Logan Hill, The Washington Post Published 8:42 am PDT, Monday, July 15, 2019 Since Florida Man was first defined on Twitter in 2013 as the "world's worst superhero," many men (and it's almost always men) have assumed the mantle. One man's Flordia Man story begins with an encounter crocodile. less Since Florida Man was first defined on Twitter in 2013 as the "world's worst superhero," many men (and it's almost always men) have assumed the mantle. One man's Flordia Man story begins with an encounter ... more Photo: Courtesy Chris Dieter/Crocodile Encounter Photo: Courtesy Chris Dieter/Crocodile Encounter Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Since Florida Man was first defined on Twitter in 2013 as the "world's worst superhero," many men (and it's almost always men) have … [Read more...] about Is it OK to laugh at Florida Man?
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BISMARCK, N.D. — Court officials and lawyers in North Dakota say few people have tried to undo convictions for refusing DUI blood tests in the year since a state Supreme Court opinion offered a narrow pathway for doing so. The state Supreme Court ruled that a 2016 U.S. Supreme Court decision that found it unconstitutional to criminalize refusal of a warrantless blood draw applies retroactively. The 2016 decision was based on cases in North Dakota and Minnesota. The North Dakota Supreme Court said in its ruling that any post-conviction relief applies "in very limited circumstances." Even so, Bismarck attorney Dan Herbel, who argued in both the 2016 and 2018 cases, tells the Bismarck Tribune he's not sure if people know they can petition to have the DUI blood test cases thrown out. … [Read more...] about Option to undo some DUI convictions yet to be widely sought
National California joins 15 other states to sue Trump over emergency wall declaration The Associated Press ORDER REPRINT → February 18, 2019 05:49 PM Trump announces national emergency to get border wall funding In declaring his signing of an executive order to declare a national emergency, President Trump said on Feb. 15, "it's been signed many times before...there's rarely been a problem." By Up Next × SHARE In declaring his signing of an executive order to declare a national emergency, President Trump said on Feb. 15, "it's been signed many times before...there's rarely been a problem." By SACRAMENTO, Calif. California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying the suit alleges the Trump … [Read more...] about California joins 15 other states to sue Trump over emergency wall declaration
A Minnesota legislator announced this week that he wants to toughen penalties for distracted drivers who are involved in fatal or serious car accidents. Sen. David Osmek, R-Mound, announced Thursday that he wants drivers who cause injury or death in crashes triggered by distractions to face jail time and pay fines similar to if they were charged with driving under the influence. "This problem continues to seem like it grows," Osmek said Friday. This would "get people to pay for the damage they are doing to society and to other people's families." As distracted driving citations climb in the state, legislators on both aisles are renewing the debate to strengthen these types of laws. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, last year 7,357 drivers were cited for texting and driving, nearly a 25 percent increase from 2016. Distracted driving is now the fourth-leading cause of crashes featuring serious injuries or death, behind speeding, lack of seat belts and drunken … [Read more...] about Minnesota lawmaker proposes tougher laws on distracted driving offenders
Glen Stubbe, Star Tribune FILE - In this May 5, 2015 photo, marijuana plants grows at a Minnesota Medical Solutions greenhouse in Otsego, Minn. Related Links Church leader sees confusion over medical marijuana initiative, urges Utahns to vote no 13 things voters should know about Utah's medical marijuana initiative SALT LAKE CITY — Since Utahns first began signing Proposition 2 petitions more than a year ago, leading law enforcement figures have joined the diverse cross-section of groups in the state who have weighed in on the ballot measure. Police agencies themselves have been silent on the issue, but a pair of industry groups — one made up of police chiefs and the other comprised of sheriffs — have spoken critically of Proposition 2. Yet the top prosecutor in Utah's largest county is an outspoken supporter of the medical marijuana legalization measure. Among these key players in public safety, disagreement on Proposition 2 centers largely on … [Read more...] about Proposition 2 and public safety: 2 police groups have concerns, but not all share their worry