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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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Authorities ID SD Teen Hit, Killed By Pickup

Authorities have identified a South Dakota teenager who died after being struck by a vehicle on a street in De Smet.

09/26/2011

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Police: Man Drives Drunk, Crashes With 5-Year-Old In Car

Police say a Stillwater man accused of driving drunk, causing a crash, then taking off and he had his 5-year-old son in the car the whole time.

09/20/2011

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Minneapolis Man, 21, Pleads Guilty To Crash That Killed 2

A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two people in Brooklyn Center, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

09/20/2011

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Number Of Minn. Alcohol-Related Deaths Down In ’10

Minnesota officials say the number of alcohol-related deaths in the state last year was the lowest on record.

09/05/2011

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Driver In Fatal Hummer Crash Pleads Guilty

The driver of a Hummer that struck and killed a motorist has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in Stearns County District Court.

08/31/2011

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Report: 232 Arrested In Minn. DWI Campaign

At least 232 motorists have been arrested for DWI in the first weekend of Minnesota’s statewide DWI crackdown, according to preliminary reports from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety.

08/24/2011

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Nation’s Biggest DWI Crackdown Underway

The nation’s biggest crackdown on drunken driving began Friday and Minnesota is taking part. To illustrate the problem, officials offered some sobering statistics.

08/19/2011

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‘IntoxBox’ Game Raises Drunken Driving Awareness

Whether it’s one drink or several, there comes a point when we all reach our limit. Now, there’s a new interactive game popping up in Twin Cities bars meant to raise awareness about drinking and driving.

08/05/2011

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Police Follow Trail Of Vomit To Find Drunken Driver

It wasn’t hard for police to find a suspected drunken driver in Chaska, Minn. They just followed the trail of vomit.

08/04/2011

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Drunken Driving, Traffic Crime Deportations Way Up

Huge increases in deportations of people after they were arrested for breaking traffic or immigration laws or driving drunk helped the Obama administration set a record last year for the number of criminal immigrants forced to leave the country, documents show.

07/22/2011

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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

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St. Paul Mom Accused Of Showing Up Drunk To Drive Girl

A St. Paul mother is facing DWI charges for allegedly driving drunk to pick her daughter up from school, according to authorities.

06/27/2011

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DWI Conviction Reversed For Disabled Scooter Rider

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed the drunken driving condition of a disabled man who was intoxicated while riding his three-wheeled mobility scooter.

06/13/2011

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Woman Cited For DWI In Own Garage

Police cited a woman for driving while intoxicated in her own garage in Chaska.

05/19/2011

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6-Month Sentence In Fiery Drunken Driving Crash

An intoxicated driver who caused a crash that left a man with severe burns over most of his body has been sentenced in Stearns County to six months in jail.

05/18/2011

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Man Guilty In 93-Year-Old’s Death In Crash

A St. Paul man was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in the death of a 93-year-old.

05/11/2011

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Police Chase Ends On Hazeltine Golf Course

A suspected drunken driver led police on a chase in Chaska, Minn. that ended on the greens at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

05/06/2011

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Dispatchers Play Key Role In Catching Drunken Drivers

In the effort to stop drunken driving, people often hear from law enforcement officers and groups like MADD. But dispatchers also play a crucial role in keeping the roads safe.

04/15/2011

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

Accused Drunken Driver Pleads Guilty To Killing Pedestrian

The driver accused of striking two pedestrians in Dinkytown last year, killing one of them, has pleaded guilty to all criminal counts against him.

03/16/2011

Teens Survice Drunk Crash

Teens Survive Being Hit By Drunken Driver, Aim To Change Law

It was a horrible accident that changed their lives forever. But three Minnesota teenagers are using that bad experience to do something good.

03/02/2011

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Charges: Woman Drives Drunk With 5 Kids In Car

A Rochester woman has been charged with driving drunk and veering off the road with five children in the vehicle, including a 2-month-old.

03/02/2011

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Woman Could Go To Prison After Alleged 10th DWI

A Minnesota woman is could go to prison after allegedly getting her 10th DWI.

02/17/2011

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