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Metro Residents Cleaning Up Debris After Severe Overnight Storms

It was a busy day of clean up for residents all over the metro. Thousands were without power for hours, and many residents saw boats, houses or cars ruined.

07/18/2015

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Burnsville Pitcher Finally Takes The Mound After Battle With Cancer

Sean Floersch hasn’t been able to pitch in quite a while, but he was determined to make it back on the mound.

07/18/2015

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Xcel Energy Outages Drop To 50K; Power Back To All By Monday

As the Twin Cities area cleans up from overnight storms, Xcel Energy says around 96,000 customers were still without power by Saturday afternoon, mostly in the western and eastern Twin Cities metro area.

07/18/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To DWI Crash That Killed Richfield Fulbright Scholar

A Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Richfield woman. The Dakota County Attorney’s Office says 26-year-old Neftali Paolo Ramirez admitted to drinking before the fatal crash in Burnsville on March 8.

07/15/2015

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Burnsville’s Brock Boeser In A Hockey Class By Himself

Brock Boeser grew up in Burnsville knowing he wanted to be a hockey player. That’s nothing new for a Minnesota kid, but he grew into his dream. Boeser was the only Minnesotan taken in the first round, by Vancouver, in the NHL Draft.

07/06/2015

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Charges: Man Found Passed Out In Car With Crying Child

A 27-year-old man is facing drunk driving charges after he was found asleep over the weekend outside a Burnsville hotel in a car with a small child crying in the back.

06/24/2015

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Burnsville Woman Gets 4 Years In Prison For Son’s Death

A 25-year-old Burnsville woman has been sentenced to roughly four years in prison for contributing to the death of her 4-year-old son.

06/22/2015

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Burnsville Stabbing Suspect Arrested In Indiana, Charged

The suspect in a Burnsville stabbing has been arrested in Indiana after a brief standoff that ended peacefully early Thursday morning, according to Indiana officials.

06/18/2015

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Burnsville Police Searching For Driver Following Stabbing

Police in Burnsville say they are searching for a domestic assault suspect Tuesday following a stabbing.

06/16/2015

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Man Gets 30 Years In Child’s 2013 Murder

A Hopkins man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder charges in the 2013 death of a 4-year-old child. According to the complaint, Burnsville Police and paramedics responded to the 30 block of Horizon Heights on June 11, 2013 on a call of toddler with a medical problem.

06/03/2015

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Employees Quit Recently Raided Burnsville Credit Repair Business

Questions remain for both customers and employees following a raid by federal investigators of a local credit repair business. Months after a WCCO Investigation first exposed complaints, investigators seized documents and computers at United Credit Consultants in Burnsville.

05/01/2015

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Investigators Raid Burnsville Credit Repair Business

A Twin Cities business that says it can improve your credit profile could be in some money trouble of its own. Federal and state investigators took boxes of documents from United Credit Consultants in Burnsville on Wednesday morning.

04/29/2015

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Burnsville Man Charged With Selling Fake Wild Tickets

The Minnesota Wild are going to the NHL playoffs, but police say they’re worried some fans are being taken for a ride. Police believe there may be at least 40 cases of fraudulent tickets, and they think 28-year-old Ahmed Dahir of Burnsville is behind the tickets.

04/09/2015

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Last Shipment Of Coal Delivered To Xcel’s Burnsville Plant

For more than 60 years, Xcel Energy’s Burnsville plant has received shipments of coal to generate electricity. That comes to an end Wednesday. The last shipment of coal will roll in at the Black Dog generating station. Xcel Energy will stop generating electricity at the plant with coal in mid-April. It is replacing coal-fired units with a cleaner natural gas-fired unit.

04/08/2015

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Possible Shooting Reported In Burnsville

Authorities responded to a shooting in Burnsville Monday afternoon. Police said they responded to a shots fired call at about 3 p.m. Officers responded to the North River Hills Area.

03/30/2015

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Police: Man Threatened To Shoot Up National American University

A 20-year-old man is accused of threatening to carry out a shooting at National American University in Burnsville last Friday over his frustrations in locating the school for a consultation. The Dakota County Attorney’s office says Aziz Holmes called the school to learn more information about enrolling, and said he was on his way to meet with an employee in person.

03/20/2015

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Police Standoff Ends Peacefully In Burnsville

Police said a standoff they were involved in for a about seven hours on Wednesday came to an end with the suspect surrendering to authorities. According to Burnsville police, officers were called at about 8:59 a.m. to perform a welfare check on male who was reported to be suicidal.

03/18/2015

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1 Injured In Black Dog Power Plant Fire In Burnsville

One Xcel Energy employee has been injured and 50 evacuated after a fire at the Black Dog Generating Station in Burnsville Monday morning, according to Xcel Energy.

03/16/2015

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Bloomington Man Charged In Crash That Killed Richfield Woman

A 25-year-old Bloomington man accused of drunken driving has been charged with causing a fatal crash in Burnsville. Neftali Ramirez was charged Tuesday with vehicular homicide in the crash that killed 34-year-old Erin Randall of Richfield.

03/12/2015

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Charges: Man Was Drinking Prior To Fatal Burnsville Crash

A 25-year-old man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the crash that killed a 34-year-old Richfield woman last weekend. According to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, Neftali Ramirez admitted to authorities that he had been drinking prior to the March 8 crash.

03/10/2015

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Police Investigating 2 Fatal Crashes In Twin Cities

The Minnesota State Patrol says two motorists were killed in separate accidents in the Twin Cities early Sunday morning. The first crash happened at about 2 a.m. Sunday at an intersection in Burnsville.

03/09/2015

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Burnsville Couple Faces Slew Of Tax Crime Charges

A Burnsville couple faces multiple tax-related felonies after they allegedly ran a business without a sales tax permit and failed to file taxes, according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

02/17/2015

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Metro Coach Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girls

A former Twin Cities coach accused of luring two 13-year-old girls to his Burnsville home and sexually assaulting them last September pleaded guilty to charges on Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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Conrade Pleads Guilty To Helping Boyfriend After Killings

A 25-year-old Rosemount woman pleaded guilty Friday to helping her boyfriend after he killed two people within a few hours in 2013. Ashley Marie Conrade pleaded guilty to two counts of aiding an offender after the fact in connection with the murders of 23-year-old Palagor Jobi and 20-year-old Anarae Schunk. Murder charges were dropped as part of her plea deal.

02/06/2015

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Good Questions: RSVP Etiquette, Car Tabs, Stomach Gum

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores the myth about gum’s durability in the human stomach, the source of car tab convenience fees and etymology of RSVPs.

01/30/2015

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