Derek Chauvin Trial: 3rd-Degree Murder Charge ReinstatedHennepin County Judge Peter Cahill has ruled Thursday morning to reinstate a third-degree murder charge for the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd.
MN Appeals Court To Hear Oral Arguments To Reinstate 3rd-Degree Murder For Derek ChauvinIn an 11th-hour development, the Minnesota Court of Appeals will be hearing arguments in early March about reinstating the third-degree murder charges for Derek Chauvin, who is accused in the death of George Floyd.
Man Gets 5 ½ Years In Prison For Selling Laced Heroin That Led To DeathA 29-year-old man has been sentenced to prison for selling heroin laced with carfentanyl that killed a man in January 2017.
Aaron Schnagl Found Guilty Of Murder In Danielle Jelinek CaseA jury has decided the fate of a Chisago County man accused of giving his ex-girlfriend drugs that led to her death. Aaron Schnagl was convicted early Friday evening of third-degree murder for the December 2012 death of Danielle Jelinek.
Jurors Return To Court For Second Day Of Jelinek Murder TrialThe trial continues Tuesday for a Chisago County man accused of providing drugs that killed his ex-girlfriend. Aaron Schnagl is charged with third-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Danielle Jelinek.
Jurors Hear Two Different Takes On Jelinek’s DeathAaron Schnagl, the man accused of killing an Oakdale woman who went missing in December 2012, appeared in Chisago County court Monday as his trial began.
After Months Of Delays, Jury Selection Begins In Jelinek Murder TrialMore than two years after the death of an Oakdale woman, and months of delays, the murder trial for her ex-boyfriend started Tuesday. Aaron Schnagl is charged with third-degree murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend, Danielle Jelinek.
Brooklyn Park Man Charged In Fatal Heroin OverdosePolice from multiple agencies are holding a news conference Tuesday to discuss, what they call, a major drug arrest in the Twin Cities.
Emotional Outbursts Follow Alexandria Woman's Murder SentencingAn Alexandria woman learned Friday she will spend more than seven years in prison for the murder of a man she loved. Jason Nyberg died in September inside the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault after 34-year-old Melissa Guillette smuggled in methamphetamine and passed it to him.
Police: Woman In Custody After Faribault Inmate's Fatal Meth OverdoseAn Alexandria woman is accused of smuggling methamphetamine into a Faribault jail, leading to the overdose death of an inmate. Faribault police say an inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility Faribault was found dead in their cell on Sept. 5. An autopsy found that they had died from a meth overdose.
Newport Woman Pleads Guilty In Husband's Drug Overdose DeathA 44-year-old Newport woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges in connection with the death of her 32-year-old husband after a drug overdose in March of 2013.
Newport Woman Pleads Guilty In Husband's Overdose DeathA Newport woman pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree murder in the methadone-overdose death of her husband in 2013, according to the Ramsey County Attorney's office. Forty-four-year-old Jennifer Marie Johnson is accused of injecting her husband -- 32-year-old Dennis Parmuat -- with a fatal dose of her methadone in the early morning of March 30, 2013.
Police: Father Charged In Connection With Death Of 2-Month-OldThe father of a two-month-old Belle Plaine, Minn. boy has been charged with murder in connection with the infant's death. Joshua Scott Sundblad, 24, has been charged with one count of third degree murder.
Grand Jury Indictment Unsealed In Sartell ShootingA grand jury in Stearns County has indicted a St. Cloud man in a fatal shooting outside a strip mall in Sartell. The indictment against 23-year-old Demetreus McGinnis was unsealed Tuesday. McGinnis is accused of shooting 20-year-old Maurice Galvin Jr., in what prosecutors say was a fight over drugs.
Minnesota Woman Pleads Guilty In Methadone Death A Newport woman has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder for giving methadone to her husband to help him sleep. Jennifer Johnson changed her plea Monday in Washington County court after pleading not guilty less than a month earlier.