A Michigan Court of Appeals ruling could reinforce zero-tolerance workplace rules for marijuana. The court ruled against a woman who lost a job offer because of marijuana use even thoguh she had a medical marijuana card.
The City of Omaha is on trial in the fatal shooting by police of a television crew member who worked on the law enforcement show "Cops." The man's family says in a wrongful-death lawsuit that police had a duty to protect him.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz addressed a packed house of St. Louis County leaders on his budget plans to support and grow the county at the 22nd annual legislative breakfast in Saint Paul Thursday. Investing in transportation and infrastructure was the focus during his keynote address at the event.
The Wisconsin Democratic Party is filing a federal lawsuit challenging Republican-authored lame-duck laws that limit the powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general. Two other lawsuits have already been filed in state court.
A new pilot project may give seniors on Medicare more options when it comes to emergency ambulance services. Currently, Medicare only pays for transportation to a hospital. The project could save over $500 million a year and allow local fire departments and EMT's to focus on the most serious emergencies.
The average fare for airline travel within the United States has hit the lowest level since the government started keeping track in 1995, after adjusting for inflation. However, fees aren't included in that tally.
After an altercation between parents at a youth football game, 27-year-old, Lemar Eugene Anderson, was sentenced to 30 days in prison and three years of supervised probation after being charged with threats of violence and carrying a pistol without a permit.
An Illinois man has pleaded not guilty in the bombing of a mosque in Minnesota, three weeks after two of his alleged accomplices pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors allege 47-year-old Michael Hari, who now faces trial, was the ringleader of the militia.
Illinois Democrats are asking Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a Foxconn facility in Racine County. Four members of Congress are concerned the facility's stormwater run-off could exacerbate flooding.
The former manager of a western Minnesota grain elevator has pleaded guilty in a swindle that cost his employer millions of dollars. Prosecutors say the man took money over 15 years to pay for exotic hunting trips, buy real estate and pay credit card debt.
Anglers have noticed that the heavy snow on area lakes has caused a lot of slush, which makes for poor ice fishing conditions. But folks are heading out to Lake Superior, where they are seeing a great deal of ice.
Wildlife managers have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. It marks the first discovery of the fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer outside the southeastern corner of Minnesota.
The Minnesota DNR says anglers will be able to keep some walleye during the open-water season on Mille Lacs Lake this year. Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs has been limited to catch-and-release for several years.
Hunting and fishing groups have teamed up to support a plan for preventing invasive carp from reaching the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Conservation Coalition will push for funding of a strategy proposed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
A forum was hosted by Rep. Pete Stauber in response to the website crash for BWCA permits. The new online system launched on Jan. 30 but crashed instantly.The forum was an opportunity for citizens to get answers on why the system shut down.