Savers Agrees To Changes After Attorney General LawsuitThe Savers thrift store chain has agreed to improve transparency and compensate charities for non-clothing donations as part of a settlement with Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. Swanson sued Savers last month, alleging it was misleading people who donate clothing and household items about how much their donations benefit charities.
Minnesota Attorney General Sues Savers Over Charity ClaimsThe Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Savers thrift store chain, claiming it's misleading people who donate clothing and household items about how much their donations benefit charities.
Councilwoman's Sentence For Stealing From Dying Dad Judged Too LenientA 60-day jail sentence for a Maple Grove city councilwoman who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from her dying father has been judged too lenient by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Man With $1.4 Million Yacht Pleads Guilty To Welfare FraudA man who with his wife was accused of taking tens of thousands of dollars in public assistance while maintaining a lavish lifestyle is due in Hennepin County District Court.
Man Gets Maximum Sentence In Mpls. ShootingA 25-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for shooting a man in a Minneapolis grocery store. Hennepin County District Court Judge Daniel Moreno sentenced Zakaria Yusuf on Monday to 219 months in prison for second-degree attempted murder and being a felon in possession of a gun, the county attorney’s office announced on Wednesday.
Mpls. Man Gets 25 Years For Shooting Boy, 2 OthersA 35-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for shooting a 4-year-old boy and two others last June, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Deontray Vershon Tate was convicted on two counts of first-degree assault in March for a shooting that happened on the morning of June 25, 2013 near the 3600 block of Penn Avenue North in Minneapolis.
Cunningham Rejoins Timberwolves After ArrestMinnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham rejoined the team on Saturday, two days after he was arrested and later charged with felony domestic assault for allegedly choking his girlfriend during an argument.
Man Tries To Withdraw Murder Guilty Plea, Judge Denies It A 35-year-old man told a judge Wednesday that his lawyer pressured him into pleading guilty to murder and attempted murder, but the judge wasn’t having it.
Hastings Man Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting College StudentA 47-year-old Hastings man pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting a St. Catherine’s student last November, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said.
Hennepin County Touts Self-Help Center On Law DayHennepin County District Court is highlighting equality and its self-help center as it celebrates Law Day.
Minn. Congressional Candidate Sued By Consultant The Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota's 5th District was sued Friday by a fundraising consultant claiming he owes her money for work on his campaign.
Man Gets 10 Years For Being 'Danger To Public Safety'A 34-year-old Minneapolis man faces a 10-year prison sentence after a jury found him to be a danger to public safety.