Road construction season is underway in Minnesota.
For many drivers, work zones are nothing more than the obstacle that slows them down on the way to their destination. And this year, travelers are finding that passing through some work zones is taking longer than ever before.
The number of people in Minnesota who were killed in acts of domestic violence last year is down compared to the year before. The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women says 23 people were killed due to domestic violence in the state in 2014, which compares to a total of 37 victims in 2013.
Two people are dead after two separate incidents occurred overnight in south Minneapolis. One was shot, the other stabbed. The shooting happened just before midnight Friday on the 2700 block of Blaisdell Avenue South.
Officials say there have been no fatalities in the I-90/94 challenge as of 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. Drivers across 15 states were asked to take part in the I-90/94 challenge from Aug. 1 – 4.
A report by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that traffic fatalities in 2013 were the second lowest in a decade after a jump in 2012.
Traffic deaths on Minnesota roads were down in 2013 and have decreased sharply over the last decade, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Thursday.
Despite Minnesota’s snowy and icy winters, the State’s highways have been ranked as the No. 2 safest in the nation.
The Department of Public Safety reported four fatalities from vehicular crashes in Minnesota over Memorial Day Weekend.
The State Patrol has identified one of the two motorists killed along the north shore in a collision early Monday morning.
At least one motorist was killed along the north shore in a collision early Monday morning.
The state of Minnesota hit a grim milestone over the last week, when nine road deaths pushed the state’s road fatality count over 100 for the year.