David Chanen

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

Recent content from David Chanen

MN Court of Appeals re-evaluates case of convicted rapist

The appeals court said the lower court didn’t do enough fact-finding when it civilly committed a 50-year-old rapist.

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 08:17 PM

Hennepin County has first female chief public defender

She is the first woman to be named as the county’s chief public defender.

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 11:27 PM

Suspect in officer's killing makes first court appearance

Bail for Brian Fitch, who appeared in a wheelchair, was set at $3 million, but because of a probation violation he cannot be released. He entered court wearing a hospital gown and heavy bandages and was under heavy guard.

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 10:50 PM

Duluth head shop owner sentenced to 17½ years for selling synthetic drugs

U.S. District Judge David Doty gave Jim Carlson, 57, a shorter sentence than the prosecution had sought but a far longer one than his defense had argued for.

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 11:11 PM

Minnetonka attorney disbarred by Minnesota Supreme Court

A Minnetonka attorney was disbarred for professional misconduct Wednesday by the Minnesota Supreme Court.Paul Moe, 71, misappropriated funds from a...

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 09:02 PM

St. Paul man receives 18-year prison sentence for attempted murder at a Minneapolis food store

A St. Paul man was sentenced to 18 years in prison for what a Hennepin County prosecutor called a brazen...

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 05:33 PM

No warrant needed to search trash, court rules in Minn. drug case

Drugs found in Brownsville, Minn., man’s garbage bag led to warrant to search apartment, which turned up more drugs.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 08:21 PM

Two Hennepin County judge races have plenty of hopefuls

Twelve attorneys will vie for two open Hennepin County judge seats in Tuesday’s primary.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 10:51 PM

Rogers business owner fined for dumping wastewater that ended up in lake

Freeway Motors owner told employees to dump water in parking lot, and it ended up in wetlands.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 08:32 PM

Brooklyn Center man sentenced after judge sees videos of him robbing, beating victim

8-year sentence for man who was recorded while taking part in two attacks.

Updated: August 07, 2014, - 07:06 PM

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