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.
2 Severely Injured In St. Louis Co. ATV CrashTwo Twin Cities men suffered severe injuries in an ATV crash Friday morning in Eagles Nest Township. The St. Louis County Sheriff's office received report of a crash at about 9:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of Walsh Road.
Are You A Problem Drinker? More Than 1 In 10 Americans Are, Study SaysMore than one in ten Americans have a drinking problem, and many never get treatment.
Buying Booze? There's An App For ThatBuying alcohol became a little bit easier in the Twin Cities Thursday. Haskell's Wine & Spirits announced they have paired up with Drizly, a technology company focused on the purchase of beer, wine and liquor, to offer delivery services to the Twin Cities.
Booze Bill Gives House A Shot At Repealing Sunday Sales BanProponents of scrapping the state's long-standing ban on Sunday liquor sales have one more shot this year. The House was set to take up a bill Tuesday afternoon that makes more limited changes to the ban. It would allow craft brewers to sell 64-ounce growlers of beer on Sundays and let bars sell booze at 8 a.m. on Sunday.