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Minnesota Man Gets 20 Years In Prison In Drug Case

A Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a synthetic drug conspiracy case in North Dakota. Acting U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers on Monday announced the sentence against 24-year-old Casey Stevens Rosen.

04/14/2014

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Fmr. DNR Employee Sentenced In Data Breach

A former Department of Natural Resources official convicted of illegally accessing drivers’ license data on thousands of Minnesotans has been sentenced. On Monday, 49-year-old John A. Hunt of Woodbury was sentenced to two years’ probation and must also pay a $1,000 fine.

04/14/2014

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17-Year-Old Boy Gets 16 Years In Brutal St. Paul Beating

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.

03/25/2014

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Teen Gets 10 Years For Fatal Punch

After 17 months of waiting, a family finally learned how much time the man who killed their son will be in prison. A Stearns County judge sentenced 18-year-old Jesse Smithers to 10 years on Thursday. Smithers admitted to delivering the deadly punch in a St. Cloud alley almost a year and a half ago. On Sept. 21, 2012, Colton Gleason was walking with friends when a car pulled up, and Smithers got out and punched him. Colton died after falling and hitting his head.

02/06/2014

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Man In Toddler-Slapping Plane Case Gets 8 Months

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.

01/06/2014

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‘Major Drug Dealer’ Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

A 26-year-old Oakdale woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for being a “major drug dealer,” the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

01/02/2014

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Trevino Sentenced To More Than 27 Years

The St. Paul man who killed his wife and attempted to hide the evidence by dumping her body in the Mississippi River has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison.

11/25/2013

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18-Year-Old Sentenced In Crash That Killed 2 Burnsville Teens

An 18-year-old Burnsville man has been sentenced in a crash that killed two Burnsville teens and injured two others on Aug. 21, 2012, the Dakota Count Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

09/23/2013

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Man Sentenced For Shooting At 2 Cops After Fight With Brother

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.

09/12/2013

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Local Legal Analyst Talks Bad Neighbor Sentencing

Shroyer commented on the White Bear Lake woman who will now be sentenced by a jury, and Hennepin County attorney Mike Freeman’s charge against the fleeing drunk driver that killed a man in Minneapolis.

09/12/2013

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Minn. Authorities Welcome Change On Drug Sentences

Minnesota authorities and defense attorneys are welcoming the federal government’s plans to ease up on mandatory drug sentences, pointing out that the state already has one of the country’s lowest incarceration rates because it’s been practicing what U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has been proposing for some 30 years.

08/13/2013

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Man Sentenced To Prison In Crash That Killed 2 Cousins

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.

08/12/2013

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Maplewood Teen Sentenced In Stabbing Death Of Girlfriend

A Maplewood teenager has been sentenced to nearly 22 years for the stabbing and beating death of his 16-year-old girlfriend, Anna Hurd, last February in Maplewood’s Hillside Park.

06/25/2013

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2nd Shooter Pleads Guilty To Killing 5-Year-Old, Gets 28 Years

The second gunman responsible for the death of a 5-year-old boy who was shot while sleeping on his grandmother’s couch has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Sixteen-year-old Julian Kijuan Lamar Anderson pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree intentional murder for the shooting on June 26, 2012, which killed Nizzel George.

05/21/2013

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Plymouth Man Gets Probation For Impeding Prosecutor

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to one year of probation for obstructing a federal prosecutor in Iowa after his son was sent to prison in an animal terrorism case.

05/16/2013

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