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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.

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Lab Tests: ND Patrol Captain Was Over Legal Limit

Lab tests show that a North Dakota Highway Patrol captain arrested in Minnesota allegedly had a blood alcohol level nearly twice that state’s legal limit for driving.

04/17/2012

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Former KEYC Anchor Pleads Guilty To 3rd-Degree DWI

A former news anchor for KEYC-TV in Mankato has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated.

03/27/2012

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Teen Shares Fatal Video Of Crash

Desaleen James was filming herself and friends when they drove drunk after a night out. The camera captured the fatal crash that killed her two friends and left her with a broken hip. The video […]

03/22/2012

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Man Charged For Dragging Friend With Car

A 24-year-old man has been charged with criminal vehicular operation and driving while impaired after he allegedly dragged his friend with his car.

01/11/2012

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Police: Drunk Man Arrested For Dragging Friend With Car

A man is in the hospital in serious condition after trying to stop his friend from driving drunk.

01/08/2012

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DWI Patrols Stepped Up For New Year’s

The State Patrol is encouraging people with New Year’s plans to make plans now for a ride home. Troopers are stepping up enforcement over the holiday weekend, to keep drunk drivers off the roads.

12/30/2011

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CDC: Men, Binge Drinkers Responsible For Most DWIs

Men and binge drinkers are the most likely to drive drunk, according to a nationwide survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

10/07/2011

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Wis. Man Accused Of Drinking 30 Beers Before Crash

A Fox Lake man accused of drinking at least 30 beers before causing a crash that injured five people has been bound over for trial.

09/02/2011

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Plea In Wis. Crash That Killed 3 Minn. Students

An Iraq veteran pleaded no contest this week to charges that he drove drunk down a Wisconsin interstate and slammed into a disabled vehicle, killing three University of Minnesota students.

08/19/2011

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Court Rules In Wis. Drunken Driving Case

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the sixth drunken driving conviction of man who no one actually saw driving a vehicle or even sitting behind the wheel.

07/19/2011

John Peterson pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide on March 15, 2011. (credit: Hennepin County)

Man Who Killed ‘U’ Student In Accident To Be Sentenced

The man who pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a former U of M student will be sentenced on Monday.

05/09/2011

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2-Year-Old Girl Struck By Suspected Drunk Driver

St. Paul Police arrested a 52-year-old man, who is suspected of driving drunk and hitting a 2-year-old girl with his car on Sunday.

04/11/2011

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