Brian Fitch Appealing Conviction In Mendota Heights Officer's DeathThe man convicted of killing a Mendota Heights police officer is appealing his conviction. Brian Fitch, Sr. was convicted of killing Officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop in July 2014.
2 Minnesota Women Convicted On Terror Charges Appeal AgainTwo Minnesota women who were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to a Somali terror group are seeking a rehearing after losing their first appeal. Thirty-nine-year-old Amina Farah Ali and 68-year-old Hawo Mohamed Hassan were convicted in 2011 on counts that included conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
State Supreme Court Hears Appeal From Byron SmithThe Minnesota Supreme Court heard Thursday the appeal of a Little Falls man convicted of killing two teenagers who broke into his home. Byron Smith shot and killed 18-year-old Haile Kifer and 17-year-old Nick Brady on Thanksgiving Day in 2012. A jury found him guilty in 2014. Byron Smith is currently serving life in prison.
Media Organizations Speak Up In Jesse Ventura Defamation CaseThere's a new twist in the ongoing saga involving Jesse Ventura's defamation case.
Judge Denies Bid For Quick Appeal Of Sex Offenders RulingA federal judge has denied an attempt by the state to get a quick appeal of his ruling that Minnesota's program for civilly committed sex offenders is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank ruled Wednesday that court rules don't allow for an appeal at this stage of the case.
Talking Points: What’s Next For State’s Sex Offender Program? The state of Minnesota is indicating it will appeal a federal court ruling last week that declared the state's sex offender treatment program unconstitutional.
Report: NFL Appealing Decision To Overturn Peterson's SuspensionA new report says the NFL is appealing the decision to overturn Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson's suspension. ESPN Viking Reporter Ben Goessling reports the league believes Judge David Doty should have deferred to the league's collective bargaining agreement.
'Sniper' Estate To Appeal Ventura Defamation VerdictThe estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle is seeking an appeal after a federal jury ruled in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in a defamation case.
Adrian Peterson's Appeal Denied, Suspension UpheldThe NFL's hard line on Adrian Peterson held up. The league-appointed arbitrator for Peterson's appeal affirmed the unpaid suspension until at least next spring, the final result of the child-abuse case that kept the Minnesota running back out of all but one game this season and widened the rift between the NFL and its players over the fairness of the disciplinary process.
Peterson Appeal Trial To Resume ThursdayMinnesota Vikings running back has met with a hearing officer in an appeal over his suspension from the NFL and is now awaiting a ruling. The hearing took place Tuesday morning with Harold Henderson, the NFL's former vice president of labor relations. He has reportedly heard over 90 appeals in the last six years dealing with personal conduct and drug issues.
NFL Will Hear Adrian Peterson's Appeal Dec. 2Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will preside over the proceedings involving the Minnesota Vikings star running back.
NFLPA Appeals Adrian Peterson's SuspensionIn a letter to its player representatives and executive committee obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, the NFLPA calls Commissioner Roger Goodell's punishment "unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful" and demands an independent, neutral arbitrator hears Peterson's case.