DPS, State Patrol Prepare For Possible MN Capitol Protests, Ask Public To Avoid AreaThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) says people visiting the State Capitol over the next several days will notice the presence of law enforcement officers, National Guard soldiers and other extra security measures.
COVID In Minnesota: East Grand Forks Bar's Liquor License Suspended For Violating Executive OrderThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety has suspended an East Grand Forks bar's liquor license after the business repeatedly defied Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s latest executive order, which aims to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
DPS: More People Have Died On Minnesota Roads So Far This Year Than During All Of 2019Despite fewer people driving on Minnesota roads this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota safety officials say more people have died in crashes so far this year than during all of 2019.
DPS Warns Of Fake Social Media Post Threatening Racial Violence This WeekendThe post says white-nationalist groups are doing initiations this weekend and are planning violence against people of color.
More Than 150 People Have Died On Minnesota Roads This SummerThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, 152 people died in crashes on state roads -- a nearly 12% increase over last year.
Michael Forcia, 56, Charged With Toppling Of Christopher Columbus StatueA New Brighton man has been charged with a felony for the toppling of the Christopher Columbus statue outside of the State Capitol earlier this summer.
DPS Warns 14 Minnesota Bars And Restaurants About COVID-19 Safety ViolationsOver the past two weeks, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says 14 Minnesota bars and restaurants were caught breaking the rules to slow the spread of COVID-19.
'Hindsight Is So Clear': State Patrol, DPS Questioned By Minnesota Senate GOP In Columbus Statue HearingThree people could face criminal charges in connection with pulling down the Christopher Columbus statue outside the Minnesota State Capitol in June.
Philando Castile's Mother To Join DPS Officials For Announcement On Changes To Minnesota Driver's ManualChanges will be announced to the Minnesota Driver's Manual Monday after the mother of Philando Castile pushed for updates after his killing.
Charges Expected After Christopher Columbus Statue Toppled At Minnesota CapitolThe Minnesota Historical Society says that they have no knowledge of the whereabouts of the statue after it was removed.
Protesters Topple Christopher Columbus Statue At Minnesota State CapitolA group of protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus Wednesday outside the Minnesota State Capitol.
DPS: State Patrol Troopers ‘Strategically Deflated Tires’ During George Floyd UnrestThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) has confirmed that vehicle tires were deflated “strategically” by State Patrol troopers during George Floyd unrest.
BCA: Willmar Man Killed Himself While Confronting PoliceA woman in the home suffered a knife injury during the incident. She was treated at a hospital and released.
1 Man Dead, 1 Police Officer Seriously Injured After Domestic Incident In Willmar Friday MorningPolice say the officer is now in stable condition and is expected to survive.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 23 People Charged For Violating Stay-At-Home OrderWalz and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety have encouraged education over enforcement of the order.