DPS: More Minnesotans Buckling Up; Record Low Seat Belt Citations Issued During CampaignOfficials say more Minnesotans are choosing to buckle up after seat belt citations dropped to a record low during the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign.
DPS: 10 Years Of Saving Lives With Minnesota's Primary Seat Belt LawTen years ago the Minnesota Legislature passed a law requiring passengers and drivers to wear seat belts. Since then, hundreds of lives have been saved each year.
Family Survives Home Explosion, Says A $30 Natural Gas Detector Could Have Prevented It All
380 Died On Minnesota Roads In 2018Of those, the Department of Public Safety considers many preventable -- 27 of those deaths were related to a distraction behind the wheel, and 100 involved speeding.
Minnesota State Trooper Attacked; Suspects Seen Throwing Marijuana Bricks From VehicleTwo men are in custody Thursday, accused of attacking a Minnesota State Patrol trooper during a traffic stop, then throwing bricks of marijuana out of their vehicle after fleeing the scene.
Getting A REAL ID Now? Officials Say Be PatientAs of last week, more than 13,000 people had applied for a REAL ID. But only about 630 had been approved, processed and mailed out.
DPS: 116 Traffic Fatalities Since Memorial DayAuthorities say 116 people died this year in crashes from Memorial Day to Labor Day, considered the 100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads.
CenturyLink Blames 3rd Party Vendor For Minn. 911 OutageAn investigation is underway into why Minnesota's 911 system went down for an hour Wednesday afternoon.
Officials: Minnesota IDs Should Suffice At Airports Until 2020Minnesota's current extension is slated to lapse in October, soon after the state begins issuing the new compliant licenses.
Reality Check: More Minnesotans Own Guns, Violent Crime Remains LowMinnesota set a record last year for the number of gun background checks the FBI conducted in the state.
DPS Official: Driver's License System Problems Now FixedMany DMVs have had to delay processing titles, tab renewals and transferring vanity license plates.