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Father Of Drowned Baby Makes 1st Court Appearance

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.

02/08/2013

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Wave Of Gun Bills Comes Before Obama’s Visit

Minnesota prosecutors said Thursday that they need more power to charge violent felons with gun crimes.

01/31/2013

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Man Gets 26 Years After Pleading Guilty To Killing Teen

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.

01/24/2013

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Brooklyn Park Man Sentenced For Paralyzing Teen

A Brooklyn Park man was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree assault for shooting and paralyzing a teenager on Jan. 6.

01/18/2013

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Former Mpls Cop Convicted Of Forgery, Theft

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.

12/18/2012

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4 Men Charged After Prostitution Bust

Four metro area men are facing charges connected to an underage prostitution ring in south Minneapolis.

11/13/2012

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Bills Questions Klobuchar Handling Of Old Case

Republican Kurt Bills on Monday questioned Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s handling of a case during her days as Hennepin County prosecutor.

10/22/2012

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Mom Charged With Giving Heroin To Daughter, 12

A Maple Grove mother has been charged after police say she had been supplying a 12-year-old girl with heroin and marijuana.

10/22/2012

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Man Gets Life In Prison For Stabbing Wife 65+ Times

A Brooklyn Park man convicted of stabbing his wife more than 65 times was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility for parole, authorities said.

10/04/2012

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Hennepin Co. Att’y Touts Clean Elections, Criticizes Voter ID

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman released a video called “Case Closed: Clean Elections in Hennepin County,” which touts clean elections and criticizes the voter ID amendment.

09/27/2012

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Henn. Co. Attorney Won’t Charge Drug-Spotter Officers

An investigation of alleged misconduct in a program that trains police officers in how to spot symptoms of drug use didn’t find enough evidence to bring criminal charges, Hennepin County prosecutor Mike Freeman said Friday.

09/21/2012

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Mpls. Man Indicted For Cab Driver Murder

A 20-year-old Minneapolis man has been indicted on charges of first-degree murder by a Hennepin County Grand Jury on Thursday.

09/07/2012

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Hennepin County Sues Fannie & Freddie For $10 Million

Hennepin County has filed a $10 million dollar lawsuit against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Friday morning. County attorney Mike Freeman says he wants to bring justice to people who were harmed by what he calls “reckless behavior” by the two lenders during the housing boom.

08/24/2012

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Possible Life Sentence For Mpls. Parking Ramp Stabber

A Minneapolis man was indicted Thursday for attempted first-degree criminal sexual conduct after stabbing a woman on April 19 – a charge that carries a life sentence.

08/17/2012

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18 New Laws Go Into Effect Aug. 1

Eighteen new Minnesota laws go into effect on Wednesday.

08/01/2012

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