State officials say half of the more than 4,000 children killed or hurt in car crashes over the last five years weren't properly restrained.
Homes shot at randomly in Wisconsin; residents nearly struck
The people inside the homes were nearly struck, according to the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office.
Charges: Man killed roommate's 4 pet ferrets after argument
He told police he swears one of the ferrets was "laughing and breathing" as he kept shooting it in the head, charges state.
St. Cloud 27-year-old ID'd as victim of homicide near U of M
The shooting, which also injured two others, occurred Thursday near the 500 block of 15th Avenue South.
Liquor store employee shot twice while trying to stop shoplifter
No arrests have been made.
Testimony to begin in federal trial of 3 former Minneapolis cops
Opening statements begin Monday.
What happens to the Vikings if Aaron Rodgers leaves the NFC North?
Rodgers said he isn't interested in rebuilding in Green Bay, is it time for the Vikings to pounce or stay the course?
Sheriff: Men found unresponsive in garage died of cocaine overdose
Two of the three men found unresponsive in an Eyota garage last week died of a drug overdose, a preliminary autopsy found.
Ant's injury clouds Timberwolves' victory over the Nets
The Timberwolves star was injured in the final minutes on Sunday night.
Byron native Ayoka Lee sets NCAA record for points in a game
The Kansas State forward broke a record shared by former Gopher Rachel Banham.
It's going to be stupid cold again Tuesday and Wednesday
They'll almost certainly be the 10th and 11th days with subzero temps this month.
Video: Tow truck driver hit by vehicles on icy Minnesota freeway
The incident was caught on camera by MnDOT.
7 people killed in deadly weekend on Minnesota roads
Authorities say seven people have been killed in car crashes over the weekend. WCCO reports the people died in five separate accidents around the state. Several other people in those incidents were injured.
Family members killed in motorhome crash were not wearing seatbelts
Highway patrol officials say the five members of a Minnesota family killed in a crash in Kansas were not wearing seatbelts. At least two of the other 13 people in the vehicle were wearing restraints. A 17-year-old member of the family from Jordan, Minnesota was at the wheel at the time of the crash.
DPS: 80% of victims killed in recent crashes were unbelted
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says eight of the first 10 people killed in traffic accidents so far this year were not wearing their seat belts. The department also reports that only 20 percent of the 23 people killed in December were buckled-up. Between 2008-2010, about 45 percent of occupants killed were properly using their seat belts.
Five injured after SUV rear-ends school bus in SE Minn.
Five children were injured after an SUV rear-ended a school bus in Rushford, Minn, about 20 miles south of Winona. The school bus with about 25 children on board was dropping off students on Highway 43 around 4 p.m. Friday. The SUV, driven by 53-year-old Brian Moore of Winona, crashed into the back of the bus.
Minn. DPS: DWI patrols on lookout for Halloween partiers
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding motorists that DWI patrols will be on the lookout for Halloween partiers this weekend. To get its point across, the DPS has created radio spots and a Public Service Announcement that features real law enforcement in-car camera video of costumed DWI offenders.
Driver in crash that killed Minn. coach's son had .351 BAC
The 38-year-old man arrested after a fatal crash in Starbuck, Minn., had a blood alcohol content of .351, according to a criminal complaint. The crash critically injured Southwest Minnesota State basketball coach Brad Bigler and killed his 5-month-old son.
Lawmaker files restraining order against ex-boyfriend
Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, took out a restraining order against former boyfriend and McLeod County Republican Party Chairman Eric Harpel after he "stalked" her, made threats, and sent "lewd" emails, according to a petition filed in Douglas County. He denies the accusations, calling one "absurd."
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