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Woman Gets 22+ Years For Fatally Stabbing Her Aunt

A 21-year-old Brookston woman was sentenced Thursday to 22-and-a-half years in prison for the stabbing death of her aunt. The St. Louis County Attorney’s Office says Lydia Marie Barney was found guilty of second-degree intentional murder for the death of 31-year-old Waubunoquay Dawn Randall.

08/13/2015

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Charges: Man Shot Neighbor’s Boyfriend In A ‘Rage’

A St. Paul man is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of another man on Monday evening. The incident happened on the 1500 block of Ames Avenue in St. Paul just after 6 p.m. Police responded to find a number of people on the front porch of a residence, including one whose shirt was soaked in blood.

08/05/2015

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Second Man Pleads Guilty In 2013 Robbery, Murder Of Folk Dancer

A 24-year-old St. Louis Park man pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in 2013 death of a well-known dancer during a robbery. Andrew Mercelis Myers pleaded guilty in the death of 44-year-old Adrian Hernandez, a popular Mexican folk dancer.

07/16/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Beating Best Friend To Death

A Virginia, Minnesota, man pleaded guilty Tuesday to beating his best friend to death.

07/14/2015

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Woman Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In St. Paul Stabbing

A St. Paul woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death Thursday. Natalie Jonelle Pollard, 33, has been charged with one count of murder in the second degree.

07/06/2015

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Charges: Fmr. Prisoner Tried Grabbing Gun During Traffic Stop Arrest

A Bloomington man is accused of trying to grab a gun while resisting arrest Tuesday, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

07/03/2015

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16-Year-Old Arrested In Fatal Fight In St. Cloud

Police say they’ve arrested a 16-year-old and recovered a knife after a fatal fight in St. Cloud. A police statement says the suspect and three other males were walking by a residence near the intersection of 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue south when a verbal exchange led to a physical fight in the street.

06/26/2015

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Gang Member Charged In Mpls. Shooting That Injured Mother, Toddler

A 24-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged in a wild shooting spree that resulted in a mother and child suffering wounds, the Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Monday.

06/22/2015

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Police: Man Dies In Worthington Stabbing, Suspect Arrested

A 46-year-old man was arrested Friday night after another man was assaulted and later died from injuries at a Worthington hospital. Chim LoVan has been charged with second-degree murder and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon causing substantial bodily harm, both felonies, in connection with the incident.

06/22/2015

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Burnsville Woman Gets 4 Years In Prison For Son’s Death

A 25-year-old Burnsville woman has been sentenced to roughly four years in prison for contributing to the death of her 4-year-old son.

06/22/2015

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Brooklyn Center Man Pleads Guilty To Murder At 4th of July Party

A Brooklyn Center man has pleaded guilty to second-degree unintentional murder in connection to a fatal shooting at a Fourth of July party last year in north Minneapolis. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office says 25-year-old Joseph Lee Smith is accused of shooting 28-year-old Cabrie Young in the chest after a fight broke out at a party on the 3400 block of Dupont Avenue North.

06/05/2015

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Teen Pleads Guilty In Cottage Grove Teacher’s Shooting Death

A 19-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday in the January shooting death of a popular Cottage Grove teacher who was also a bar owner. Bailey Garcia was charged with second-degree murder in the Jan. 24 drive-by shooting death of David Frigaard, who owned Frigaard’s Bar in Mahtomedi.

05/13/2015

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Man Gets 27 Years In Prison For Strangling Mom’s Boyfriend

A 26-year-old Babbitt, Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison for strangling his mother’s boyfriend to death.

05/07/2015

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Pierre Collins’ Cell Phone Records Linked To Son’s Body

The Crystal father accused of killing his 10-year-old son Barway Collins will make his first appearance in court this afternoon.

04/15/2015

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Babbitt Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Mom’s Boyfriend

A Babbitt man pleaded guilty Wednesday to strangling his mother’s boyfriend to death. Shawn Russel Doherty, 26, was charged with intentional second-degree murder, and was sentenced to 27 years in prison in a plea deal with the St. Louis County Attorney’s office.

04/01/2015

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2nd Person Charged In Wright County Man’s Death

A second person has been charged with murder in the disappearance of a 25-year-old Wright County man. Gwen Butcher was taken into custody Tuesday night and booked into the Wright County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder in connection with Christopher Rossing’s disappearance.

03/18/2015

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Bail Set At $1.5 Million In Toddler’s Death

A Maplewood man is being held on $1.5 million bail in the death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old daughter. Thirty-five-year-old Leb Mike Meak appeared in Ramsey County District Court Tuesday on a charge of second-degree murder.

02/18/2015

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Police Hear Murder Suspect Confess To Mom On Speaker Phone

A 25-year-old man faces murder charges in connection to the stabbing death of a 35-year-old Redby woman, who was found in a pool of blood in a Bemidji street Friday night. The Beltrami County Attorney’s office says Brian Keith Jourdain, of Bemidji, was charged Tuesday with two counts of second-degree murder.

02/17/2015

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Woman Talks Of Man Accused Of Murder In Her Baby’s Death

A Farmington mother said her boyfriend had quietly turned into a monster. Police charged the mother’s boyfriend, 35-year-old Mike Meak, with second-degree murder.

02/16/2015

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Memorial Held For Teacher Shot Dead In Mahtomedi

A memorial mass was held Monday morning for a popular teacher and businessman who was shot to death in January. David Frigaard, 46, was killed in Mahtomedi after leaving the bar he owned. Investigators believe 19-year-old Bailey Garcia was the one who shot Frigaard.

02/02/2015

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Defense Attorney: Man Accused Of Shooting, Killing Teacher Battling Depression

The psychological health of Pine Springs man accused of shooting and killing a Cottage Grove teacher last weekend is under evaluation, according to his defense attorney.

01/27/2015

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Charges: Pine Springs Teen Shot & Killed Teacher With Rifle, Drove Off

A second-degree murder charge has been filed Monday against a teenager accused of killing a teacher. David Frigaard, 46, was shot to death around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. He was killed just blocks from the bar he owned, Dugout Bar, in Mahtomedi.

01/26/2015

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Deer River Man Indicted For Fatally Biting Child

A Deer River man was indicted Friday on murder charges in connection with the biting death of his 3-month-old son – which he blamed on the neighbor’s dog. Emery James Jenkins, 38, faces two charged of first-degree murder and one second-degree murder charge for the death of his son on Oct. 18, 2014, according to the Itasca County Attorney’s office.

01/23/2015

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Mom Accused Of Drowning Girl Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

The 25-year-old St. Paul mother accused of drowning her 6-year-old daughter has been found incompetent to stand trial. Kayla Marie Jones allegedly drowned the girl after an argument with her boyfriend the day before Christmas Eve.

01/09/2015

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2 Men Charged In Fatal Brainerd Shooting

Two men face charges after a double shooting in Brainerd early Sunday evening, which left one man dead and a woman seriously injured. According to the Crow Wing County Attorney’s Office, 23-year-old Tyler Allan Cronquist of Brainerd faces four criminal charges, including two counts of second-degree murder.

01/06/2015

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