Big changes are in store for a program meant to help law enforcement take impaired drivers off the streets. State leaders are revamping the Drug Recognition Evaluator (DRE) training program after allegations of misconduct during the Occupy protests at Peavey Plaza last spring. Witnesses posted videos online, and claimed an officer was offering drugs to protesters to get them to participate in the program.
A 50-year-old Austin, Minn., man was in a Wisconsin jail Friday morning, authorities say, because he drove under the influence and got into a crash with three other cars.
A 29-year-old Eagan man is accused of driving drunk for at least the sixth time since 2002, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.
A 39-year-old Jordan man is accused of driving drunk and police used a Taser on him when he failed to comply with an officer’s orders, according to charges filed Monday in Anoka County Court.
Ex-Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb pleaded guilty Wednesday to fourth-degree DUI in connection with the January crash on Interstate 35E that left him seriously injured.
Ex-Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb is accused of driving drunk and without a seat belt in connection with the Jan. 23 crash in Mendota Heights that left him seriously injured, according to charges filed Tuesday.
A Medina man pulled over for driving a Segway under the influence has beat those charges – again. In fact, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Segways are exempt from DWI laws.
Police in Wisconsin arrested a man after he dialed 911, possibly by accident, and started talking about how he hoped the police didn’t catch him drinking and driving.
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.
A 27-year-old man with three prior drunk driving convictions, and no driving privileges, was charged for driving under the influence after leaving an Eagan bar, according to police.
A 73-year-old man has been charged with DUI after authorities say he crashed his car into two parked cars and a church office building while driving drunk.
The University of Minnesota assistant men’s basketball coach and head coach Tubby Smith’s son, Saul Smith, has been placed on indefinite unpaid administrative leave Sunday after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
A 19-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly operating a motor vehicle under the influence with a child in the car.
A summer night four years ago changed a family’s life forever but a Minnesota woman is proving love can be found again, even after an unimaginable loss.
Authorities in the Fargo-Moorhead area are dedicating a DUI crackdown to a family killed in a July wreck. The Forum reports that relatives of the Deutscher family urged an end to drinking and driving Monday and called for stiffer penalties for offenders.