Ryan Larson, the man who was initially arrested in connection with the November 2012 murder of Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker, has sued KSTP for allegedly defaming him during their TV coverage of Decker's shooting.Larson, you'll recall, was arrested the day after Decker was gunned down and he ... More >>
A retail custodian sexually assaulted by her boss fights back despite her immigration status
A lawsuit filed by the owner of Calhoun Square alleges that management of the recently failed Primebar location didn't pay rent almost from the day the bar and restaurant opened and intentionally damaged the property when it closed for good last month after just eight months in business.SEE ALSO: 35 ... More >>
Today, St. Paul attorney Nathan Hansen and New Jersey attorney Alan Milstein filed a civil lawsuit against the state of Minnesota, State Patrol, and other law enforcement agencies seeking millions of dollars in damages for subjects who participated in the scandalized Drug Recognition Expert program. ... More >>
Since late June, Bradlee Dean has owed Rachel Maddow and the now-defunct Minnesota Independent $24,625 in legal fees stemming from a ridiculous defamation lawsuit he failed against them.SEE ALSO: Dean foresees armed insurrection if Obama is reelected: "America deserves what it gets" [AUDIO]In the me ... More >>
SEE ALSO: US Bank closes UC Davis branch, cites "intolerable" Occupy protestsMinneapolis-based US Bank is one of the biggest, baddest slumlords in Los Angeles, the city alleges in a civil lawsuit filed yesterday. The suit reportedly seeks "potentially millions of dollars in penalties and restitution ... More >>
Lake Street's Mercado Central is meant to support Latino business owners, but an ongoing lawsuit alleges that it's treating them unfairly and bringing their businesses down. Fourteen of Mercado Central's 48 shareholders filed a lawsuit earlier this year against the co-op detailing a number of grieva ... More >>
The family of Cody Patrick Laganiere is suing Olmsted County Jail after Laganiere was found dead in his cell in September of 2010, claiming negligence and a lethal prescription are to blame.Patrick Laganiere, father of Cody Laganiere, claims the jail wasn't properly caring for his son and alleges th ... More >>
A North Side woman is suing the city of Minneapolis and two unknown police officers over the death of her eight-month-old pit bull. The officers shot Leah Anderson's dog 10 times this spring while in pursuit of her brother, leaving Anderson with no choice but to euthanize the dog, according to the ... More >>
Joe and Amy Senser have settled the wrongful death lawsuit against them over the hit-and-run death of Anousone Phanthavong, according to the victim's family's attorney. Terms of the settlement have not been publicly released, but the settlement comes a day after Amy Senser was found guilty of crimi ... More >>
A Florida investment group that was bilked out of more than $1 billion by Tom Petters is suing to get that money back.Palm Beach Finance Partners is suing BMO Harris, the bank company that bought now-defunct Wisconsin financial services company M&I for $1 billion. BMO Harris filed a motion to ... More >>
Call it a case of Whiskey a No No, on Wednesday Kieran Folliard and his company, A Kieran Connection, filed suit against Jameson Whiskey claiming that the "Jameson Big Ginger" was a case of infringement. The lawsuit claims that Folliard's 2 Ginger's whiskey filed a U.S. trademark applicatio ... More >>
Michael Beasley's suit might expose serious corruption in amateur basketball.Michael Beasley is known as much for his own off-the-court legal trouble as he is his on-the-court skills. But now the Timberwolves' mercurial forward is ready to add a new dimension to his image: Meet Michael Beasley, w ... More >>
Tyler Heilman's father has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Todd Waldron, a Le Sueur County sheriff's deputy who shot his son at point-blank range. In July 2009, Heilman was driving in small town Kasota when Waldron -- an undercover deputy at the time -- began following him for "driving re ... More >>
Schools across the country have banned the bracelets.A Wisconsin eighth-grader is suing her principal and school district for the right to wear a somewhat silly bracelet that deals with a deadly serious topic. Kaisey Jenkins, a student at Sauk Prairie Middle School in central Wisconsin, says the ... More >>
Winder says officer Lukes "viciously tackled" her.The City of Minneapolis will pay out $190,000 to a woman who says a police officer did nothing as another woman attacked her, and then tackled her when she tried to fight back. Tanise Winder filed the federal lawsuit in 2009 accusing Minneapo ... More >>
Zimmerman ReedRandy Hopper, the man who sued the Strike ForceToday is the deadline for filing claims against the disgraced and disbanded Metro Gang Strike Force, and so far 118 people have said the force extorted them.Lead plaintiff Zelaido Rivera Garcia won a $3 million settlement for the group ... More >>
Maybe time for a civics lesson?Michele Bachmann invoked the Charge of the Light Brigade, and epic British military failure, as a rallying cry for teabagger victory against health care reform. She flubbed the history of the Slaughter Solution. She got net neutrality exactly backwards. No ... More >>
It's claiming violations of the Federal Trademark Act and deceptive trade practices, and accusing the organization of cybersquatting.
As part of his deal, Ruiz will drop his federal lawsuit against the city and Dolan, but not against Officer Todd Lappegaard.
The mother of a toddler featured in a viral YouTube video dancing to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" went head-to-head with Universal Music Group... and won!
This family has faced off with police before: In 2005, a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed the boy's older brother.
Sick Subway employees likely to blame for outbreak of norovirus says a lawsuit filed this week.
Ruiz spoke out publicly for the first time Wednesday about the incident. WCCO got the local interview.
An opinion by an Assistant City Attorney two years ago made it illegal to tell the public when an information independent review board found MPD officers had engaged in misconduct, according to a story in the University of Minnesota's student newspaper.
Nasser Kazeminy was accused of trying to funnel $75,000 to Coleman's family through his wife's business.
So the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota sued a Twin Cities charter school for allegedly mixing religion and public education. What does the school do? Sue them back of course!
A New Brighton woman says Little Caesars sneaked money out of her paycheck.
The lawsuit filed last year accusing Norm Coleman's buddy of trying to funnel cash to the then-senator has surfaced once again, this time with more evidence to back up the allegations.
On October 14, 2005, Sgt. Giovanni Veliz filed two charges of discrimination with the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights. The complaints alleged that the Minneapolis Police Department systemically discriminated against Hispanics, both in its personnel decisions and in its day-to-day dealings wit ... More >>
It's the world's largest music and movies superstore, and everything in it is free—and illegal. Every month, some five billion illegal downloads are passed around the internet, and the entertainment industry sues several hundred people. CP writer St
Two high-profile court decisions pave the way for novel class action suits
Minnesota lawyer has made millions suing
Tits v. Glass: The harassment suit
Where do you sue when the place you've been defamed is virtual?
Plans to open a West Bank homeless shelter hit another snag
Employees say Northwest Airlines works harder to avoid discrimination lawsuits than it does to stop bigotry
Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.
A fight over the fate of a public park turns ugly in Anoka
Seven years ago Tony DiIoia was a bright-eyed Minneapolis rookie. Then came the beatings, the lawsuits, and the pink slip.
The City appears headed toward another lawsuit over property on Nicollet Mall
When a group of activists gained access to private papers from NSP's lawsuit against Westinghouse, they got a rare look at one of the nuclear industry's most serious problems.