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Off-Duty Cop Accused Of Driving While Intoxicated

An off-duty officer has found himself on the other side of the law after police say he was driving under the influence and speeding.

11/21/2012

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October: Deadliest Month For Unbuckled Drivers

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that 15 unbuckled drivers died in October — the deadliest month of the year so far for people not wearing seat belts.

11/05/2012

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Patrol: Unlicensed Drivers 2x More Likely To Be Involved In Deadly Crashes

Unsettling statistics involving unlicensed drivers have been released by the Minnesota State Patrol. The release comes in the wake of two deadly crashes involving drivers with revoked licenses.

10/31/2012

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Minn. Man With 27 DWIs Released From Prison

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.

10/26/2012

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Solutions To A Driving Nightmare: A Stuck Accelerator

Dramatic video of a woman unable to stop her speeding car had us wondering: What do you do in the same situation?

08/28/2012

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3 Family Members Killed In Head-On Crash

A grandmother, her daughter and her 8-year-old granddaughter were killed in a head-on crash in Kandiyohi County on Friday night, and alcohol may be a factor with the other driver, police say.

08/18/2012

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Patrol: Semi Rolls Over On Hwy 169, Exit Ramp Closed

A Highway 169 exit ramp is closed after a semi rolled over Wednesday night, the State Patrol said.

05/30/2012

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Good Question: Is It Illegal To Toss A Cigarette On The Ground?

It is “definitely gross,” “disgusting,” and an outdoor “ashtray,” according to people we talked with. Cigarette butts are the number one form of litter along our nation’s roadways.

05/23/2012

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Patrol: Motorcyclist Dies In Forest Lake After Losing Control Of Bike

A motorcyclist died Friday evening after losing control while traveling at high speeds in Forest Lake, the State Patrol says.

05/18/2012

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State Patrol: Extra DWI Patrol This Weekend

The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.

05/04/2012

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Friends Mourn The Death Of Red Bull Killed Running Stop Sign

A Minnesota Red Bull was killed early Friday morning when he ran a stop sign and an SUV slammed into him.

05/04/2012

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Officers Looking For Distracted Drivers Thursday

Sheriff’s deputies and police officers across Minnesota are making an extra effort Thursday to crack down on distracted drivers, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

04/19/2012

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Tailpipe Flies Into Windshield, Driver Recalls Close Call

A tailpipe became a missile Thursday afternoon and pierced an SUV’s windshield on Interstate 35 E south.

03/23/2012

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2 Arrested After Chase Ends In Minneapolis

Two adults were arrested after three people in a car led authorities on a high speed chase through the Twin Cities metro Saturday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

02/25/2012

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Good Question: Do We Forget How To Drive In the Snow?

If you’re like most of us, you probably were late to work Monday

01/23/2012

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