Emotions Flare As Dog Torture Suspect Appears In CourtIt was an emotionally charged day in Sherburne County court Wednesday as a Princeton man faced charges that he videotaped the beating and torture death of his girlfriend’s dog.
Sheriff: Man, 24, Arrested After Torturing, Killing Family DogPolice in central Minnesota say they arrested a man earlier this week after receiving a report that he tortured and killed his family's dog.
Franken: Report Is Reminder Torture 'Immoral'U.S. Sen. Al Franken says a report showing the U.S. brutalized scores of terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks is a reminder that torture is immoral. Franken reacted Tuesday to the Senate Intelligence Committee report accusing the CIA of misleading political leaders about what it was doing with its interrogation tactics.
4 Indicted In Minnesota Drug Cartel Torture CaseFour men have been indicted on charges alleging they kidnapped and tortured two men they suspected of stealing drugs and money from a St. Paul "stash house," federal prosecutors announced Tuesday. The kidnappers released their victims, but not before nearly severing one victim's finger while interrogating him in the house, court papers allege.
Ex-Republic Airlines pilot pleads guilty to threatA former Republic Airlines pilot has pleaded guilty to threatening to torture and kill the company's CEO and his family. The U.S. attorney's office says 37-year-old Matthew Richard Walker, of Faribault, Minn., entered the plea Monday in federal court in Kansas City. Prosecutors said one threatening letter was discovered in August 2012 in the cockpit of an aircraft that was parked at Reagan National Airport in Washington.
St. Cloud Man, 23, Gets Life Sentence For Torture, Sex AssaultA 23-year-old St. Cloud man has received a life sentence in prison for torturing and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman, according to the Stearns County Attorney’s Office.
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