Lawyer To Release Files On 5 More Priests Accused Of AbuseAn attorney who represents a significant group of people who have filed bankruptcy claims against the Twin Cities Archdiocese plans to release files on five priests accused of sexually abusing minors. Jeff Anderson said the files pertain to priests connected with St. John's Abbey were obtained as part of the Troy Bramlage settlement earlier in 2015.
LinkedIn To Pay $13M For Sending Too Many EmailsLinkedIn has agreed to pay $13 million for sending users too many emails. It's all part of a settlement stemming from a 2013 lawsuit linked to the social networking site's 'add connections' feature.
$50K Settlement Reached For Fallen Mendota Heights CopA settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by a Mendota Heights police officer, who was later killed during a traffic stop.
EEOC: Superior's Stack Bros. Will Pay $140K SettlementThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Stack Bros. Mechanical Contractors of Superior has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit. Stack Bros. is a major hearing and plumbing contractor in northwestern Wisconsin and northeastern Minnesota.
Minnesota To Reap $1.2M In Settlement With DrugmakerMinnesota's share of a $71 million multistate settlement with biotech drugmaker Amgen tops $1.2 million. The deal to end an investigation into illegal marketing of two drugs made by the company was announced earlier this week. Court papers filed in Minnesota say the state's portion will go toward individuals who experienced harm, administrative costs and the general treasury if any is left.
Victim Advocates Decry Milwaukee Archdiocese Settlement PlanThe Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee would pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement plan decried by advocates for those abused by clergy as paltry but praised by the archbishop as a "rebirth."
Big Game Trophy Hunters Defend Their PassionOf the nearly 570,000 licensed hunters in Minnesota, fewer than two-tenths of 1 percent will pursue Africa's exotic game.
Patients Of Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Talk To WCCOThe patients of Dr. Walter Palmer that spoke with WCCO all described him as an excellent dentist. But they also expressed shock over the killing of Cecil the lion, as well as the fact that Palmer had a prior felony for poaching a black bear in Wisconsin and a sizable sexual harassment award against him.
Target Settlement With MasterCard Fails To Get Bank SupportA $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it didn't get enough support from banks and credit unions.
Environmental Groups, EPA Settle Suit Over Sherco EmissionsClean air advocates, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and a subsidiary of Xcel Energy have reached a settlement that will reduce emissions from the Sherco plant in Sherburne County. The settlement was filed Friday in U.S. District Court.
Attorneys Say Settlement In Abuse Case Against St. John'sAttorneys say they have reached a settlement with St. John's Abbey that will force the release of personnel files for 19 monks accused of abuse.
St. Louis Park Middle School Settles Drowning Lawsuit For $3MThe St. Louis Park School District settled a lawsuit with the family of a boy who died during a swimming class. Abdullahi Charif, 12, died in March, 2014, just days after he was pulled from a pool at St. Louis Park Middle School.