Attorneys Say Settlement In Abuse Case Against St. John'sA Minnesota man has settled a lawsuit with St. John's Abbey that will force the release of personnel files for 19 monks accused of sexually abusing minors, attorneys said Monday.
Attorneys Say Settlement In Abuse Case Against St. John'sAttorneys say they have reached a settlement with St. John's Abbey that will force the release of personnel files for 19 monks accused of abuse.
Federal Judge Orders Archdiocese To Mediation With Abuse VictimsLast week, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced it was filing for bankruptcy amid lawsuits claiming sexual abuse by priests. Tuesday, they were in court to hash out some of the details.
Vikings Rookie Cited In DWI Arrest The Minnesota Vikings say they're looking into the arrest of a rookie cornerback on suspicion of misdemeanor drunken driving. Jabari Price was arrested early Monday and booked into Hennepin County Jail. He was released a few hours later. The 22-year-old player has a court appearance set for Feb. 9.
Files Released For 24 Clergy Accused Of Sexual AbuseThe Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has released the files of 24 priests accused of sexual abuse.
Hopes Of Catholic Church Reform Rise After DealThe landmark clergy abuse settlement announced Monday buoyed hopes for reform in Minnesota's Catholic church, but it leaves unanswered questions about what comes next for survivors, church finances and future transparency. The settlement was the result of a novel lawsuit against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona from nationally prominent clergy abuse attorney Jeff Anderson.
Vikes, ‘U’ Seek To Fix TCF Stadium Parking KinksWith the last home preseason game over, Vikings fans are ready for the first regular season at TCF Bank Stadium. But the new location brings some added challenges, with fans struggling while getting around the stadium.
A Lot Went Into TCF Bank To Get It Ready For The Vikes The Minnesota Vikings will take on the Oakland Raiders in the first game of the 2014 season Friday night. The preseason matchup will be played at TCF Bank stadium on the University of Minnesota campus. The game marks the start of a two year stay at "The Bank" while the Vikings new stadium is built downtown.
Diocese Defends Record After Lawyer Releases Names The Diocese of New Ulm is defending its record, one day after a plaintiff's attorney released the names of eight priests whom he alleged had been "credibly accused" of molesting minors.
Archdiocese To Seek Dismissal Of Abuse LawsuitLawyers for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis return to court Monday to ask a judge to dismiss a clergy sex abuse lawsuit that's already forced painful revelations about how top church officials handled allegations of misconduct by priests.
Victims' Lawyer Seeks Electronic Data From Church Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by clergy are asking a judge in St. Paul to order church officials to turn over electronic data on accused priests — such as emails, texts and data on hard drives.
Minnesota Prep School Suit Moved To Federal Court Federal courts will hear a new lawsuit alleging that a southern Minnesota boarding school knew a former teacher was sexually abusing male students but took no action.
Third Civil Suit Filed Against Shattuck-St. Mary’sA third civil suit was filed Tuesday in a Rice County Court against Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, Minn., alleging that administrators knew a teacher had engaged in sexually-inappropriate behavior with male students. The student who filed the suit claims his was abused during the 2000-2001 school year by Lynn Seibel, according to the law firm of Jeff Anderson and Associates. Seibel was both a drama teacher and was a "dorm parent," who lived with some of the students.
Minnesota Prepares To Say Goodbye To The DomeThis weekend marks the final days of the Metrodome. Sunday will be the final time the public is allowed inside before demolition begins to make way for a new stadium.
Increased Security And High Demand For Final Dome GameA sellout crowd is expected at Mall of America Field on Sunday when the Minnesota Vikings play the Detroit Lions during their final game at the Metrodome. That has police and dome staff preparing for the anything.