It was an eventful holiday weekend on Minnesota’s roads with crashes, vehicles going of the roads and drinking and driving, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A 41-year-old Andover woman is accused of drunk driving and crashing her car into a ditch with her 8-year-old daughter inside, according to charges filed Tuesday in Anoka County Court.
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.
Last year, Minnesota police officers, county deputies and state patrol officers arrested nearly 30,000 drivers for driving while intoxicated. Worse yet, for over 40 percent of them it wasn’t their first time.
Minnesota assistant Saul Smith will keep his job and return to the team next month after a drunken-driving arrest that put him on unpaid leave for the last five days.
Halloween parties will be in full-swing, and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is hoping a new round of radio spots will help remind folks to stay off the roads if they’ve been drinking.
University of Minnesota men’s basketball assistant coach Saul Smith was speeding on the shoulder of Interstate 394 early Saturday morning before being arrested for DWI, according to new details released by the Minnesota State Patrol.
A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a woman last January in Maple Grove.
Trevor Mbakwe breathed a huge sigh of relief in April when the NCAA granted the star Minnesota forward a sixth season of eligibility, giving him one more chance in a college career full of them.
A Minnesota State Trooper was arrested Wednesday after he showed up to an in-service training at the State Patrol’s district office in Duluth smelling of alcohol.
A Plymouth woman who served a year in jail in a deadly hit-and-run crash is back in jail Thursday morning for probable cause DWI.
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.
Minnesota public safety officials are reporting encouraging numbers in their campaign against drunken driving.
Minnesota police officers have arrested 605 drunk drivers after two weekends of a statewide DWI enforcement campaign.
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.