Feds Sue St. Anthony Over Rejection Of Islamic CenterThe federal government announced its plans to sue the city of St. Anthony for rejecting a proposed Islamic center a couple of years ago. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger formally announced the civil rights lawsuit at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.
Dayton Admin Wants Minn. Union Law Cases TossedGov. Mark Dayton's administration has responded to a federal lawsuit seeking to block unionization of certain in-home day providers with a court filing saying opponents lack standing to sue. New filings came Monday in one of two federal cases aiming to undo a new law paving the way for a union election. The administration wants both lawsuits dismissed and will argue for that in a July 18 court hearing.
Suit Alleges Minn. Police Violated Woman's Rights A federal lawsuit accuses Gaylord police, the Sibley County sheriff's office and others of violating a woman's constitutional rights when she was detained last year.
Company Linked To Meningitis Illness Denies Claims A Massachusetts company has denied negligence in connection with a steroid linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak that has claimed 34 lives nationwide.