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'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

Who pays for data breaches? Banks' lawsuit against Target may clear murky waters

When stores are hit by cyberthieves who is victimized? Customers, retailers, and banks might all raise their hands to that. Which leads to another question: who should pay the cost of issuing new...

December 03, 2014

Long-awaited study suggests link between mining and rare lung cancer

For decades, miners who worked on Minnesota’s Iron Range have wondered whether the dust they inhaled in the taconite mines had anything to do with the higher rates among them of a rare lung...

December 01, 2014

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