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Rapper Mystikal pleads not guilty to rape, drug charges

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Grammy-nominated rapper Mystikal pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges accusing him of raping and choking a woman at his home in Louisiana and of possessing several drugs. The 51-year-old performer whose given name is Michael Tyler is innocent of all charges, ...

JBS to pay $20 million in pork price-fixing settlement

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JBS has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a lawsuit with consumers that accused the giant meat producer of conspiring with other meat companies to inflate the price of pork. The latest meat-industry settlement will likely reinforce concerns that the White House, members ...

‘Serial’ case: Adnan Syed released, conviction tossed

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Monday ordered the release of Adnan Syed after overturning Syed's conviction for the 1999 murder of high school student Hae Min Lee — a case that was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial," a true-crime series that transfixed listeners and ...

NU man faces 30 porn possession counts

NEW ULM — Thirty counts of felony possession of pornography, including 14 counts of possession of pornography of a minor under 14, were filed Sept. 15 against a 40-year-old New Ulm man in Brown County District Court. Bail was set at $75,000 without conditions, $15,000 with conditions Friday ...

‘Sweetie Pie’ star found guilty in nephew’s shooting death

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal jury on Friday convicted a former star of the St. Louis-based reality TV show "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" of arranging the shooting death of his nephew. The jury deliberated about 17 hours over three days before reaching its verdict in the murder-for-hire case ...

Court Proceedings

Brown County District Court • Two felony domestic assault counts were filed Sept. 9 against Joshua T. Wendt, 42, 17604 460th Ave., Sanborn. A court hearing was set for Oct. 4. According to court documents, Brown County sheriff’s deputy Justin Robertson responded to a call in North Star ...