A 27-year-old man has been sentenced for setting fire to a St. Paul church last December. On Thursday, Gregory Louis Knox, of St. Paul, learned he will spend 5 years in the St. Cloud Prison.
A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for “orchestrating an identity theft, check, and tax fraud scheme that spanned more than 10 years”, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
A 46-year-old Brooklyn Park man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison in connection with a drunken crash that paralyzed his daughter last summer.
The St. Louis County Attorney’s Office says a 49-year-old Duluth man has received the maximum sentence for sexually assaulting a preteen girl. On Monday, Joseph Edward Wilson — who was found guilty of two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct — was asked by the judge if he had anything to say before the sentencing. He did not, and the judge sentenced him to the statutory maximum 30-year sentence.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has vacated the mandatory sentence of life without release for a man convicted of killing three people in a Minneapolis market in 2010 when he was 17. Mahdi Hassan Ali’s case is being sent back to Hennepin County for a hearing to determine whether factors relating to his youth make a life sentence with parole more appropriate.
A northeastern Minnesota man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally stabbing a Duluth landlord. Forty-two-year-old Raymond Weeks pleaded guilty in March to intentional second-degree murder.
A 22-year-old Minneapolis man has been sentenced to nearly seven years – 81 months – in prison in connection with a man’s punching death, but steadfastly maintains that he was not the one to throw the deadly punch, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced.
A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to over 16 years in prison for taking part in the brutal beating of a St. Paul man last August, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
A federal judge on Monday sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on an Atlanta-bound flight to serve eight months in federal prison.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson pleaded guilty Thursday to DWI and careless driving. Simpson was officially charged on Nov. 13, after being arrested Nov. 9 while driving on Interstate 394.
A Cokato man has been ordered to pay more than $37,000 after drunkenly causing a car crash that killed three generations of a family last year in Kandiyohi County.
If there were ever a Minnesota case where cameras in the courtroom would have been a benefit to the public, it is the Tom Petters case, in my opinion. For four remarkable days in the winter of 2009, Petters testified, maintaining with a cocky flair, that he was an unwitting pawn in a $3.6 billion Ponzi scheme. It was all the work of his underlings he said, and that he had no idea what was going on.
A 41-year-old West St. Paul man has been sentenced for shooting at two police officers after a fight at his home with his brother Sunday morning, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.
A 21-year-old St. Paul man has been sentenced to prison in the February deaths of two of his cousins. On Monday, Teng Vang was specifically sentenced to 5 years in prison. In June, Vang pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular.
A 71-year-old man has been sentenced for hitting and killing a man on a power scooter while under the influence of alcohol.
A 55-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, after he was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend.
A former corrections officer in northern Minnesota has been sentenced Monday for having sex with an inmate multiple times late last year, the Itasca County Attorney’s Office announced.
A 23-year-old man was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a homeless man in Minneapolis’ Franklin Avenue Library last year.
The 29-year-old Fridley man who pled guilty to groping an 11-year-old at a Wal-Mart, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years of supervised probation.
A St. Paul, Minn. man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday, after pleaded guilty to four counts related to his role in the gang rape of a teen girl.
A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been sentenced for murder in a Grand Rapids double shooting.
A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of careless driving Wednesday and was sentenced to 30 days in jail for a crash that killed two construction workers on Interstate 35W.
A St. Paul father has been sentenced to jail for choking his son’s youth hockey coach in December 2011.
An 82-year-old Paynesville man has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for shooting a Minnesota teacher to death following an altercation.
A 56-year-old West St. Paul man has been found guilty of two counts of identity theft. The jury also found that he’s a career criminal, which makes him eligible for a tough sentence.