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Appeals Court Orders New Trial For St. Paul Priest

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a sexual misconduct conviction and ordered a new trial for a St. Paul priest accused of having sex with a woman who was seeking his spiritual advice. The 22-page ruling said the lower court made several errors during Christopher Wenthe’s trial. Wenthe was convicted in 2011 of third-degree criminal sexual conduct after a woman reported the sexual conduct.

04/07/2014

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Minn. Appeals Court: Minnows Are Not Fish

A northern Minnesota bait dealer is off the hook after the state Court of Appeals ruled that a minnow is not a fish.

04/13/2011