the United States after being deported more than a decade ago following a conviction for selling meth in Minnesota, the Justice Department said.
A 37-year-old Plymouth man pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling thousands of rounds of ammunition from the United States to Ukraine, the Justice Department said.
A 26-year-old Minneapolis man was indicted Wednesday in federal court for allegedly robbing three metro convenience stores and the same Minneapolis Jimmy John’s sandwich shop twice with a sawed-off shotgun, the Justice Department said.
Wauwatosa police are asking for the public’s help as they continue to investigate the shooting death of a fellow officer.
A 40-year-old personal care attendant pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding and stealing the identity of a minor in her care, the Justice Department said.
The state Justice Department plans to offer Milwaukee-area police additional training in handling domestic violence incidents in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Brookfield spa.
A former St. Paul bank president received a sentence of more than three years in prison Friday for his involvement in a multimillion-dollar check-kiting scheme that defrauded the bank he administered, the Justice Department said.
Office products makers 3M Co. and Avery Dennison Corp. said they have not cancelled the agreement for 3M to acquire Avery Dennison’s office and consumer products operations and will work to address federal antitrust concerns and seal a deal.
Office products giant 3M Co. has abandoned its plan to acquire its closest competitor in the sale of adhesive-backed labels and sticky notes, the Justice Department said Tuesday, attributing the move to a threatened civil antitrust lawsuit by the agency.
A 42-year-old Red Wing man was sentenced Tuesday to more than 11 years in prison for receiving and possessing thousands of images of child pornography, the U.S. Justice Department said.
A federal indictment unsealed Monday charges four men for stabbing a couple to death on the Red Lake Indian Reservation on New Year’s Day 2011, according to the Justice Department.
Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.