Former Vikings defensive lineman Jimmy Kennedy is accusing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell of lying about his involvement in the Saints bounty scandal. In a recent memo distributed to all NFL teams, Kennedy is identified as the "whistleblower" in the case. Kennedy issued a statement Friday in response claiming Goodell is lying.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Goodell rejects appeal of Saints penalties
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has denied the appeal of punishments doled out to the New Orleans Saints for their bounty system. That makes it certain that the Saints' Sean Payton will not coach at all next season. He'll be suspended for the year for the team's policy that rewarded players who knocked opponents - such as the Vikings' Brett Favre - out of games with injuries.
Goodell, Rooney to meet with lawmakers to discuss Vikings stadium
Governor Dayton and state lawmakers will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Steelers owner Art Rooney, chair of the league's stadium committee, today. Dayton says the NFL has "serious concerns" about the "viability" and "future" of the Vikings in Minnesota if a stadium bill isn't passed this legislative session.
BountyGate: Vilma sues Goodell
Saints' linebacker Jonathan Vilma filed a defamation lawsuit against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday. Goodell has said Vilma led the team's bounty program and offered thousands of dollars to injure opposing team's star players. Vilma's attorney says the false claims have "harmed Jonathan's reputation and ability to make a living."
Players union files grievance against NFL in Saints bounty case
The NFL Players Association is challengings NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's authority to suspend four current and former New Orleans players who took part in the Saints' bounty program, which targeted former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre.
Appeals panel overturns player suspensions in Saints bounty scandal
A three-member appeals panel overturned player suspensions for the “Bounty 4," Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, free agent Anthony Hargrove, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita and Saints defensive end Will Smith. The suspensions are immediately void and the case is being sent back to the NFL where Commissioner Roger Goodell can reconsider discipline.
NLRB says Jimmy Johns too quick with union restrains
A National Labor Relations Board says a Twin Cities Jimmy Johns sandwich franchise illegally fired and threatened workers for pushing for a union.
Tommy Kramer told Roger Goodell Vikings need a retractable-roof stadium
Former Vikings QB Tommy Kramer is weighing in on the stadium issue. He says he talked to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in 2010 and said, "Hey, if you don't get a stadium up here with a retractable roof, there's something wrong with you." He says Goodell agreed.
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