David Chanen

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

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Accused killer of officer Patrick asks for expedited pretrial hearing

Brian Fitch Sr's. health seemed improved since he was nearly incoherent at August hearing

Updated: September 25, 2014, - 11:24 PM

Guilty plea in car swindle brings unusual jail sentence

A man who swindled dozens of people in a car business will serve an unusual jail sentence.Zachary Moore, who ran...

Updated: September 25, 2014, - 05:34 PM

Sheriff who ran search for killer of 3 Los Angeles police officers trains Minnesotans

John McMahon talked to Minnesota officers about what worked and what didn’t in the search for Christopher Dorner.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 08:34 PM

Sept. 22: Man who killed two women, beat three others speaks about crimes for first time

Alberto Palmer, who spoke in Hennepin County District Court, almost certainly will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 10:07 PM

Oct. 17, 2013: Priest sent e-mails expressing love to girl

In e-mails sent from Rome, he expressed his love and affection for teen girl he is accused of sexually abusing. His lawyer said claims were “discredited.”

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 03:54 PM

How a Minnesota serial child molester skirted the legal system

After his case was finally investigated, Douglas Robinette was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Updated: September 16, 2014, - 11:16 PM

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

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