Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been chosen as the winner of the Byron “Whizzer” White Award, given annually by the NFL Players Association for exceptional community service.
On a night that’s devoted to costumes, candy and finding ways to be scary, we’re now seeing kids showing concern about something that’s truly horrifying: hunger. It’s an effort called “We Scare Hunger” and it’s led by the same people who started We Day.
A former Minnesota woman who lied to a grand jury about raising money for men who left the state to join a terrorist group in Somalia was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation and ordered to perform community service. Saynab Hussein, 24, of Nashville, Tennessee, showed remorse during Wednesday’s sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis.
The 30-year-old man who vandalized six Buffalo, Minn. churches in September 2012 because he was angry with God has been sentenced. Wade Edward Murray of Buffalo was specifically sentenced to five years of supervised probation and 70 hours of community service.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson pleaded guilty Thursday to DWI and careless driving. Simpson was officially charged on Nov. 13, after being arrested Nov. 9 while driving on Interstate 394.
The Belle Plaine police officer accused of driving under the influence in November 2012 while off-duty pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one gross misdemeanor count of DWI. Bryan Pasek’s second DWI charge and his speeding ticket for driving 96 mph in a 55 zone on Highway 169 at Park Boulevard were dismissed. Pasek had registered a 0.17 BAC at the time.
A St. Paul man has been sentenced for filing a false insurance claim for artwork he had reported as stolen.
Concussions is a hot topic today in the NFL. Former quarterback Joe Theismann is well aware of this, and well aware of the risks inherent in suiting up for the game.
A South Milwaukee man convicted of killing his mother-in-law’s cats has been sentenced to 120 hours of community service.
A Lewiston-Altura student has been sentenced to three years probation in last year’s crash that killed three classmates and injured a fourth in southeastern Minnesota.