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Body Shop Loses Police Account After Alleged Speeding In Squad Cars

The owner of an auto shop said the incident that led him to fire an employee was blown out of proportion. The Roseville Police Department used Suburban Auto Body to fix their cars. That four-month relationship ended a week ago when employees were accused of speeding in the patrol cars.

09/10/2014

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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

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Motorcyclist Arrested For Reckless Driving, Clocked At 146 MPH

A 23-year-old man was arrested last week after police say he was swerving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed — at one point, hitting 146 mph — while on a motorcycle.

06/16/2014

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Report: Speed A Factor In Tanker Truck Crash

Authorities say speed apparently contributed to last week’s crash in Hibbing of a tanker truck carrying 40,000 pounds of an explosive material. The 62-year-old driver from Virginia, Minn., was trying to turn off a highway.

08/21/2013

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Proposal Would Increase Wis. Speed Limit To 70 MPH

A proposal to increase Wisconsin’s speed limit to 70 mph may race through the state Assembly, but it appears to be headed for a speed bump or two in the Senate and with Gov. Scott Walker.

08/20/2013

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1 Killed In Corvette Rollover In Eden Prairie

At least one person was killed after being ejected from a speeding car in Eden Prairie, Minn. Thursday evening. Authorities said the crash happened at the intersection of Eden Prairie Road and Park Terrace Drive at about 8 p.m.

08/02/2013

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Deadly Crashes Increase 15 Percent From Last Summer

Public safety leaders are urging Minnesota drivers to slow down after at least six people died in crashes this weekend. That brings the total number of deaths on our roads to 202 this year – which includes two bicyclists and eight pedestrians. That’s a 15-percent jump from the 175 deaths at this point last summer. Earl Conley lost his son, Austin, to a hit-and-run involving a speeding driver last fall

07/29/2013

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State Trooper Gives Pass To Iowa Governor’s Driver

Audio recordings indicate a state trooper pursued a speeding SUV carrying Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, but declined to pull the driver over after realizing who was inside the vehicle.

07/02/2013

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SD, MN Troopers Conduct I-90 Safety Operation

Highway Patrol troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota and local law officers are cracking down on traffic violators on a stretch of Interstate 90. The daylong enforcement effort between Chamberlain, S.D., and Fairmont, Minn., began at 6 a.m. Thursday.

06/13/2013

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Program Spares Speeders Who Finish Online Course

Getting a speeding ticket can be aggravating, and finding the time to fight it only adds to the frustration. But get in some minor traffic trouble with the Centennial Lakes Police Department and you have options.

05/17/2013

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What Metro Area City Tickets Speeders More Than Others?

On average, nearly 120,000 people are ticketed for speeding in the seven-county metro area each year. We spent months crunching the numbers and discovered your chance of getting caught varies greatly from city to city.

05/13/2013

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Speeding Iowa Dad Ignores Police With Baby Coming

An Iowa man who was pulled over for speeding as he rushed his pregnant wife to the hospital said he was determined to keep going despite the police lights flashing behind him.

03/18/2013

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Woman Cited 4 Times In 1 Day For Speeding Identified

The 49-year-old woman who received no fewer than four speeding tickets last week after flying down on I-90 as fast as 112 mph has been identified.

01/30/2013

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Patrol: Woman Cited 4 Times In 1 Day For Speeding

A 49-year-old woman from Alabama got not one, not two, not three, but four speeding tickets on Friday after flying down on I-90 as fast as 112 mph, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

01/29/2013

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Police: Mom Bought Pot With 2 Kids In SUV

Police say a mother of two bought marijuana with her kids, and was subsequently caught speeding while the two were unbuckled in the back seat.

12/19/2012

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