You may think you’ve heard it before, but troopers say people aren’t really listening. Lt. Eric Roeske with the State Patrol said Friday that “with over 500 killed in the last five years, drunk driving remains a huge problem.”
A 41-year-old Darwin man who was caught driving more than 145 mph in his Ford Mustang GT said he was “airing it out,” according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said Richard Bernhagen was clocked at 148 mph on July 17 on Tagus Avenue, a county road just outside of Hutchinson, Minn.
The State Patrol is searching for a daredevil climber who scaled the Minnesota State Capitol late at night.
The State Patrol is investigating a serious crash at 35W and County Road 10 Thursday afternoon.
The ramp to northbound 35W and County Road 10 was closed in Mounds View, creating a backup of more than five miles after a rollover accident ejected a 17-year-old from St. Paul. The condition of the teenager isn’t known.
According to the State Patrol, Abdrihaman Ali is one of thousands of Minnesotans caught driving without a license in the last year.
Plenty of people in Minnesota ignored the message to not drink and drive over Fourth of July.
A 17-year-old Wisconsin girl died Thursday morning after she was ejected from her car as it rolled over near Bloomer, Wis., authorities say. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Shayla Story, of Bloomer, was traveling southbound on STH 40 around a curve when she rolled over at about 10:41 a.m.
Authorities are investigating after a SWAT team sniper fatally shot a man Wednesday in rural Beltrami County during a standoff situation. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating the shooting, which happened after 4:30 p.m. at a house on the 9200 block of Spencer Road in Liberty Township.
A head-on crash with a freight semi killed a Foley woman late Friday night in Benton County, according to the state patrol. Authorities are investigating the incident that killed Cynthia Zillmer, 57, of Foley, Minn., at about 11:20 p.m. Friday just outside of Gilman on Highway 25 in central Minnesota.
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.
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.
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.”
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The state patrol is investigating a fatal crash that took place Wednesday night on I-35 at County Road 17.
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.
Police say the Boston Marathon bombers planned more attacks in the heart of New York City.
If you think you saw horses on the side of the highway last night, you’re right.
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.
Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities say a man who died in a crash following a police chase killed his elderly father in Austin before the pursuit began.
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.
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.