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Marcelino Santiago Lopez

Man who killed his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend sentenced to life in prison

Marcelino Santiago Lopez went to South St. Paul with the intention to fight the man, but ended up using his shotgun to kill him and injure a 16-year-old boy.

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Edina chiropractor denied early release from prison after raising BMI, refusing vaccine

The judge says the inmate stopped exercising to raise his BMI and refused the vaccine in an effort to get compassionate release from prison over COVID fears.

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Inmate sentenced to more prison time for punching a guard

Charles Marquis Mitchell was on drugs when he assaulted the guard and two other inmates.

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2 men sentenced to life in prison for murdering Minneapolis Realtor

They lured her to a fake house showing and kidnapped her.

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Man, woman get decades in prison for producing child porn

They're accused of sexually abusing minors in order to take videos and photos of the abuse.

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Monticello man sentenced to federal prison for Wells Fargo arson

He admitted to throwing items on the fire in hopes of making the building burn faster.

Ethan Broad

Man gets 30 years in prison for murdering, dismembering teen roommate

Dystenee Avery's remains were found in a landfill three weeks after she was killed.

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ACLU lawsuit against Minnesota DOC can move forward, judge rules

The lawsuit alleges the Minnesota Department of Corrections violated inmates rights through its handling of the pandemic.

James Francis Howard

Convicted murderer dies at Rush City prison in possible homicide

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is among the authorities investigating.

Keith Ellison

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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10th Minnesota prison inmate dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

Three other inmates who contracted the virus are hospitalized in critical condition.

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Another Minnesota prison inmate dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

The virus has killed at least six Minnesota inmates.

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Inmate from Rush City prison dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

The man is the fifth incarcerated person in Minnesota to die from COVID-19.

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COVID-positive inmate at Oak Park Heights prison dies

He becomes the fourth prison inmate to die from the virus.

Keith Cochise Bellanger

Authorities searching for inmate who escaped from prison near Duluth

Keith Cochise Bellanger has a prior conviction for burglary.

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Fired Cowboy Jack's worker who robbed manager sentenced to 17 years

Prosecutors say he was arrested in Louisiana after fleeing MN.

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Plymouth man who defrauded woman out of her life savings is sentenced to prison

He's accused of using her money to buy a BMW, hot tub and pay a family member's tuition.