A second teenager accused of assaulting a former Minneapolis mayoral candidate has been charged Monday, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman. Seventeen-year-old Deea Leshawn Elliot was charged by juvenile petition with two counts of aggravated first-degree robbery and one count of second-degree assault for an attack on Mark Andrew, 63, at the Mall of America on Thursday. According to the criminal complaint, a young man grabbed Andrew’s iPhone from him in a Starbucks at the MOA. Andrew chased after the suspect, but was stopped by Elliot and 18-year-old Letajia Cutler Cain, who blocked the shop’s door.
The daughter of a World War II hero says it is a miracle. Precious medals her father was awarded for his service were stolen in a North Minneapolis burglary last year. And against all odds, those medals have been returned by a thief who apparently had regrets.
The owners of the downtown nightclub Envy appeared in court Friday after each being charged with multiple tax evasion charges earlier this summer.
A 17-year-old has been charged in connection with an incident where his 2-month-old nephew was shot in the neck in a north Minneapolis home last Thursday, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
A group seeking justice for Terrance Franklin, the 22-year-old man who was shot and killed by police in the basement of an Uptown home in May, wants the officers involved prosecuted.
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A Minneapolis man agreed to plead guilty Friday to a 2003 murder which was originally appealed and was awaiting a Supreme Court decision. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, 27-year-old Jonathan “Thirsty” Turner agreed to plead guilty to intentional second-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Marcus Dortch on July 29 2003.
A 32-year-old former Minneapolis police officer charged with sexually assaulting underage girls he met on social media sites now faces an additional charge. Amended charges were filed last week against Bradley Schnickel, 32, of Andover.
A 32-year-old former Minneapolis police officer, who already faces charges in Anoka County, has been charged by Hennepin County with four addition counts of Internet or computer solicitation of children.
Jonathan Markle turned himself in to authorities to face possible legal punishment. But according to Markle’s attorney, Joe Friedberg, the felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide pales in comparison to the regrets and guilt he’s already feeling.
Minnesota prosecutors said Thursday that they need more power to charge violent felons with gun crimes.
A Minneapolis gang member will spend 26 years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a 16-year-old whom he thought would tell authorities about an attempted robbery, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
A Brooklyn Park man was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree assault for shooting and paralyzing a teenager on Jan. 6.
A jury convicted a former Minneapolis police officer last week of forgery and of swindling money from committee funds, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.
Four metro area men are facing charges connected to an underage prostitution ring in south Minneapolis.