Late last week, Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill that will restore the right to vote for felons who have completed their jail or prison sentences. The new law is expected to make more than 50,000 people convicted of felonies eligible to vote right away, making it the largest voting rights expansion that the state […]
Minnesota Aims To Close “Peeping Tom” Loophole
The Minnesota Legislature is set to vote in the House on Thursday to help tighten a perceived loophole in the state’s “peeping Tom” law roughly a year after the state Supreme Court ruled in favor of a man who filmed a woman sleeping without her consent. In that ruling, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that […]
When Is It Considered Self-Defense In Minnesota?
One of the most common defenses in physical or violent altercations is self-defense. If you’ve been following the news at all over the years, odds are you’ve heard different arguments for self-defense or “Stand Your Ground” laws, and all of those laws and defenses vary state by state. So how does Minnesota classify self-defense? We […]
How Many Tickets Until You Lose Your Driver’s License In Minnesota?
Driving is a privilege, and that privilege can be taken away from you if you commit too many driving infractions in Minnesota. Many people wonder how many “points” it takes for you to lose your license in Minnesota, but Minnesota doesn’t operate on the points system like other states. So how can your license be […]
Arby’s Visit Leads To DWI After Driver Passes Out In Drive-Thru
A man in Chaska is facing drunk driving charges after passing out behind the wheel while waiting in line at an Arby’s drive-thru. According to the police report, an unnamed 43-year-old male was found unresponsive behind the wheel while in line at a local Arby’s drive-thru around 1 p.m. on Friday. Police say that a […]