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Mpls Police Name Officer Driving SUV In Fatal Uptown Crash

The Minneapolis Police Department has named the officer who was driving the SUV involved in a collision last week in Uptown that killed a 24-year-old motorcyclist and injured his passenger.

05/17/2013

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Bemidji Police: Body Of Man Missing Since October Found

Bemidji police and the state patrol said they have recovered the body of a man on Thursday who had been missing since October 2012. Authorities said the body was found via an aerial search of the waters of Lake Irving just outside the city.

05/16/2013

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Over 2,500 Gather At Capitol For Historic Gay Marriage Vote

The few seconds before the vote on the Freedom to Marry Bill was the only quiet moment heard all day at the Capitol. Soon after, the eruption of screams, hugs and tears were unleashed. Andie Schwartz was overwhelmed with joy after the vote. “I don’t even have words right now. I spent a long time wishing that I was the same as everyone else, and now I really am,” Schwartz said. I’m a real Minnesotan now.”

05/13/2013

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State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash On I-35 In Chisago County

The state patrol is investigating a fatal crash that took place Wednesday night on I-35 at County Road 17.

05/08/2013

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Minn. Farmer ‘Shocked’ After Horses Put Down By State Patrol

The Minnesota State Patrol had to put down two horses after they got away from their Faribault farm early Monday morning. They’d been trying to get the horses back onto their property when they say the situation just became too unsafe. But, as can be imagined, the horses’ owner is very upset.

05/08/2013

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Tech Used To Catch Boston Suspect Deployed Daily In Minn.

Police say the Boston Marathon bombers planned more attacks in the heart of New York City.

04/25/2013

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494 Crash Spills 3 Horses Out Of Trailer

If you think you saw horses on the side of the highway last night, you’re right.

04/20/2013

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MN Man Flees Police, Crashes Into Parked Cop Car

A 22-year-old man from Hector, Minn., was fleeing authorities before crashing into an unoccupied parked police car Saturday evening, according to the state patrol.

04/07/2013

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3 Roadways Re-Open In Western MN; But Travel Still Not Advised

Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.

03/18/2013

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Patrol: Teen Dies After Collision With School Bus

The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Mower County after a car lost control and collided head-on with a school bus Wednesday afternoon.

02/27/2013

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Patrol: Fatal Crash Shuts Down WB I-94 In Clay County

A crash that left two dead and one injured Monday prompted the closing of the icy westbound lanes of Interstate 94 in Barnesville, Minn., the State Patrol said.

02/18/2013

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Patrol: Man Dies After Oversized Load Hits Bridge, Falls Off Semi

A 61-year-old man died Monday morning in central Minnesota after an oversized load on a semi hit an overhead railroad bridge and fell on a car, the State Patrol says.

02/04/2013

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Officials: Homicide Suspect Was Victim’s Son

Authorities say a man who died in a crash following a police chase killed his elderly father in Austin before the pursuit began.

02/02/2013

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State Patrol: 367 Reported Crashes Sunday

The rain and snow mixed together is causing problems on area roads. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says icy conditions are making travel particularly difficult in southern Minnesota.

01/27/2013

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Patrol: Woman Dies After Car Crashes Into 6 Parked Minivans

A 35-year-old Apple Valley woman died Wednesday morning after rolling her car into six parked minivans in Savage, Minn., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

01/23/2013

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Teen Girl Dies In 1-Car Accident In Blue Earth County

A 17-year-old Eagle Lake girl died Wednesday afternoon after her car ran off the road in icy conditions, the Minnesota State Patrol reports.

01/16/2013

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3 Members Of Miss. Family Killed In N. Minn. Crash

Three members of a Mississippi family died and one was critically injured on an icy highway in northern Minnesota, the State Patrol reported Sunday.

01/13/2013

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Patrol Re-Opens I-94 Between Alexandria, Fergus Falls

Extremely icy conditions had closed a significant section of westbound Interstate 94 Friday night in northwestern Minnesota, the State Patrol said.

01/11/2013

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New Taxi Squad Announced For New Year’s Eve

There have been no drunk driving deaths in the state for the last four years on New Year’s Eve. Police are hoping tonight becomes a fifth in a row.

12/31/2012

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Iowa Officials To Shut Down Part Of Interstate 35

Southbound I-35 has been closed from Exit 11 near Albert Lea to the Iowa border due to multiple accidents, and the request of the Iowa Department of Transportation.

12/20/2012

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Patrol: Head-On Crash Leaves 1 Dead In Wright Co.

A car and a SUV collided head-on near Delano Friday night after the car lost control on an icy road, authorities said. The crash left a 24-year-old dead.

12/07/2012

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From Above: A Look Inside MN’s Air Rescue Team

A rescue by air can be the most challenging, but it can also be the quickest way to save someone when a minute means the difference between life and death.

11/09/2012

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State Patrol: Multiple Fatalities In Dodge Center Crash

Multiple people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in Dodge Center, Minn. early Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

11/06/2012

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October: Deadliest Month For Unbuckled Drivers

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that 15 unbuckled drivers died in October — the deadliest month of the year so far for people not wearing seat belts.

11/05/2012

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