The family of Jake Beneke filed a lawsuit against the estate of mass shooter Andrew Engeldinger and the company they both worked for, Accent Signage, for allegedly handling Engeldiner's termination in a negligent manner. SEE ALSO: Andrew Engeldinger, Accent Signage shooter, was late to work 35 days ... More >>
Derrick Deangelo Catchings, a 16-year-old from Brooklyn Park, will be tried as an adult in the murder of a teenager slain on his bike last summer in north Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Catchings has been in jail since last September on a separate case, and made hi ... More >>
In 1994, Eagan police questioned Shawn Sullivan, then 24 years old, about allegations that he had exposed himself in front of and groped two 11-year-old girls. But before prosecutors could file charges, Sullivan fled to Europe, never to return.Sullivan, who also allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl in ... More >>
In 1998, then-Minnesota Attorney General "Skip" Humphrey and Philip Morris reached a $6.1 billion settlement after the state alleged that the tobacco company used deceptive marketing, advertising, and research to encourage people to smoke. The settlement barred any future lawsuits regarding Philip M ... 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 >>
Domino's Pizza is involved in a lawsuit with delivery drivers.A federal judge certified Minnesota Domino's Pizza delivery drivers as a class in a lawsuit over delivery tips yesterday. The lawsuit, filed by two Domino's delivery drivers, alleges that Domino's violated federal and state law w ... More >>
Tony Sutton: In court for breach of contract.Tony Sutton sold out of Baja Sol last February but the business' financial struggles continue to follow him. Last November, Sutton, the chairman of the Minnesota Republican Party, was hit with an eviction suit from his landlord, Blackburn Blaine, who ... More >>
Cub Foods will no longer have to deal with CTUL.Cub Foods has settled a lawsuit with the labor union that's been hounding them for the past year. CTUL, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (The Center of Workers United in Struggle) represented a number of cleaning workers demanding better ... 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 >>
Frontier Communications allegedly collected taxes it shouldn't have.A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges that Frontier Communications illegally collected sales tax on Internet bills. The suit also alleges that Frontier "improperly applied" a number of fees to its customers, including a "911 ... More >>
AndersonAdvocatesAnderson has filed thousands of abuse lawsuits.Twin Cities attorney Jeff Anderson filed a civil suit yesterday accusing a Missouri-based abbey of covering up sexual abuse by a former monk. Anderson is famous for his tireless pursuit against abusive priests and church coverup ... More >>
Dzuck's lawyer warns the case is still young.The mother of a Fridley High School student is suing a former teacher she says beat her son bloody in the principal's office two years ago. Dennis Dzuck was convicted of assaulting a 15-year-old student last year, and was placed on two years of pr ... More >>
Father Francis Markey from his arrest in early 2010Jeffrey Anderson, the St. Paul attorney who's made a career (and a mint) suing the Catholic church, has opened up a new practice in London to pursue the pedophile priest cases popping up across the pond. They've already got their sights on Rev. ... More >>
Project Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work
Peter Rickmyer, the Level 3 sex offender who has plagued his Jordan neighbors with an avalanche of legal filings, is not allowed to sue anymore, a judge ruled this week.
Photo: romana kleeIt can't hurtJeff Anderson, the St. Paul attorney who has cut a wide swath of controversy as he files lawsuits against alleged sexually abusive priests in the Catholic Church all over the world, has now trained his sites on the monks of St. John's Abbey in Collegeville. On ... More >>
Businesses from L.A. to Washington, D.C., accuse the customer-review site of offering to remove bad reviews in exchange for ads.
A federal grand jury makes life even more complicated for the fallen auto sales magnate.
A Madison jury convicts Porfirio Olivas on 21 counts of child abuse after his beaten daughter was discovered near death in a closet.
Andrew Darst, an FBI mole who kept tabs on peace activists during the run-up to the RNC, was convicted today of breaking into a Minnetrista home and beating two guys inside.
What would a lawyer do to clear his client of child sex abuse charges?
Four city of Minneapolis employees say their boss wanted them out of his way. Now they've filed suit.
In an age of shrinking budgets, the city of Minneapolis is spending more money than ever to settle lawsuits against the MPD
The U of M is getting cozy with a religious organization. One church-state activist is suing over it.
Animosity between residents of a small east metro town leaves them stuck with each other
Minnesota courts tighten rules against race-based appeals, but it's small consolation to Dameion Robinson
Minnesota courts are making it tougher to pursue medical malpractice suits
Former gang prosecution snitch Johnny Edwards recants--sort of
Donald Watkins Is Made Of More Than Money
In the wake of an $8 million settlement, has WCCO gotten the message about discrimination?
A massive consumer lawsuit against U.S. Bank ends in nickels and dimes for the plaintiffs, but big checks for attorneys
Minnesota's deal with Big Tobacco was supposed to be worth $6 billion. But what if the golden goose lays an egg?
When police informant Johnny Edwards sang, men went to prison. Now his tune is coming back to haunt the courts.
A crack in the sidewalk, a cop's slippery sole,and other lawsuits just waiting to happen
Hennepin County's favorite informant faces the music
More tales of slippery snitches, pearl-handled guns, and the shell casing that grew on the lawn
Has Johnny "Walk on Water" Edwards finally met his match?
Hennepin County leads the next round of tobacco litigation
First the lawsuits. Then the bankruptcy, the divorce, the TV exposé, the attorney general's investigation. Before Dr. Harry Johnson knew it, his cosmetic-surgery empire was in ruins.
A harassment suit filed by the first women to work in northern Minnesota's taconite mines set a precedent for suits over hostile work environments. But nearly 16 years after they went to court, the plaintiffs still haven't recouped a penny.
In drug- or gang-related cases, one of the favorite weapons of prosecutors is confidential informants like Johnny Edwards. Trouble is, a lot of them will say anything to get themselves out of the hot seat--and continue committing crimes while they're turn