Republicans Press Dayton For Special SessionPolice and people who've lost loved ones on Highway 12 gathered at the Capitol Wednesday to continue their push for safety upgrades on one of Minnesota's most dangerous roads.
4 Things To Know: Hwy 12 Funding, More Storms On Great Plains & MoreFrom a possible special session to address transportation funding to the TSA expected to address long security lines, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, May 25.
Crash Victim's Sister Scolds Lawmakers For Infrastructure InactionA Minnesota woman who lost her sister in a car crash, says state lawmakers are putting politics before people's lives.
Police Chief: Special Session Needed For Highway 12 FundingAfter lawmakers failed to pass a public works bill Sunday night, a coalition is renewing the call for funding to improve safety on a particularly dangerous Minnesota highway.
State Patrol: Litchfield Mom Killed In Crash; Dad, 2 Kids Seriously InjuredA mother is dead and five others -- including her husband and two children -- are seriously injured after a crash Friday night on a notorious west metro highway. The Minnesota State Patrol says a Dodge Charger drove through a stop sign and broadsided a Dodge Magnum on Highway 12.
Police: Drunken Driver Caught Texting & Driving On Hwy 12West Hennepin police are saying another Highway 12 tragedy has been averted thanks to an alert driver who spotted a drunken driver – who was also distracted by texting.
Lawmakers Seek $15 Million For Highway 12 Safety UpgradesArea lawmakers are asking for $15 million for emergency safety upgrades for a deadly stretch of Highway 12 in the west Twin Cities suburbs.
Man Arrested For DWI Had 9 Open Liquor Bottles, Officers SayA suspected drunk driver arrested on a Maple Plain road had numerous open alcohol containers inside his vehicle, according to the West Hennepin Public Safety Department.
Bloomington Woman, 27, Killed In Highway 12 CrashA 27-year-old Bloomington woman died Monday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 12 just west of the Twin Cities, authorities say. Officers with the West Hennepin Public Safety Department were called to the crash at about 7:47 a.m. Monday at 7899 Highway 12 in Independence.
Woman, 27, Killed In Head-On Crash On Highway 12 There was a crash Monday morning on Highway 12 in Maple Plain, a dispatcher with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
Charges: Waverly Man Was Driving Drunk In Fatal Highway 12 CrashA 24-year-old Waverly man is accused of driving drunk in a head-on crash in Delano last week that left a mother of three dead, according to charges filed in Wright County Court.
Drunk Driving Suspected In Fatal Highway 12 CrashA Cokato woman is dead after a head-on crash occurred on Highway 12 in Delano late Wednesday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, around 10:45 p.m. 24-year-old Michael P. Steer, of Waverly, was driving eastbound on Highway 12 when he crossed through the center turn lane and into oncoming traffic.