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July 27, 2017
​ST. PAUL – State law requires all vehicles to stop for school buses when the bus driver activates the flashing lights and has the crossing arm fully extended, and as of Aug. 1, drivers …

June 6, 2017
To help protect construction workers and motorists, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is reducing speed limits on I-94 in both directions from the Highway 55 to I-694 …

May 23, 2017
The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a suspect in an early morning shooting on I-35E in St. Paul. … The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-twenties, approximately 5 feet …

April 14, 2017
Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of Minnesota's motorcycle riding season during the "Spring Flood Run" Saturday, April 15. … Motorists will need to use extra …

June 1, 2016
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. The State Patrol is now …

April 15, 2016
The Spring Flood Run is Saturday, April 16, and thousands of motorcyclists are expected to participate. … ​ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start …

September 25, 2015
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking motorists to plan ahead if travelling I-94 near Collegeville on Saturday. The St. John’s football game against St. Thomas is expected to draw a …

September 18, 2015
Motorists will need to use extra caution when as many as 30,000 motorcyclists take to the roads along the Mississippi and St. Croix River valleys between the Twin Cities and Winona …

August 31, 2015
Forty-seven riders have died in motorcycle crashes so far in 2015, passing the total number of motorcycle fatalities in 2014. … Motorcycle deaths are up about 47 percent from this time …

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 …