David Chanen

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

Recent content from David Chanen

Hero award is new start for Brooklyn Park felon who saved woman

Pierre Johnson, who is in prison for selling drugs, won national honor for saving 91-year-old neighbor from fire.

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 06:27 AM

More Twin Cities counties require bullet-proof vests for probation officers

More are moving to require bullet-resistant vests during some contacts with offenders.

Updated: September 16, 2013, - 09:52 PM

Man killed by Brooklyn Center police was facing prison sentence

An attorney for the officer says a traffic stop turned into “a life-or-death struggle” before the shooting.

Updated: September 11, 2013, - 05:36 PM

Woman dies after falling from 6th-floor residence hall at U

She fell from 6th-floor window with screen removed.

Updated: September 08, 2013, - 09:36 PM

Ex-Police Chief Dolan joins Middle East law enforcement effort

Former police chief and other U.S. chiefs met to discuss day-to-day police policies with counterparts from the Palestinian Authority, Jordan...

Updated: September 06, 2013, - 09:42 PM

Man found dead in a freezer in Shorewood is identified

His girlfriend is in jail, charged with the killing. The cause of death hasn’t been determined.

Updated: September 01, 2013, - 09:27 PM

Mpls. woman guilty of perjury in case of Somali fighters

A 23-year-old nursing school student pleaded guilty Thursday to lying to a federal grand jury about raising money for Minnesotans...

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 09:34 PM

Man killed in clash with Brooklyn Center police was shot in chest

Attorney hired by girlfriend says four witnesses told him Edmond Fair was killed while handcuffed.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 11:21 PM

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

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