Murder Charges

Appeals Court Affirms Tossed Counts In Waseca School PlotThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court decision to dismiss the most serious counts against a teen accused of plotting to kill his family and carry out an attack at Waseca Junior and Senior High School.
2 Teens Plea Guilty In Waseca Bombing PlotTwo teenagers who are accused of assisting, possibly unknowingly, a Waseca teenager in his plot to kill his family and set off explosives at his school have pleaded guilty. John LaDue was arrested last April after authorities said they found bomb-making materials in a storage locker in Waseca.
Court Asked To Consider Murder Attempt Charge In School PlotProsecutors are asking a state appeals court to reinstate attempted murder charges against a teenager accused of plotting a school attack in southern Minnesota. The appeals court holds a hearing Wednesday in the Waseca County case.
St. Paul Man Charged In Woman's Choking DeathA 24-year-old St. Paul man is accused of choking and killing a St. Paul woman Sunday morning. Sammy Devel Henderson faces two charges of second-degree murder, which carry maximum potential sentences of 40 years in prison per charge.
St. Paul Man Acquitted Of Murder Charges Against Police OfficersA 41-year-old West St. Paul man accused of shooting at two police officers after a fight at his home in March of 2012 was acquitted of murder charges, but was found guilty on felony assault charges, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced Wednesday.
Fergus Falls Man, 27, Arrested In Overdose DeathA 27-year-old Fergus Falls man has been arrested in the overdose death of a 23-year-old man, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.
Couple Charged In Cromwell Double HomicideCharges allege robbery was the motive for the shooting deaths of a northeastern Minnesota couple in January.
Murder Charge Dropped Against Burnsville MotherA murder charge against a Minnesota woman accused in the death of her toddler has been dropped after a key witness left the country.
Man, 20, Charged With Murder In Olivia Toddler's DeathA 20-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder for the death of a 1-year-old girl.
Federal Murder Charges Filed In Red Lake ShootingTwo fugitives face federal murder charges in connection with a fatal shooting on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
2 Men Charged In Fatal St. Paul ShootingTwo 26-year-old men have been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 28-year-old Joseph John Sanchez.