Some Democrats Fear 'Massive National Blowback' If MPD ReplacedThe state's best known progressives — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar and Attorney General Keith Ellison — support the plan, which would replace the police department with a new Department of Public Safety. Other top Democrats, including Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Gov. Tim Walz, oppose it.
Minnesota Joins 19 Other States Filing Challenge Against New S.C. Abortion LawSigned into law by Republican Gov. Henry McMaster shortly after its passage earlier this year, the “South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act” requires doctors to perform ultrasounds to check for a heartbeat in the fetus, which can typically be detected about six weeks into pregnancy.
1st-Degree Manslaughter Charge Added Against Former Officer Kim Potter, Accused In Daunte Wright's DeathFormer Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter, who fatally shot Daunte Wright in April, now faces an additional first-degree manslaughter charge.
AG Goes After Bridal Stores After Multiple Reports Of Delayed Wedding DressesEarlier, WCCO reported on a number of brides across the Twin Cities who said their wedding gowns were delayed. They told WCCO late timing and a lack of customer service resulted in immense stress and even forced three women to buy another gown.
No Charges To Be Filed In Joseph Javonte Washington's Shooting Last NovemberWashington was shot by a St. Paul officer Nov. 28, 2020. Investigators said the vehicle Washington and his victim were in crashed just before 8 p.m. near the intersection of Rice Street and Maryland Avenue in St. Paul's North End neighborhood.
AG Ellison Announces $230K Back Pay Settlement With Twin Cities Restaurant GroupMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Friday the results of an investigation against Bartmann Companies ending in settlement with over $230,000 in back pay.
AG Keith Ellison Launches Unit To Review Wrongful ConvictionsThe state of Minnesota has become the seventh state in the country to develop a conviction review unit to review potentially wrongful convictions.
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.