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.
2nd Escaped Murderer Is Shot, Captured After Other KilledThe second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison three weeks ago was shot and captured Sunday, two days after his fellow inmate was killed in a confrontation with law enforcement officers, a sheriff said.
Good Question: How Often Do Prisoners Escape?Investigators spent the day questioning prison workers and contractors trying to figure out how two killers escaped from a maximum security prison. So, how often do prisoners escape? Good Question.
Tennis Coach Gets 6 Years For Sex With 15-Year-Old PlayerA former Twin Cities-area high school tennis coach has received a six-year prison sentence for violating his probation by trying to contact a teenage girl he had sex with.
Teen Who Pleaded Guilty In Terror Case Going Back To PrisonA Twin Cities teenager who pleaded guilty to trying to join ISIS is going back to prison.
Dayton: House GOP Should Punish Member For Prison CommentGov. Mark Dayton says a Republican lawmaker should be reprimanded for a House floor speech linking north Minneapolis with a state prison.
4 Your Pets: Ruff Start Rescue's Prison ProgramLate last spring, Ruff Start Rescue founder Azure Davis and company started a program at the Moose Lake Correctional Facility, where rescue dogs are paired up with select offender trainers.