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Big Lake Man, 48, Sentenced For Producing Child Porn

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.

05/22/2012

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Lakeville Dad Gets 2 Years Probation For Abandoning Son

A Lakeville, Minn. dad was sentenced to two years probation after abandoning his 11-year-old son last July.

05/16/2012

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Man Gets 18 Years For Shooting, Is Hustled Out Of Court

A 29-year-old man who was sentenced to 18 years in prison for a shooting was abruptly escorted out of court Thursday, after becoming upset with his sentence.

05/10/2012

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45 Years For Fatal Shooting Of Ex-Girlfriend

A northern Minnesota man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend.

05/01/2012

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Man Sentenced In Attempted Rape Of 16-Year-Old

A 25-year-old Bloomington man has been sentenced in two sexual assaults committed in the vicinity of public transportation.

04/26/2012

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Victim’s Family: Hit-And-Run Driver Deserves 40 Years In Jail

The man who killed a Twin Cities college student with his car is going to prison for 40 years.

04/16/2012

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St. Paul Man Gets 12 Years For Setting Girlfriend’s Son On Fire

A 55-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday for dousing his girlfriend’s 19-year-old son with lighter fluid and setting him on fire last summer.

04/12/2012

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Man Gets 35 Years In Prison For Murder Of 56-Year-Old Woman

A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Tuesday for murdering a woman and trying to conceal her remains.

04/03/2012

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Cloquet Man Sentenced To 60 Years In Double Murder

A 28-year-old Cloquet man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison in the shooting deaths of a northeastern Minnesota couple.

04/02/2012

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Operator Of 2 MN Trucking Co.’s Sentenced For Fraud

A 67-year-old Inver Grove Heights man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison on one count of wire fraud for defrauding contracted truck drivers out of money.

02/17/2012

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Minn. Man Sentenced For Assaulting Trooper

A northern Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars for assaulting a state trooper while she was trying to arrest him last October.

02/15/2012

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St. Paul Man Gets 30 Years For Sexual Assault Of 3 Girls

A 43-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to 30 years in prison in Ramsey County District Court Thursday for the criminal sexual assault of three young girls at his St. Paul apartment.

02/09/2012

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Man Sentenced For Killing Ex’s Snake, Writing Blood Note

A Stillwater man will spend time behind bars for breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home, killing her pet snake and using its blood to leave her a note.

12/29/2011

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Woman, 45, Sentenced For Producing Child Pornography

A 45-year-old woman has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for producing child pornography of two young girls, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

12/21/2011

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Minnesota Priest Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Woman

A 47-year-old priest has been sentenced for sexually abusing a woman who was seeking his spiritual advice and counsel, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

12/14/2011

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Mbakwe Sentenced For Violating Restraining Order

Trevor Mbakwe has been sentenced for violating a harassment restraining order stemming from an incident in January.

12/12/2011

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Woman That Killed Chihuahua Sentenced To 45 Days In Jail

A 28-year-old woman who was charged with animal cruelty for killing her chihuahua puppy has been sentenced to 45 days in jail.

11/29/2011

James Ray was arrested on Feb. 3, 2010 for the deaths at an Oct. 8, 2009 ceremony intended to be the highlight of his five-day "Spiritual Warrior" event. (credit: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

Self-Help Guru Gets 2 Years In Sweat Lodge Deaths

A charismatic self-help author was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for leading an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony that was supposed to offer spiritual enlightenment but instead ended with disoriented participants struggling to breathe and being dragged outside. Three people died.

11/18/2011

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2 Men Sentenced In 2007 Home Invasion, Murders

Two men received life sentences Monday for the deaths of three people in a 2007 home invasion.

11/14/2011

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Teen Gets Consecutive Life Sentences In Triple Slaying

A teen who was found guilty last month for the robbery and triple murder at Seward Market in Minneapolis has been sentenced to three consecutive life sentences, without the possibility of parole.

10/31/2011

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Man Gets 13 Years For Stealing Car With Baby Inside

A 34-year-old man was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison in Ramsey County Court on Wednesday in connection with the Dec. 23, 2010, theft of a motor vehicle with a baby inside.

10/26/2011

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Man Gets 12 Years In Beating Death Of St. Paul Woman

A 53-year-old St. Paul man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for killing a 44-year-old woman with a baseball bat.

10/04/2011

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Minneapolis Man Gets 30 Months In St. Paul Robbery

Michael Lewis Johnson was charged on April 20 with one count of bank robbery and pleaded guilty on June 16. He admitted to stealing $4,225 from the Wells Fargo Bank on the 2100 block of Ford Parkway in St. Paul in April.

09/22/2011

James Ray was arrested on Feb. 3, 2010 for the deaths at an Oct. 8, 2009 ceremony intended to be the highlight of his five-day "Spiritual Warrior" event. (credit: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

Hearing Called Off In Arizona Sweat Lodge Case

Supporters of a self-help author convicted in the deaths of three people after an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony will have to wait to testify in an effort to convince a judge that James Arthur Ray deserves a lenient sentence.

09/19/2011

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Afton Woman Sentenced For Role In Fatal Accident

A 21-year-old Afton woman was sentenced to four years in prison, on a stayed sentence, in connection with a fatal accident in Stillwater that happened in January of 2010.

09/16/2011

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