David Chanen

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

Recent content from David Chanen

Sept. 11: State ordered to release rapist from Moose Lake

Judge reviewing case rules that the 24-year-old offender doesn’t meet legal criteria for commitment at Moose Lake.

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 11:39 PM

Minnesota heroin summit backs aggressive measures

As overdose deaths continue to rise, police, prosecutors and doctors plotted more aggressive tactics at a summit Thursday.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 11:07 AM

2 Minnesota lawyers suspended for misconduct

Two Minnesota attorneys have been disciplined for professional misconduct by the state Supreme Court.Bruce A. Kunz, of Perham, was suspended...

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 11:46 PM

Serial fraudster who drained vulnerable friend's retirement account gets 9 years in prison

Thomas Syzdek stole thousands from a friend he was living with.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 11:07 PM

March 19: Former U associate golf coach Brenny awarded $360K in firing case

Katie Brenny, a coach for less than two months in 2010 who sued the school alleging that it fired her after learning she was a lesbian, was awarded nearly $360,000 by a Hennepin County district judge.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 06:37 PM

Deputy's scolding of jury sparks investigation in Hennepin Co.

The Hennepin County incident left several of the jurors in tears.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 10:44 AM

Career criminal's latest effort gets attention of Minnesota Court of Appeals

Judges cited public safety and an invalid marriage certificate.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 06:20 AM

Man who killed parents in Waconia closer to leaving security hospital

The state is pushing for release for Richard Happ, and he told a panel of Dakota County judges that his violent delusions are in the past.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 06:47 AM

Feb. 28: Family and Carver County: Keep killer in security hospital

Richard A. Happ may leave the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter 15 years after killing his parents. The state Department of Human Services says he should be allowed to leave the hospital and live at a licensed, state-operated residential facility in West St. Paul.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 08:56 PM

March 1: Ruling on release of killer from St. Peter hospital delayed until late summer

Richard Happ’s relatives argued against a recommendation for his provisional release from state hospital.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 08:55 PM

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