David Chanen

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

Recent content from David Chanen

No charges against driver who drove car into St. Louis Park pond, killing 2

County attorney won’t prosecute woman, 23, whose car plunged into a retention pond with five children aboard.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 11:12 PM

Man sentenced to 35 years for shooting death of 13-year-old on bike

Ray’Jon Gomez wasn’t the intended target. Donquarius Copeland, the last of three men sentenced in the 2011 death, received 35 years in prison.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 11:34 AM

Couple with yacht, luxury lake home, charged with welfare fraud

They alleged took $160,000 in welfare benefits while the husband claimed to be a Scottish aristocrat. The Chisholms are on the lam; they have not been seen for about six weeks, authorities said. Warrants have been issued for their arrests.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 12:13 AM

Hennepin, Ramsey County jails to allow religious head coverings

Only inmates at Hennepin and Ramsey County jails who aren’t a safety threat can wear them.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 11:35 PM

Brooklyn Park attorney suspended for misconduct

A Brooklyn Park attorney was suspended indefinitely Thursday for professional misconduct by the Minnesota Supreme Court.Luke Enno, 35, failed to...

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 10:59 PM

Minn. Supreme Court reverses convictions in aiding-suicide case

The ruling still allows prosecution of people whose direct assistance causes a suicide, which could include a physical act or even use of speech.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 09:35 PM

Minn. Supreme Court reverses convictions in aiding-suicide case

The state Supreme Court ruled that the state’s ban on “encouraging” suicide is unconstitutional, but upheld language on “assisting” suicide.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 05:13 PM

Woman pleads guilty to fatal stabbing in Minneapolis

A woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing another woman during a fight in south Minneapolis in August.Yolanda L. Smith, 27,...

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 07:50 PM

Ex-Gopher Melvin Newbern sues Robbinsdale cop over force

Melvin Newbern says he got a concussion after being knocked to the ground while in handcuffs.

Updated: March 07, 2014, - 12:17 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton appoints two to state's Court of Appeals

Gov. Mark Dayton appointed two judges Wednesday to the state’s Court of Appeals.Judge Denise Reilly has served in Hennepin County...

Updated: March 05, 2014, - 08:53 PM

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