Floridian Casey Anthony was convicted of four misdemeanor counts of lying to investigators Tuesday, but she wasn't found guilty of murdering her toddler daughter. Jurors aren't talking. Prosecutors are stunned that they lost. Defense attorneys are lashing out at the media. And Anthony could be free by the weekend. Video report
On Friday, more than 30 months after the Tom Petters business empire first was exposed as the largest white-collar fraud in Minnesota history, a former hedge fund executive pleaded guilty to charges of securities fraud and making false statements to investigators.
Itinerary: t30 major-league ballparks from April 27 to July 18 "I'd been thinking about this for about 15 years, and when I turned 70 last November, I said, 'There are some things you should really get done,'" Jerry Haugen said. "My wife [Sally] said OK," he added with a smile.
Some Girl Scouts selling cookies witnessed an attempted bank robbery here.
A woman and her two daughters were selling the cookies at a TCF Bank in Minnetonka, Minn., when a man walked in and tried to rob it about 11:30 a.m. Friday.
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, February 19, 2011
From tweeting to friending, Fargo school officials are adding social media lingo to their vocabulary. But while sites such as Twitter and Facebook may be effective for school districts to communicate to the public, it can open up new issues and potential problems.
Students in the South Washington County (Minn.) School District and more than 5,500 others across the state studying Chinese are part of a mushrooming movement starting in the Twin Cities area and moving out. The number of Chinese-language students in Minnesota public schools has grown five-fold in recent years, with no end of the interest in sight.
A college basketball prospect from Minnesota has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in Siren, Wis., for his alleged involvement in a bank robbery last summer. Defense attorney Eric Nelson said Anthony DiLoreto, 19, Minnetonka, Minn., pleaded no contest to a felony charge of robbery as a party to a crime. The Burnett County judge handed down a deferred judgment of conviction. The charge could be dismissed next year if DiLoreto does not have similar offenses.
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