Minneapolis took more than a year to investigate an officer’s complaint of age discrimination, then claimed that the statute of limitations ran out on a suit filed under the state’s Human Rights Act. Read more →
St. Paul’s skyways can be pretty scary. They’re often abandoned and the various nooks and crannies can be a perfect hiding spot for the occasional ne’er-do-well. And that’s in the middle of the afternoon.
So is closing a few of them at 10 p.m. that bad of an idea? Read more →
There should be an alternative for a veteran with PTSD than a cell. But when Joe Serna, 41, a former Special Forces member who has been awarded three Purple Hearts, appeared in a court, North Carolina District Court Judge Lou Olivera didn’t have a lot of choice when Serna admitted he lied about a recent urine test. He sentenced him to a day in jail. Read more →
Protesters with air horns disrupted last night’s MinnRoast, the fundraiser at the State Theater for the independent news site MinnPost [dislaimer: I am a financial contributor to MinnPost], after Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges used an incident during the 4th Precinct protests as the setting for a joke about her husband. Last November 18, a group Read more →
It’s been an ongoing issue between the police and the people they serve for several years now, despite ruling after ruling that people have a right to stand on a public street and film the actions of police. Read more →
Victims of sexual abuse and assault at St. Olaf in Northfield had hoped a meeting to address complaints that the school was ignoring them would begin to change things on campus, but after a closed meeting they say they’re ‘disheartened’ by the response. Read more →