Esme Murphy

Lawsuit Of Fired Executive Paints Unflattering Portrait Of Starkey FounderA new lawsuit claims it was a power struggle involving the stepson of Starkey Laboratories Founder Bill Austin that led to the firings last month of top company executives.
Meeting On 'Fair Scheduling' Proposal Turns Into Shouting MatchSmall restaurant owners in Minneapolis engaged in a shouting match Thursday over a proposal that would affect workplace pay and scheduling in every workplace in the city.
Runners Brace For TC Marathon Protest By Black Lives MatterAs Black Lives Matter Minneapolis said repeatedly on Twitter that they are not responsible and have no role in the Sunday's protest of the Twin Cities Marathon, Black Lives Matters St. Paul offered a very different version of what protesters plan to do.
Mpls. Man Charged With Killing His Wife, StepdaughterA Minneapolis man is charged with murdering his wife and 15-year-old stepdaughter because they were about to leave him.
Wayzata Battles Over Sleep And School Start TimesIn Wayzata, a proposal to move the high school start time back from 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. is getting some unexpected opposition.
Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.
FBI Informant Named During Guilty Plea In Terror TrialAnother Minnesota man has admitted he was part of a plot to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman, 20, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist group — specifically ISIS.
2 Men Accused Of Threatening Winona Student With Meat SawTwo Winona men are accused of kidnapping and forcing a Winona college student to strip before they allegedly threatened to cut him up with a meat saw. The bizarre case unfolded in the early morning hours Sunday near downtown Winona. Court documents say a Winona college student told police he had been drinking and was lost when Abdirahman Samatar and John Demaske approached him and forced him into a nearby warehouse.
Target Partners With Online Grocery Service InstacartStarting Tuesday, Target is partnering with a company that is known as the Uber of grocery delivery.
Talking Points: The Worst Humanitarian Crisis Of Our TimeA Minnesota organization that has been helping 2.5 million refugees a year for more than 30 years is warning that the Syrian refugee crisis could soon get worse.
1 Of 7 Charged In Terror Case Pleads Guilty To Aiding ISISA 19-year old terror suspect changed his plea in federal court on Wednesday, admitting that he wanted to join ISIS.
Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Returns To WorkThe Bloomington dentist that sparked world-wide controversy after killing a beloved lion in Zimbabwe returned to work Tuesday.