More than 200 drivers are facing drunk-driving charges after just one night of increased patrols. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, 225 drivers failed sobriety tests during Friday night. The department is also tweeting information about those arrested for DWI, including age, gender and blood alcohol level of offenders. The arrest location is also noted, but the names of the offenders are not revealed.
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.”
St. Paul Police say they’ve arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a Minnesota National Guard sergeant earlier this week. According to the St. Paul Police Department’s Twitter account, 24-year-old Heather Schwarz, of St. Paul, and 25-year-old Aaron Allen, of South St. Paul, have been arrested, and authorities aren’t seeking any other suspects. Charges are expected on Monday.
The folks in Austin Texas sent a couple of musicians on the road trying to lure visitors back to Austin for a big music festival. It may not look like much, but the 1970s Airstream in Uptown Minneapolis is a traveling music machine.
Have you ever posted something on social media, then thought maybe it was a bad idea? A new survey finds a lot of young people are worried that something they posted to Facebook or Twitter will come back to bite them some day.
A Twin Cities man is offering a solution to a sensitive problem involving social media. As we share so much of our personal lives online, what if that tweet about your cat or the Facebook post about your lunch ends up being your final message?
The internet is buzzing over a JCPenney billboard. Does this teapot look like Hitler? Twitter and Reddit users seem to think so. Share your opinion on our Facebook page. Check out the billboard and tweets […]
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Celebs read mean tweets. It’s hilarious. Check it out.
More than 1,000 people showed up at the state Capitol and some showed up as early as 7:30 a.m.
Twins fans know pitcher Glen Perkins usually comes through with the save of the game. But on Sunday, he came through as a hero for one fan in particular.
America was left stunned after at least two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, killing three people and leaving 176 injured, 17 of those critically.
President Obama comments on his friend Attorney General Kamala Harris. Are the comments sexist? Tell us on our Facebook page.
When the home opener for the Twins 2013 season happens amid temperatures hovering around the freezing point, you have to presume that a few Minnesotans are going to take full advantage of the opportunity to pull an April Fools prank.
The small northern Minnesota town of Ely has had a lot of fun with April Fool’s Day pranks, and it appears this year is no different.
Pretty sure Erik Tengwall had a better weekend than you did. The St. Thomas junior’s No. 1-ranked basketball team eked out a 63-62 win at home and advanced to an NCAA D-III Elite Eight match […]
When your high school looks like Richfield’s, and your walk home is cold and snowy, daydreams of spring break in a tropical locale can be comforting.
An official with the Minnesota Vikings has confirmed with WCCO-TV’s Mike Max that Percy Harvin has been traded to the Seattle Seahawks.
If a majority of members on a city council zing messages back and forth on Facebook, Twitter or another social media platform, is that considered an official government meeting?
There are some big-time players on Facebook and Twitter based right here in the Twin Cities. Some of them have very serious social media strategies, and if you’re not a pro-athlete or celebrity, followers on Twitter and “Likes” on Facebook do not come easy.
On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]
As Facebook became more popular, teenagers were taught not to put embarrassing pictures online. But some of their parents have yet to learn the lesson.
On the court, Lou Amundson’s a role player who provides the gritty hustle plays. Off the court, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ forward with the long locks is far from fitting into any one simple stereotype.
Between the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.
Liberals are apparently not nearly as interested in the “fiscal cliff” as the conservatives are because they really believe that Barack Obama will take care of things for them again.