A large-scale federal drug investigation that showed methamphetamine was being funneled from the Twin Cities to the Brainerd Lakes Area to Fargo, ND, is in the final stages with sentencing of numerous defendants.
Widower Mike Fortenberry says the murder of his wife is proof that harsher punishments are needed against career criminals. Last year, Mike’s wife, Diane, a mother of two, stopped at home over lunch to leg her dog out.
A 48-year-old Big Lake man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing videos of child pornography, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for the robberies of three Walgreens in the metro area.
A 39-year-old Falcon Heights man was sentenced to 300 months in prison on Tuesday in federal court for using a firearm to commit an armed robbery of a Dunn Bros coffee shop in Uptown in October of 2010.
A Minneapolis woman pleaded guilty to sex trafficking a minor on Friday in federal court, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Kimberly Susan Latham, 33, now faces at least 10 years in prison and could receive life behind bars. Her sentence length will be determined at a future hearing.
A former Minneapolis Park Police chief is sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexually abusing children and possessing child pornography.
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.
A drug dealer in North Dakota and Minnesota accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill two witnesses has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.
In a packed Washington County courtroom, family, friends and fellow guard members of 34-year-old Brian Jacobson made certain that justice would be served.
A Shakopee teacher has been sentenced to three months in jail for engaging in multiple sex acts with a 16-year-old student.
A 36-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, marking the final sentence of seven suspects involved in a credit card skimming operation.
A 36-year-old man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for sexually assaulting two young girls while he was babysitting them.
The husband of a nursing assistant has been sentenced to three years in prison for helping to steal more than $120,000 from vulnerable adults that were under her care.
A 44-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to six years and three months in prison for a 2010 Christmas Day assault.
A man convicted of raping and robbing a woman behind a St. Paul gas station has been sentenced to 27 years.
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.
The Waseca County Attorney’s Office said the man who made bombs out of sex toys and gave them to his ex-girlfriends was sentenced Tuesday in a hearing to a stay of execution of 45 months and a probation period of 10 years.
A 40-year-old Missouri man has been sentenced to 220 months in prison for robbing four Minnesota banks between 2007 and 2008.
A 37-year-old West St. Paul man has been sentenced to 175 days in jail, 10 years of probation and a $200 fine in connection with a bank robbery in May.
A former Freeborn County commissioner who ran a real estate closing company has been sentenced for stealing nearly $1 million from escrow accounts.
A 42-year-old Duluth man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for abducting a 13-year-old girl and taking her across state lines to sexually abuse her.
A man who pleaded guilty to burglary, arson and attempted murder was sentenced Thursday.
On Thursday, a judge made his decision about the fate of an Eden Prairie man accused of drowning his infant son last summer.
A man who killed a moped rider in Edina, Minn. has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.