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Patrol: 1 Dead, 2 Injured After Head-On Crash In Mahnomen Co.

One person died and two people were injured Sunday morning in northern Minnesota following a head-on crash on Highway 113.

08/16/2015

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Report: Criminal Forfeitures Netted State Agencies Nearly $7M Last Year

State officials released a report Tuesday detailing the amount of cash and property seized by law enforcement agencies in criminal forfeitures across Minnesota last year.

07/21/2015

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Patrol: 2 Die After RV Collides With Car In Chippewa Co.

Two elderly women died Saturday night in Chippewa County when their sedan collided with an RV.

06/28/2015

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Patrol: Motorcyclist Dies After Broadsiding Pickup

The State Patrol said a motorcyclist died Sunday morning in southeastern Minnesota after trying to pass a pickup truck and slamming into it.

06/14/2015

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Patrol: Paramedics Injured After Ambulance Rolls To Avoid Furniture

Two paramedics are recovering Sunday after rolling an ambulance in Edina to avoid furniture that had fallen onto the highway.

06/14/2015

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Man, 91, Dies Following Crash Near Marshall

The State Patrol says a 91-year-old man died Saturday after a two-car crash in southwestern Minnesota.

06/07/2015

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Good Questions: Prom, Birds & The HOV Lane

Every Friday, Heather Brown tackles some of our viewers’ burning questions. This week, she’ll tell you how “prom” got its name, where birds go in rainstorms, and how police enforce the HOV lane on the highway.

05/22/2015

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WCCO Investigates: State Patrol Crashes From 2014

From being struck on traffic stops to dangerous chases, the Minnesota State Patrol logged nearly 300 damaged cruisers last year. A WCCO investigation looked at what can happen on the road in the course of a year.

05/19/2015

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Patrol: 2 Killed When Motorcycle, Car Collide In Isanti Co.

The State Patrol says two people died Saturday night in a head-on collision in Isanti County.

05/17/2015

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Motorcyclist Killed After Colliding With Van In Faribault Co.

The State Patrol says a motorcyclist died Sunday morning in southern Minnesota after colliding with a minivan.

05/10/2015

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Police Draw Weapons In Traffic Stop On Hwy 169

Eden Prairie Police officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop Friday morning that ended with firearms drawn. The incident began when police received a 911 call from a man who said a passenger in another vehicle had pointed a gun at him on the highway near Shakopee.

04/24/2015

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Patrol: Pickup Truck Hits Pedestrian Near St. Cloud

A 21-year-old man from St. Augusta suffered serious injuries early Sunday morning after being hit by a pickup truck on Highway 10 near St. Cloud.

04/12/2015

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Patrol: Driver Dies After Crashing Into Bridge Pillar

Officials in southern Minnesota say a 28-year-old driver died Sunday morning after crashing into a bridge pillar.

03/29/2015

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Police: Rollover Crash Leaves 1 Dead In Olmstead County

ne person is dead Saturday morning after a rollover accident on I-90, just west of Stewartville in Olmstead County.

03/28/2015

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Patrol: 2 Killed In Crash Caused By Falling Hay Bale

The State Patrol says two people died in southern Minnesota over the weekend when a large hay bale fell off a semi and smashed into a pickup truck, causing it to crash and start on fire.

03/11/2015

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Patrol: 1 Dead After Driver Slams Into Stopped Car In Dakota Co.

The State Patrol says a driver died early Sunday morning in the south metro after their car was broadsided while stopped at a highway intersection.

03/08/2015

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Patrol: 1 Killed, Several Injured Following 3-Car Crash On I-694

The State Patrol says a man died early Sunday morning after he drove the wrong way down westbound Interstate 694 in the north metro and slammed into two cars, injuring six people.

03/08/2015

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After Crash Involving Trooper, Officials Call For Drivers To Slow Down

A state trooper is recovering after a crash during the Tuesday morning commute. He has been released from the hospital and expected to be OK.

03/03/2015

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State Patrol Seeking Highway 52 Hit-And-Run Witnesses

The State Patrol is looking to speak with anyone who was in the area of the fatal weekend hit-and-run on Highway 52.

02/10/2015

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Patrol: Mankato Man Dies In Rollover Crash

A 55-year-old Mankato man died Saturday afternoon after losing control of his pickup truck and causing the vehicle to roll over.

02/08/2015

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Veteran Minnesota State Trooper Is New Chief House Sergeant

A Minnesota State Patrol veteran is taking over duties as the chief House sergeant-at-arms. Bob Meyerson just retired as a major in the state trooper but is coming aboard as chief House sergeant.

01/29/2015

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Patrol: 2 Dead Following 2 Broadside Crashes

The State Patrol says that two fatal crashes happened Saturday on Minnesota roads. The first happened just after noon in Sherburne County at the intersection of Highway 10 and Upland Avenue.

01/25/2015

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Investigators Ask Public For Info On I-35E Hit-And-Run

The State Patrol is hoping the public can shed some light on a hit-and-run death on Interstate 35E. Emily Boone, 28, was hit and killed around 9:40 p.m. Friday in St. Paul on the interstate’s southbound lane near Grand Avenue. It happened right as the Wild game was letting out at the Xcel Energy Center.

01/04/2015

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Patrol: Driver, 72, Dies In Head-On Crash

A 72-year-old driver died Saturday afternoon after a head-on crash. The State Patrol said Frances Anderson, of Ogilvie, was traveling west on Highway 95 near North Branch when her car crossed the center line and into the path of an on-coming SUV.

12/28/2014

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As Snow Falls, Cars Spin Out And Crash

As the snow fell Friday evening, cars slipped and skidded.

12/26/2014

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