301 People Have Died On Minnesota Roads So Far This YearFatalities on Minnesota roads so far this year are comparable to 2018.
DPS-DVS Expands Weekend Road Test HoursThose gearing up to take their drivers licenses on weekends might not have to wait quite so long beginning Nov. 2 until the end of the year, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety announced Monday. The department said it will expand weekend testing hours at the Minnesota Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services at the Arden Hills, Eagan and Plymouth sites.
Officials: Minnesota Traffic Deaths Increased 6% In 2018Officials say 381 people died on Minnesota roadways last year – a 6% increase from 2017.
DPS: Motorcyclist Killed In Corcoran CrashCorcoran police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash.
'Come Kill Me': Officers In Woodbury Shooting ID’dThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety have identified the two officers involved in a shooting Sunday in Woodbury.
Report: Violent Crime, Arson Numbers Down In MinnesotaThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced Monday that a number of violent crimes in Minnesota decreased in 2018.
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.