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Trial Starts For Cook Co. Att’y Charged With Kissing Teen Girl

A Minnesota county attorney sat on the other side of the courtroom Tuesday as his trial for allegedly getting too close to a teenage girl got underway. Tim Scannell faces two felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct for kissing and touching a 17-year-old girl.

07/22/2014

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Sheriff: Gangs Now Turning To More Financial Fraud

Gangs are not what they used to be in the Twin Cities. Officials say more gangs are turning to financial fraud.

06/05/2014

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Defense: Deportation ‘Potential Death Sentence’

A young woman who lied to a grand jury about raising money for men who left Minnesota to join a terrorist group in Somalia was actually involved in the conspiracy herself — and warned the men to be careful in case the FBI was listening, prosecutors said during her sentencing hearing Tuesday.

01/21/2014

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Cook County Atty. Charged With Kissing A Teenage Girl

Cook County’s top prosecutor will be prosecuted himself. Tim Scannell is charged with getting too close to a teenage girl, and faces two felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

10/31/2013

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Sex Abuse Charges Dismissed Against Shattuck-St. Mary’s Teacher

Prosecutors have dismissed the sex abuse case against a former teacher at a Minnesota boarding school.

04/03/2013

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Prosecutors: Charged With Murder, Trevino A ‘Flight Risk’

While the search for Kira Trevino’s body continues, prosecutors say her husband, who was charged with her murder, poses a flight risk.

03/14/2013

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Friends React To Hoffner Case Dismissal

Doug Hood is a Mankato businessman, and a friend of Todd Hoffner. “We are elated,” Hood said.

11/30/2012

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Prosecutors File Motion For Gag Order In Cop Asssault Case

Prosecutors who’ve charged Minneapolis cop, Sgt. David Clifford, with first-degree assault want his lawyer to stop speaking publicly about the case.

07/19/2012

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Dayton Signs Law Permitting Prosecutors To Carry Guns

As part of a new law recently signed by Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota prosecutors now have the right to carry firearms — even in the courthouse.

04/12/2012

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New Law Allows Minn. Prosecutors To Carry Guns

Minnesota prosecutors have new authority to arm themselves on duty.

04/09/2012

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Lawmakers Send Bill To Arm Prosecutors To Gov.

The Minnesota Legislature has given overwhelming approval to legislation allowing prosecutors to carry a firearm on duty as long as they have a permit.

04/05/2012

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Prosecutors Not Going Easy On Hecker’s Girlfriend

Federal prosecutors want fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker’s girlfriend put away for the full amount of prison time she faces.

01/28/2011