Kevin McHale Fired By Rockets After 4-7 StartSix months ago, Kevin McHale coached the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years. There are high expectations for the team again this season behind James Harden and Dwight Howard, but McHale won't be around to see where the Rockets end up: Houston fired McHale on Wednesday with the team off to a puzzling 4-7 start.
McDonald's Manager Fired After Teen's Viral MeltdownIt's video that's gone viral, and it was shot inside a Twin Cities fast food restaurant. It shows a McDonald's worker behind the counter having a complete meltdown. Cellphone video captured what happened late Saturday night inside the McDonald's in St. Paul's Midway Shopping Center.
Man Says Delta Fired Him For Union Attempts, Minimum Wage CommentsA Minneapolis man is fighting to get his job back Wednesday. Kip Hedges says Delta fired him for trying to unionize airline employees. Hedges says his comments about the need to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and the right to unionize, cost him his job of 26 years.
Twins Seek New Direction With Gardenhire Dismissal The search has begun for a new manager of the Minnesota Twins for the first time in 13 years. After four straight seasons of at least 92 losses, the mandate to find a fresh perspective in the dugout has been made clear.
Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire Fired After Another 90-Loss SeasonThe Minnesota Twins have decided to part ways with manager Ron Gardenhire, announcing Monday that he will be replaced in 2015. And Gardenhire was not the only departure after the Twins had their fourth straight season of at least 90 losses.
Cook County Attorney Fired After ConvictionThe Cook County Board of Commissioners voted to remove Tim Scannell as county attorney Thursday morning. Last week, Scannell was convicted of sexual misconduct with a teenager.
Target Fires President Of Canadian OperationsTarget has fired the president of its troubled Canadian operations, Tony Fisher, and is replacing him with a 15-year U.S. company veteran. The executive shakeup in Canada comes two weeks after the abrupt resignation of Target's CEO and Chairman Gregg Steinhafel.
Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
Vikings Fans Split On Frazier's FiringFor Vikings fans, head coach Leslie Frazier's firing was not a big surprise. Most seemed to agree on at least one thing – change was inevitable.
Vikings Fire Head Coach Leslie FrazierThe Minnesota Vikings announced that Leslie Frazier will not return as head coach for the much-beleaguered football team next season.
2 Off-Duty Mpls. Cops Fired After Confrontation In Green BayTwo Minneapolis police officers have been fired after a June incident with Green Bay Police. In June, SWAT officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell were visiting Green Bay off-duty.
UND Football Coach Mussman FiredThe University of North Dakota has fired head football coach Chris Mussman after a 3-8 season, including a 2-6 mark in the Big Sky Conference. UND athletic director Brian Faison says the two met Monday and Mussman was relieved of his duties immediately. Mussman coached six seasons with UND and had an overall 31-34 record. He joined the coaching staff as the offensive line coach in 1999, became offensive coordinator in 2001 and took over as the head coach prior to the 2008 season.
Bus Driver Fired For Praying With Student PassengersA local pastor who worked as a bus driver said he was fired because he prayed with students on his bus. George Nathaniel III said children aboard his bus had a choice to engage in prayer or not. However, after a warning from the company that hired him, he was terminated last week.
MN Woman Fired From Job After Posing For PlayboyA Kasson, Minn. woman is suing her employer after claiming she was wrongfully fired for posing for Playboy, according to a complaint filed in Dodge County on Tuesday.
Fired Totino-Grace Teacher: 'I'm Not Ashamed Of Having Said I'm Gay'A former Catholic school teacher and campus minister opened up Wednesday night after losing her job at a school she still loves. Kristen Ostendorf still has strong feelings for Totino-Grace and her religion, even though she was fired after revealing her relationship with another woman.