Bruce Gordon

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Everyone struggling to get info about cell phone tracking program

    Everyone from journalists to politicians to activists have been fighting for years to learn the details behind Minnesota's controversial Kingfish and Stingray cell phone tracking programs, but lately, the state's been leaving them empty-handed. The Kingfish and Stingray devices are used across the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Man and woman fatally shot following police chase on Hwy 212 [UPDATE]

    Lt. Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol identified the two people shot to death Friday on Highway 212 as a man and a woman. But he refused to confirm whether this was a hostage situation, as initially reported over the police scanner. Four unnamed officers -- one state trooper, one Carver Coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Cop admitted to giving people pot, watching others smoke crack in squad car

    In testimony offered last fall under immunity from prosecution, Hutchinson police officer Karl Willers admitted to giving people pot while he was in Minneapolis for Drug Recognition Expert program training in 2012.SEE ALSO: The City Pages' DRE scandal seriesGiven that other officers testified they s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    225 DWI arrests over July 4 holiday

    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety considers July 4 the deadliest day of the year. And with good reason: Over the past five years, 19 have died on the roads on Independence Day.Alcohol is the clear culprit of the holiday danger. See Also: - Thanksgiving weekend brings more than 100 DWIs, 50 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Anne Marie Rasmusson to settle data breach lawsuit with state

    Attorneys for Anne Marie Rasmusson say they've struck a deal with the state in their client's data breach lawsuit that would put new safeguards into place to catch abusers of Minnesota's Driver and Vehicle Services database. For regular followers of Blotter, Rasmusson's should be a familiar name by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Pawlenty on sex criminal daycare pardon: "I am very troubled"

    Maybe if Governor Tim Pawlenty doesn't talk about Jeremy Giefer it will all just go away. But we doubt it.​Tim Pawlenty is in full ostrich mode.Tuesday we learned that Jeremy Giefer, the sex offender Pawlenty voted to pardon in 2008, has been allegedly raping his own daughter for the past nine yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Jeremy Giefer could be Tim Pawlenty's Willie Horton

    Blue Earth County Sheriff's Dept.Jeremy Giefer, once pardoned by the Governor, now faces 11 charges of criminal sexual conduct​When Jeremy Geifer was charged with 11 counts of sexual misconduct November 18th, Tim Pawlenty might have envisioned his presidential ambitions going up in smoke.Just over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    8/29 Morning Communiqué

    Footballers freezing their babies's stem cells in case of sports injuries, $1 billion spent on useless anti-drug ads, turning off t ... More >>

  • Books

    August 29, 2001

    Junk Mail

    Advocates fight against predatory lenders and for regulatory relief

  • Books

    December 8, 1999

    Debt Trap

    Ameriquest Mortgage Company loans can look like lifesavers for low-income borrowers--until they read the fine print