Judge Lloyd Zimmerman tells KARE-11 his reassignment from civil to family court is "very bad punishment" after he complained about poor security at suburban Minneapolis courtrooms.
Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care
The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.
Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment
It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.
U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery
The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.
7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate
"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.
Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood
It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities
They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.
MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting
The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.
What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?
The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Vikings taking a cornerback in his first mock draft
Mike Zimmer may be gone, but the tradition lives on.
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.
Judge refuses to hear cases in 3 courtrooms, cites weapon risks
A Hennepin County judge is refusing to hear cases in three suburban courtrooms, and is urging his colleagues to do the same, until authorities put security measures in place.
New security measures begin at suburban Hennepin County courts
The county board recently voted to install the additional equipment after Judge Lloyd Zimmerman refused to hear cases in the suburbs because of lax security. Zimmerman's concerns were raised several weeks after the shooting in Grand Marais where a prosecutor and witness were critically wounded, the AP reports.
Ramsey County latest to allow media's cameras in courtroom
Some judges are opening court proceedings to video and still photographers as part of a statewide pilot project. Supporters of the move hope it will pave the way for more media access and transparency in the legal system. Ramsey County Judge Margaret Marrinan tells WCCO "it's designed to help people understand the courts and what they do."
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