David Chanen

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

Recent content from David Chanen

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: February 28, 2014, - 05:22 AM

Lawsuit settled in death of 6 in 2010 apartment fire in Minneapolis

Fire’s cause and origin still undetermined, but plaintiffs claimed that smoke detector maintenance could have prevented the deaths.

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 09:28 PM

Ruling may help unlock the door for committed sex offenders

In last week’s highly anticipated ruling, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank, above, called Minnesota’s sex-offender commitment process “draconian” and in need of reform.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 08:24 PM

Minnesota police groups sue NFL over weapons ban at stadiums

The suit argues that the league is violating state law and lacks the authority to enforce its new policy forbidding anyone other than on-duty officers and private security personnel working games to carry weapons in stadiums.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 10:16 PM

Facing down fear left by slaying of good Samaritan in north Mpls.

About 20 clergy members, anti-violence advocates and a police lieutenant took to the streets to urge residents on the border of the McKinley-Camden neighborhoods to watch over one another.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 10:31 PM

2 from St. Paul sentenced in sex trafficking consipracy

Two people from St. Paul were sentenced this week in a federal sex trafficking conspiracy case.Andrew Hertzog, 30, received 10...

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 09:06 PM

Minn. high court: Accident victim can’t sue deputy who hit her

The victim’s attorney said the ruling has serious public safety implications.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 07:12 PM

Ex-Minneapolis cop admits to sex charges involving 5 teenage girls

Bradley Schnickel, accused of soliciting 18 minors for sex, could face about 12 years in prison after plea deal.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 08:30 PM

Minneapolis boy who stowed away on flight to Vegas close to reunion with family

The judge praised the boy’s parents for their support of his progress.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 04:05 PM

Disbarred Chicago attorney now suspended from practicing in Minnesota

Robert A. Huff, who was disbarred in Illinois in November, has a year to respond to the disciplinary petition.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 09:02 PM

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