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Man Identified in Fatal Crash Near Oberon

The Highway Patrol says the 30-year-old Stephen Zewick was driving on Highway 57 early Saturday morning.

OBERON, N.D. — Authorities identify a Minot man that died after crashing a pickup into road construction equipment parked near a town west of Devil’s Lake. The Highway Patrol says the 30-year-old Stephen Zewick was driving on Highway 57 near Oberon early Saturday morning. They say he drove through a T-intersection, across Highway 281. The man then crashed into a…

Minnesota Law Enforcement Will Have Extra DWI Patrol Over Holiday Season

2,717 DWI arrests were made in Minnesota during the holiday season last year

MINNESOTA —┬áBefore you head out to celebrate the holidays, make sure you don’t drive drunk and turn joy into tragedy. Officers in Minnesota want to remind you to plan for a safe ride home and to have a backup plan as well. If you’re not drinking, offer to be a designated driver. Everyone should buckle up and report any suspected…

Remembering Christopher Bacon: U.S. Army Specialist U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer

A family man, the guy who always wanted to take people under his wing

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After a fatal car crash on June 7th, U.S. Army Specialist U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer, Christopher Bacon lost his life. Family, friends and community members are honoring Bacon at a ceremony at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. I spoke to dozens who came out to honor Chris and support his family and although…

Minnesota Authorities Make More than 2,500 DWI Arrests During Holiday Season

Officers made 200 more DWI arrests than they did during the same period in 2016

  MINNESOTA — Extra enforcement on Minnesota’s highways and interstates resulted in 26-hundred DWI arrests during the holidays. The extra enforcement lasted from November 22 through December 31. Officers made 200 more DWI arrests than they did during the same period in 2016. Of the more unusual cases, Fairmount Police arrested a woman for DWI on Christmas Eve and again…

ND State Patrol: Porsche Driver Hurt in Distracted Driving Crash with Semi

A passenger and the driver of the semi were not hurt

STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — The driver of a Porsche was hurt Sunday after rear-ending a semi on I-94 near Medina in Stutsman County. The semi had slowed up because its diesel fuel started to gel up and the driver of the car ran into the trailer. The state patrol says 37-year old Lara Weisman, of Excelsior, Minnesota was distracted and…

Fort Totten Teen Facing DUI After Crashes with Devils Lake Police Vehicles

The teen from Fort Totten was not hurt but he is facing a charge of driving under the influence

  DEVILS LAKE, ND — It’s not the best start to 2018 for a 15-year-old teen in Devils Lake. He backed into two parked Devils Lake Police Department patrol vehicles. A highway patrol trooper says the teen then spun out while trying to back out again and hit another car, pushing it into a fence. All three vehicles have minor…

North Dakota Highway Patrol Vehicle Involved in Crash

Shortly before 10 this morning, a trooper responded to a crash on I-29 north of the Main Avenue exit

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — Icy roads led to several crashes in the area this morning, one involving a North Dakota Highway Patrol vehicle. Shortly before 10 this morning, a trooper responded to a crash on I-29 north of the Main Avenue exit. While assisting with the crash, another vehicle spun out…

Snowstorm Crash Kills Minnesota Woman

Thirty-six other crashes resulted in injuries

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption MINNESOTA — The first big snowstorm of the season caused hundreds of crashes, including one that killed an elderly woman in Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol responded to more than 400 crashes statewide, including one on…

Identity of Suspect Involved in Becker County Chase Released

Authorities said the chase reached speeds greater than 95 miles per hour

AUDUBON, Minn. — Minnesota BCA officials release details in a high speed chase which sent a suspect to the hospital and closed down Highway 10 for miles. Deputies responded to a call at around 7:25 p.m. on Thursday saying a man threatened to kill people in Cormorant Township before the chase. They tried stopping the vehicle of 55-year-old Dean Minnerath…

Boelke to Get Decision on Fargo Police Appeal Wednesday

The 15-year department veteran was fired last month for dereliction of duty

  FARGO, ND — Fired Fargo Police Officer David Boelke will get a ruling on his appeal on Wednesday. The Civil Service Commission has scheduled a meeting for September 13 at 5:30 p.m. to make its decision. The 15-year department veteran was fired last month for dereliction of duty. The commission held a hearing Friday on his appeal and heard…