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County attorneys sue makers of highly addictive opiod drugs

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, Ramsey Count Attorney John Choi, Washington County Attorney Peter Orput, St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, Mower County Attorney Kristin Nelsen and an assistant Olmsted County Attorney held a press conference to announce the filing of civil lawsuits against the manufacturers and distributers of highly addictive opioid drugs.

Guilty pleas in drug overdose, promoting prostitution

Garyegus Cooper, 39, pleaded guilty to second-degree sale of a controlled substance and will plead guilty to promoting prostitution.

Boyfriend guilty in death of girlfriend's son, faces 40 year prison term

Quran Mitchell admitted he beat a two-year-old to death

Minneapolis woman charged in Thanksgiving Day murder

Dispute over crack pipe results in murder charge against Anenia Marie Hare, 47, in the killing of Edward Caliph, 69.

Two defendants, two shootings, two guilty pleas illustrate random acts of violence

Brand Manypenny, 23 sentenced to 72 months in prison for attempted first-degree assault. Emanuel Patterson, 24, pleaded guilty to a a single count of felon in possession of a fire arm and is expected to receive five years in prison.

Eden Prairie man pleads guilty in murder of his parents

Nathan Lehman, 38, made a straight plea, meaning the two sides will agrue what the sentence should be and a judge will make the final determination Jan. 8.

Three men plead guilty in gas pump credit card skimming scheme

Roilan Garriga, 20, pleaded guilty to five counts of felony identity theft. His two accomplices, Wilbur Perez-Soca, 24, and Asleys Acosta, 28, also pleaded guilty to the same charges. Judge Lisa Janzen will sentence all three men on January 8.

Man charged with assault in Mall of America stabbing

Mahad Abdiraham was charged with seriously stabbing two young men

Guilty plea in child porn case, probably no prison time because of illness

Gregory Matthew Dolphin, 63, pleaded guilty and is expected to receive a stay of imposition for five years. His attorney produced records that his client suffers from frontal lobe dementia.

Principal pleads guilty to swindling school district

Anne DePerry, 56, the former principal of Whittier International School in Minneapolis, pleaded guilty to using a school district credit card to purchase more than $11,000 worth of items for herself.

Murder conviction means life sentence for Nigeria Harvey

A jury found Harvey guilty of first-degree murder and attempted murder

No charges against Crystal Police Officers in non-fatal shooting in a park

Reports, interviews, video and other evidence in the police shooting of Khaleel Thompson.

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