A Minnesota man arrested for drunken driving while operating a Segway stand-up scooter has beaten the charges again. The Minnesota Court of Appeals agrees with Mark Greenman. His Segway doesn't meet the definition of a motor vehicle under the state's drunken driving laws.
Public safety officials are aiming for the fifth consecutive year with no drunken-driving deaths in Minnesota on New Year's Eve. In the past 10 years there have been eight drunken-driving deaths in Minnesota during the New Year's holiday, but none in the past four years.
A Minnesota man with 27 drunken driving convictions is back behind bars just 40 days after leaving prison. Danny Bettcher of New York Mills is being held at the Wadena County Jail for allegedly violating the terms of his release.