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Rochester man loses appeal on criminal sexual conduct

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester man who pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct has lost his appeal.

33-year-old Sahal Osman Shidane was accused in April 2011 of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who was helping him back into his wheelchair after he used a restroom at May Clinic.  127 more words

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Rochester man will have to live with his guilty plea

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester man has lost his appeal for drug possession.

28-year-old Chaz Jacobi Beckman pleaded guilty in October, 2015 to one count of 2nd degree drug possession.  122 more words

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Court: Man's Rights Not Violated When Ordered To Give Fingerprint To Unlock Phone

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge’s ruling requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock a cellphone was constitutional. 188 more words


Lyle man gets burglary/assault conviction reversed

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The burglary and assault convictions of a Mower County man have been thrown out.

37-year-old Daniel Irlas of Lyle was convicted of 1st degree burglary, 2nd degree assault and 5th degree assault for his role in an attack on a man in Austin on December 26, 2015.  190 more words

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MN Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Right-To-Die Group

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota appeals court has upheld the conviction of a national right-to-die group that was found guilty of assisting in the 2007 suicide of a Minnesota woman. 123 more words


Appeals Court Rules Death Wish Against Trooper Wasn't Actual Threat

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals says merely expressing hope that someone will become subject to violence isn’t enough to convict them of actually threatening violence. 124 more words