Legal Experts Review Black Minnesota Teen's Life SentenceMyon Burrell’s case captured headlines, first at the time of his 2002 arrest, and again this year after Sen. Amy Klobuchar touted it during her run for the U.S. presidency.
Minnesota Prisoners Who Killed As Teens Get Chance At ParoleMinnesota inmates who were sentenced to mandatory life without parole for murders they committed when they were teenagers are being resentenced to life with the possibility of release after 30 years.
Supreme Court Ruling On Life Sentences May Affect Minnesota ManAttorneys say a U.S. Supreme Court ruling likely means a Minnesota man sentenced to life without parole for raping and killing a Woodbury girl when he was 17 will get hearing on whether his sentence should be reduced.
Life Sentence Urged In Peanut Salmonella CaseFederal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called "unprecedented" for a food-poisoning case. The potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing Wednesday.
Woman Gets Life For Drug-Related Murder In Mpls.One of three people indicted on first-degree premeditated murder in a drug-related murder in Minneapolis was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday afternoon.
High Court Vacates Sentence In '10 Market Killings The Minnesota Supreme Court has vacated the mandatory sentence of life without release for a man convicted of killing three people in a Minneapolis market in 2010 when he was 17. Mahdi Hassan Ali's case is being sent back to Hennepin County for a hearing to determine whether factors relating to his youth make a life sentence with parole more appropriate.
Minn. Man Gets Most Severe Charge In Teens' Deaths A Minnesota man accused of killing two teenagers who broke into his home last year has been charged with first-degree murder.
Parole Denied For Man Who Killed Robbinsdale Cop The Department of Corrections has denied parole for a man convicted of killing a Robbinsdale police officer in 1985.
Controversial Decision To Parole A Convicted Cop KillerA convicted cop killer was granted parole even though he was sentenced to a life sentence for the crime.
Wis. Supreme Court: Teen's Life Prison Sentence OKA boy who was 14 when he helped throw another boy off a parking ramp to his death was properly sentenced to life in prison without parole, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Fahey To Get Life For Abducting, Assaulting GirlA 25-year-old man who pleaded guilty to abducting and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl delivering newspapers in Fairfax will face a mandatory life sentence.