Traffic was slow going Monday afternoon in many parts of the metro due to snow and icy conditions. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, there were more than 300 crashes statewide since 9 a.m., and more than 100 vehicle spinouts and cars in ditches. Shelly Walstrom ended up off the road on Highway 36 near Rice Street in Roseville. She says she waited an hour for help.
Technology is helping law enforcement reduce the risk of a high-speed chase. The new tool, from Star Chase, allows officers to track a fleeing vehicle with a GPS device, rather than pursuing the suspect in a squad car. High-speed chases are not just dangerous situations for officers and suspects. Innocent bystanders and drivers are also at risk. May 12, 2011 started like any other day for architect Tom Blanck. “I was just going to meet a client with drawings and stuff, and talk about a project,” Blanck said.
Authorities say one man is dead after an altercation overnight between three people that started on a Metro Transit bus escalated as they got off the bus in St. Paul.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the robbery of a U.S. Bank in Little Canada a few days before Christmas.
Despite a heroic rescue attempt, the 46-year-old driver who crashed into an icy Twin Cities pond died Sunday.
The man who police say was driving the wrong way before crashing into a swamp Sunday evening has died.
Police say a 46-year-old man was driving the wrong way on Vadnais Boulevard, crashed into a swamp and flipped his car.
A driver took off during a traffic stop early Wednesday morning, leading several police officers on a chase in the north metro.
A 7-year-old girl who went missing in St. Paul Sunday evening, prompting an Amber Alert, has been found miles away.
Police arrested four people after a double shooting outside a St. Paul bar that left one person dead and another injured.