With the arrival of a new year comes the start of a number of new Minnesota laws. Here is a rundown of some of the most notable ones. One of the biggest law changes in 2015 means new training requirements for young drivers.
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A Minnesota family whose 5-month-old son was killed by a drunk driver wants tougher state laws for repeat offenders. Southwest Minnesota State University basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife, Heather, lost their son, Drake, in a car crash in July of 2012.
A court ruled that a man who snapped secret pictures up a woman’s skirt on a Boston subway train did not violate the state’s Peeping Tom law. The practice known as “upskirting” has exposed loopholes in current laws. Minnesota statutes that tackle the issue were written years ago. But that was before everyone had cell phones.
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Police are investigating whether a Fargo-Moorhead TV journalist broke any laws while reporting a story aimed at revealing holes in security at area elementary schools. Valley News Live reporter Mellaney Moore on Wednesday walked around three schools without permission.
The rules for car and booster seats can be confusing for any parent. Car seat laws vary by state. So what are the car seat laws and how do you know when your child should switch from a car seat to a seatbelt? Good Question.
Repealing taxes that were approved just a couple months ago is highly unusual, but now it just might happen. Especially when it comes to the farm tax — a tax so unpopular, even Gov. Mark Dayton hates it, and he signed it into law.
It wasn’t just same-sex marriage that became legal last week, so did same-sex divorce. “To me, it was like going to Vegas — you go in, you get your piece of paper,” Dawn Tuckner said. “You come home, you have no rights.”
Patty Wetterling joins the show to discuss sex offender laws and what could be done to improve them
The recovery of the bald eagle shows how endangered species laws can work, and now a pair of the iconic birds will be help get more young people and families excited about the outdoors.
Eighteen new Minnesota laws go into effect on Wednesday.
A number of new laws passed during the last legislative session are now in effect in Minnesota, as of July 1.
About the only thing Kevin Flynn enjoys more than drinking his home-brewed beer is sharing it with fellow beer club members at festivals and tasting competitions.
Students against bullying rallied at the Capitol Saturday, demanding tougher laws against bullying.
Minnesota had it best year yet when it comes to stopping sales of cigarettes to underage smokers.
A number of new laws go into effect on Sunday as Minnesota enters a new year.
If a student returns to play too soon after suffering a concussion, there are growing concerns that it could cause permanent brain injury, even death. So, Minnesota lawmakers are talking about a concussion law for student athletes.