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MOA protest supporters ask Bloomington to forego criminal charges

Almost everyone at Monday night’s Bloomington City Council meeting was there for one thing: to tell officials they should drop any plans to charge those involved with last month’s Black...

January 06, 2015

21 months in prison for 'Lord Chisholm' in welfare fraud case

The man who, along with his wife, claimed to be of Scottish royalty, will serve nearly two years in prison after pleading guilty to collecting welfare payments, despite having millions of dollars...

January 05, 2015

'Lord Chisholm' to be sentenced on welfare fraud charges

Colin Chisholm III, who along with his wife pleaded guilty to collecting welfare payments despite having millions of dollars in the bank, will be sentenced to prison during a court hearing Monday...

January 04, 2015

Consumers get go-ahead in lawsuit against Target in data breach

Consumers affected by the Target data breach last holiday season can go ahead with lawsuits against the Minnesota-based retailer. Target’s request to dismiss the cases was denied Thursday...

December 21, 2014

Lawsuits Of The Year: 2014

Twelve months' worth of the most notorious local ventures into the legal system.

December 19, 2014

Former Voyager Bank CEO Hit With Federal Indictment

Timothy Owens is accused of lying to the Federal Reserve Board and for obstruction.

December 18, 2014

Charges: Child care group lied to get $3M in benefits meant for low-income families

Fake pay stubs, false claims of service and tax manipulations netted four supposed child care providers $4 million in public money – with more than $3 million of that coming from a fund meant to...

December 18, 2014

Black Lives Matter protest planned for Mall of America Saturday; threatened with arrest

A group of activists are on a collision course with the Mall of America over a planned protest at the Twin Cities mega mall on the last shopping Saturday before Christmas. Around 2,000 Black Lives...

December 17, 2014

Report: NFLPA files federal lawsuit challenging the Adrian Peterson suspension

The NFL Players Association on Monday filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL, calling for a reversal in an arbitrator’s ruling to uphold a season-ending suspension placed on Minnesota...

December 15, 2014

Financial planner pleads guilty to swindling clients out of at least $10 million

An Eden Prairie financial planner admitted in federal court that he hatched a plan to cheat his clients out of at least $10 million by setting up a Ponzi scheme. Sean Meadows pleaded guilty to 11...

December 11, 2014

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