Disgraced Minneapolis power broker Al Garcia is in trouble with his probation officer for violating the terms of his supervised release. Garcia pled guilty to a federal charge of aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine in 2010 and beat the rap on charges that he rap ... More >>
TiZA bankruptcy trustee John Hedback announced Friday that he had reached a settlement agreement with the ACLU of Minnesota over attorney's fees and costs. In exchange for the ACLU dismissing its federal lawsuit against Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, Hedback will pay the ACLU $1,400,000. Attorneys for ... More >>
Recardo Meeks' fourth amendment rights were violated by the strip seach, a judge says.Photo courtesy Andrew muller.Two Minneapolis police officers conducted an illegal strip search on a man during a traffic stop in March 2009, according to a Minnesota Supreme Court opinion issued this week. The ... More >>
Oil company has friends on the PUC
Image by pellaea on FlickrWhite powder: it's suspiciousA worker at the federal courthouse in St. Paul was opening mail yesterday when suddenly, the employee noticed white powder on his or her hands (we don't know the employee's identity). Uh-oh! Time to call the FBI and shut down the court.
He's been free pending sentencing for tax evasion sentencing, but awaits charges related to an alleged Ponzi scheme.
In the wake of an $8 million settlement, has WCCO gotten the message about discrimination?