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Extra Seat Belt Enforcement Starts Up Ahead Of Busy Summer Travel Season

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — It’s crucial to always stay buckled up when you are behind the wheel or riding in a car.

To stress the importance of always having your seat belt on, law enforcement is asking drivers to click it or risk getting a ticket. 238 more words


Fredericton-area homes evacuated due to rising St. John River

The swollen St. John River in New Brunswick continued to rise Saturday, flooding streets and properties and forcing people from their homes.

The water is fairly deep at King Street and St.

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Two Springfield College students rescue young boy on King Street

Gabby Guerard
News Editor

A shadow loomed up and and down the street, searching for hope.

“Not many things have shaken me up or made me almost tear up, but this one definitely did it for me,” reflected Springfield College Police officer Paige Whiting. 1,371 more words

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2017 Was Deadliest Year For Fires In Minnesota Since 2002

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – 2017 was the deadliest year for fires in Minnesota in 15 years, according to the Department of Public Safety.

Last year, 63 people died in fires in the state. 130 more words


Five arrested, heroin and crack seized in Salt Lake Valley drug investigation

SALT LAKE CITY — Five people from Honduras are facing deportation after an investigation by local narcotics agents.

Agents from the Utah Department of Public Safety’s State Bureau of Investigation have also seized more than 100 balloons containing heroin and nearly 50 balloons containing crack cocaine, according to a statement from DPS. 133 more words


'Make A Sober Game Plan': DPS Says Over 2,500 DWI Arrests Over Holidays

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Ahead of the Super Bowl coming to Minneapolis, the Department of Public Safety is reminding motorists to make a sober ride game plan. 374 more words


State rep: DPS’ decision to cut retire/rehire program targets ‘old’ troopers

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A state lawmaker says the Texas Department of Public Safety’s decision to cut the agency’s retire/rehire program as a cost-saving measure is a “guise” and targets “old” troopers. 779 more words