Drunk Driver

Mpls. Chef Overcomes Obstacles To Get Back In The KitchenA Minneapolis chef is back in the kitchen after his life took an unexpected turn. A collision with a drunk driver forced Coup d'Etat Chef Tommy Begnaud to hang up his apron for months. But after a tough recovery, he's not only back doing what he loves but he’s bringing some ambitious changes to the Uptown restaurant.
Authorities Say Suspected Drunken Driver Waved At OfficerAuthorities say a suspected drunken driver who'd been headed the wrong way waved at an officer as he re-entered the highway after going into the ditch.
Car Smashes Into Green Mill Restaurant In St. PaulPolice in St. Paul say a driver suspected of being under the influence caused a crash Saturday night that resulted in a car smashing into the Green Mill restaurant on Grand Avenue.
Police: Drunk Driver Arrested Driving Front End LoaderA driver was arrested after taking a front end loader out onto the streets over the weekend in Chisago County. According to the county sheriff's office, the driver took the piece of equipment out and was arrested at 1 a.m. Sunday.
9-Year-Old Dies After Wrong Way Crash With Suspected Drunk DriverAuthorities say a 9-year-old boy is dead because a man was driving drunk on the wrong side of a Rochester street.
Parents Push For Tougher DWI Laws After Infant Son KilledA Minnesota family whose 5-month-old son was killed by a drunk driver wants tougher state laws for repeat offenders. Southwest Minnesota State University basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife, Heather, lost their son, Drake, in a car crash in July of 2012.
Hundreds Ride For Bicyclist Killed By Alleged Drunk DriverOn the cold and snowy landscape of a wintry Saturday afternoon, bicyclists of all ages came to pay their respects. Marcus Nalls, 26, was one of them: a commuter on two wheels who used his bike to get around. Stefan Turner, a bicycle mechanic, had just worked on Nalls' bike, installing his rack and fenders. "Marcus was one of the … coolest guys we've had in our shop in a long time," Turner said.
Alleged Drunk Driver Charged With Killing BicyclistAn alleged drunk driver who struck and killed a bicyclist Monday night was charged Friday with criminal vehicular homicide. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, John Iverson, 49, faces up to 10 years in prison after killing 26-year-old Marcus Nalls with his van. Witnesses say Iverson sped west down Franklin Avenue Monday night when he suddenly swerved towards the curb, hit Nalls off of his bike and then ran him over. According to the criminal complaint, Iverson continued driving down the block until his van stopped after hitting a dumpster.
Good Samaritan Reflects On Tragic Accident That Killed 1, Took His LegFor more than a year, Keith Barnes has undergone physical therapy to get back to what he loves to do -- cut hair. Barnes stopped at an accident scene in December of 2011 to help a woman who was involved in a rollover accident. He was carrying the woman to safety when a drunk driver hit them. He suffered seriously injuries and his left leg was amputated below the knee.
1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Crash After Drunk Driver Flees PoliceOne person was killed and another was seriously hurt after a suspected drunk driver crashed into another car following a police chase in downtown Minneapolis, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Police: Drunk Driver Arrested After Wrong-Way CrashAt least two people are recovering Sunday morning after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis.
Minn. Man With 27 DWIs Released From PrisonLast year, Minnesota police officers, county deputies and state patrol officers arrested nearly 30,000 drivers for driving while intoxicated. Worse yet, for over 40 percent of them it wasn’t their first time.