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A wrongful death lawsuit pertaining to the officer-involved shooting of Terrance Franklin on May 9 of last year alleges that racist cops executed Franklin, then engaged in a campaign intended to cover up their wrongdoing by publicly demonizing him.The lawsuit, which is expected to be filed today, do ... More >>
Prince & the Revolution drummer Bobby Z has unveiled the lineup for his third annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! and there's a familiar face for Purple Rain diehards in the mix. Apollonia Kotero, who played a character by the same name in the film and was subjected to the waters of Not Lake Minne ... More >>
In the confusion after the police chase and shooting that left 22-year-old Terrance Franklin dead on May 10, one thing quickly became clear: Two police officers had been shot and rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center.On Saturday, the two officers -- Michael Meath and Ricardo Muro -- received an h ... More >>
Last February, drummer and radio personality Bobby Z reunited the Revolution, Prince's old group, for their first full-scale show together in quite some time. And now he's got another Prince-inspired party planned with the second Benefit 2 Celebrate Life on Saturday, March 9 at First Avenue. The lin ... More >>
Between Michael Brodkorb and Bob Koss, the MNGOP sure knows how to hire 'em, don't they?SEE ALSO:-- Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer says disabled Purple Heart recipient John Kriesel has "no courage"-- Michael Brodkorb says marriage amendment is cynical MNGOP get-out-the-vote ploy Last night, Koss, a MNGOP Sena ... More >>
It looks like America's Got Talent favorite Tim Poe is a bit of a con artist. According to a statement issued by the Minnesota National Guard yesterday, Poe was not injured by a grenade while serving in Afghanistan in 2009 as the singer claimed on the popular TV show Monday night. Poe indeed served ... More >>
Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake, still hasn't responded to the firestorm she created last week by saying disabled and decorated war veteran John Kriesel has "no courage."But Kriesel, a retiring MNGOP Representative from Cottage Grove, isn't pulling any punches in letting people know what he thinks a ... More >>
People sometimes say politics is war, but retiring Rep. John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, could tell you from experience that the two are very different.Kriesel, 30, lost both of his legs in Iraq in 2006. He was later awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, and the Bronze Star. So it's ... More >>
Last year, Prince & the Revolution drummer Robert Rivkin, AKA Bobby Z was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, and his survival was uncertain. After a year of rehabilitation, Z is healthy, and has started a foundation, My Purple Heart, to benefit heart health education and working in ... More >>
Phoenix deputy's tale of being shot by drug smugglers doesn't add up
Experts see more soldiers facing criminal time
When a serial rapist escaped from Minnesota's state mental hospital last April, someone had to take a perp walk sooner rather than later. So why not arrest the escapee's father?
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