David Chanen

Reporter | Suburban courts, general assignment
Phone: 612-673-4465

Recent content from David Chanen

Minnesota Supreme Court rejects DWI defense of fleeing abuse

The case of Jennifer Axelberg sharply divided the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday in a highly charged ruling that pitted a drunken driver’s risk to public safety against fleeing the life-threatening danger she faced as a domestic violence victim.

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 11:08 PM

2 lawyers disciplined by the Minnesota Supreme Court

The Minnesota Supreme Court has disciplined two lawyers in the past week for professional misconduct.Nicholas Schutz was suspended indefinitely for...

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 09:50 PM

Minnesota Supreme Court takes field trip to Champlin Park High School

After watching the justices in action, Champlin Park students got to ask them about their lives and their work.

Updated: May 12, 2014, - 11:49 PM

Minneapolis man handed 7-year sentence for deadly punch

Tristan Keys, 22, punched Lamar Wilson, 55, once. Wilson fell to the pavement and died.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 11:23 PM

St. Anthony, Edina attorneys reinstated to practice

Randall Tigue, a well-known lawyer specializing in First Amendment issues, and Paul Egtvedt, who filed a successful class-action lawsuit against the former West Publishing Co., were suspended for professional misconduct.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 09:25 PM

Nurse charged with stealing pain medication at Mpls. nursing home

A nurse from Burnsville was charged Friday with stealing or tampering with patient’s pain medication at a Minneapolis nursing home.Daniel...

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 09:32 PM

Amy Senser released from Shakopee prison; now on work release

The wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser is being allowed to reduce by nearly six months the time she was to serve in prison.

Updated: April 24, 2014, - 11:22 PM

Minnesota Supreme Court reverses rapist’s commitment

State high court says judges should have less restrictive options for sex offenders.

Updated: April 23, 2014, - 09:40 PM

In fight over IQ, Detroit Lakes dad prevails

The parental rights of a mentally disabled father were wrongly terminated, appeals court rules. He is overjoyed, his lawyer...

Updated: April 21, 2014, - 11:35 PM

April 17: 'Royal' scam suspects say they're broke

Lake Minnetonka couple claiming to be wealthy royalty tell court they can't afford bail.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 11:26 PM

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