Study: Job Loss-Related Stress Hits African-Americans Particularly Hard A new study from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health found that people who lost their jobs during the 2008 recession reported increased alcohol abuse and drunkenness, especially African-Americans.
Good Question: How Can You Live To 100?A new study from Stanford and Time Magazine finds 77 percent of us want to live to 100, but aren't putting in the work to get there. We always hear we should eat well and exercise, but what does that mean?
N.D. AG Clears Up Confusion Over Sunday Liquor SalesGeneral Wayne Stenehjem has cleared up confusion over whether restaurants can serve alcohol an hour earlier on Sundays. The Legislature this year voted to allow restaurants to begin serving alcohol at 11 a.m. on Sundays, instead of noon. The goal is to put North Dakota cities on par with bordering states that allow for earlier booze sales on Sundays.
Delta Ranks 1st Among Airlines For Beer OfferingsCraft beer is hotter than ever, and now a number of airlines are hopping aboard the trend. A recent survey from TravelPulse.com ranked airlines by the type of beer they serve on domestic flights.
Rollover In Sherburne Co. Seriously Injures 2; Alcohol Detected In DriverAlcohol has been detected in a driver who caused a Sherburne County rollover that seriously injured two, according to the Minnesota State Patrol
Fmr. NBA Player Reaches Out To Teens About AddictionChris Herren is not a name recognized locally, but his story applies to all because it is a story of how you can become addicted. Herren played division one basketball and made it to the NBA -- until heroin took over his life.
U Of M Suspends Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Over Conduct ViolationsThe University of Minnesota suspended a fraternity for over a year due to multiple student conduct code violations.
MN Court Of Appeals: Warrant Needed Before Giving DWI Blood TestThe Minnesota Court of Appeals issued a decision Tuesday declaring that law enforcement must have a warrant before giving a blood test to a suspected impaired driver. The opinion, written by Judge Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks, states that the 2012 subdivision of Minnesota's Driving While Impaired laws that makes it a crime for refusal to submit to a chemical test -- blood, breath or urine -- is unconstitutional.
State Patrol: Motorcyclist Likely Intoxicated In Fatal Broadside AccidentThe Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was likely a factor in the death of a Maple Grove motorcyclist early Saturday morning. Authorities say the accident happened at about 1:45 a.m. at Highway 252 and 85th Avenue in Brooklyn Park.
Eagan Woman Pleads Guilty To Charge In Infant Grandson's DeathA 49-year-old Eagan woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the 2012 death of her infant grandson.
Agents To Conduct Spot Checks At College Bars This FallState officials are planning random compliance checks this fall for underage drinking and illegal gambling at bars around Minnesota college campuses.
Charges: Mom Left 3-Month-Old Alone At Hotel To PartyA 21-year-old woman is charged with child neglect and endangerment after allegedly leaving her 3-month-old alone at a hotel to party.