Almost a year and a half later, Amy Senser still mourns the death of Anousone Phanthavong. She just doesn't think she should be in prison because of it.SEE ALSO:-- Amy Senser had a drinking problem, affairs according to stepdaughter Brittani-- Amy Senser letters of support reveal another side of Amy ... More >>
Amy Senser will be sentenced later this morning for killing Anousone Phanthavong in a hit-and-run last August.
Prosecutors want Senser to serve nearly five years in prison, the maximum; her defense attorney, Eric Nelson, seeks probation. To bolster his argument for leniency, Nelson submitted 113 l ... More >>
Amy Senser's last chance to avoid prison time slipped away yesterday when Hennepin County Judge Daniel Mabley denied her motion for acquittal or a new trial.Two weeks ago, Eric Nelson, Senser's defense attorney, filed a motion making a case that jurors were confused about their instructions, and ren ... More >>
Amy Senser's jurors may have misunderstood their instructions when convicting her of two counts of criminal vehicular homicide, prompting defense attorney Eric Nelson to ask that the convictions be thrown out.At the heart of Nelson's contention is a note jurors sent to Hennepin County Judge Daniel M ... More >>
Over the weekend, legal experts opined that with the prosecution wrapping up its case, Amy Senser's trial was hers to lose, citing the difficulty of convicting someone of criminal vehicular homicide charges.The experts were wrong. This afternoon, the jury found her guilty of two felonies -- failure ... More >>
Amy Senser admitted to a daughter that she was drinking the night she ran over Anousone Phanthavong, a Hennepin County prosecutor said Monday.
Deborah Russell, the assistant county attorney who made the statement during a motions hearing in Senser's case, didn't elaborate.
Prosecutors revealed ea ... More >>
Timothy Bakdash will spend at least the next 27 years behind bars for running over and killing University of Minnesota student Bejamin Van Handel after a night of heavy drinking last April.Judge Daniel Mabley today sentenced Bakdash, 30, to 40 years in prison, with his first parole eligibility ... More >>
Amy Senser's trial will not be moving to Kandiyohi County.
Hennepin County Judge Daniel H. Mabley denied Senser's request to have her trial moved from Minneapolis to Kandiyohi County.
Senser stands charged with criminal vehicular homicide for running True Thai chef Anousone Phanthavong over off ... More >>
Stone Creek PsychiatryDiane BakdashNow that 66-year-old Diane Bakdash has appeared in court on the charge of accessory after the fact to murder, we're getting a look at the criminal complaint against her, and seeing a glimpse of her defense strategy.
Judge Daniel Mabley agreed to reduce her bail ... More >>
CaringBridgeBen Van Handel was killed after being struck by a car in Dinkytown April 15.It was last Thursday that police arrested Timothy Ayman Bakdash and charged him with second degree murder for deliberately running his car onto the sidewalk and into three university students in Dinkytown. ... More >>
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the controversial conviction of former Viking Carl Eller for fourth-degree assault and refusing to submit to a chemical test.Eller, ex Purple People-Eater, was pulled over in 2008 on suspicions of DWI whereupon he allegedly assaulted the officers and re ... More >>