2 Grow Operations Busted In Central MinnesotaAuthorities in central Minnesota say they found more than 200 marijuana plants late last month when busting two growing operations.
City Council Mulls Relaxing Mpls. Marijuana OrdinanceThe Minneapolis city council will decide this week whether possessing small amounts of marijuana will be considered a crime. Under the current city ordinance, someone caught with amount of marijuana less than 42.5 grams could be convicted of a misdemeanor.
4 Things To Know: Pope Addresses Zika, Stadium Series & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about from Friday, Feb. 19. They include a new attitude toward birth control from the Pope, and a landmark day for local hockey enthusiasts.
Twin Cities Musicians Union Responds To Pot Arrest Of Former MemberThe arrest of an accomplished Twin Cities cellist, who was found with $226,000 worth of marijuana inside the trunk of his car in Oregon, has prompted reaction from his former union.
Some Republicans In Iowa Support Medical Pot BillSome Republican House lawmakers are supporting legislation that would create a system for manufacturing, distributing and possessing some forms of medical marijuana in Iowa, though it's unclear what type of support the bill will get from party leaders.
Mpls. Councilmembers Want Decreased Consequences For Minor Pot PossessionA push is underway to downgrade minor possession of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a petty misdemeanor in the city of Minneapolis. If you are caught with pot in Minneapolis right now, you could face a $200 fine, jail time and a criminal record.
Mpls. Teen Pleads Guilty To Fatal Shooting At Drug DealA Minneapolis teen pleaded guilty Tuesday to the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Eugene Watkins, also 19, made the plea right before his case was set to go to trial.
Meeker Co. Sheriff: 10 Lbs. Of Pot, Human Skull Found In Dead Man's HomeEmergency workers were caught off guard to find 10 pounds of marijuana and a human skull at the Meeker County home of a man who had just died of natural causes. The sheriff's office says 911 received a report of an unresponsive man Tuesday morning on the 66500 block of 340th Street in Forest City Township.
Man Charged In Deadly Maplewood Home InvasionA man has been charged with murder after a deadly home invasion in Maplewood n early November. Thirty-year-old Brandon Lamar Cooper is charged with two counts of second-degree murder for breaking into a home and then killing a man who lived there.
Good Question: What Is 'Intractable Pain'?By August 2016, people with intractable pain will be considered for Minnesota's medical marijuana program. But, what is intractable pain? Good Question.
Minnesota To Allow Patients To Treat 'Intractable Pain' With Medical PotThe Minnesota Department of Health announced its plans Wednesday to expand the state's medical marijuana program. MDH had a Jan. 1 deadline to decide if severe, chronic pain should join the list of qualifying conditions.
2 Charged In Drug-Related Stabbing Death In West St. PaulA man and a woman face second-degree murder charges in connection to a drug deal that turned deadly last Tuesday in West St. Paul. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says Elizabeth Rios, 26, and Jose Dominguez, 21, were also charged with first-degree aggravated robbery in the stabbing death of 30-year-old Daniel Adam Wallner of West St. Paul.