A murder overnight at a Maple Grove rest stop lead to a high speed chase and the suspect being shot by officers on Interstate 694 just minutes later near Vadnais Heights.
A crash has injured at least five people early Friday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened at about 4:16 a.m. on Interstate 694 on the ramp to East River Road.
A motorcyclist is dead after a crash early Monday morning on Interstate 694 in Fridley, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 2:31 a.m. on eastbound I-694 at the ramp to East River Road in Fridley.
Drivers will encounter a ramp closure and detour on northbound Interstate 694 in Pine Springs as the ramp to eastbound Highway 36 closes after this weekend.
A man and woman are dead after their car slammed into the back of a semi-truck on Interstate 694 in Fridley, Minn. Friday night. The crash happened around 8:15 p.m. near the intersection of Matterhorn Drive. Witnesses said the car was going 100 to 120 miles an hour when it crashed into the back of the semi-truck.
A Champlin man is being treated for burns after his car ran off the road and then burst into flames Thursday morning. The accident happened in Maple Grove on Highway 169 just north of 494 shortly after 5 a.m. Officers had minutes to get 58-year-old Douglas Aure out of his car before it was fully engulfed in flames.
A Maplewood woman’s pickup truck plunged over an Interstate 694 guard rail and landed on a pond 40 feet below in Little Canada Tuesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
At least one person is dead in a two-car crash on Interstate 694 in Brooklyn Center Monday night. According to Lt. Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol, the fatal crash happened at 7:50 p.m. on eastbound I-694.
If you’re heading out Saturday morning, start planning your detour. Some big freeway closures will likely cause backups and headaches. In the New Brighton/Shoreview area, eastbound Interstate 694 between I-35W and Lexington Avenue is closed. And in Bloomington, I-494 eastbound is closed between Highway 100 and 35W.
Traffic restrictions are slated to begin Monday night on westbound Interstate-694 between East River Road and Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center, the Department of Transportation says. The restrictions were supposed to set in Sunday night, but equipment problems prompted a delay.
Construction is the big story to start the week as plenty of it around the metro will close some roads and make traffic tighter throughout the metro, some of it for the rest of the summer and into the fall. Starting Monday, get ready for slow going on one of the busiest stretches of highway in the north metro.
Get ready for some major traffic trouble Monday. That’s when a five-month road project begins on Interstate 694 — one of the busiest roadways in the north metro.
When the weather warms up, you know two things are on the horizon: Mosquitos and construction. Both are on target to begin soon.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced its 2013 construction plans on Wednesday, and it will be a busy season on many of the state’s roads.
Authorities say a semi rolled over in the north Twin Cities metro late Tuesday night and created a big mess.