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.
Wis. Baby Hospitalized After Accidentally Ingesting VodkaKenosha police say an infant ended up in intensive care after her mother accidentally used vodka to mix the baby's formula. The Kenosha Police Department says the 1-month-old had a blood alcohol level over 0.29 percent.
New Chicago Target Store To Start Serving Up CocktailsCoffee shops and fast food giants like Starbucks and Chipotle now offer alcohol along with their other products. Now, it looks like Target is testing the tipsy waters.
Man Gets Jail Sentence In Fatal March CrashThe man who pleaded guilty in the crash that killed a Fulbright Scholar from Richfield in March has been sentenced to one year in jail. In July, Neftali Paolo Ramirez pleaded guilty to drinking before the fatal March 8 crash in Burnsville.
Minnesota Monthly Hosts 4th Annual Fine Spirits ClassicLooking for a new cocktail recipe or ingredient to spice up your summer? Then head to the Minneapolis Event Centers this Thursday.
Drunk Driver Who Killed Fulbright Scholar SentencedA Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Richfield woman. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Neftali Paolo Ramirez admitted to drinking before the fatal crash in Burnsville on March 8.