Minnesota On Hook For $100K In Legal Fees In Campaign LawsuitA settlement involving Minnesota campaign regulators requires the state to pay more than $100,000 in costs and attorney fees for a group that sued over contribution limits.
Experts Say Free Speech At Stake In 'American Sniper' AppealLegal experts say important free speech issues will be at stake when an appeals court considers whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is entitled to the $1.8 million judgment he won against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
UCare Customer Suing Minnesota Over Contract BiddingAn anonymous Minnesota resident is suing the state over its decision to drop UCare for public health care programs in a competitive bid process.
Lottery Official Suing, Says She Was Wrongly Fired Over AlcoholismA fired Minnesota lottery official is suing to get her $109,000 per year job back. She is arguing that she was discriminated against because of her alcoholism. The Minnesota Lottery fired Johnene Canfield this spring after she returned from a leave of absence and a stint in rehab following her December 2014 DUI arrest.
APNewsBreak: 3 Cops Sue Minneapolis After Names RevealedThree undercover Minneapolis police officers whose names were made public after prostitution busts at massage parlors are now suing the city, county and state. The officers are identified as John Does in the lawsuit.
Lawsuit Of Fired Executive Paints Unflattering Portrait Of Starkey FounderA new lawsuit claims it was a power struggle involving the stepson of Starkey Laboratories Founder Bill Austin that led to the firings last month of top company executives.
LinkedIn To Pay $13M For Sending Too Many EmailsLinkedIn has agreed to pay $13 million for sending users too many emails. It's all part of a settlement stemming from a 2013 lawsuit linked to the social networking site's 'add connections' feature.
Judge Weighing Sex Offender Program Fate To Order Fixes SoonA federal judge who declared Minnesota's sex offender treatment program unconstitutional intends to rule in October on how the state must fix it after signaling in court Wednesday that he wouldn't move to shut it down entirely. Judge Donovan Frank and attorneys in a 4-year-old class-action lawsuit debated how far the court can go in shaping regulations for an indefinite confinement program housing more than 700 offenders deemed a continuing risk to society.
Former UMD Women’s Coaches Take School To Federal CourtThree former University of Minnesota Duluth coaches are expected to announce a lawsuit against the school on Monday claiming discrimination. Former Bulldogs women's hockey coach Shannon Miller, former softball coach Jen Banford and former women's basketball coach Annette Wiles have all been given the green light to sue by the U.S. Department of Justice.
EEOC: Superior's Stack Bros. Will Pay $140K SettlementThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Stack Bros. Mechanical Contractors of Superior has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit. Stack Bros. is a major hearing and plumbing contractor in northwestern Wisconsin and northeastern Minnesota.
No Quick Answer For UCare In Fight To Maintain ContractsA Minnesota judge says he'll decide next week whether to give UCare more time to win back its public health plan contracts. UCare sued state officials earlier this month, alleging the state arbitrarily cut them out during a statewide bidding process.
Ashley Madison Users In U.S., Minnesota Included, Sue Cheating WebsiteEight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the cheating website after hackers released personal and detailed information on them and millions of other users, including credit card numbers and sexual preferences.
Family Files Lawsuit In Biracial Man's DeathThe family of a biracial man who died at the hands of a Madison police officer earlier this year has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.
Deputy Sues Henn. Co. Sheriff For Retaliation After Questioning MoraleA deputy is suing the Hennepin County Sheriff, claiming his K-9 was taken away after he questioned department morale. The exchange was caught on camera at a union meeting last summer when Sheriff Rich Stanek was seeking re-election.
Father Sues Catholic High School Over ArgumentA Minnesota father is suing a Catholic high school over what he recorded a teacher saying at their sons' basketball game.