Drunk Driving

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State Patrol Reports 25 DWIs On New Year’s Eve Overnight

We all know the dangers of drinking and driving. And yet every year on the holidays, we’re reminded to find a safe ride home.

01/01/2013

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New Taxi Squad Announced For New Year’s Eve

There have been no drunk driving deaths in the state for the last four years on New Year’s Eve. Police are hoping tonight becomes a fifth in a row.

12/31/2012

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Officials Urge To Have A Safe, Sober Ride On New Year’s Eve

State safety officials are urging motorists to plan for safe and sober ride this New Year’s Eve as they strive to have a fifth straight year of zero drunk driving deaths.

12/27/2012

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Winona Cop Charged With DWI

A Winona Police officer was charged Thursday with two counts of 3rd degree of driving while intoxicated (DWI).

12/24/2012

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DPS: 1,300 DWI Arrests In December So Far

Officials said Tuesday about 1,300 people have been arrested for driving drunk so far this month across the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

12/18/2012

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Off-Duty Cop Accused Of Driving While Intoxicated

An off-duty officer has found himself on the other side of the law after police say he was driving under the influence and speeding.

11/21/2012

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DPS Releases List Of Top Drunk Driving Counties

Leading up to the Thanksgiving travel period, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a list of the top thirteen counties in the state with the highest combined totals of drunk driving related deaths and injuries.

11/19/2012

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Charges: Drunk Driver Found On Garage Roof

A 22-year-old Burnsville man is accused of drunk driving and attempting to hide from police on the roof of a garage near a set of townhomes, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

11/14/2012

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Woman Sentenced In Fatal Maple Grove Drunk Driving Crash

A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a woman last January in Maple Grove.

10/15/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Hitting Boy With Car At Airport

A 61-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to one felony count of criminal vehicular operation after hitting a 6-year-old child with his car at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport last December.

10/01/2012

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LiLo and Amanda Bynes Drunk Driving School!?

A spoof on Amanda Bynes and Lindsay Lohan drunk driving school

10/01/2012

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DPS: More Than 1,800 Arrested In DWI Crackdown

More than 1,800 motorists were arrested for DWI during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign from Aug. 17 to Sept. 3, officials announced Thursday.

09/13/2012

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Statewide DWI Campaign Now In Effect Through Labor Day

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety released a report Thursday which shows that 68 percent of fatal accidents last year involved drivers who had blood alcohol levels of at least .16, which is twice the legal limit for driving.

08/16/2012

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North Branch Dairy Queen Damaged By Drunken Driver

The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office reports that a drunken driver who stopped at a Dairy Queen drive-through ended up causing a lot of damage.

04/30/2012

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Man Takes Rosemount Police on 110 MPH Chase

Last week, a suspected drunken driver was pulled over by Rosemount police, only to flee and take officers on a 110 mph chase.

WCCO-TV–04/17/2012

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