Minnesota Commission Votes To Cap Most Probation Sentences At 5 YearsJudges will be allowed to exceed the five-year cap if they find special circumstances in which public safety warrants it.
Mary Lucia's Stalker Sentenced To 5 Years Of Probation, 10 Block RestrictionA 56-year-old Eden Prairie man has been sentenced for stalking well-known Twin Cities radio host Mary Lucia, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Top Lawmaker Says Jamar Clark Should Have Been In Jail On Nov. 15A leading state lawmaker and a criminal defense attorney say Jamar Clark should have been in jail on Nov. 15, the day he was shot and killed by Minneapolis police.
Man Accused Of Threatening Att'y General Over Terror Charges Gets Probation A Minnesota man who admitted sending an angry tweet threatening U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has been sentenced to four years of probation with a long list of conditions meant to keep him out of trouble.
Woman Shot By Robbinsdale Officer Pleads Guilty To Knife Incident, Gets ProbationAn 18-year-old Robbinsdale woman pleaded guilty -- just as jury selection was about to begin – to a knife incident that ended with her being shot and wounded by a police officer in mid-April.
Bemidji Woman Sentenced For Freezing Death Of 6-Year-Old CousinA 23-year-old Bemidji woman convicted of manslaughter in the freezing death of her young cousin was sentenced this week to 10 years of probation. The Beltrami County Attorney's Office says Rachel Stacey Downer was going to spend the night at her aunt's apartment on a bitterly cold night in February of 2014 because her aunt was on pain medication and needed someone to watch her children.
Prosecutor Slams Judge For Ending Peterson's Probation EarlyA Texas prosecutor has criticized the judge who cut short the probation of Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson in a child abuse case.
Judge Ends Adrian Peterson's Probation 15 Months EarlyA judge in Texas has ended Adrian Peterson's probation 15 months early.
Coach Who Photoshopped Girl Into Child Porn Sentenced To ProbationA 41-year-old Brooklyn Park volleyball coach will serve five years of probation for photoshopping a family friend's face onto a child pornography image, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Minn. Man Gets Probation In Baby's Death In VanA Moorhead man has avoided going to jail for the death of his baby daughter in a hot minivan last year. Andrew Sandstrom was given a four-year suspended jail sentence and 10 years supervised probation Thursday.
Minn. Man Gets Probation In Baby's Death In Van A Moorhead man has avoided going to jail for the death of his baby daughter in a hot minivan last year. Andrew Sandstrom was given a four-year suspended jail sentence and 10 years supervised probation Thursday.
White Bear Lake 'Neighbor From Hell' Gets 5 Years ProbationA woman was sentenced to five years probation in court Monday for harassing her neighbors in White Bear Lake. Over the years, 50-year-old Lori Christensen was accused of hanging demeaning signs that were targeting her neighbors and their children.
Woman Sentenced In 'Putrid' House Child Neglect CaseA Maplewood woman has been sentenced to two years of supervised probation for the child neglect of her 22-month-old child inside her “putrid” home, according to Ramsey County.
St. Paul Man Sentenced In Stolen Art ScamA St. Paul man has been sentenced to three years of probation for claiming his pricey art had been stolen and then collecting insurance money.
Man In Controversial YouTube Video Sentenced To ProbationThe man who was involved in a <a href="http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/08/30/charges-filed-against-man-caught-in-youtube-arrest-video/" target="_blank">controversial YouTube video</a> involving two St. Paul Police officers, and who <a href="http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/09/24/man-in-arrest-video-pleads-not-guilty-to-charges/" target="_blank">pleaded not guilty to charges</a> stemming from incidents with his girlfriend, has been sentenced to five years of probation and an 18-month stayed sentence.