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Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For Ramming Squads

A man convicted of an assault on two deputies of the U.S. Marshals Service in Minnesota has been sentenced to two years in prison.

09/19/2012

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Mother Gets 1 Year In Prison For Letting Toddler Die

The 21-year-old Minnesota mother accused of failing to get medical help for her toddler was sentenced to one year in prison Thursday.

09/13/2012

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Father Gets 10 Years In Prison Over Baby’s Death

A Coon Rapids man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in his 5-month-old daughter’s death has been sentenced.

09/12/2012

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Man, 82, Sentenced To 30 Years For Murder Of Teacher

An 82-year-old Paynesville man has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for shooting a Minnesota teacher to death following an altercation.

09/04/2012

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Mpls. Man, 20, Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Murder

A 20-year-old Minneapolis man has been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for a man’s shooting death in January 2011, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

08/30/2012

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Robbinsdale Man Gets 11 Years In Prison For Sexual Assault

A Robbinsdale man was sentenced Thursday to more than 11 years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in Minneapolis after she got off the bus.

08/03/2012

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Minn. Law To Give More Inmates Green Thumbs

Minnesota prison officials are considering new garden plots in medium-security prisons next spring under a state law that takes effect next week.

07/27/2012

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Rochester Man Pleads Guilty To Stabbing Toddler

A Rochester man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing a 2-year-old boy.

07/17/2012

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MN Man Gets 15 Years In Prison For Heroin Case

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to prison in North Dakota for using a person under 18 to distribute heroin.

06/26/2012

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Good Question: Why Do They Keep Moving Denny Hecker?

Over the weekend, we learned that Denny Hecker was on the move again. Serving a ten-year sentence for fraud, Hecker’s been in five different prisons over six months.

06/11/2012

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Denny Hecker Moved To SW Pennsylvania

Denny Hecker has found a new home behind bars. The one-time Minnesota auto giant who’s serving a 10-year prison sentence for fraud is currently imprisoned in Loretto, Penn., located about 80 miles east of Pittsburgh.

06/09/2012

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Denny Hecker Moved To Oklahoma City

Denny Hecker is on the move again. The one-time Minnesota auto giant is serving a 10-year prison sentence for fraud.

05/17/2012

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Wis. Man Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Child Porn

A 41-year-old Wisconsin man has been sentenced to prison for distributing images of child pornography on the Internet, the United States Attorney’s Office announced.

05/10/2012

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Minn. Nurse Gets 1 Year For Stealing Narcotics

A Twin Cities nurse has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing narcotics from patients.

05/08/2012

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Cloquet Man Sentenced To 60 Years In Double Murder

A 28-year-old Cloquet man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison in the shooting deaths of a northeastern Minnesota couple.

04/02/2012

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2nd Suspect Sentenced To 36 Years For St. Paul Murder

A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to 36 years in prison for the Nov. 9, 2010 murder of Joseph John Sanchez.

03/28/2012

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Hugo Man, 63, Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Kids

A 63-year-old Hugo man has been sentenced to prison for two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced.

03/23/2012

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Man Gets 25 Years For White Bear Lake Armed Robbery

A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in connection to an armed robbery of a White Bear Lake bar, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

03/07/2012

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Operator Of 2 MN Trucking Co.’s Sentenced For Fraud

A 67-year-old Inver Grove Heights man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison on one count of wire fraud for defrauding contracted truck drivers out of money.

02/17/2012

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Mpls. Man Gets 12 Years Over $20M Scam

A 63-year-old man was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for running four investment scams that cost investors between $20 million to $50 million.

02/17/2012

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St. Paul Man Gets 30 Years For Sexual Assault Of 3 Girls

A 43-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to 30 years in prison in Ramsey County District Court Thursday for the criminal sexual assault of three young girls at his St. Paul apartment.

02/09/2012

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Man Already Imprisoned Charged In 1975 Murder

A man who is already currently in prison now faces a murder charge in connection with a death that has gone unsolved since 1975.

01/26/2012

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Minn. Woman Gets 15 Years For Threatening Agents

A New Prague woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for threatening to kill several law enforcement officers.

01/09/2012

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Man Gets 25 Years In Prison For Car Wash Shooting

A Burnsville man was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for killing a 22-year-old man at a Rosemount car wash.

01/05/2012

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Denny Hecker’s Wife Released From Prison

The wife of beleaguered auto mogul Denny Hecker has been released from federal prison and is back in Minneapolis, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

12/07/2011

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