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New DPS Aircraft Named in Honor of Fallen Trooper

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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) –  The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) commissioned its newest airplane, a Cessna 208 Caravan Friday, in honor of one of their own. 315 more words


Motorcycle Road Guard Law To Go Into Effect On Aug. 4

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new law that will help make Minnesota roads a little safer is soon going into effect.

On Aug. 4, certified motorcycle “road guards” will be able to stop and control traffic for group-rides of 20 motorcyclists or more. 115 more words


Steeper Fines For Texting And Driving Coming This Weekend

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new law will hit Minnesota drivers in their wallets if they text and drive.

Starting Saturday, drivers could face a $225 fine for texting behind the wheel. 189 more words


Police: Man Killed In Plymouth Arby's Officer-Involved Shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man is dead after a police officer shot him in a scuffle at a Plymouth Arby’s Thursday night.

The Department of Public Safety says Officer Amy Therkelsen responded to a disturbance at the Arby’s near Highway 55 just after 8 p.m. 212 more words


12 Minn. Police Agencies Awarded Grants For New DWI Enforcement

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s no secret drinking and driving don’t mix.

It only takes one drink for a driver to put him or herself, and other drivers on the road, at risk. 475 more words


City Jail Detainee Dies

story updated at 1:45pm on July 18, 2015

More details now on the death of a detainee at the Saint Louis city jail…

Police say jail guards found 28-year-old Alexis McGovern of High Ridge unconscious in her bed, Friday afternoon, as family members were paying her bail money. 176 more words


Report: With increasing road deaths, 2015 'off to a difficult start'

Thursday’s announcement that 2014 was one of the safest years on Minnesota’s highways since World War II came with a somber caveat.

Barely half over, 2015 has seen an alarming number of road deaths, with 198 people having lost their lives so far, … 219 more words