Milwaukee Archdiocese Settles For $21 MillionThe Milwaukee archdiocese has agreed to a $21 million settlement with victims of clergy abuse.
Minn. Senate Settles Lawsuit From Fired Staffer The Minnesota Senate agreed Thursday to settle a lawsuit brought by a former staffer who was fired after he was found to be having an affair with the chamber's majority leader. The Senate agreed to pay Michael Brodkorb $30,000, an amount that chamber leaders said was equal to severance offered Brodkorb before he was fired in December 2011. He had been seeking more than $500,000.
Mpls. To Pay $3M In Police Misconduct CaseThe city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died after struggling with police at the Minneapolis YMCA.