David Smith

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Minneapolis settles police misconduct case for $3 million

    The Minneapolis City Council approved a $3 million payout Friday to the family of David Cornelius Smith, a 28-year-old who died in 2010 after an incident with police officers at the downtown YMCA. Following Smith's death, his family filed a lawsuit in federal court, alleging the officers used exce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Lawsuit alleging Minneapolis police officers suffocated man at YMCA on track for trial

    A federal lawsuit alleging two Minneapolis police officers used excessive force and suffocated a 28-year-old man at a YMCA in 2010 is on track for trial this fall. Earlier this year, attorneys for the City of Minneapolis filed for an order of summary judgement in the suit, asking all counts be dism ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2005

    8/30: Morning Communique

    California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has filed a lawsuit to force top makers of potato chips and french fries to warn consumers about a potential cancer-causing chemical found in the popular snacks ... More >>

  • News

    December 12, 2001

    Blessed Peacemakers

    They'd seem quaint if they weren't so eloquent: Meet the University of St. Thomas's loudest rabble-rousers

  • News

    May 12, 1999

    A Change of Habits

    When Kate, Brigid, Rita, and Jane McDonald joined the Sisters of St. Joseph nearly 50 years ago, they knew that nuns worked hard, lived modestly, and wore long cloaks. The sit-ins, marches, and street protests didn't come till later.

  • Books

    October 28, 1998