The city is concerned that a victory could "completely eliminate 'disparate impact' civil rights enforcement, including under the Fair Housing Act." A statement from St. Paul says this unintentional outcome is the main reason why it's dismissing the petition. The case involves a group of 16 landlords that claim the city's housing code enforcement violates the Fair Housing Act. The lawsuit will still go to trial in Federal court later this year.
Child hit by car and killed in Minnetonka identified
The boy was struck when he ran into the street on Sep. 20.