Woman Pleads Guilty To Attacking Muslim Not Speaking English Jodie Burchard-Risch pleaded guilty to felony assault, as part of a plea deal. She also admitted that the attack was motivated by bias.
Group Calls For Hate Crime Charges In Applebee's AssaultThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for hate crime charges to be filed after one woman allegedly attacked another who was speaking Swahili in a Coon Rapids restaurant.
Charges: Woman Attacked For Speaking Foreign Language At Applebee'sA Ramsey woman faces charges after allegedly attacking a woman at an Applebee's restaurant because the victim was speaking a foreign language. Jodie Marie Burchard-Risch, 43, faces third-degree assault charges.
Eagan Woman Charged With Death Of GrandsonA 49-year-old Eagan woman faces a manslaughter charge after her infant grandson died while in her care in 2012. Johanna Mercedes Limpert Beeler was charged Friday with second-degree manslaughter for the death of her two-month-old grandson, Brayden Michael Beeler, on July 7, 2012.
Cabbage Likely Caused Minnesota E. Coli Outbreak State health officials say green whole head cabbage was the likely source of E. coli that sickened 15 people in Minnesota in July. The Minnesota Department of Health said Friday the cabbage likely was contaminated before it was distributed to restaurants.
2 More E. Coli Cases Confirmed In MinnesotaThe Minnesota Department of Health says two more cases of E. coli infection have been confirmed in the state. The department said Thursday it has been able to interview 14 of the 15 cases. Through the interviews, investigators confirmed that 12 of the ill people ate at an Applebee's restaurant in Minnesota between June 23 and June 29.
Minnesota Investigating 13 Cases Of E. Coli Minnesota health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli infection, with some of the cases traced to eating at Applebee's restaurants. The Minnesota Department of Health said Monday it is investigating 13 cases of the foodborne illness. Seven of the people infected reported eating at Applebee's restaurants in Minnesota between June 24 and 27. But health officials say there are multiple cases with no apparent connection to the restaurant.
How To Eat Healthy Dining Out At Chain RestaurantsWe are about a week into the New Year and already many of us who made resolutions to eat better are finding it harder to do than we imagined.