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Hyatt grew up in north central Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She worked as an investigative reporter at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and the Owatonna People's Press where she was named New Journalist of the Year by the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Outside of work, she is often shooting hoops, watering her 40+ plants and spending time with family.

Families of victims outraged over last-minute plea deals by Hennepin County Attorney

Mary Moriarty said she empathizes but stands by her decisions focused on rehabilitation, not punishment.

Armed Mall of America robber sentenced to 4 months in workhouse, probation

In exchange for his guilty plea, one count was dropped and he will avoid prison.

AG Ellison declines to take over murder case after victim's family objects to plea deal

Ellison's office previously intervened in a similar case.

Plea negotiations underway in Minneapolis crash that killed 5

Derrick Thompson is accused of speeding through a red light at 95 mph and broadsiding a sedan carrying five young Somali American women.

Minnesota Supreme Court: Jury must decide truth of #MeToo Facebook post

At the heart of the case is a 2020 Facebook post accusing a Minneapolis dance instructor of sexual assault.

Hennepin County Attorney now considering charges in state trooper shooting of Ricky Cobb

Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty said in a statement that some State Patrol employees refused to cooperate with the investigation into the fatal shooting.

Man says he stabbed victim at Minneapolis light-rail stop for 'practice killing,' charge says

The victim remains hospitalized.

Teen charged with felony gun possession for Edina High School threat

He faces two felony counts for being a minor in possession of a firearm and making treats of violence.

Teen is third charged in shooting of on-duty MPD officer

The teen was charged in juvenile court; no details were released about role in shooting.

Murder charge: Man strangled brother, 7, in family's Eden Prairie home

Dalal Idd made a series of 911 calls before surrendering to police.