Minnesota's Share Of Opioid Settlement Could Top $300MMinnesota stands to collect more than $300 million under a $26 billion settlement among states and opioid manufacturers and distributors, Attorney General Keith Ellison said Wednesday.
Purdue Pharma Exit Plan Gains Steam With OK From More States, Including MinnesotaThe new settlement terms call for Purdue to make tens of millions of internal documents public, a step several attorneys general had demanded as a way to hold the company accountable.
Minnesota Among Dozens Of States Targeting Google's App Store In Antitrust SuitDozens of states are taking aim at Google in an escalating legal offensive on Big Tech, this time in a lawsuit targeting the company's Play store, where consumers download apps designed for the Android software that powers most of the world's smartphones.
'Philando Feeds The Children' Founder Accused Of Stealing $120K In DonationsMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says his office is taking action against a woman alleged to have siphoned more than $120,000 from a charity that raised funds in Philando Castile’s name.
AG Keith Ellison To Lead Prosecution Against Kim Potter, Ex-Brooklyn Center Officer Accused In Daunte Wright ShootingMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead the prosecution against Kim Potter, the former Brooklyn Center police officer accused in the shooting death of Daunte Wright.
Ex-Cops In George Floyd's Death Claim Witness Coercion, Harm Of LeakAttorneys for three former Minneapolis officers awaiting trial in George Floyd's death will be in court Thursday to argue pretrial motions, including a request that prosecutors be sanctioned after media reports that Derek Chauvin had planned to plead guilty a year ago, and allegations that they haven't disclosed information about the alleged coercion of a witness.
Keith Ellison Says 'History Of Unaccountability' Led To Doubts About Chauvin VerdictAttorney General Keith Ellison, who led the prosecution team, was featured on Sunday night's "60 Minutes" and was a guest on "WCCO Sunday Morning".
Full Interview: AG Keith Ellison Speaks Out After Derek Chauvin's ConvictionKeith Ellison joined Esme Murphy on "WCCO Sunday Morning" to talk about the trial, the verdict and other police killings in Minnesota.
The Key Players In The Derek Chauvin TrialOpening statements are set for Monday in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd's death. Derek Chauvin's trial is expected to last about four weeks and it will be streamed online.
State Set To Receive $81 Million From Tobacco SettlementMinnesota has settled its lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco and ITG Brands over payments from the landmark 1998 agreement and should receive at least $81 million.
Derek Chauvin Trial, Day 7: $27M Settlement Between Mpls., Floyd's Family Impeding Jury SelectionThe $27 million settlement between the City of Minneapolis and the family of George Floyd appears to be slowing jury selection in the Derek Chauvin trial.
Derek Chauvin Trial: Minn. Supreme Court Denies Defense's Appeal For Review Of 3rd-Degree Murder ChargeThe Minnesota Supreme Court Wednesday has denied Derek Chauvin’s appeal for further review of the third-degree murder charge originally filed against him -- placing the decision on reinstatement in the hands of Judge Peter Cahill.
AG’s Office: Plainview Gym To Pay State $5K In Settlement For Violating Executive OrdersMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says that his office has reached a settlement with Wabasha County gym that violated executive orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AG Ellison Joins Multi-State Coalition Calling For Student Loan Debt CancellationThe nonprofit Student Borrower Protection Center reports 775,300 student-loan borrowers in Minnesota have a collective debt burden of $29.1 billion.
Republican Doug Wardlow Announces Another Run For Minnesota AGRepublican Doug Wardlow announced Wednesday he's running again for Minnesota attorney general.