The measure would give homeowners more leeway to use deadly force against intruders. Its critics include police departments, who worry it would put officers at risk. The bill is headed for the Senate floor after being approved by a committee.
Gophers fall below roster minimum, postpone Penn State game
It is "due to internal COVID-19 protocols within the Golden Gopher program."
Report: Vikings request interview with Rams' Raheem Morris
Morris was once the youngest head coach in the NFL at 33 years old.
Sheriff: Drunk driver crashed trying to 'beat the train'
The BNSF train slammed into the side of the driver's car.
Man run over after parking dispute leads to road rage crash
The two groups fought about parking prior to the crash.
Deadly crash shuts down small stretch of Chaska highway
At least two vehicles were involved in the wreck.
You can now order 4 free at-home COVID tests from the government
Tests will ship for free within 7-12 days, according to the White House.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 18
Minnesota has reached 11,000 COVID-19 deaths.
St. Paul students have list of demands for district amid COVID response
They've released a list of demands.
Vikings must continue building out receiving corps in 2022
Justin Jefferson headlines a young, promising group, but more depth is still needed
Minnesota city seeks to woo new residents with free land, other perks
The city is known as the goose capital of Minnesota.
Students evacuated, classes canceled at Holy Angels HS
Details are still coming in.
Jordan Greenway runs into Darcy Kuemper, sparks fight
Kuemper got knocked out of the game, leading to the brawl.
House sends deadly force bill to governor's desk
The House joined the Senate in approving a measure that would give gun owners more leeway to shoot if they feel threatened. Governor Dayton says he'll give the bill full consideration, but the opposition of law enforcement groups may influence his decision.
'Welfare Reform' bill moves forward amid angry scene at the Capitol
The wide-ranging legislation would impose a firm cutoff on what families can earn, institute drug testing and disqualify families in which any member has had a drug offense within the past 10 years. A Republican committee chairman tells MinnPost the bill is meant to "tighten up" the state's public assistance programs "so money is being directed in the way it is intended." But critics say it's "criminalizing the poor" and call it "mean-spirited" and "demeaning."
Bill to legalize firecrackers, bottle rockets moves forward
The bill's chief author, Rep. John Kriesel, says he thinks opponents are blowing the risks out of proportion. Rep. Tina Liebling, a Rochester Democrat who has spoken out against the bill, says she worries children could get hurt or killed.
2 gun control bills fail at the Minnesota Capitol, as Republican majority proves too strong
The bills would have expanded background checks and allow families to prohibit a loved one from possessing a gun.
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