Trial Starts For Cook Co. Att'y Charged With Kissing Teen GirlA 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.
Sheriff: Gangs Now Turning To More Financial FraudGangs are not what they used to be in the Twin Cities. Officials say more gangs are turning to financial fraud.
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.
Cook County Atty. Charged With Kissing A Teenage GirlCook 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.
Sex Abuse Charges Dismissed Against Shattuck-St. Mary's TeacherProsecutors have dismissed the sex abuse case against a former teacher at a Minnesota boarding school.
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.
Friends React To Hoffner Case DismissalDoug Hood is a Mankato businessman, and a friend of Todd Hoffner. "We are elated," Hood said.
Prosecutors File Motion For Gag Order In Cop Asssault CaseProsecutors who've charged Minneapolis cop, Sgt. David Clifford, with first-degree assault want his lawyer to stop speaking publicly about the case.
Dayton Signs Law Permitting Prosecutors To Carry GunsAs part of a new law recently signed by Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota prosecutors now have the right to carry firearms -- even in the courthouse.
New Law Allows Minn. Prosecutors To Carry Guns Minnesota prosecutors have new authority to arm themselves on duty.
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.
Prosecutors Not Going Easy On Hecker's GirlfriendFederal prosecutors want fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker's girlfriend put away for the full amount of prison time she faces.