Ex-Shakopee Superintendent Rod Thompson Now Facing Federal Bribery ChargeA federal count of bribery has been added to charges against a former Minnesota superintendent accused of embezzling public funds.
‘Whatever It Takes’: Man Accused Of Trying To Bribe Sexual Assault Victim With HouseA 28-year-old man faces bribery charges after he allegedly attempted to bribe a sexual assault victim with promises of buying her a house.
Minnesotan Implicated In National Guard Bribery SchemeSix people were implicated Wednesday in contract-rigging schemes involving the bribery of National Guard officials, and three individuals have pleaded guilty, prosecutors said. The Department of Justice unveiled the charges the individuals face in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Court documents show the schemes involved two businesses headed by retired National Guardsmen, one from Minnesota and another from Virginia.
Hennepin Co. Attorney: 10 Charged In Major Witness Tampering Scheme Ten people have been accused of bribing and intimidating witnesses to recant their testimony in a Minneapolis murder trial that sent three men to prison for life, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Monday.
Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And DemocratsRepublicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.
Opinion: Karl Rove's Super PAC For HireKarl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.
Ex-Corrections Officer Sentenced For Taking BribesA former corrections officer has been sentenced after pleading guilty to accepting $5,000 in bribes from relatives of two inmates at the Federal Medical Center in Rochester.