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The American Civil Liberties Union seeks a temporary restraining order on law enforcement.
From its earliest days, the Legal Rights Center (LRC) has been a major community asset, representing low-income clients, particularly people of color,…
Legal experts say officer acted wrongly in putting his knee on Floyd's neck.
The County Board will consider more data at a meeting Thursday, with a decision possible as early as June 2.
They'll buy five buildings after a yearslong battle with a derelict landlord.
In seeking info on the case, Minneapolis police have released surveillance video of what turned into a big blaze just west of downtown.
After she retired from the Star Tribune, she contributed numerous travel articles.
The former Minnesota governor said he does not want to quit his job now because he will lose his medical insurance.
Patrons who rode the buses to area casinos adored Anita Robinson, says her son, Gary, who operates a bus company, Best Bet Tours. She…
Coffee shops hope business will perk up, but many are barely surviving
It is difficult to determine when a CEO is "off duty," a Hennepin County judge said in a ruling.
Suit claims Carlton County deputy shot man who had no gun and that the deputy had been drinking
An appeals court panel agreed that a law firm did clients more harm than good in a Toyota crash trial.
Dozens of honking cars with signs circled U.S. Bank Plaza in downtown Minneapolis, calling for a cancellation of rent and mortgage payments.
Mary Jo Copeland recalls that her husband, Dick, was a little dubious when she first raised the idea of starting a storefront center to help…
Documents indicate inmate had contemplated suicide, but jail and doctor insist case was properly handled.
Ali Abdalla had been a U.S. citizen since he was a child, the lawsuit claims.
Wilder Research's new data was gathered before the coronavirus outbreak. The majority experienced trauma or violence, the probe found.
Prosecutors dismissed attempted murder charges against a man who says Innocence Project of Minnesota "saved my life."
In a 142-page ruling, the judge gave a scathing evaluation of a Minneapolis attorney while also faulting work by a state appellate defender.
A federal grand jury has been hearing evidence against Ty Jindra, who most recently worked as a patrol officer in the North Side 4th Precinct, sources say.
Student says CEO, aides got her drunk, but Liu says sex was consensual.
Stephen Frenz is reporting to county workhouse for 30 days this year and next.
Lawyer Samuel McCloud faces discipline up to disbarment for failing to show up for two hearings.
Four youths each got $40,000 and a park officer was suspended 2 days for escalating the situation and not apologizing.
The 81-year-old Edwards was an outspoken advocate on social and racial justice issues.
A 58-year-old man who was killed had his transmission shop burglarized.
Student's supporters say they want to counter Chinese social media which has sided with billionaire Richard Liu.
Patients of open-heart surgery — with its "brush with mortality" — are often surprised how taxing the emotional recovery can be.
Richard Liu's Chinese company denies responsibility; the woman's lawyers report difficulties serving lawsuit.
Stripped of his rental licenses, Stephen Frenz now has a criminal penalty for his actions as a landlord.
St. Paul police are investigating who may have sent threatening and racist messages to Mayor Melvin Carter in the days leading up to a contentious vote on organized trash collection.
By almost any measurement, Minnesota is plagued by racial disparities — in unemployment, in poverty, in homeownership. Readers want to know what's behind the inequities.
The controversial landlord has filed formal eviction papers for residents living in apartment buildings in south Minneapolis.
One was slightly injured when he was hit by a stolen car. The other fired shots at the car, which fled.
A Marine security guard is accused of taking out his pistol and "pulling the trigger in jest" in the killing of a fellow Marine.
As Frenz landlord controversy continues, tenants arrive home to find apartment demolished, belongings tossed
"They took our memories," laments tenant after they return to their south Minneapolis apartment to find it stripped.
The city of Minneapolis says it wants to make an effort to keep low income tenants from losing their apartments.
An attorney for the woman who alleged Richard Liu raped her called the allegations of extortion "ridiculous."
The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a decision to release a prolific child molester from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) over the…
His medical career spanned three continents as he became a respected and influential doctor.
Their goal is to buy buildings from the landlord and create renter-owned cooperatives.
A housing court referee said he wanted an exit strategy to resolve dispute.
A Minnesota State Trooper has been charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in a series of encounters that began in April 2018 and continued…
Tracy Schutt's successful fight to regain her job raises questions about 18 others who quit under pressure.
Tenants ask court to name overseer after threat to cut off natural gas utilities.
They endured years of infestation and disrepair before the settlements
St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell declined to go into specifics about the incident, citing data privacy laws. He called it "an ugly day in our department's history."
Decision says he had right to challenge his eviction.
Project at the U to uncover racial housing prohibitions spurred Legislature to act.
Contracts signed for Mpls. houses formerly rented out by Mahmood Khan.
Landlord Stephen Frenz's attorneys told eviction history of tenants who may testify against him is irrelevant.
Deeply rooted sense of justice drives Minnesota's vigorous pro bono work.
The investigation into the fire continues, police said.
William Butler avoided incarceration, but must file returns for 2012 to 2019.
A judge said Deea Elliott, who attacked Mark Andrew at the mall, "had great potential for rehabilitation."
Randy Shaver, the weeknight news anchor on KARE 11, has won a second round in his battle with cancer.
As a teenager, Meghan Graham of Minnetonka was a five-time national snowboard racing champion for her age group. By 2012, Graham was crowned the U.S.…
There is no explicit deadline for release, according to requirements.
Antiwar demonstration has gone uninterrupted every Wednesday.
St. Paul recognized a patrol officer, a detective and a civilian for their work.
An attorney for Richard Liu said the suit is without merit.
The city of Minneapolis has settled with landlords who bought 18 properties from Stephen Frenz.
Thirty-three criminal justice agencies arrested 11 over sex trafficking and 47 for soliciting a minor in undercover sting.
The group, which works to free people unjustly convicted, is expanding operations.
A prosecutor opposes expunging the criminal record of a 22-year-old Minneapolis woman who severely beat Mark Andrew in 2013 at the Mall of America.
Residents in buildings owned by embattled landlord raised $7,400.
Attorney William Butler, who once said Jesus consider tax collectors, "sinners," faces up to 5 years prison on each of two counts.
Landlord is facing felony perjury charges while trying to evict renters.
Landlord Andrew Ellis had been targeted by tenant protests as far back as 1976.
A Minneapolis landlord who has been in a legal battle with the city for years suffered another defeat at the state Court of Appeals on Monday.
While Minneapolis residents complain of delivery problems, Postal Service says it is "consistently reaching nearly all delivery points."
Marie Kemper, an Army nurse who lived through the horrors of war in the South Pacific during World War II, was proud of her service…
Despite cancer, AIM co-founder Clyde Bellecourt still leads charge for change
About 1,000 tenants in 18 buildings tied to Stephen Frenz are stuck in limbo as the case proceeds.