John Hoff exercised his First Amendment rights.A jury has concluded that there was nothing untrue in "Johnny Northside" blogger John Hoff's writing about the alleged shady business dealings of Jerry Moore. Then the same jury decided that Hoff's writing caused Moore to lose his job at the Uni ... More >>
Jason Yang climbed over a chain link fence and jumped to his death.First, Jason Yang tragically leaps over a freeway off-ramp and falls 40 feet to his death as police chase him. Then Yang's family claims that Minneapolis Police shot him before he fell. In the latest twist of a case that has now ... More >>
Image Courtesy of State of MinnesotaThere's a fight over how we decide who can be a judge in Minnesota, and it's being fought out this week in front of the Supreme Court and on the floor of the legislature.The state constitution says judges are supposed to be elected every six years, but in r ... More >>
Footage shows both men and women peeling off her clothing
Check out the transcript of the surveillance video from Farkarlun's search in the Hennepin County jail.
On Wednesday the St. Paul City Council approved paying out $115,000 to resident Patrick Fearing and his attorney to settle a civil rights case filed three years earlier.
Technical legalities aside, there's reason to believe that the suit may not be outside the spirit of the law.
A Minneapolis cop escapes frying pan, heads for fire
Jeff Jindra is again accused of misconduct Last Thursday, Minneapolis police officer Jeff Jindra received some welcome news. A U.S. District Court jury found that he did nothing wrong in questioning and handcuffing 14-year-old Damani Bediako in May, 2003. There was little time for Jindra to celebra ... More >>
In just eight months, chief Bill McManus has alienated the media, the pols, and the MPD rank and file. He must be doing something right.
Federal mediation goes forward, critics say city stacked deck
Critics fear the MPD's latest spin on community mediation is all about window-dressing--and grooming snitches
Why a pair of white women lawyers are taking the fight over federal mediation to the courts
A parking miscue, a scuffle, a cultural divide
Do Minneapolis police help businesses discriminate?