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