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August 27, 2015
​ROCHESTER, Minn. – State Patrol Trooper Ted Foss lost his life fifteen years ago when he was struck by a passing vehicle during a traffic stop on the shoulder of Interstate 90 in …

July 9, 2015
​ST. PAUL – Car crashes can be horrific, but they are even worse when vehicle speeds increase. … On average, 28 people lose their lives and 79 people suffer severe injuries during the …

June 10, 2015
​ST. PAUL – Minnesota law enforcement across the state saw a significant drop in seat belt violations during the most recent Click It or Ticket campaign. Law enforcement cited 32 …

June 3, 2015
There is more than one road to becoming a Minnesota State Patrol trooper, including a route that requires no prior law enforcement experience or education. … ST. PAUL — There is more than …

May 19, 2015
​ST. PAUL – What started on a cold day in January culminates today as 50 cadets graduate from the 56th Minnesota State Patrol Training Academy at Mariucci Arena at the University of …

May 4, 2015
​ST. PAUL – Finding victims unresponsive and performing CPR to help them breathe again. Taking chase to apprehend a suspect. Rescuing trapped people from vehicles. The law enforcement …

April 17, 2015
ST. PAUL — Up to 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to participate in the 50th annual “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 18, marking the unofficial start of the motorcycle riding season …

March 6, 2015
Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a late night crash on Highway 33 in Cloquet that claimed the lives of a nurse and police officer. … ​ST. PAUL — Minnesota State Patrol is …

January 29, 2015
​ST. PAUL – The Big Game is full of big decisions, and for football fans, the most important choice could be whether to drive drunk or get a sober ride home. Minnesota motorists who …

January 23, 2015
A 77-year-old northern Minnesota man who had a heart attack behind the wheel and crashed his truck survived thanks to passersby. … The crash happened Thursday just after 10:30 a.m. on …