Authorities say an exit off Interstate 394 in the west Twin Cities metro had to be closed for a few hours Wednesday morning after a semi rolled over.
As if the snow, ice and slick conditions weren’t bothersome enough, a multi-vehicle crash in Minneapolis Wednesday morning created all sorts of problems and headaches for commuters.
Motorists will encounter plenty of headaches this weekend as we’re in the heart of summer road construction season. There are several highway closures this weekend, and the two biggest will be in the west metro.
Traffic is snarled on Interstate 394 heading west Wednesday after a fatal crash involving a small bus, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
A Hennepin County grand jury cleared a Golden Valley police officer in the shooting and killing a woman on Interstate 394 during a traffic stop last year, city officials said.
A Plymouth, Minn. woman was arrested after being caught allegedly driving while intoxicated with two children in the back seat of her vehicle.
A man who led Minneapolis Police on a high-speed chase Wednesday afternoon was eventually stopped and taken into custody, authorities said.
A friend and roommate of the woman who was killed by police Thursday on Interstate 394 said the officer involved in the shooting must have overacted.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 58-year-old Katherine Marie Gordon of California. The medical examiner said Gordon died of multiple gunshot wounds.
According to a police report, the woman was in possession of a handgun and the officer shot her. She died on scene. Traffic in the westbound lane was stopped for hours while police investigated.
Police say an officer-involved shooting has closed down westbound Interstate 394 at Hopkins Crossroad.
Authorities said at about 8:54 a.m. Tuesday a vehicle was headed eastbound on 394 near Hopkins Crossroad in Minnetonka when it went into a nearby pond.
A driver is in the hospital with severe burns after his car caught fire Thursday night. The Minnesota State Patrol said it happened around 10 p.m. on eastbound Interstate 394 near Interstate 494 in Minnetonka.
A Plymouth mother had everything planned for a successful delivery, but her baby had different plans.
Minneapolis police are reacting strongly to an accusation that a man may have been shot before he fell to his death as he was fleeing from officers.
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