Two Minneapolis police officers were taken to a hospital as a precaution Tuesday night after an SUV T-boned a squad car on the city’s north side. It happened at about 9:16 p.m. near the intersection of 36th and Russell Avenues, police said.
A Braham police reserve officer is alive thanks to the quick actions of a good Samaritan. Reserve officer Paul Dial was on patrol late Wednesday night when his squad car was hit by an SUV. He was trapped inside when the squad burst into flames.
Two of the three Carleton College students that were killed in a car accident last week will be laid to rest this weekend. Paxton Harvieux, Michael Goodgame and James Adams were killed last Friday after their SUV slid into the path of an oncoming semi truck.
State officials say there were no DWI-related deaths on Minnesota roads over the Super Bowl weekend. While data shows authorities did arrest 175 drivers for DWI, there were no deaths where alcohol played a factor, the Department of Public Safety says.
A 22-year-old man is charged with more than 20 counts of both criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation in a rollover crash that killed one person last November.
Family and friends of a La Crosse, Wis., man who’s presumed drowned have spent the past week on the banks of the Mississippi River as a volunteer search crew works to recover his body. Chad Kingsbury is the brother of the missing man, 29-year-old Andrew Kingsbury.
Five frigid days have passed since an SUV plunged into the Mississippi River, killing four people. The deadly accident happened Sunday morning in Winona after Andrew Kingsbury, Matthew Erickson, Christina Hauser and Blake Overland left a local bar. Searchers have spent the week trying to find the body of 29-year-old Kingsbury. Chief Deputy Ron Ganrude with the Winona County Sheriff’s office has spent several days aiding in the search.
Recovery crews used a robotic device Monday to search the Mississippi River in downtown Winona for the bodies of two men believed to have drowned along with two others when an SUV ended up in the icy waterway.
A man claiming to be a police officer kidnapped a woman in Fridley and sexually assaulted her Saturday afternoon. Now, authorities say it may be connected to a similar incident involving a University of Minnesota student.
A man wearing a badge and security-style belt sexually assaulted a University of Minnesota student early Sunday morning, according to police.
Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that took the life of a 63-year-old man in western Wisconsin Friday.
A 28-year-old St. Paul woman was sentenced for her role in the hit-and-run death of a Macalester student in September 2012. Danielle Keller was recently sentenced to 25 days in prison and a $150 fine for careless driving.
Young father, his wife and 2-year-old are victims to motorcycle gang attack
A Vadnais Heights woman is charged with one count of criminal vehicular homicide after the hit-and-run death of a 92-year-old motorcyclist in St. Paul on Friday morning. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 27-year-old Autumn Brenae Mason stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Ivy Avenue and Prosperity Avenue at 7:45 a.m. Roy W. Kromschroeder, 92, was also at a stopped at the intersection, which is controlled by stop signs in all directions.
A 79-year-old Brainerd man was killed after the scooter he was driving was involved in a collision with an SUV on Wednesday afternoon. The State Patrol says that James Strowbridge was driving south on Highway 371.
A 49-year-old Glencoe woman is dead after an SUV turned in front of her motorcycle Thursday morning, according to the Jordan Police Department.
The 24-year-old motorcyclist that died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota has been identified as Benjamin Scott Jones, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Jones, a Rice Lake Township resident, was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.
A 24-year-old motorcyclist died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, a 24-year-old Rice Lake Township resident was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.
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.
A survivor of a crash that sent seven people to the hospital over the weekend says the driver was trying to race a stranger in a sports car.
Two Minnesotans were arrested after police caught the duo concealing 71 pounds of marijuana in their truck while driving through Oregon earlier this month, according to authorities.
A 28-year-old man died when he drove his SUV into the side of a train that was stopped and blocking an intersection near Kelsey, Minn., according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.
A 19-year-old University of Minnesota student was sentenced earlier this week to 180 days in the county workhouse after pleading guilty to seriously injuring a man in a Minneapolis hit-and-run last June.
A driver of an SUV apparently suffered a medical emergency, swerved off the road and struck St. Katharine/Drexel School in St. Cloud on Friday afternoon.
Authorities say a 50-year-old Cedar, Minn. man died after being discovered outside his crashed SUV in Isanti County.