Man Found Dead In Mpls. Identified, Death Ruled AccidentalMinneapolis Police say the death of a man once ruled "suspicious" in nature has now been determined to be accidental. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office concluded their investigation on Wednesday into the death of a man found on the 1600 block of South Sixth Street.
Talking Points: Legality Of MN's Sex Offender ProgramA ruling late last week says the legislature needs to act to fix a draconian system that Minnesota uses to lock up more than 700 sexually dangerous offenders.
Federal Judge Lets Minn. Sex Offender Suit ProceedA federal judge is refusing to throw out a lawsuit challenging Minnesota's treatment system for sex offenders and again suggesting he might scrap the whole program. A judge writes in a ruling that the lawsuit from residents of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program "easily survives dismissal" despite the state's attempt to get it thrown out.
MN Supreme Court Sides With Servers Over 'Dine & Dash'The Minnesota Supreme Court has sided with a group of restaurant servers in a case that deals with people who "dine and dash." The case goes back to 2010 when a group of people who worked at the now-closed Drink bars in Uptown and downtown Minneapolis claimed the owner use their tips and wages to cover customers who left without paying.
Thousands Of DWI Cases Could Be Thrown Out After RulingThousands of DWI cases could be tossed out because of a Supreme Court ruling.
Ineligible Player Disqualifies Prairie Seeds Academy From State Tourney Prairie Seeds Academy of Brooklyn Park, which had been videotaped fighting with Totino-Grace during the Section 5A title game, has been disqualified from the Class A state soccer tournament due to use of an ineligible player, says the Minnesota State High School League.
Brittani Senser Talks To Media, Releases SingleWhile Amy Senser spent her first full day behind bars, her step-daughter Brittani Senser appeared on national TV and released a new single.
Phanthavong's Family Members React To Senser RulingAmy Senser was sentenced to 41 months in prison for hitting and killing Anousone Phanthavong last summer as he filled his car up with gas on a freeway ramp.
What Stays Open, What Closes If Gov't Shuts DownA Minnesota judge issued a bare-bones list of services that must be maintained if state government shuts down.
Judge Denies NFL Request To Freeze Lockout RulingThe NFL is falling behind in its court fight with the players over the future of the $9 billion business.
Judge Orders End To NFL Lockout, Appeal ExpectedAfter seven weeks of bitter back and forth, failed talks and growing uncertainty about the 2011 season, a federal judge has ordered an immediate end to the NFL lockout.
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