Do you know it's a crime in Minnesota to merely refuse to submit to a sobriety test?It's a lesson a man named William Bernard learned the hard way two years ago when he was approached by police at a public boat ramp and asked to undergo field sobriety tests and a breathalyzer exam. Bernard refused, ... More >>
Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear a case filed by a group of Minnesota conservatives regarding a state election law barring voters from wearing political attire to polling places on election day.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Majority's Dan McGrath on voter ID failure: "Voter fraud li ... More >>
In 2009, an Iowa Supreme Court decision led to the state becoming the first in the Midwest to legalize gay marriage.SEE ALSO: In Iowa, women can be lawfully fired for being so sexy, they make their boss contemplate an affair That's a ruling we can get behind. But we can't say the same for the Iowa C ... More >>
More than a year after a jury found Amy Senser guilty of two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has denied Senser's petition to overturn her conviction.In her appeal, Senser argued that the trial court made several legal and discretionary errors that affecte ... More >>
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the controversial conviction of former Viking Carl Eller for fourth-degree assault and refusing to submit to a chemical test.Eller, ex Purple People-Eater, was pulled over in 2008 on suspicions of DWI whereupon he allegedly assaulted the officers and re ... More >>
If he loses the court battle, the state's fiscal picture is going to be thrown into chaos.
SaveWCAL waited too long to begin its legal action against the sale of a once-popular St. Olaf College radio station.
An Appeals Court judge sent a controversial development case back to Hennepin County District Court -- setting the stage for a trial on whether Minneapolis should pay developer Brad Hoyt millions in damages.
A Babbitt, Minn. bar thought they were clever when they had bar patrons war "Actor" badges so they could smoke in the bar under the theatrical production loophole in the Minnesota smoking ban.
A Wisconsin man has been ordered to return the roadkill deer head he mounted after eating the animal's remains.
If a juvenile is convicted of a violent crime, that can be enough to take away their Second Amendment right to possess a firearm as an adult, according to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Now that we've heard what self-described "Sen.-elect" Al Franken has to say about President Obama's pick of Sonia Sotomayor, let's see what the real elected officials have to say about the nomination.
The North Dakota journalist and Concordia College graduate sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison will be freed today and allowed to leave the country immediately.
Wild week in Wisconsin. We've got baby Jesus snatchers, guys filming their naked girlfriends and Amish farmers being charged for ... More >>
Adoptive parents fend off the demands of former pitcher Juan Berenguer's fiery cousin
A landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision sends a Minnesota detainee back to Somalia
How Minnesota cops and the war on drugs made a successful entrepreneur out of a small-time hustler and snitch named Michael Felix
Judge Harvey Ginsberg seems to have a little anger problem
The justice department fights to deport a Somali refugee
The Bush administration & the end of civil liberties
Judge Roland Amundson's other faux pas
While the Supreme Court scrutinizes a DNA test, the wheels of justice cease to turn
A 71-year-old sportswriter refuses to give up his sources
How far is too far when police target prostitutes?
Instead of a 12-year prison sentence, Judge James Campbell gave an attempted murderer a few months in the workhouse. And he can't understand why everyone's so upset about it.
Fifty years ago Minneapolis launched a program to stamp out discrimination. Now many of the dream's supporters doubt the city's civil-rights agencies are equal to the task.
Closed twice, Hard Times Cafe battles on
A Ramsey County Courthouse goof may leave thousands wondering: What's my name again?
Recent embarrassments notwithstanding, Minneapolis isn't softening its stance on high-speed chases