Alcohol

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State Patrol: Brodkorb Was Over Legal Limit In Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol said ex-Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb was over the legal limit on the night he crashed his car.

02/07/2013

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2, Including State Trooper, Sent To Hospital After Crash

A late Saturday night crash sent two people, including a state trooper, to the hospital.

01/27/2013

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Stats: Crime, Drinking Offenses Down At U Of M

Serious crime at the University of Minnesota continues to drop every year, statistics show.

01/23/2013

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New Leader Appointed To ATF’s St. Paul Office

The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has appointed a veteran agent to lead operations in Minnesota and surrounding states, the agency announced Tuesday.

01/22/2013

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1 Dead In Wrong-Way Crash In Coon Rapids

One person was killed in a wrong-way head-on collision in the north metro late Thursday evening. The crash involved two trucks traveling on Highway 10.

01/11/2013

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Health Officials: Midwestern Women Binge Drinking More

Government health experts want to highlight what they call an under-recognized problem for women: binge drinking.

01/09/2013

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Captain Arrested At MSP On Suspicion Of Alcohol

An American Airlines captain was taken into custody at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Friday morning on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.

01/04/2013

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Police: Man Dies After Fight In Eagan, Roommate Arrested

Police are investigating after a 36-year-old man died following an apparent drunken altercation in Eagan, Minn. late Tuesday evening.

01/02/2013

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Wis. Lawmakers Try Again On Drunken Driving Law Overhaul

Two Republican legislators say they’ll try again this session to overhaul Wisconsin’s drunken driving laws.

12/31/2012

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WCCO Holiday Beers Tasting Notes

Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild WCCO Holiday Beers Tasting Notes August Schell Brewing Co. August Schell Brewing Co. was founded by German immigrant August Schell in 1860 and passed into the possession of the Schell family […]

11/21/2012

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Mystic Lake Casino Hotel Announces Alcohol Sales

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel announced that it will begin offering beer, wine and liquor sales starting Wednesday.

11/07/2012

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Police: Repeat Drunk Driver Arrested For DUI Near Bar

A 27-year-old man with three prior drunk driving convictions, and no driving privileges, was charged for driving under the influence after leaving an Eagan bar, according to police.

11/05/2012

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DWI Patrols Aim To Keep Halloween Weekend Sober

Halloween parties will be in full-swing, and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is hoping a new round of radio spots will help remind folks to stay off the roads if they’ve been drinking.

10/26/2012

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Big Crackdown On Underage Drinking At The ‘U’

In the largest crackdown on drinking the University of Minnesota campus will see this year, dozens of officers spent Saturday night keeping a close eye on how students spent their time. Cops hope the extra effort now will lead to a safer year at the U.

09/13/2012

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Minn. Departments Team Up To Fight Drug Abuse

The Minnesota departments of Health, Education, Corrections and Public Safety are now working together to fight drug abuse.

09/13/2012

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Police: Man Found Dead In Itasca Co. Crash

Speed and alcohol may have been factors in a crash left a 32-year-old man dead Wednesday morning in Itasca County, authorities say.

07/18/2012

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Study: Women, Moderate Drinking Linked To Healthier Bones

A new study finds women who drink a moderate amount of alcohol can help prevent bone loss and that lowers their risk of getting osteoporosis.

07/11/2012

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Police: Mother Charged In Baby’s Death Sets Self On Fire

A mother who was recently charged with accidentally suffocating her infant son while drunk has died after setting herself on fire, police said.

07/09/2012

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Charges: Drunk Mother Suffocated Baby While Asleep

A mother is accused of accidentally killing her infant son, who investigators say suffocated when she rolled onto him while drunk.

06/07/2012

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Police: Mother Drunkenly Drove Into Ditch With Kids At Home

A 29-year-old mother was under the influence of alcohol when she drove her van into a ditch early Wednesday afternoon, according to police. Meanwhile, her two young children were home alone – one with her leg wedged between her crib slats.

05/03/2012

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Students Keep Drunks From Drowning In La Crosse

It’s time to party on Third Street. Music pulses from bars late into the night. Young women in shorts and halter tops hustle down the sidewalks. Guys in hot rods gun their engines and tear up the street.

04/13/2012

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How Sweet Twin Cities Duo’s Bitters Are

Bitters usually bring one thing to mind: an Old Fashioned cocktail. But it’s not just about cocktails anymore. Bitters are also used in sodas, food, even cotton candy.

04/03/2012

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Senate Approves Alcohol Sale At ‘U’ Stadium

The Minnesota Senate has approved a bill that would let the University of Minnesota sell beer to the general public at University of Minnesota football games.

03/28/2012

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Charges: Shoplifter Hid Booze Bottles In Dress

Police arrested a 49-year-old woman Tuesday after she walked out of a Golden Valley Bylery’s with three liquor bottles hidden under her dress, authorities said.

03/23/2012

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