From my colleague Abby Simons:
A Minnesota attorney and repeat drunken driver should be suspended for a minimum of two months following his fifth DWI conviction last year, the Minnesota Supreme Court ordered.
It’s the second suspension for Willie Herman Davis Jr., 47, of Woodbury, a partner at Udoibok, Davis & Tupa in Minneapolis. In 2007, the court stayed the suspension as long as Davis complied with criminal probation and abstained from alcohol. He was placed on disciplinary probation for seven years.
Davis, who had picked up four DWI convictions in Minnesota since 2000, was convicted in January 2010 of felony drunken driving in Wisconsin. If he is reinstated after two months, he may return to probation. Davis must also pay $900 in costs.
More from Star Tribune
More From Whistleblower
The Whistleblower column and blog are shutting down, but our commitment remains to investigating tips from readers.
A Baltimore couple and their company were ordered to pay back $616,000 to Spanish-speaking immigrants for immigration services that they were neither qualified nor authorized to provide, the Federal Trade Commission announced last week.
A company that labeled millions of Facebook users as a "jerk" or "not a jerk" is facing federal scrutiny after the agency said it improperly obtained information to create user profiles.
CenterPoint agreed last week to pay at least $192,500 to settle a lawsuit filed by the City of Minneapolis and various insurance companies after a gas explosion near a south Minneapolis Cub Foods in 2011.
A company accused of "mortgage scams" spent at least $2 million for a direct-mail campaign aimed at Minnesota veterans, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce.