Petters Now Admitting Guilt, Begging For A Lesser SentenceThe man found guilty of orchestrating Minnesota's largest Ponzi scheme finally admitted on Wednesday that he did it. Tom Petters was in U.S. District Court in St. Paul on Wednesday trying to get 20 years shaved off his prison sentence.
Petters Goes Back To Court To Seek Less Prison TimeConvicted Minnesota businessman Tom Petters returns to federal court this week to try to shorten his 50-year prison term. The attempt to get 20 years removed might be Petters' last chance to go after a lighter sentence.
Panel Finds No Problems In Camera In Court TestAn advisory panel says it found no problems during a pilot project allowing cameras in some Minnesota courtrooms, and that the state Supreme Court should consider extending the project or making it permanent.
2 Teens Indicted In Brutal Death Of 79-Year-Old Willmar WomanTwo Willmar teens have been indicted in the death of a 79-year-old woman, according to a Kandiyohi County court. Brok Nathaniel Junkermeier, 19, and Robert Innocencio Warwick, 18, were each indicted with two charges -- first-degree premeditated murder, and first-degree murder while committing burglary.
Man Makes 1st Appearance In Granite Falls Fatal ShootingAfter being on the run for 15 days, Andrew Dikken made his first appearance in court a couple of hours ago.
Thousands Of DWI Cases Could Be Thrown Out After RulingThousands of DWI cases could be tossed out because of a Supreme Court ruling.
Jury Rejects Insanity Plea In Schaffhausen CaseA jury said the Wisconsin father accused of killing his three daughters had a mental illness or defect when he committed the crime. However, the jury believes Aaron Schaffhausen knew what he was doing and therefore has rejected his insanity plea.
Weather Delays Start Of Schaffhausen Trial ThursdayBecause of the winter storm, Aaron Schaffhausen's murder trial started late Thursday morning.
Schaffhausen Doesn’t Testify, But Man Ex-Wife Dated DoesA father who admitted killing his three daughters in western Wisconsin won't testify at his insanity trial, despite speculation going into Wednesday's proceedings that he would.
Doctor: Schaffhausen Was In An 'Abysmal Tunnel' When He Killed On Tuesday, more testimony is expected from medical experts in the insanity phase of Aaron Schaffhausen's murder trial.
Doctor: Schaffhausen 'Sane' At Time Of MurdersSusan Allen described her son, Aaron Schaffhausen, as a little boy with big problems. He didn’t connect with adults and had very few friends.
Co-Worker Charged In Schaffhausen TrialSecurity will be tighter at the St. Croix County courthouse where jurors will decide whether a North Dakota man was sane when he killed his three young daughters.
Parents Of Man Who Killed Daughters TestifyThe parents of a man who has admitted killing his three young daughters testified about their son's troubled childhood and mental health issues as the second week of his sanity trial got underway in western Wisconsin.
Esme's Blog: The Schaffhausen EvidenceIn the first hours of jury selection in Aaron Schaffhausen's insanity trial, a prospective juror raised her hand and said she could not be impartial. She said she believed Aaron Schaffhausen had to be insane because of the crime he had committed; stabbing to death his daughters ages 11, 8 and 5.
Schaffhausen’s Co-Workers Say He Spoke Of Killing His KidsDefense attorneys in the Aaron Schaffhausen trial put 11 witnesses on the stand in their effort to prove he was insane when he killed his three daughters.