KARE 11's Great Hang Up

Presented by

Driving advice for parents: put your phones down

6:40 PM, Aug 8, 2012

AAA Minnesota Safety Representative Lee Glamm used to ask students how many of their parents text while they drive. "I do not ask that anymore because it was kind of disappointing," said Glamm.

More Distracted Driving Reports

Woman injured by distracted driver tells teens to 'hang up'

10:52 PM, Dec 23, 2010

More than four years ago, Jean was the passenger in her friend's car. On a rural road near St. Cloud, a driver t-boned them by running a stop sign at 60 miles per hour.

Wisconsin texting while driving ban in effect

6:37 PM, Dec 1, 2010

Wisconsin's ban on texting while driving went into effect Wednesday, making it the 30th state to enact such a law.

Hudson, Wis. young people take the 'hang up' pledge

10:43 PM, Nov 16, 2010

A new law that bans texting while driving on Wisconsin roads goes into effect Dec. 1. Fines will range from $20 to $400.

Father of teen killed by distracted driving aims to educate

4:31 PM, Nov 16, 2010

When Dan Phillips took the stage Monday evening at Edina High School, he did so as part of a father-daughter team.

Great Hang Up: Teens learn dangers of texting while driving first hand

1:02 PM, Oct 18, 2010

RELATED:  Take the Great Hang Up pledge 
Brainerd International Raceway is fast, noisy fun.  But is it a place for teen drivers?

Community

Robbery suspect fatally shot in Minneapolis

Minneapolis police say a man who shot and killed an armed robber who was attacking a woman has been released.

6:26 AM, Oct 21, 2011

Enjoy freebies from area businesses on your birthday

From free golf to free food, more businesses than ever are offering birthday deals thanks to online birthday clubs and internet coupons.

8:38 PM, Sep 25, 2012

Reading and math tutors needed for Minnesota schools

Not willing to step back entirely, Kris Potter found a role at the school, working with children in the primary grades to bring them up to reading level by the end of the third grade.

9:31 AM, Jun 20, 2013

Minnesota gun laws a mystery to many

With renewed attention to American laws governing firearms, Minnesota has its own rules. Gun shop owners must comply with the regulations.

5:16 PM, Jul 23, 2012

Land of 10,000 Stories: 'High-five Tuesday' pumps up the office

At the corporate offices of Globe University in Woodbury, 83-year-old George Teagarden and his high-fives prove the morning's most reliable eye opener does not reside in a cup.

1:03 PM, Oct 12, 2011

3 coaches, head trainer fired in Twins' shake up

After a long stretch of stability and familiar faces, changes are in the works for the Minnesota Twins coaching staff.

8:44 AM, Oct 5, 2012

Ponder marries ESPN sideline reporter in Hudson

Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Christian Ponder and ESPN sideline reporter Samantha Steele were married in Hudson, Wisconsin Monday, according to the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.

1:15 PM, Dec 19, 2012

WCCO-TV releases news anchor

WCCO-TV has let go of one of their news anchors. Jeanette Trompeter, the 5 p.m. newscast anchor was let go from WCCO-TV for budget

4:36 AM, Mar 17, 2009

Citizens renew search for Jodi Huisentruit 18 years later

On this day 18 years ago, Jodi Huisentruit vanished. The 27 year old morning news anchor at KIMT-TV in Mason City, Iowa, disappeared before her morning shift. Her belongings were scattered across her apartment parking lot.

9:13 AM, Jun 28, 2013
More Driving Info

Community Links

right left