-- Update at bottom -- New mailers paid for by the Minnesota Republican Party allege that Democrats in the legislature are "weakening penalties for dangerous drunk drivers."At issue is a bill signed into law earlier this year that requires people with multiple DUI convictions to use an ignition i ... More >>
Larry Law, a 51-year-old St. Paul resident, knew he was in trouble when the car he was riding in was pulled over for having a brake light out on the Highway 36 service road near Fairview Avenue in Roseville at 1:42 a.m. on June 15, as he had a felony warrant out for his arrest.So while an officer ra ... More >>
Who says cops don't have a sense of humor?Check out this Facebook status the Lino Lakes Police Department published over the weekend during its grant-funded DUI sting:See also:MADD calls upon Minnesota to legalize sobriety checkpoints
Matthew Damman allegedly led police on a brief drunken chase through downtown St. Paul before crashing his 2001 Chrysler Town and Country minivan into the Lowertown Bulldog, injuring six.State Patrol spokesman Eric Roeske says someone reported a possible intoxicated driver heading northbound on High ... More >>
In its recent evaluation of Minnesota's drunk driving laws, Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave the state low marks because ignition interlocks aren't required for all DWI offenders and sobriety checkpoints are illegal here.RELATED: MADD calls upon Minnesota to legalize sobriety checkpoints But Jenni ... More >>
Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave Minnesota low marks in its new state-by-state evaluation of DWI laws.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Supreme Court rules you can legally drunk-drive Segways MADD, in particular, calls upon state lawmakers to legalize sobriety checkpoints, writing that they "will give law enfor ... More >>
One in seven Minnesotans has a drunk driving conviction. Are we any safer?
Not that it's ever a good time, but now's an especially bad time to pull back one too many at your local saloon then crawl on to your riding lawn mower to mosey on home.
Police across the state will crack down on drunk drivers through December.
The bill would allow teens as young as 16 and 17 to drink at restaurants with their parents.
Readers respond to "Shrink Your Playlist"
Pending legislation would help veterans get treatment instead of prison time
State lawmakers consider making it easier for convicted drunk drivers to get back behind the wheel
Scott Romfo suffered the lowest recorded body temperature and lived to tell about it
The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.
Think you can get away with drinking and driving? So did I.
Two high-profile convictions rekindle a debate over what to do when drunk drivers kill
A former First Avenue bartender pursues her old employer--and three men who she claims raped her--all the way to the state supreme court
Five years ago Joel Sisson's blend of art, social work, and lawn furniture was the talk of the town. Now the founder of the Green Chair Project is sitting on a pile of dreams and unpaid bills.
A number of Minnesota jurisdictions are experimenting with more aggressive and invasive programs to deal with repeat drunk-driving offenders.