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Killer of innocent bystander in bar shooting pleads guilty

Ron Powell pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in the shooting death of an innocent bystander in Champions Bar last August

Woman who stuffed victim in freezer guilty of murder

Jetaun Wheeler, who had been charged with murdering her boyfriend and stuffing him in a freezer, pleaded guilty Monday morning in the middle of her trial.

Man charged in shooting of three women

Man charged with attempted second degree murder and first degree assault in the July 9th shooting of three women in North Minneapolis

Two men charged in separate weekend homicides

Marco Gresham was charged with killing one woman and wouding another while Joseph Smith was charged with killing a man in two Minneapolis murders

Charges in old double homicide

A Grand Jury has indicted a former Minneapolis man, Jason Richard Preston, on four counts of first-degree murder.

Request a visit from the County Attorney on National Night Out

Prosecutors and advocates will visit block parties to answer questions about the justice system and share crime prevention tips

Teacher charged with attempted third-degree criminal sexual conduct

Dan Arlen Anderson, a Minneapolis school teacher, was charged with stalking student, seeking sexual relationship

Two innovative programs recognized by the National Association of Counties

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has received awards from the National Association of Counties for two innovative programs - Reducing Gun Violence Initiative and Culture Change through Committed Leadership Program.

Man sentenced for his role in drive-by-shooting

Ahmed Abdullahi was sentenced to three years’ probation after pleading guilty to aiding in a drive-by shooting

Extra long sentence handed down in shotgun slaying

Eddie Hubbard gets 18 years for killing one and threatening another

Three indicted for first degree premeditated murder

A Hennepin County Grand Jury indicted Maureen Onyelobi, David Johnson and Maurice Wilson with first degree premeditated murder for the brutal shooting death of Anthony Fairbanks.

Woman sent to prison for smothering her infant son

Ashleigh Jennifer Casey was sentenced to 84 months in prison for the 2009 smothering death of her infant son. She will also serve a consecutive 10 years of probation for attempting to smother a second child.

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