Citing COVID, U.S. District Court Suspends Criminal, Civil Jury Trials In Minnesota Until Next YearThe United States District Court on Thursday announced major changes to its operations for criminal and civil jury trials due to the ongoing pandemic.
Magazine Leads To Explosives Charges Against Minnesota ManKenneth Miller of Brownsville was indicted Feb. 25 on charges of manufacturing, selling and transporting explosives as well as being a felon in possession of explosives and firearms.
Kenneth Ray Miller Indicted For Manufacturing And Dealing ExplosivesThe case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, along with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Paul Police Department, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the State Fire Marshal.
Charges: Man Stole $2 Million From Investors In TV Network Start-UpA 67-year-old Minneapolis man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to stealing more than $2 million from investors in an alleged start-up of a television network.
Judge: Wells Fargo Can Keep Signs Near U.S. Bank StadiumA federal judge has denied the Minnesota Vikings' request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Wells Fargo to remove or cover two rooftop signs near the new stadium.
St. Paul Man Gets 24 Years In Prison For Sex Trafficking MinorsA 26-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced Tuesday to more than 24 years in prison for recruiting and trafficking teenage girls in Minnesota. Dontre D'Sean McHenry pleaded guilty in the case back on Oct. 17, 2014, and was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court.
Man Pleads Not Guilty To Threatening FBI, JudgeA Minneapolis man who's charged with tweeting threats against FBI agents and a judge after his friend was arrested on a terrorism charge has pleaded not guilty to a new three-count indictment and will remain jailed pending trial.
Minn. Hospital Among Those Paying $28M To Settle Allegations Involving MedicareThe U.S. Justice Department says 32 hospitals in 15 states have agreed to pay $28 million to settle allegations they admitted patients for certain procedures that could have been done on an outpatient basis, resulting in higher Medicare bills.
Man Charged With Social Media Threats Makes Court AppearanceA Minneapolis man was in court Wednesday to face charges of threatening FBI agents and a federal judge on social media. The FBI says 19-year-old Khaalid Abdulkadir made threats against federal law enforcement officials after the arrest of another man accused of conspiring to help ISIS.
Minneapolis Man Charged With Threatening Agents On Twitter; In CustodyA 20-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested by the FBI Friday for making threats against law enforcement on Twitter. The FBI accuses Khaalid Adam Abdulkadir of threatening FBI special agents on social media after the arrest of Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame on Wednesday.
U.S. Attorney: Two Gang Members Indicted In Witness Retaliation PlotTwo men charged with plotting to retaliate against a trial witness were indicted in a St. Paul federal court Thursday, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's office.
Minnesota Sex Offenders' Lawyers Pressure State For SolutionLawyers representing Minnesota sex offenders in a confinement program deemed unconstitutional are urging a federal judge to keep the pressure on the state to make changes.
Jury Rules Apple Infringed On UW Tech PatentA federal jury has found Apple Inc. infringed on a technology patent held by the foundation that protects the University of Wisconsin's intellectual property. The U.S. District Court jury in Madison rejected claims from the technology giant that the patent was invalid and no infringement took place.
Salmonella: Sentencing For Managers Who Helped Convict BossThey were star witnesses who helped convict their old boss, a former peanut executive who got the harshest sentence ever for a U.S. producer in a food-borne illness case. Now two ex-managers of a Georgia peanut plant at the center of a deadly salmonella outbreak face the prospect of going to prison themselves. Sammy Lightsey and Danny Kilgore were scheduled to return Thursday to U.S. District Court for sentencing by the same judge who sent their ex-employer, former Peanut Corporation of American owner Stewart Parnell, to prison for 28 years.
Tom Brady Lawsuit Transferred From Minnesota To New York CourtTom Brady's lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota.