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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

James Ray was arrested on Feb. 3, 2010 for the deaths at an Oct. 8, 2009 ceremony intended to be the highlight of his five-day "Spiritual Warrior" event. (credit: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

Self-Help Guru Gets 2 Years In Sweat Lodge Deaths

A charismatic self-help author was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for leading an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony that was supposed to offer spiritual enlightenment but instead ended with disoriented participants struggling to breathe and being dragged outside. Three people died.

11/18/2011

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Prison Scuffle For Wis. Fetal-Abduction Suspect

The Milwaukee County sheriff’s office says an inmate accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her unborn baby has assaulted a prison guard.

11/15/2011

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Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Fatal Hit-&-Run

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 7 years and 4 months in prison in connection to a St. Paul hit-and-run accident that killed a 78-year-old man.

11/03/2011

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Motel Owner Charged With Kidnapping After Standoff

A convicted sex offender who runs a Newport motel has been charged with kidnapping a girl, after a six-hour police standoff Sunday night.

10/25/2011

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Missouri Man Sentenced For Robbing 4 Minnesota Banks

A 40-year-old Missouri man has been sentenced to 220 months in prison for robbing four Minnesota banks between 2007 and 2008.

10/04/2011

James Ray was arrested on Feb. 3, 2010 for the deaths at an Oct. 8, 2009 ceremony intended to be the highlight of his five-day "Spiritual Warrior" event. (credit: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

Hearing Called Off In Arizona Sweat Lodge Case

Supporters of a self-help author convicted in the deaths of three people after an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony will have to wait to testify in an effort to convince a judge that James Arthur Ray deserves a lenient sentence.

09/19/2011

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Minn. Man Sentenced To 40 Years In Crash That Killed 3

A Bloomington man has been sentenced Thursday afternoon to over 40 years in prison for causing a crash that killed a mother and her two sons.

09/15/2011

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Ex-Cop Begins Prison Term In MN For Katrina Cover-Up

A former police detective who pleaded guilty to helping cover up deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina has started serving a three-year prison sentence.

09/12/2011

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