'U' Associate Athletic Director On Leave Amid AllegationsUniversity of Minnesota senior associate athletic director Mike Ellis is stepping aside after complaints were lodged against him. According to a spokesperson for the university, Mike Ellis, who was a hand-picked associate of athletic director Norwood Teague, had been recently named in five anonymous complaints.
Woman Alleges Sexual Harassment At American Crystal SugarA North Dakota woman has sued American Crystal Sugar, alleging she endured years of sexual discrimination and harassment when she worked at the company's East Grand Forks plant. Janine Bailey filed her lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota on Thursday.
Jack Link's To Pay $50K To Former Minnesota EmployeeBeef jerky maker Jack Link's has agreed to pay $50,000 to a former employee who quit after working several months at a Mankato facility because her supervisor made repeated sexual advances toward her.
From Robert To Emma: The Journey Of A Transgender MinnesotanCaitlyn Jenner told the world what the transgender community needs while accepting an award for courage last week. The former Olympian announced months ago she would begin living as a woman. A transgender woman from Minnesota made the same decision, and she is now documenting her very personal story.
New Brighton Woman Says Police Are Harassing HerA New Brighton woman says she and her daughter are being harassed by law enforcement. Michelle Voeller says five times over the past 10 months, officers have knocked on her door late at night and in the early morning looking for someone who doesn't live there.
Police: Man Claiming To Be Cop Making Harassing Calls Maplewood Police are investigating reports of several suspicious and lewd phone calls made to area businesses by someone claiming to be a police officer. In five separate instances involving female call recipients, a man with a deep voice identifies himself as an officer from the Maplewood, St. Paul or Roseville police departments. The caller initially says he is conducting a survey as part of a school presentation project, but then asks the female employee a series of personal questions including their age, hair color and clothing.
White Bear Lake Woman Pleads Guilty To Harassing NeighborsA White Bear Lake woman who was banned from her home for harassing her neighbors will not spend any more time behind bars for now. Lori Christensen, 49, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge for violating a harassment restraining order back in May 2012. The order was issued to keep her from bothering Greg and Kim Hoffman, who lived across the street. She was caught videotaping the family later that month. Two other felony charges were dropped Monday as part of a plea deal that includes community service, fines, and 10 years of probation.
Man Accused Of Videotaping Boys Arrested Yet AgainThe Coon Rapids man accused of videotaping young boys while changing clothes at Twin Cities YMCAs was arrested by University of Minnesota police on Thursday for allegedly videotaping boys urinating at Mariucci Arena, too, authorities say.
Initial Cold Spring Shooting Suspect Re-Arrested On Stalking ChargesThe man arrested and released last year following the violent death of a Cold Spring police officer is once again behind bars.
Woman Accused Of Harassing Neighbors Starts TrialA 49-year-old woman accused of taunting and yelling obscenities at a neighboring family will begin her trial Monday.
Report Urges Stronger Anti-Bullying Law In Minn.A task force is urging Minnesota lawmakers to toughen up a state law against bullying, harassment and intimidation in schools.
Family Speaks Out, Fed Up With Neighbor’s Alleged Harassment A White Bear Lake couple is speaking out about years of being victimized by a neighbor who taunted and yelled obscenities at them and their three children.