Wis. Man Arrested For Alleged DUI With Child In CarA 30-year-old Amery, Wis. man was arrested Sunday morning for operating a vehicle under the influence with a child in the vehicle, according to police.
Police: Bicyclist Hit, Killed In South MinneapolisPolice said a bicyclist was hit and killed in south Minneapolis Monday night, and the driver in the crash may have been drinking. Authorities responded to the crash between a van and a bicyclist at about 9:51 p.m. Monday near the area of Franklin and Garfield Avenues.
DPS Reminds Football Fans To Plan Sober Ride Officials with the Department of Public Safety are reminding football fans to plan ahead for a sober ride if they will be drinking during Super Bowl festivities.
Justin Bieber Arrested For DUI, Drag Racing On Miami BeachInternational pop star Justin Bieber has found himself on the wrong side of the law after he was was arrested on Miami Beach for DUI and drag-racing early Thursday morning, according to Miami Beach Police.
Ellison Out For Vikings Vs BrownsThe Minnesota Vikings will be without fullback Rhett Ellison when they play the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Ellison was listed as out for the game because of a knee injury that sidelined him from practice all week. The Vikings are already missing starting fullback Jerome Felton, who is serving the final game of a three-game suspension stemming from a DUI arrest two years ago. Coach Leslie Frazier says the Vikings will lean on rookie Zach Line and veteran tight end John Carlson. Line is a converted running back still learning the position.
Police: Waite Park Man Arrested In Pine County Fatal CrashA man is in jail on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide and DUI after a crash in Pine County on Saturday that killed a Maplewood man, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to a two-vehicle crash at about 2:45 p.m. Saturday on Highway 70 at Government Road in Pine County.
71-Year-Old Sentenced In Mobility Scooter DeathA 71-year-old man has been sentenced for hitting and killing a man on a power scooter while under the influence of alcohol.
SD, MN Troopers Conduct I-90 Safety OperationHighway Patrol troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota and local law officers are cracking down on traffic violators on a stretch of Interstate 90. The daylong enforcement effort between Chamberlain, S.D., and Fairmont, Minn., began at 6 a.m. Thursday.
Cops: South St. Paul Officer Arrested For Suspected DUISouth St. Paul Police say a 13-year veteran of their department was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly driving under the influence and fleeing a peace officer. Sgt. Cory Slifko was off duty and driving his personal car near Rosemount when a 911 call was made about his driving and his possibly damaging road-side mailboxes. When an officer tried to stop Slifko, he allegedly attempted to drive away. He was, however, eventually stopped and arrested at around 10:30 a.m.
Drug Recognition Program Revamped After ControversyBig changes are in store for a program meant to help law enforcement take impaired drivers off the streets. State leaders are revamping the Drug Recognition Evaluator (DRE) training program after allegations of misconduct during the Occupy protests at Peavey Plaza last spring. Witnesses posted videos online, and claimed an officer was offering drugs to protesters to get them to participate in the program.
Authorities: Minn. Man Arrested For 4th DUI In WisconsinA 50-year-old Austin, Minn., man was in a Wisconsin jail Friday morning, authorities say, because he drove under the influence and got into a crash with three other cars.
Police: Eagan Man Arrested For 6th DUIA 29-year-old Eagan man is accused of driving drunk for at least the sixth time since 2002, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.
Charges: Repeat Drunk Driver Threatens Motorist In BlaineA 39-year-old Jordan man is accused of driving drunk and police used a Taser on him when he failed to comply with an officer’s orders, according to charges filed Monday in Anoka County Court.
Brodkorb Pleads Guilty To 4th Degree DUIEx-Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb pleaded guilty Wednesday to fourth-degree DUI in connection with the January crash on Interstate 35E that left him seriously injured.
Brodkorb Charged With DUI In January CrashEx-Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb is accused of driving drunk and without a seat belt in connection with the Jan. 23 crash in Mendota Heights that left him seriously injured, according to charges filed Tuesday.