State Patrol To Unveil Unmarked Cars To Help Against Distracted DrivingThe Minnesota State Patrol is planning to introduce some new tools that will help keep the roads safer. On Monday, the department plans to unveil five new unmarked cars that will just focus on stopping distracted drivers, a particular frustration to state troopers.
Minnesota State Patrol Is Seeking New TroopersThe Minnesota State Patrol is looking for new troopers. According to the state patrol, the department is looking for troopers who are reflective of the communities that they serve and have non-traditional backgrounds.
3 State Troopers, 1 Driver Struck On Minn. RoadsThree Minnesota State Troopers and another driver were struck by vehicles in four separate accidents Thursday as blizzard conditions wreak havoc on Minnesota roads. The state patrol says troopers were hit by drivers in Virginia, Brooklyn Center and Marshall.
Patrols Out In Full Force For New Year's EvePolice are out in force across the metro this New Year's Eve, trying to prevent end-of-the-year tragedies. This is one of those nights when people tend to drink a little more than usual and many of them end up behind the wheel.
MN State Patrol Seeking New State TroopersThe Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a few good men and women to hit the state's highways. The patrol is hiring a new round of State Troopers, in part to replace many who are retiring. Trooper Lee McClure says the job is all about keeping motorists safe, including from drivers breaking the law like those who try to text while driving.
Minn. May See Bulk-Up Of Capitol Security ForceA state panel is readying recommendations for firming up Minnesota Capitol safety that include a near-doubling of troopers and security officers to watch over the seat of government and 16 area buildings.
Patrol: Slow Down During 100 Deadliest DaysThe most deadly car crashes happen on Minnesota roads within the next 100 days -- from now until Labor Day. That's why state troopers want you to put the brakes on summer speeding.
Minnesota State Workers Prepare For LayoffsWe are exactly one month away from a state government shutdown if the Governor and state lawmakers can't agree on a budget.
Riding Shotgun With State PatrolNearly 400 agencies have stepped up patrols to ticket drivers who exhibit distracted driving behavior.