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County Attorney statement on review of U of M football investigation

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman's statement on his review of university's report on September sex incident

Four charged in October murder; three already charged in Shakopee killing

Brandy Jaques, 40, Derrick Smith, 28, Tyrel Patterson, 27, all of Minneapolis and Ayan Wahab, 22, of Blaine were charged in the shooting death of Richard Ambers.31.

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman & Assistant Hennepin County Attorney Ben Schweigert honored by MCAA

Freeman received Award of Excellence and Schweigert received Meritorious Service Award.

Richfield woman guilty of third degree murder and vehicular homicide in collision with public works truck

Judge Paul Scoggin ruled that a Richfield woman failed to prove that her mental illness prevented her from knowing her actions were morally wrong when she slammed her car into a Bloomington Public Works truck, killing one and injuring another.

Woman sentenced to 150 months in prison for murdering boyfriend

Bianca Lynn Jackson, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend, 21-year-old Anthony Morgan.

Statement from Hennepin County Attorney’s Office regarding Gopher football team

We are in receipt of the report prepared by the University of Minnesota’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action on the conduct of some of members of the Gopher football team.

Minneapolis man charged with murder in heroin death

Russell Cage was charged in the July overdose death of a young woman

Marijuana smuggled in produce box nets 74 months in prison

Steven Yang was sentenced for trying to smuggle 110 kilos of marijuana from California

Innovative plan gets mentally ill help faster, frees up beds

Lawyers, doctors, judge cut through red tape to help free up beds for mentally ill.

Judge rules Scarsella can receive fair trial in Hennepin County

Assistant Hennepin County Attorneys Judith Hawley and Christopher Freeman (no relation to Mike Freeman) filed a brief on Nov. 21 opposing the possibility of moving the trial to another county.

Minneapolis principal charged with fraudulent school credit card use

While principal at a Minneapolis school, Anne DePerry used school credit card for personal purchases

Lawyers overcome video evidence, jury agrees with county in lawsuit

Heather Jones sued Hennepin County for assault and sexual harassment, but a jury gave her no money