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Court of appeals affirms a Rochester rape conviction

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Court of Appeals says an Olmsted County rape conviction will stand.

47-year-old Reynaldo Morales of St. Cloud was found guilty in September, 2014 of 1st degree criminal sexual conduct.  237 more words

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Getaway driver loses his appeal in Lyle gas station robbery

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The man who received the longest sentence for a Mower County gas station robbery has lost his appeal.

26-year-old Tuquan Lee Smith of Willmar entered an Alford plea to a charge of 1st degree aggravated robbery for his part in the robbery of the Freeborn Co-op gas station in Lyle in November, 2013.  170 more words

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Citizens Do Not Have Free Speech Right To Disrupt City Meetings, Court Rules

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Citizens who want to express their views at public meetings don’t have a free speech right to do so if their actions disrupt government business, according to a ruling Monday by the Minnesota Court of Appeals. 411 more words


Mother's name change request denied

OLMSTED COUNTY, Minn. — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed an Olmsted County District Court decision to allow a mother to change her 3-year-old son’s last name from his birth father’s to her now-husband’s last name. 177 more words

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Split decision on Minnesota assisted suicide cases

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a Minnesota man for assisting the suicide of a British man, but reversed his conviction for attempting to assist a Canadian woman’s suicide. 98 more words


Court: Minnesota cops need warrant before DWI urine tests

In a followup to an October decision that changes the way police officers enforce drunk driving laws, the Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday ruled that warrantless urine tests are unconstitutional. 254 more words


Appeals Court Says Urine Tests Without Warrant Unconstitutional

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a state law making it a crime for someone arrested for drunken driving to refuse a urine test without a warrant is unconstitutional. 120 more words