David Chanen

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

Recent content from David Chanen

Toddler’s shooting stirs anger, action in north Minneapolis

About 50 people rallied Wednesday to protest the shooting of a 19-year-old pregnant woman, her 14-month-old daughter and the baby’s 17-year-old uncle. No suspect has been arrested.

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 05:35 AM

Aug. 15: Terrence Franklin's DNA found on trigger

A grand jury will convene next month to determine whether the officers’ use of deadly force was justified during a chaotic struggle that ended with Franklin’s death. A lawyer for his parents said the family believes evidence was planted on the police gun.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 11:13 PM

St. Paul cop accused of assaulting teen

St. Paul police have opened an internal affairs investigation into an officer for allegedly knocking a teenager off his minibike...

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 08:12 PM

Local authorities embrace limits on mandatory drug sentences

Local federal court figures praise U.S. attorney general’s decision to revise severe sentencing rules for low-level offenders.

Updated: August 12, 2013, - 10:35 PM

Man flees cops, drowns in Arden Hills lake

Roseville police said the fatal chase began with a taillight violation.

Updated: August 11, 2013, - 09:20 PM

Minnesota traffic deaths are on the rise for second consecutive year

Safety officials can’t point to particular trends behind the 204 deaths so far this year, aside from a rise this summer in motorcycle fatalities. But if the current rate continues, the total will easily surpass the 395 fatalities in 2012.

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 09:55 PM

Appeals court: Guardians can control wards’ life support

Appeals Court ruling says the decision is best left outside court.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 09:39 PM

2 Minneapolis officers on leave named in suits for excessive force

The Minneapolis police allegedly used racial and sexual slurs.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 09:56 AM

Two Minneapolis police officers accused of using racial and sexual slurs

The Minneapolis officers were placed on leave, sources said.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 11:37 PM

Hunt for Mandy Matula finds nothing new; brother not giving up hope

Large-scale searches will end, but the brother of the missing 24-year-old woman says he won’t give up hope.

Updated: July 14, 2013, - 07:47 PM

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