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January 25, 2016
Opening day of testimony in third trial of Josue Fraga
MARSHALL — The third trial of Josue Robles Fraga got underway Monday morning following a week of jury selection. Fraga is charged with five...
January 25, 2016 - 10:45pm
December 14, 2015
After acquittal in angler’s stabbing, both sides absorb outcome
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. -- Levi Acre-Kendall told a jury that he was scared for his safety when he stabbed a man who was confronting him last spring...
December 14, 2015 - 8:59pm
December 8, 2015
Bouncer found guilty of filing false tax forms for himself, others
MINNEAPOLIS — A nightclub bouncer has been found guilty by a federal jury of filing fraudulent tax forms for himself and several dozen other people John Hunter Sr., 46, was found guilty of in a four-day trial of conspiracy to defraud the United States, false claims and aggravated...
December 8, 2015 - 9:32pm
April 22, 2015
Fraga conviction reversed
WORTHINGTON — Josue Robles Fraga will have another day in court following a ruling released Wednesday by the Minnesota Supreme Court. The new trial will mark the third time the case involving the death of his 2-year-old niece, Samantha, has been tried. Fraga was initially...
April 22, 2015 - 8:31pm
July 29, 2014
Ventura wins defamation case
ST. PAUL — With jurors at an impasse a week into deliberations in Jesse Ventura’s defamation trial, lawyers on both sides agreed to take...
July 29, 2014 - 8:57pm
July 28, 2014
Ventura jury tries to break deadlock
ST. PAUL — After flirting with a mistrial via deadlock, the jury in Jesse Ventura’s defamation trial will be back at it again Tuesday in federal court in St. Paul. The proceedings appeared to be heading for an ending without a resolution when jurors sent U.S. District Judge...
July 28, 2014 - 9:57pm
July 12, 2012
Jury duty scam making rounds
WORTHINGTON -- According to the Better Business Bureau, a classic scam is back in action. People across the country are receiving fake voicemails and text messages stating they have missed jury duty and need to pay a $500 fine or face arrest. More than a dozen states have issued...
July 12, 2012 - 9:04pm
January 16, 2012
Jury trial awaits in Osceola County for Minten, Weber
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Now that a federal judge has granted a summary judgment for former Osceola Deputy Daniel Minten in a case against Sheriff Doug Weber, attorneys for both sides are arguing what should and should not be admissible in court during an upcoming jury trial to determine damages. That...
January 16, 2012 - 9:31pm
September 21, 2011
Jury finds alleged robber guilty on five counts
WORTHINGTON -- A violent mugger or a good Samaritan -- that is what a Nobles County jury was tasked with deciding Wednesday after listening...
September 21, 2011 - 10:21pm
May 10, 2011
Jury selection continues in murder trial
JACKSON -- Jury selection began Tuesday in Jackson County District Court for the trial of 39-year-old Tyron Collins, who was indicted for first-degree murder after allegedly stabbing his brother to death at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lakefield on June 10, 2010. According...
May 10, 2011 - 9:31pm
January 3, 2011
Jury selection begins today in murder case
JACKSON -- Jury selection begins today in the trial of Juan Humberto Castillo-Alvarez, a man implicated in the 1997 murder of a 15-year-old Estherville, Iowa, boy. Castillo-Alvarez, 41, is charged in Jackson County District Court with aiding and abetting in second-degree murder,...
January 3, 2011 - 8:58pm
May 12, 2010
Guilty verdict in forgery trial
WORTHINGTON -- After three hours of deliberation, two consultations with the judge and one instance of being sent back into the jury room to fetch the correct form, a jury in Nobles County District Court rendered guilty verdicts on both counts against Pamela Elizabeth Carey, 42, of...
May 12, 2010 - 9:42pm
February 26, 2010
Perjury charges dismissed in cold case murder
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- Perjury charges against 83-year-old John Van Gammeren have been dismissed without prejudice, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Lyon County Attorney's Office. Van Gammeren was charged in August 2009 with six counts of perjury -- charges...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Shane denied petition for further review
WORTHINGTON -- It appears as though Lisa Shane is out of options when it comes to the Minnesota courts. The Minnesota Supreme Court recently denied a petition for further review, which exhausts Shane's direct appeal remedy. Any further recourse will have to be through the federal...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Jury delivers not guilty verdict
WORTHINGTON -- A jury in Nobles County District Court deliberated for half an hour Thursday before rendering a not guilty verdict in a trial against Sonny Syhavong on charges of robbery, fifth-degree assault and theft. In a case with no evidence other than the victim's claim of...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am