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MOORHEAD, Minn. — A 19-year-old man is going to court after being accused of leaking the private information of about 8,000 Minnesota State University Moorhead students. An indictment Tuesday, June 5, said Cameron Crowley, who goes by "Vigilance,” is facing five charges for hacking that caused $5,000 in damages. MSUM officials said sensitive information can not be accessed with just ID numbers. In June of 2017, Crowley is accused of posting thousands of MSUM student ID numbers, but no passwords or financial data.
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. -- An Oklee, Minn., man has been ordered to spend 90 days behind bars for possessing and distributing child porn, but he could face more time if he doesn’t stay out of trouble. Robert Shawn Furnald, 48, was sentenced Wednesday, June 6, in Red Lake County District Court after he was convicted of dissemination of pornographic work and three counts of possessing pornographic work involving minors, all felonies. He faced five other child porn charges, but those were dismissed.
CINCINNATI — For the first time in club history, Minnesota United is headed to the Round of 16 in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament. It took penalty kicks to settle the match Wednesday, June 6, but the Loons topped FC Cincinnati of the lower-tier United Soccer League after a scoreless draw in regulation. FC Cincinnati is expected to join Major League Soccer as an expansion franchise next season.
EAGAN, Minn. -- Authorities have identified a 26-year-old Rosemount woman who was killed when the vehicle she was riding in crashed into a tree Monday night, June 4. Isabelle Marie Nappi was a passenger in a Volkswagen Routan when it went off the westbound Highway 13 ramp to southbound Cedar Avenue around 10:15 p.m., the State Patrol said. The driver, Mohamedoqadar Alinoor, 30, of Savage, was wearing a seat belt and sustained injuries that were not life-threatening, the State Patrol said. Nappi was not wearing a seat belt.
GRAND LAKE, Minn. -- A 34-year-old man died after he was struck by a Canadian National train in Grand Lake Township Tuesday night, June 5. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that the man was struck on the tracks on the 7000 block of Munger Shaw Road at about 11:40 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene. The man’s name wasn’t released pending notification of the family. The incident remains under investigation, authorities said.
CASS COUNTY, Minn.—A 9-year-old boy died in one of two ATV crashes in Cass County over the weekend, law enforcement officials said Monday, June 4. The boy was driving an ATV with a 15-year old passenger Sunday, June 3, when they lost control in a water hole and flipped the vehicle on top of themselves on private property near Boy River, the sheriff's office said. Authorities moved the ATV off the driver but were unable to save his life. The passenger was treated for minor injuries. Boy River is about 50 miles southeast of Bemidji.
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 21-year-old Brainerd woman was killed early Thursday morning, May 31, following a head-on crash in foggy conditions. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office was called to the crash at 4:31 a.m. involving three vehicles southeast of Brainerd on Crow Wing County Highway 2. The vehicle with the fatality caught on fire.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A martial arts fighter from Hawley has been sentenced to 32 months in state prison in St. Cloud for a brutal assault on another fighter while tubing on the Otter Tail River near Detroit Lakes last summer. Jamie Lee Lampi, 28, was sentenced in Becker County District Court last month for felony third-degree assault.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy and Attorney General Lori Swanson have sued Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, alleging it illegally markets a fentanyl painkiller. The suit filed Wednesday, May 30, claims the company allowed fentanyl, an opioid it sells, to be used for conditions not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration and in higher doses than allowed. It is only approved for pain in some cancer patients.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House majority leader will not seek re-election this year so she can take a job with the Minnesota Rural Electric Association. Rep. Joyce Peppin, R-Rogers, announced Wednesday, May 30, that she will become the group's legal advisor and will lead its government affairs work at the state and federal levels.