The state's top court says judge Patricia Karasov was not living within her judicial district and failed to cooperate with an investigation into the matter. State law requires district judges to live within the district they serve.
Iconic Dangerfield's Supper Club sells, with buyer planning new concept
Dangerfield's Restaurant quietly sold recently after more than 30 years in business.
Charges: Minneapolis shooter photographed 'lifeless' body before fleeing
Charges filed against an accomplice reveal new details about the death of Chante Williams.
5 youths are 'persons of interest' in Maple Grove greenhouse fire
Police say it's being investigated as a possible arson.
Dave Hutchinson has police license suspended for 30 days
The sheriff's suspension will begin on Nov. 22.
Man with sword, officers who shot him in North Branch identified
The 31-year-old was shot multiple times in the Friday incident.
Motorcyclist dies after hitting deer, striking tree
The 72-year-old died at the scene.
MN-based USA Curling 'reviewing' report that CEO ignored abuse in NWSL
Jeff Plush is under fire for multiple allegations made by U.S. women soccer players.
Investing Beyond The Noise: Being an optimist is not stupid, it can be very profitable
You'll need this checklist to survive a bear market
Part of North Shore Scenic Drive closed due to coastal erosion
A permanent repair is being planned for 2023.
BCA: Missing 15-year-old from Glencoe might be in the Twin Cities
Treasure Robinson was last seen Sept. 17.
Sven Sundgaard responds to AccuWeather's winter forecast
Take anything beyond a couple weeks with a grain of salt, warns meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Dayton names Appeals Judge Wright to state Supreme Court
Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday appointed Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge Wilhelmina Wright to the state Supreme Court. The 48-year-old St. Paul resident will be the first black woman to serve on the state's highest court.
Dayton appoints Judge Michael Kirk to Minnesota Court of Appeals
The Honorable Michael Kirk will be the new judge for the Seventh Congressional District seat on the appellate court. Kirk has been a district court judge since 1989. He replaces veteran Judge Rodger Klaphake, who has reached mandatory retirement.
Minnesota Supreme Court won't block wolf hunt
Without comment, the Minnesota Supreme Court on Friday rejected an effort by two groups – Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves – to block the state's wolf hunting season, which begins Nov. 3, the Associated Press reports. The state plans to let hunters and trappers kill 400 wolves out of an estimated population of about 3,000.
Hennepin County to start screening for weapons in suburban courts
Authorities are installing screening equipment similar to that in airports to scan visitors for guns, knives, mace and other such items. The change comes after a district court judge and the county sheriff said they were worried about the lack of security in suburban courtrooms.
David Minge retiring from Minnesota Court of Appeals
Judge Minge has served on the court since 2002 and plans to step down at the end of March. Governor Dayton will choose a successor from the second Congressional district, which Minge represented in Washington for eight years before he was named to the bench.
Minnesota Supreme Court: Intoxilyzer breath tests are reliable and admissible
The Supreme Court narrowly upheld a district court ruling that results from the Intoxilyzer 5000EN can be used as evidence of intoxication. The 4-3 ruling means more than 4,000 DWI cases will now proceed in Minnesota. Defense attorneys have long challenged the reliability of the testing device on the basis of errors in the instrument.
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