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Franken Working To Change How The Justice System Deals With The Mentally IllSen. Al Franken is hoping this is the year he can get legislation passed to help people suffering from mental illness.
AG: Shakopee Inmate Defrauded Medical Assistance ProgramMinnesota's Attorney General has filed felony fraud charges against a 51-year-old woman. With an aging population and soaring hospital costs, home healthcare delivers efficient medical care.
40-Year Sentence Upheld In Toddler's Suffocation DeathA 31-year-old Duluth man's 40-year prison sentence for suffocating a toddler has been upheld, according to the St. Louis County Attorney's Office.
Mpls. Man Convicted In Serial Killings Dies In PrisonA Minneapolis man convicted of killing three women in the 1980's has died in prison. Billy Glaze was convicted in 1989 of killing Kathleen Bullman, Angelina Whitebird Sweet and Angela Green. They were raped, murdered and mutilated in similar ways.
Minn. Man Gets 25 Years For Making, Possessing Child PornA White Earth man was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years in prison for making and possessing child pornography.
Top Lawmaker Says Jamar Clark Should Have Been In Jail On Nov. 15A leading state lawmaker and a criminal defense attorney say Jamar Clark should have been in jail on Nov. 15, the day he was shot and killed by Minneapolis police.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff Part Of Coalition Calling For Reduced Incarceration Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek was one of 130 current and former law enforcement officials in Washington D.C. Wednesday taking a stand against the number of people incarcerated in America’s prisons.
Zumberge Gets Life In Prison, Says Neighbor 'Didn't Deserve To Die' The New Brighton man who murdered his neighbor has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Charges: Man Found With 2.5lbs Of Synthetic Pot Intending To DistributeA Ironton man has been sentenced to 54 months in prison after being found with nearly two-and-a-half pounds of synthetic marijuana. Wesley John Hanson, 31, has been charged with possession of synthetic marijuana with intent to distribute.
4 Things To Know From Aug. 5, 2015From a problem with increasing prison deaths to an embarrassing stage malfunction, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Aug. 5.
Mpls. Man Who Shot 3 Women 26 Times Gets Nearly 28 Years In PrisonA Minneapolis man learned he will spend the next 27 ½ years in prison for the shooting of three women in north Minneapolis last year, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Cops: S.D. Prison Escapee Arrested In Prior Lake After Robbing 3 BanksOfficials in the south metro say a career criminal has been arrested after escaping a South Dakota prison and robbing three banks in the Twin Cities metro area.

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