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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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Patrol: Unlicensed Drivers 2x More Likely To Be Involved In Deadly Crashes

Unsettling statistics involving unlicensed drivers have been released by the Minnesota State Patrol. The release comes in the wake of two deadly crashes involving drivers with revoked licenses.

10/31/2012

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Minn. Man With 27 DWIs Released From Prison

Last year, Minnesota police officers, county deputies and state patrol officers arrested nearly 30,000 drivers for driving while intoxicated. Worse yet, for over 40 percent of them it wasn’t their first time.

10/26/2012

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DWI Patrols Aim To Keep Halloween Weekend Sober

Halloween parties will be in full-swing, and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is hoping a new round of radio spots will help remind folks to stay off the roads if they’ve been drinking.

10/26/2012

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