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St. Paul Man Charged For Crash That Severely Injured 2 Girls

A 47-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in Washington County in connection with a Lake Elmo crash that severely injured two young women. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said Jon Ross Wentz faces eight felonies of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm involving negligence, blood alcohol and controlled substances in his system.

08/23/2013

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Sideways-Turning Wheels Make Parallel Parking A Breeze

If you have trouble parallel parking, then this car is for you. This electric car’s wheels turn 90 degrees sideways to parallel park. It’s a first of it’s kind, and is a joint project between engineers in New Zealand and China.

07/31/2013

The car in question. (credit: Minneapolis Police)

Mpls Cops: Help ID This Car In Connection With Homicide

Police said they need the public’s help in identifying a vehicle that was known to have been in the area of where a homicide took place Monday night. Minneapolis police believe it’s a Mercury Grand Marquis, or a Ford Crown Victoria with a custom paint job in medium powder blue. The car has no hub caps, and the photos taken of the vehicle were from a security camera in the area of the shooting.

07/30/2013

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1 Dead After Scooter, Car Collide In Red Wing

One person is dead after colliding with a vehicle on Highway 61 in Red Wing, according to authorities. The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident happened around 6 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Hill Street.

07/24/2013

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Memorial Fund Established For Wis. Boy Found In Car

A memorial fund has been set up for the 2-year-old boy whose body was found in a car trunk after he’d been missing in western Wisconsin for more than a day.

07/21/2013

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Pastor: Boy Found In Trunk Had Keys With Him

A 2-year-old Wisconsin boy who was found dead in the trunk of a car had the key to the vehicle with him, the family’s pastor said Saturday. Isaiah Theis had that key and several others sets of keys with him when a deputy found his body Wednesday night, the Rev. Rick Van Gundy told The Associated Press.

07/20/2013

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Cops: Pedestrian Hit, Killed Outside St. Croix Casino

Police are investigating after a car hit and killed a 79-year-old pedestrian Friday night in front of the St. Croix Casino in Wisconsin. According to the Turtle Lake Police Department, Donald P. Hatalla, of Turtle Lake, died on the scene after a truck driven by 74-year-old Kenneth L. Bonner of Alemna hit him at about 10:16 p.m. Friday.

06/29/2013

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New Hope Police: Man Found Dead In Car With Gunshot Wounds

New Hope police are investigating after finding a dead body inside a car late Thursday night. According to the New Hope Police Department, the victim was discovered at 8:30 p.m. on the 7600 block of Bass Lake Road.

06/28/2013

Stillwater Lift Bridge

Stillwater Life Bridge Now Open To Car, Boat Traffic

The Stillwater Lift Bridge has opened to both car and boat traffic sooner than expected, the Department of Transportation announced Wednesday. The bridge resumed its normal lift schedule at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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2 Boston Parking Spots Go For $560K

Parking can be very expensive in metro areas, but you won’t believe how much one woman was willing to pay. Two parking spots were being auctioned off in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, after they were seized by the IRS for back taxes.

06/14/2013

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Experts Weigh In After Baby Dies While Left In Car

The death of a baby in Moorhead, who was left in a hot car, has many wondering how and why such a thing could happen. Nationally, about 38 children die while trapped in hot vehicles, according to the group Kids and Cars.

06/12/2013

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Father Mourns Loss Of Child From Distracted Driving Accident

Vijay Dixit is comforted sitting in a memorial garden created in his daughter’s honor. Shreya was 19 and a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was coming home with a friend who was driving. The driver crashed.

06/12/2013

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ME: Woman Found In Trunk Of Car Died From ‘Unspecified’ Homicide

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner says the 24-year-old Georgia woman found dead in a trunk last month died as a result of “homicide by unspecified means.” The medical examiner confirmed the body was that of Klaressa Lorayne Cook, of Gaynesville, Ga.

06/05/2013

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Police: NE Mpls Shooting Kills 1

Minneapolis Police are investigating a deadly shooting at an early Saturday morning party. The call came in about 4:30 a.m. on the 2400 block of Washington Street in northeast Minneapolis. Police said a man in his 20s was shot mulitple times while sitting in his vehicle.

06/01/2013

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Classic Cars On Display At Inaugural Concours d’Elegance

With the summer months almost upon us, classic car shows will be scheduled all over the state. And this weekend in Excelsior, 100 vehicles will take center stage with the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance.

06/01/2013

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