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2 Wis. Drivers Face Tentative 6th-OWI Charges

Two Wisconsin drivers face tentative charges of sixth-offense drunken driving after separate incidents in Janesville and Milwaukee.

05/28/2012

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Motorcyclist Cited For 4th OWI After Wis. Crash

Rock County authorities say a motorcycle driver who lost control and was injured along with his passenger has been cited for fourth-offense drunken driving.

05/28/2012

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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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Police: Drunken Driver Flees Cops With Infant Son In His Arms

Minneapolis Police say a 32-year-old man is in jail after fleeing police in a SUV with his infant son in his arms – while intoxicated.

04/27/2012

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Minnesota Man Who Lost Leg Helping Stranger Honored

A St. Louis Park Good Samaritan who lost a leg helping a stranger along the freeway has been honored.

04/12/2012

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At Least 246 Cited For DWI Over St. Paddy’s Day

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said 246 people were busted for drunken driving as a result of stepped-up patrols during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

03/20/2012

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Wis. Court: DWI Laws Apply To Driving On Lakes, Too

A state appeals court says Wisconsin’s drunken driving laws apply on frozen lakes.

03/14/2012

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Woman Arrested For DWI With 2 Unbelted Kids In Car

A Plymouth, Minn. woman was arrested after being caught allegedly driving while intoxicated with two children in the back seat of her vehicle.

03/13/2012

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Senser Attorney Asks For Change Of Venue

A judge ruled Friday morning that Amy Senser is to stand trial on criminal vehicular homicide charges in the hit-and-run death of a 38-year-old man last August.

03/09/2012

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County Attorney: Amy Senser’s Trial Should Proceed

Though her attorneys filed a motion to dismiss the case, the Hennepin County Attorney says Amy Senser’s trial should proceed.

02/17/2012

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Senser Att’y: Cocaine In Victim’s System At Time Of Death

The criminal defense attorney for Amy Senser, who is charged with criminal vehicular homicide in a hit-and-run death last year, intends to file a motion to dismiss the criminal case.

02/03/2012

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MN Officials: Designate Sober Driver For Super Bowl

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has a message for Minnesota motorists: “Designate a sober driver before the Super Bowl Sunday to avoid the dangers and consequences of a DWI.”

02/03/2012

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Mankato News Anchor Charged With DWI

A news anchor for KEYC-TV in Mankato has been charged with driving while intoxicated, not long after a video showing her slurring through a newscast went viral.

01/31/2012

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Charges: Amy Senser Had Plenty Of Time To Avoid Crash

Witnesses say that the wife of an ex-Vikings star should have had ample time to avoid striking and killing a 38-year-old man last fall, according to amended charges.

01/23/2012

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Man Caught Weaving In Rosemount Charged With DWI

Investigators say a 36-year-old man charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend had a role in a fatal criminal vehicular operation case in the 1990s.

01/19/2012

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Mother Accused Of Picking Son Up While Drunk

A Minnesota mother has been charged after allegedly being drunk when she picked up her son from school.

01/13/2012

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2 Lakeville Officers Honored With Chief’s Award

Two Lakeville police officers are being honored for their quick response and fast thinking, but this recognition comes with a special twist.

01/04/2012

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Charges: Man Drove Drunk On Xmas With Child, 2, In Car

An Owatonna, Minn. man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day with his 2-year-old son in the car.

12/30/2011

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Driver Charged In Passenger’s Death In April Crash

A Minneapolis man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide for allegedly causing a crash last April that killed his passenger.

12/23/2011

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Mankato News Anchor Arrested For DWI

A news anchor for KEYC-TV in Mankato was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated, weeks after a video showing her slurring through a newscast went viral.

12/22/2011

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Woman, 28, Pleads Guilty To Drunken Crash That Killed 1

A 28-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman has pleaded guilty to a September drunken crash that killed her passenger, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

12/12/2011

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Kanabec County Deputy Arrested For DWI

The Isanti County Deputy’s Office said they arrested a deputy from the sheriff’s department of neighboring Kanabec County last week.

12/12/2011

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Police: Drunken Driver Arrested Twice In 2 Hours

A driver apparently didn’t learn his lesson the first time, because police say they pulled him over twice in two hours for driving while intoxicated.

12/05/2011

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Minneapolis Man Arrested In Crash That Killed Brother

A Minneapolis man has been arrested in a fatal highway crash that authorities say killed his brother in Trempealeau County.

11/29/2011

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Man Convicted In Fatal Drunken Driving Crash

A man accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal Christmas Eve crash has been convicted in Dakota County.

11/01/2011

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