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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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Corrections Officer Sentenced To Prison For Sex With Inmate

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.

05/13/2013

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Woman Sentenced In Gas Pump Skimming Case

28-year-old California woman has been sentenced for installing an illegal credit card skimmer in gas pumps in order to steal victims’ identities.

04/08/2013

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Man Sentenced For Stabbing 2 Mpls. Park Police Officers

A man who ambushed and stabbed two Minneapolis park police officers has been sentenced.

04/01/2013

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Man Sentenced For Murder In Grand Rapids Double Shooting

A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been sentenced for murder in a Grand Rapids double shooting.

03/07/2013

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Robbinsdale Man Sentenced For Conspiring To Sell Cocaine

A 26-year-old Robbinsdale man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Paul for conspiring to distribute approximately 249 grams of cocaine.

03/06/2013

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Teen Gets 28 Years In Shooting That Killed 5-Year-Old

Seventeen-year-old Stephon Shannon pleaded guilty in the murder of 5-year-old Nizzel George last week. He was sentenced to 28 years in prison at a Hennepin County Court hearing Tuesday morning.

02/05/2013

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Man Gets 15 Years In Wife’s Totem Pole Death

A northern Minnesota man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the death of his wife who was crushed by a totem pole. Carl Muggli faced a possible life sentence if he had been convicted of first-degree murder.

02/05/2013

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Fridley Man Enters Guilty Plea For Groping Girl, 11, At Wal-Mart

A 29-year-old man Fridley man charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly groping an 11-year-old girl at Fridley Wal-Mart has entered a petition for a guilty plea on Tuesday.

01/23/2013

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MN Woman Gets Life In Prison For Ex-Husband’s Murder

A 39-year-old Minnesota woman who pleaded guilty to murdering her ex-husband and is suspected of also killing her boyfriend has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

12/24/2012

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Red Lake Man Sentenced For Abusing 2 Young Girls

A 60-year-old Red Lake man has been sentenced for sexually abusing two young girls, according to the United State Attorney’s Office.

12/10/2012

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