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Defense attorney convicted for swindling $15,000 from client

MINNEAPOLIS – A Twin Cities criminal defense attorney has been convicted of bilking one her clients out of $15,000. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says a jury found Kristi McNeilly, 46, of Woodbury, guilty of theft by swindle.  Minnesota sentencing guidelines call for her to receive probation and some workhouse time. McNeilly’s client, a 53-year-old man, was arrested for having a…

Assistant Becker County Attorney Appointed District Judge

Nathaniel Welte’s appointment will fill a vacancy that occurred upon the retirement of Judge John Scherer

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An assistant county attorney for the Becker County Attorney’s Office is appointed to become a District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. Governor Tim Walz announced the appointments of Nathaniel Welte and Laura Moehrle. Both appointments will be chambered in St. Cloud. Moehrle’s appointment will fill a vacancy that occurred upon the retirement of Judge…

Governor Burgum Appoints Van de Streek To East Central Judicial District judgeship

The District covers Cass, Traill and Steele Counties in North Dakota

FARGO, ND — Assistant Cass County State’s Attorney Tristan Van de Streek is now a judge. Gov. Doug Burgum named Van de Streek to the East Central Judicial District which covers Cass, Traill and Steele Counties. He’s been a county prosecutor since 2007 and also worked as an assistant city attorney in both Fargo and Minot. Van de Streek was one…

Two Men Sworn in as Cass County Commissioners

Both took their oath with Judge Steven McCullough

FARGO, N.D. — Two men have been sworn in as Cass County Commissioners by Judge Steven McCullough. Duane Breitling now holds the title for Cass County Commissioner who represents District 4. The 71 year old is a retired attorney. Rick Steen was re–elected to the board to represent District 2. The CPA first ran in 2014 and has served as…

Former “America’s Dad” Labeled Sexually Violent Predator And Sentenced To Prison

A Pennsylvania judge has ordered Bill Cosby to spend 3 to ten years in prison

NORRISTOWN, PA — Bill Cosby is going to prison. “This is a very important day,” said attorney Gloria Allred. “Judgment day has come.” A Pennsylvania judge has ordered Cosby to spend 3 to ten years in prison, denying the defense attorney’s request for house arrest. They had argued Cosby is blind and only a danger to himself. The 81-year-old known…

Otter Tail County Man Found Not Guilty Of Assaulting Baby

Adam Sundby Was Accused of shaking a 13-month-old baby, causing a brain hemorrhage

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Otter Tail County Attorney Michelle Eldien says she’s devastated by the “not guilty” verdicts handed down by a jury in the trial of Adam Sundby. The 31-year-old Sundby was charged with first-degree assault and malicious punishment of a child. He was accused of shaking a 13-month-old baby, causing a brain hemorrhage. At one time, the baby…

Emily Dewey’s Family Says She Was “Taken Advantage Of” Before Death

GoFundMe Account Called "Fighting For The Deweys" Is Raising Money For An Attorney

The family of Emily Dewey claims she was “taken advantage of” during the final hours of her life in Colorado. The widow of Mahnomen County Deputy Chris Dewey died on January 31. Hannah Rentmeester, Emily’s sister, said a man who claimed to be her boyfriend coerced Emily into making him the executor of her estate hours before she died. She…

Attorneys Attempt to Suppress Evidence in DAPL Protester Case

Attorneys for Red Fawn Fallis are seeking to suppress some evidence and statements that she made to police

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — A Denver woman accused of shooting at law enforcement during the Dakota Access pipeline protest says her arrest violated her free speech rights. Attorneys for Red Fawn Fallis are seeking to suppress some evidence and statements that she made to police. A two-day hearing in federal court in Bismarck ended on Monday with the attorneys…

Suspect in Greywind Murder Case Changes Plea

Her charges include conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, and giving false information to law enforcement

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people accused in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. Tears filled the eyes of Savanna’s parents, family members and friends as one of the suspects in her case gave them some answers on what happened to Savanna. They filed in to…