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Increased state police presence in Twin Cities to stay till year's end

Topics included HEAT patrols, violent crime, fentanyl and street racing.

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Minnesota DWI arrests up nearly 11% compared to 2021

An extra enforcement campaign by law enforcement has led to more arrests.

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Driver, two passengers injured after early morning crash in Shakopee

Officials say alcohol was a factor in the crash, which left one of the passengers with life-threatening injuries.

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Up to 60 law enforcement agencies to be at Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Patrol, St. Paul and Metro Transit Police and other agencies are expected to help.

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10,000 free gun locks will be given out at Minnesota State Fair

The effort was announced by the governor's office on Tuesday.

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Driver killed after crashing on I-94, running into traffic

The incident occurred early Saturday morning on Interstate 94 in St. Paul.

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17-year-old killed in northern Minnesota crash Saturday

The other drive involved in the crash, a 75-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries.

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One dead, two critical after crash in Lyon County

The crash occurred Friday evening on Highway 23 in Fairview Township.

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Driver killed southern Minnesota crash Thursday afternoon

The crash occurred on Highway 56 in Mower County.

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GOP governor candidate Rich Stanek injured in crash

The crash happened as Stanek was exiting a church parking lot in Buffalo Tuesday evening.

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1 dead, 6 injured in Benton County crash

A driver died, while another driver and five passengers were hospitalized.

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Two hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash on I-394 in Hopkins

The crash happened at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 394.

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Minnesotans who fail to show up to driver's license test will be fined

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety cited a growing number of "no shows" to test appointments.

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Driving exam, test stations begin to reopen across MN

Most exam sites were closed at the start of the COVID pandemic.

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Minnesota is on track for the most road deaths since 2007

Minnesota has recorded 384 traffic deaths as of Oct. 14.

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Driver killed after crashing into parked semi-trailer

The crash occurred on the 5800 block of University Avenue Northeast.

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More than 1,800 seat belt violations in 2 week crackdown 'baffles' police

The campaign ran from Sep. 19 to Sep. 30 and resulted in 1,805 seat belt citations.

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Crash in southern Minnesota kills motorcyclist

The crash happened Saturday at Highway 42 and County Road 14 in Highland Township.

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Minnesota officials issue more than 17,000 speeding citations in July

Last month, 294 agencies participated in a campaign to crack down on speeding.

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Three motorcyclists injured in Red Wing crash

The crash occurred at the intersection of Aspen Avenue and Highway 61.

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Six DVS workers accessed driver, vehicle data without authorization

Authorities said the acts don't appear to have been for '"nefarious" purposes.

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Motorcyclist dies in multi-vehicle crash on I-94 in Oakdale

The incident happened Monday night on Interstate 94.