More than 1,000 people have been arrested for driving while intoxicated in Minnesota since the day before Thanksgiving, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
Police are reminding motorists to slow down in July as part of a statewide campaign to boost the enforcement effort on speeding drivers.
While the number of citations given by state troopers for texting and driving has steadily increased in Minnesota, the North Dakota Highway Patrol says enforcing that state’s new texting law has been a challenge.
The Labor Department is signing agreements to share information with nine states and the Internal Revenue Service as it gets more aggressive in its program to crack down on businesses that cheat workers out of their hard-earned wages.
More than 1,780 motorists were arrested during an 18-day statewide DWI enforcement effort.
The Minnesota State Patrol is increasing drunken driving patrols this weekend in the 13 counties that have had the highest alcohol-related deaths and serious injuries.
Starting Monday, Moorhead police are stepping up enforcement of gas drive-offs.
It can be made to look like tobacco, herbal incense or a typical baking spice. But it packs twice as much of the active ingredient in marijuana, and the side effects can be life-threatening.
Edina is taking a city-wide approach to tackle the problem of distracted driving. Police and school officials will hold a community forum on the issue Monday night.