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Man sentenced to over 6 years for sexual assault of 'helpless' victim

Mainza Malambo was convicted for two counts of criminal sexual conduct.

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Hennepin Co. Attorney: I won't prosecute those seeking abortions from out of state

Freeman announced the new policy Friday alongside other leaders.

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Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting

Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.

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Hennepin attorney will 'ramp-up prosecution' of carjackings

Two prosecutors will be dedicated to auto theft cases, which have been on the rise.

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New Hope man found guilty in fatal hit-and-run

Said Maye was found guilty of unintentional second-degree murder in Hennepin County District Court.

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County attorney: Winston Smith killing justified, no charges for deputies

The prosecutor who reviewed the case recommended against any criminal charges for officers involved.

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Golden Valley man found guilty of 2019 bar murder of Medtronic employee

Erik Kravchuk was convicted in Hennepin County Court Thursday.

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman won't seek re-election

He's the longest serving Hennepin County Attorney in history and was involved in some of the state's highest-profile cases.

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Minneapolis man dubbed a 'serial rapist' guilty in first of 12 cases he's facing

Kenyatta Buckles was found guilty on Monday in Hennepin County court.

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Washington County to decide charges against officer who killed Daunte Wright

Hennepin County Mike Freeman sent the case to Washington County per a new practice among metro area county attorneys.

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State officials push for shortened sentences for some elderly inmates

A bill introduced in the state Legislature would allow elderly inmates to apply for shortened sentences if they show evidence of rehabilitation.

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Prosecutors want bail increased for man who keeps committing crimes

The man was twice bailed out by the Minnesota Freedom Fund.

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Former MSP Airport electrician pleads guilty to stealing, selling copper wire

Kipp Baldwin pleaded guilty to theft-by-swindle and filing fraudulent tax returns.

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Hennepin County will eliminate bail system for certain non-violent crimes

The reform is backed by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

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Judge disqualifies Hennepin Co. Attorney from prosecuting George Floyd trial

The judge ruled county attorney Mike Freeman and thothers could be called as witnesses in the trial.

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Charges: Woman killed her boyfriend, told police it was suicide

Vivian Jones will make her first court appearance Wednesday.

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A look at the differences in the charges filed against Derek Chauvin

Attorney General Keith Ellison and Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman's complaints described some things differently.

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Gov. Tim Walz says AG Keith Ellison will lead George Floyd prosecutions

He will take over the lead from Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.

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MN House members say they've 'lost faith' in Hennepin County attorney

They want Attorney General Keith Ellison to handle the case against the officers in George Floyd's death.

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Watch live: Attorney on arrest of ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin

Chauvin was arrested Friday, according to DPS Commissioner John Harrington.

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Smaller protests outside homes of Derek Chauvin, Hennepin Co. Attorney

There was some property damage at Chauvin's house, but demonstrations were otherwise peaceful.