Head Of Minnesota ACLU Stepping Down Due To Health IssuesAfter 20 years, the head of the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is stepping down.
Ex-Child Soldier From Sierra Leone Freed In MinnesotaA former child-soldier from Sierra Leone has been released after over two years of immigration detention in Minnesota. A U.S. magistrate judge this week ruled Nelson Kargbo should go free. In a statement released Friday, Kargbo says he just wants to walk outside with his four children and play with them at the park.
Dakota County To Begin Taking DNA From Those Charged With Violent CrimesThe Dakota County Sheriff Office will be the first in the state to begin collecting DNA swabs from those suspected of a violent crime.
Lawsuit Dropped Over All-Star Game Ordinance The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has dropped a lawsuit challenging a Minneapolis ordinance limiting other events around the time of next month's Major League Baseball All-Star game, the ACLU said Wednesday.