Ex-Cop's Lawyer: Hennepin Co. Attorney Mike Freeman 'Must Be Removed' From George Floyd CaseAn attorney for a fired Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd wants the local prosecutor dropped from the case.
St. Paul Lawyer Gets 5 Years For Laundering Drug MoneyA St. Paul attorney has been sentenced to five years in prison for using his law firm to launder money from a marijuana operation. Fifty-two-year-old Robert Boedigheimer was convicted last June of one count each of money laundering, money laundering conspiracy and making false statements to investigators.
Chris Cook Attorney Talks Adrian Peterson CaseAdrian Peterson is facing not only a criminal prosecution in Texas. but punishment by the NFL. Just two weeks ago, the league announced a new domestic abuse policy.
Twin Cities Attorney Offers Advice If You're Pulled Over For DWIThe Memorial Day holiday weekend means BBQs and beer for a lot of people and if you're pulled over by law enforcement, a Twin Cities attorney said there are some important things to remember.
Washington County Attorney Reflects On Byron Smith CaseWashington County Attorney Pete Orput is sharing his thoughts on the case against Byron Smith, the Little Falls man found guilty of murdering two teenagers who had broken into his home. "This was a preplanned, well thought out, way to murder a couple of kids whom he was angry at because he had a few things stolen out of his house and garage," Orput said.
Ex-Lawyer Accused Of Setting Girlfriend On FireCharges against David John Gherity were dismissed on June 16. According to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, further investigations "determined that Gherity has a substantiated alibi at the time this incident occurred. The matter remains under investigation at this time."
Minn. Head Shop Attorney Suspended For 30 DaysThe Minnesota Supreme Court has suspended Golden Valley attorney Randall Tigue for 30 days for trust account violations. A referee found that Tigue failed to maintain trust account books and recommended a reprimand and three years of supervised probation.
MN AG Sues Company For Defrauding SeniorsMinnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is going after a company she says tricked hundreds of people into believing they were protecting their families. The lawsuit filed Monday claims Heritage Partners, LLC convinced aging Minnesotans that a licensed attorney would prepare a living trust of will to protect their assets. Customers claim they were actually sold lies. The government estimates 10,000 Baby Boomers retire each day, many of whom have already begun planning for their future.
Twin Cities Attorney Accused In W Hotel StabbingA Twin Cities personal injury attorney is accused of stabbing a bar patron with a steak knife at a downtown Minneapolis restaurant during an argument over a woman. According to court documents, the incident happened at about 2 a.m. New Year’s Day inside the W Hotel on the 800 block of Marquette Avenue.
WCCO Exclusive: Jane Doe Shares Video Describing Alleged Clergy AbuseA video statement obtained exclusively by WCCO shows a Minnesota woman describing alleged abuse by a Catholic priest. Her case is part of a growing scandal accusing a cover-up by top officials of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Franklin's Family Attorney: Uptown Shooting Case Not OverThe attorney for the family of Terrance Franklin, who was shot and killed by police in Uptown, says the case is not over, despite a grand jury decision.
Franklin's Family Questions County Atty's Objectivity In Grand Jury Case A Hennepin County grand jury will review the case of a man who died during a struggle with Minneapolis police. And on Friday, Michael Padden, an attorney for Terrance Franklin's family, said the Hennepin County Attorney should not be involved in the case. Police said Terrance Franklin was shot on May 10 after he tried to grab an officer's gun.
Dakota County Attorney Praises Drug CourtDakota County Attorney James Backstrom will speak at a rally to promote the state's drug court system.
Attorney: Family Of Boy Slapped Suffered 'A Hate Crime'The attorney for the family of a 2-year-old boy who was slapped by a stranger on a Delta flight said it's too early to decide if they will file a lawsuit, but the fact the man lost his job isn't enough.
DNR Sued Over White Bear Lake LevelsThe dock tells the story of White Bear Lake, ending way before the water. Or the nearby boat lift, left high and dry.