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.
Minnesota Board of Pardons Grants First Full Pardon In 37 Years To Maria ElizondoThe Minnesota Board of Pardons Monday granted its first full pardon since 1984.
AG Ellison Announces Settlements With 2 Restaurants That Defied COVID RestrictionsEllison's office had sued Cork, in Anoka, on Dec. 18 for violating the ban on indoor dining. The day before, he filed suit against Neighbors on the Rum, in Princeton, for the same reason.
Advisory Board Named For Minnesota Conviction Review UnitA man who led a panel that reviewed a high-profile murder case where a Minneapolis man was freed from prison after doubts were raised about the police investigation was one of 16 people named Thursday to the advisory board of Minnesota's first conviction review unit.
Travel Company To Refund $655K To Minnesota Music StudentsA Colorado-based travel company has agreed to refund more than $650,000 to several hundred Minnesota music students after COVID-19 scuttled their trip to Europe last spring.
AG Keith Ellison Reaches Settlement With Fraudulent Veterans' Charity
AG Ellison: Monticello Restaurant That Violated Indoor Dining Restrictions Will Pay $10K In SettlementMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says a Monticello restaurant, Cornerstone Café, reached a settlement with his office after violating indoor dining restrictions in December.
2 Minnesota Bars Face 5-Year Liquor License Suspensions For Reopening On New Year's EveA court has granted a temporary injunction against Alibi Drinkery in Lakeville, a bar which has opened multiple times for indoor dining in recent weeks, violating Gov. Tim Walz's executive order.
COVID In Minnesota: AG Ellison Looks To Stop Winnebago New Year's Eve Bash Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said Wednesday he wants to shut down a planned New Year's Eve party in Winnebago because it violates Gov. Tim Walz's executive order on activities that could hasten the spread of COVID-19.
Minn. AG Ellison Files 3 More Lawsuits Against Restaurants Defying COVID RestrictionsMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Monday announced that three more lawsuits have been filed against restaurants operating indoor dining in violation of the current COVID-19 restrictions.