Convicted sex offender found guilty of possessing child pornography
He was found in possession of a tablet with 3,000 images and videos on it.
Juror in Chauvin trial: 'You're watching someone die on a daily basis'
Brandon Mitchell is the first juror to speak publicly, telling media outlets he thought deliberations could have ended after 20 minutes.
Children's Theater Company found negligent in sex abuse case
A jury has reached a verdict on abuse that happened at the theater in the 1980s.
Prison or Probation? Amy Senser to learn punishment Monday
Amy Senser will be sentenced Monday morning in a hit-and-run accident that killed a Roseville man last August on a freeway exit ramp in Minneapolis. In May, a jury convicted the wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser of two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide. Prosecutors want the judge to send Senser to prison for nearly five years. Her defense attorney has asked for probation.
Michael Foods ordered to pay $5.8M
A federal jury found Minnetonka-based Michael Foods infringed on three patents of Illinois-based National Pasteurized Eggs involving pasteurized shell egg production. Twin Cities Business reports jurors also determined three of Michael Foods' patents were invalid. The company says it is "“surprised and disappointed with the jury’s verdict" and is considering an appeal.
Three men convicted in Minnesota's second-largest Ponzi scheme
A federal jury in Minneapolis found Jason "Bo" Beckman, Gerald Durand and Patrick Kiley guilty of all charges for their role in helping convicted fraudster Trevor Cook. Each defendant was facing numerous counts of wire and mail fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. Their massive international scheme took $194 million from more than 700 people. Cook is serving a 25-year sentence in federal prison after pleading guilty to fraud in 2010.
KSTP among TV stations subpoenaed by Amy Senser's attorney
KSTP reports the subpoena was entered into the court file Wednesday and asks for "raw audio and video footage" of interviews with jurors following Amy Senser's criminal vehicular homicide trial. The wife of former Vikings tight end Joe Senser was convicted of two felonies and is scheduled to be sentenced July 9. Her attorney is working on an appeal.
Jury note emerges in Senser's hit-and-run case
Before Amy Senser's guilty verdicts were delivered in court last week, jurors asked the judge to read a note in court. It said, "We believe, she believed she hit a car or a vehicle and not a person." The note was entered into the case docket, but not read out loud.
Amy Senser's attorney subpoenas TV station for interviews with jurors
The subpoena demands KARE 11 to turn over "raw audio and video footage of interviews with jurors" after a verdict was reached in the fatal hit-and-run trial. Senser was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide and her attorney is working on an appeal. She will be sentenced July 9.
Federal jury convicts three, acquits six in Somali sex trafficking trial
The case involved nine of the 30 defendants accused of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of juveniles in Minnesota, Ohio and Tennessee. After five days of deliberations in Nashville, jurors found three men from the Twin Cities guilty and they could be sentenced to life.
Jurors begin third day of deliberations in Amy Senser fatal hit-and-run trial
The jury spent more than a dozen hours Wednesday behind closed doors without reaching a verdict. They have to decide whether Amy Senser knew she hit and killed someone with her SUV last August. She is facing three felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide. Deliberations began Tuesday afternoon.
Deliberations resume in Amy Senser case
Jurors recessed Tuesday night after more than four hours of deliberating without reaching a verdict in Amy Senser's vehicular homicide case. The jury resumed deliberations Wednesday morning. The twelve men and women are deciding whether the wife of former Viking Joe Senser knew she hit a person on a Minneapolis freeway exist ramp last August. The jurors are being sequestered until they reach a verdict.
Amy Senser's hit-and-run case goes to the jury
Deliberations are underway in her criminal vehicular homicide trial. The defense rested its case Tuesday morning and each side delivered their closing arguments. Twelve men and women will now decide whether Amy Senser knew she hit a person on a Minneapolis freeway exist ramp last August. The jury will be sequestered until a verdict is reached.
Defense rests in Amy Senser hit-and-run trial, closing arguments to follow
Deliberations could begin Tuesday afternoon and jurors will be sequestered until they reach a verdict. A retired State Patrol investigator was the last witness to testify Tuesday morning in Sener's criminal vehicular homicide trial. She is charged with three counts in the death of Anousone Phanthavong. The Roseville man was standing by his car on a freeway exit ramp in Minneapolis last August when he was struck and killed.
Emotional Senser says she didn't think she hit a person
Amy Senser choked up several times while testifying in her own defense Monday. She told jurors that she thought she hit a construction barrel or pothole. Under cross-examination, Senser denied that she was trying to hide evidence when she deleted dozens of text messages from her phone.
Federal jury to deliberate Somali sex trafficking conspiracy case next week
Nine defendants are accused of trafficking children for sex in Minnesota, Ohio and Tennessee. Closing arguments ended Friday after more than two weeks of testimony. Jurors will start deliberations Monday in Nashville.
Joe Senser accused of talking to jury members in wife's hit-and-run trial
WCCO reports the former Vikings star was scolded by the judge when back on the witness stand Thursday morning. Prosecutor Deborah Russell claims Joe Senser had inappropriate contact with at least two members of the jury after court adjourned Wednesday.
The whole truth and nothing but the truth
A would-be juror faces felony perjury charges for lying about her criminal record on a Ramsey County questionnaire. The Pioneer Press says the woman's criminal history included shoplifting and lodging a false police report. Court officials say, while not typical, the case was too blatant to ignore.