Esme's Blog: The Final Humiliation Of Tom PettersIf there were ever a Minnesota case where cameras in the courtroom would have been a benefit to the public, it is the Tom Petters case, in my opinion. For four remarkable days in the winter of 2009, Petters testified, maintaining with a cocky flair, that he was an unwitting pawn in a $3.6 billion Ponzi scheme. It was all the work of his underlings he said, and that he had no idea what was going on.
Man Sentenced For Shooting At 2 Cops After Fight With BrotherA 41-year-old West St. Paul man has been sentenced for shooting at two police officers after a fight at his home with his brother Sunday morning, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office.
Man Sentenced To Prison In Crash That Killed 2 CousinsA 21-year-old St. Paul man has been sentenced to prison in the February deaths of two of his cousins. On Monday, Teng Vang was specifically sentenced to 5 years in prison. In June, Vang pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular.
71-Year-Old Sentenced In Mobility Scooter DeathA 71-year-old man has been sentenced for hitting and killing a man on a power scooter while under the influence of alcohol.
Blaine Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Death Of GirlfriendA 55-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, after he was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend.
Corrections Officer Sentenced To Prison For Sex With Inmate A former corrections officer in northern Minnesota has been sentenced Monday for having sex with an inmate multiple times late last year, the Itasca County Attorney’s Office announced.
Man Gets More Than 7 Years For Shooting Homeless ManA 23-year-old man was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a homeless man in Minneapolis’ Franklin Avenue Library last year.
Fridley Man Sentenced For Groping Girl, 11, At Wal-MartThe 29-year-old Fridley man who pled guilty to groping an 11-year-old at a Wal-Mart, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years of supervised probation.
Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Gang Rape Of TeenA St. Paul, Minn. man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday, after pleaded guilty to four counts related to his role in the gang rape of a teen girl.
Man Sentenced For Murder In Grand Rapids Double ShootingA 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been sentenced for murder in a Grand Rapids double shooting.
Man Gets 30 Days For Killing 2 Construction WorkersA 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of careless driving Wednesday and was sentenced to 30 days in jail for a crash that killed two construction workers on Interstate 35W.
Hockey Dad Who Choked Son's Coach Sentenced To JailA St. Paul father has been sentenced to jail for choking his son's youth hockey coach in December 2011.
Man, 82, Sentenced To 30 Years For Murder Of TeacherAn 82-year-old Paynesville man has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for shooting a Minnesota teacher to death following an altercation.
Authorities: 'Career Criminal' Used Drug Abusers, Homeless As AccomplicesA 56-year-old West St. Paul man has been found guilty of two counts of identity theft. The jury also found that he’s a career criminal, which makes him eligible for a tough sentence.
Metro 'Chronic Burglar' Sentenced To More Than 9 YearsThe Hennepin County District Court sentenced who they call a “chronic burglar” to more than nine years in prison.