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Man loses legal argument over dangerous weapons

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Court of Appeals says almost anything can be a dangerous weapon, depending on what you do with it.

27-year-old Joel Asiago Nyansikera of Adams was arrested in October 2013 after allegedly breaking down the door of a woman’s apartment and hitting her with a three-foot-long section of banister railing.  181 more words

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2nd appeal fails for man convicted on drug charges

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester man who had his drug conviction overturned once, fails a second time at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

24-year-old Elvis Joko Porte was arrested in February 2011 and charged with multiple drug offenses after police conducted a traffic stop in Olmsted County and found Porte driving a vehicle with crack cocaine and marijuana inside.  146 more words

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Appeals Court Upholds Jeffery Trevino's Murder Conviction

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals is upholding the conviction of Jeffery Trevino, who was found guilty of murdering his wife.

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MN man loses appeal over knife sharpener assault

ST. PAUL, Minn. – An Austin man has lost his case in the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

33-year-old John Achuil Deng was convicted in February 2014 of 2nd degree assault with a dangerous weapon and sentenced to 21 months in prison.  189 more words

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Waseca teen who allegedly planned school massacre wins again in court

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Court of Appeals says the teenager who planned a school massacre in Waseca cannot be charged with attempted murder. 240 more words

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MN Supreme Court says Rochester man must wait

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester man will have his appeal heard by the Minnesota Supreme Court, but first he’ll have to wait for the ruling in another case. 296 more words

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