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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 …

January 6, 2015
Minnesota State Patrol Troopers were involved in a pursuit last night in the Duluth area that ended with shots fired at the suspect vehicle. … ​ST. PAUL — Minnesota State Patrol Troopers …

January 6, 2015
​ST. PAUL, Minn. – The view from the back seat of a squad car would not put anyone in the holiday mood, but for 2,537 motorists arrested for drunk driving in Minnesota over the past …

August 31, 2014
The Ted Foss Move Over law is designed to keep these workers safe, and on Sunday, Aug. 31, drivers who endanger that environment may get cited as part of a one-day extra enforcement …

August 8, 2014
Law enforcement in 15 states participated in enhanced traffic enforcement Aug. 1-4 … ST. PAUL, Minn. — No fatalities were reported in Minnesota on either of the two targeted Interstates …

July 30, 2014
Motorists traveling through Minnesota on two of the country’s most highly traveled and dangerous interstates will notice an extra law enforcement presence during a four-day enforcement …

July 24, 2014
​ST. PAUL – There’s no reason to drive after drinking, especially when Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Gordon Shank is on duty. For the second year in a row, Shank is the top DWI …

June 26, 2014
ST. PAUL – Protecting Minnesota roads and motorists since 1929, the Minnesota State Patrol is looking for people who want to carry on the tradition and become a Trooper. The State …

May 20, 2014
​ST. PAUL – Minnesota surpassed 100 traffic fatalities for 2014 following a motorcycle crash that killed two people and a single vehicle rollover last weekend, according to the …