The city agreed to pay Recardo Meeks after a federal court judge ruled last month that officers illegally searched him when they pulled down his pants and underwear in public. Meeks is currently serving time in a Moose Lake prison facility for an unrelated gun charge.
Deputy injured when fleeing suspect crashes into his vehicle
The 34-year-old deputy was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.
Vineeta Sawkar named as WCCO Radio’s new morning host
She succeeds the legendary Dave Lee, who retired earlier this year.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, December 7
The latest from the state health department.
Footloose! Duluth scraps Prohibition-era ban on unlicensed dancing
Establishments had to have a license to allow the public to dance.
2 armed suspects rob victim at U of M concert hall
The two suspects pointed guns at the victim.
Nine police agencies called in for crowd control after 2 shot in West St. Paul
Police say a large group "attempted to take control" of part of the crime scene.
Brooklyn Center approves $1.3M public safety budget, including policing reforms
The city will use some money from the police department for the new programs.
Snow impacting morning commute across southern Minnesota
A quick inch could make a bit of a mess on the roads.
Minnesota United star allegedly hit teen with gun in Argentina
The 26-year-old could face charges in Argentina.
Kirk Ciarocca returning to Gophers as offensive coordinator
The architect of the 2019 offense will look to revive the Gophers.
3M settles lawsuit over Cogent purchase
Both 3M and Cogent deny any wrong doing, but have agreed to pay $1.9 million to shareholders and their attorneys. Bloomberg reports the investors claim Cogent CEO Ming Hsieh favored 3M to collect a retention bonus. The Maplewood-based company paid about $943 million in 2010 for Cogent.
Duluth woman, Pfizer settle lawsuit over quit-smoking drug
A Duluth widow who says a smoking cessation drug led to her husband's suicide has settled her lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. The trial that was scheduled to begin Monday would have been a bellwether case, since more than 2,000 similar lawsuits have been filed around the country. Terms of the settlement are confidential. Attorney Michael Ciresi says the woman is comfortable with the settlement and her family can move on.
Jury settles Minneapolis officer's snooping lawsuit for $585K
Amy Krekelberg filed the suit after alleged fellow officers illegally accessed her personal data.
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