Not Guilty

Ex-Wisconsin Deputy With ALS Not Guilty In KillingsA jury on Thursday found a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy with Lou Gehrig's disease not legally responsible in the killing of his wife and sister-in-law.
Adrian Peterson Enters Not Guilty Plea, Recusal Hearing DelayedMinnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has officially waived his formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in a case accusing him of child abuse.
Lawyer: Adrian Peterson Should Plead 'Not Guilty'Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is expected in court Wednesday to face child abuse charges stemming from an incident in May. Peterson's lawyer said Tuesday, if a judge asks him for a plea, it will be not guilty.
Man, Woman Plead Not Guilty To Sex Trafficking A man and woman from Minneapolis have pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 31-year-old David Nance and 26-year-old Ashley Crayton are charged with sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion.
Teen Accused Of Fatal Punch Changes Plea To 2nd-Degree MurderAn 18-year-old Sauk Rapids man accused of a deadly assault has changed his originally plea of not guilty to 2nd-degree murder in a Stearns County court Friday morning. According to the Stearns County Attorney’s office, Jesse Smithers amended his plea to 2nd-degree unintentional murder. In Sept. 2012, Smithers was riding in a car driving down a St. Cloud alley when he asked the driver to stop. He got out of the vehicle and approached three men nearby, including Colton Gleason. Smithers punched Gleason with a closed fist. He later died at St. Cloud Hospital from his injuries. Smithers was 17 at the time of the crime, and was charged as an adult.
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.
Schaffhausen Plea Change Rescheduled For ThursdayThe River Falls, Wis. man, accused of killing his three daughters last July, was expected to change his plea to guilty in a Wisconsin court on Wednesday. Instead, no plea was made.
Judge Demands Info On Schaffhausen's Mental HealthThe father accused of killing his three daughters in River Falls, Wis. last summer made another appearance in court on Thursday.
Schaffhausen Enters Insanity Plea, Judge Denies Change Of VenueA judge has accepted a father's plea of not guilty by reason of mental disease and defect, after he was accused of killing his three daughters in their River Falls, Wis. home.
Duluth Head Shop Owner Pleads Not Guilty To ChargesThe owner of a Duluth head shop and three workers have pleaded not guilty to federal charges of selling synthetic drugs that authorities say were misbranded and marketed as incense, potpourri or bath salts.
Man In Controversial YouTube Video Headed Back To WorkhouseThe man who was involved in a controversial Youtube video involving two St. Paul Police officers, and who pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from incidents with his girlfriend, has been sent back to the workhouse.
Senser Pleads Not Guilty To Talking On Phone, SpeedingAmy Senser pleaded not guilty Monday to her latest and third felony charge, after a police investigation determined she was on the phone at the time she allegedly hit and killed a man last year.