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Woman Gets Life For Drug-Related Murder In Mpls.

One of three people indicted on first-degree premeditated murder in a drug-related murder in Minneapolis was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday afternoon.

11/13/2014

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High Court Vacates Sentence In ’10 Market Killings

The Minnesota Supreme Court has vacated the mandatory sentence of life without release for a man convicted of killing three people in a Minneapolis market in 2010 when he was 17. Mahdi Hassan Ali’s case is being sent back to Hennepin County for a hearing to determine whether factors relating to his youth make a life sentence with parole more appropriate.

10/08/2014

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Minn. Man Gets Most Severe Charge In Teens’ Deaths

A Minnesota man accused of killing two teenagers who broke into his home last year has been charged with first-degree murder.

04/25/2013

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Parole Denied For Man Who Killed Robbinsdale Cop

The Department of Corrections has denied parole for a man convicted of killing a Robbinsdale police officer in 1985.

04/16/2012

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Controversial Decision To Parole A Convicted Cop Killer

A convicted cop killer was granted parole even though he was sentenced to a life sentence for the crime.

11/03/2011

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Wis. Supreme Court: Teen’s Life Prison Sentence OK

A boy who was 14 when he helped throw another boy off a parking ramp to his death was properly sentenced to life in prison without parole, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday.

05/20/2011

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Fahey To Get Life For Abducting, Assaulting Girl

A 25-year-old man who pleaded guilty to abducting and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl delivering newspapers in Fairfax will face a mandatory life sentence.

02/10/2011

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