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  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Molly Flaherty charged with smashing glass on CeCe McDonald's face

    A Minneapolis woman is charged with starting the fight outside the Schooner Tavern last summer that resulted in Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman, being charged with second-degree murder. Molly Shannon Flaherty "threw or pushed" a glass into McDonald's face outside the bar that night, ... More >>

  • News

    May 9, 2012

    CeCe McDonald murder trial

    Behind the scenes of the transgender woman's case

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Jonathan Utecht threatened ex-girlfriend using her snake's blood

    Utecht allegedly killed the snake to threaten his girlfriend.​Jonathan Utecht wanted to get a terrifying message across to his ex-girlfriend. Apparently he couldn't find a pen.Utecht, 21, broke into his ex's house and killed her pet snake, then used the snake's blood to scrawl threatening messages ... More >>

  • News

    January 12, 2000

    Officer Down

    Seven years ago Tony DiIoia was a bright-eyed Minneapolis rookie. Then came the beatings, the lawsuits, and the pink slip.

  • Books

    September 22, 1999

    Snitch Botch

    When police informant Johnny Edwards sang, men went to prison. Now his tune is coming back to haunt the courts.