Appeals Court To Consider Bath Salts CaseA former Minnesota head shop owner who flouted authorities as he openly sold synthetic drugs labeled "herbal incense," ''spice" and "bath salts" is hoping to persuade a federal appeals court that he acted legally and that the law that sent him to prison is unconstitutional.
NFL, Union Still In Dispute Over Peterson SuspensionThe NFL Players Association remains at odds with the league regarding Adrian Peterson's suspension, despite the resumption of the running back's career with the Minnesota Vikings more than two months ago.
Adrian Peterson Issues Statement: 'One Step Closer'Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson issued a statement after a judge on Thursday threw out an arbitrator’s decision to suspend him. U.S. District Court Judge David Doty said the NFL unlawfully changed the rules to suspend Peterson.
NFL Asks Court To Toss NFLPA's Lawsuit For PetersonThe NFL has asked a federal court to reject the petition by the NFL Players Association on behalf of Adrian Peterson to have the star running back's suspension overturned. Attorneys for the league, in filings Friday, wrote that U.S. labor law should prevent the court from handling a dispute already ruled on by the arbitrator for Peterson's appeal.
Judge Recuses Himself In NFL Collusion Case A federal judge in Minneapolis who has been the arbiter of NFL labor matters for more than two decades has recused himself from ruling on the latest dispute between NFL owners and the players' union.
Minn. Couple Sentenced For Mortgage Fraud Scheme A federal judge has sentenced a Stillwater couple for orchestrating a $5 million mortgage fraud scheme.
Union Renews Claim NFL Colluded; Hearing Sept. 6 The NFL Players Association claims league owners have a "never-ending belief that they are above the law" in the latest court filing in a collusion complaint against the NFL.
Man Sentenced For Bank Fraud After Fleeing To AfricaA federal court in Minneapolis sentenced a 40-year-old Maplewood man Monday for taking more than $860,000 from accounts at various financial institutions, according to the Justice Department.
Albertville Man Sentenced For $7.7 Million Fraud Scheme A judge sentenced a 31-year-old Albertville man to 125 months in prison Monday for playing a part in a mortgage fraud scheme that caused lenders to lose more than $7.7 million, the United States Department of Justice said.
Minn. Judge At Center Of Power In NFL TalksU.S. District Judge David S. Doty enjoys a good cigar and a good argument.
NFL, Union Take TV Money Dispute Before JudgeAttorneys for the NFL and the players' union have taken their fight over $4 billion in TV revenue before a federal judge in Minnesota.