Federal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called “unprecedented” for a food-poisoning case. The potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing Wednesday.
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.
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.
A Minnesota man accused of killing two teenagers who broke into his home last year has been charged with first-degree murder.
The Department of Corrections has denied parole for a man convicted of killing a Robbinsdale police officer in 1985.
A convicted cop killer was granted parole even though he was sentenced to a life sentence for the crime.
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.
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.