Mpls. Police Union Files Grievances Over 2 Officer FiringsFor the second time in less than a week, we are learning of a Minneapolis police officer who has been fired -- and the department will not say why. Officer Blayne Lehner, the subject of a police brutality lawsuit in federal court, was let go last Friday.
Delegation Members Want Hibbing VA InquirySeveral members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are calling for an investigation of alleged misconduct at a Veterans' Affairs clinic in Hibbing. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Reps. Tim Walz and Rick Nolan asked the VA's inspector general to look into claims by some ex-employees that they were ordered to backdate appointment records to make waits appear shorter.
At Mpls. Meeting, Veterans Ask Questions About Alleged MisconductThe Town Hall meeting is in response to a federal investigation into allegations of misconduct within the Minneapolis VA.
Feds Looking Into Allegations Of Misconduct At Mpls. VATop VA leaders say there is a federal investigation looking into allegations of misconduct within the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. The director of the Minneapolis VA health care system said the Office of Inspector General is interviewing whistleblowers who say they were pressured into falsifying patient records at the hospital.
West St. Paul Council Member Accused Of MisconductA city council member from West St. Paul has been accused of misconduct as a public employee and disorderly conduct after allegedly trying to stop the development of a property near his home.
St. Paul Priest Removed For Alleged Misconduct With MinorA St. Paul priest has been dismissed from his St. Paul parish after allegations that he engaged in misconduct involving a minor. According to Jim Accurso, media and external relations manager for the St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese, Reverend Curtis Wehmeyer was removed by Archbishop John Nienstedt after learning of allegations of misconduct. Wehmeyer was the pastor of Blessed Sacrament parish in east St. Paul.
Investigations Reveal Misconduct In Pine CountyDetails released by the Pine County Sheriff's Office in the wake of internal investigations show a number of cases of alleged misconduct.
Virginia Police Chief Reinstated, Mayor 'Shocked'The Virginia police chief is back on the job even after his officers voted unanimously that they didn't want him as their boss.