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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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Police: Church Computer Thieves Sought In Burnsville

The Burnsville Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying two suspects after a theft at a South Metro Church. Police say the two suspects (pictured above) are wanted in the theft of an Apple computer valued at over $1,000.

01/28/2015

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Police, School District Warns Of Possible Abduction Attempt

Police and the local school district are warning parents of a possible child abduction attempt in Burnsville. A police report says a 6-year-old girl was standing at her school bus stop Tuesday morning when she was approached by a man in a silver compact car with white letters on the passenger side.

01/28/2015

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Burnsville Police Seek Help IDing Man In Possible Child Abduction

Police in Burnsville are asking the public’s help in identifying an individual following a possible child abduction attempt witnessed on Tuesday.

01/27/2015

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Police Search For Missing Burnsville Man, 84

Burnsville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 84-year-old man. Police say Willis Olaf Voxland was last seen Tuesday afternoon driving near Interstate 35E and Interstate 94. He was driving a gray 2003 Buick Rendezvous with a mirror hanging on one side.

01/14/2015

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Charges: Man Passed Fake Checks At Twin Cities Target Stores

A 34-year-old Plymouth man is accused of leading a check fraud ring involving four other people and thousands of dollars in fake checks being passed at Twin Cities Target stores, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court.

01/07/2015

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Charges: Woman Drove While Drugged With Unbelted 3-Year-Old

An Apple Valley woman is accused of driving under the influence with drugs while a 3-year-old child was sleeping, unbuckled in the back seat. Charges were filed in Dakota County against 41-year-old Leisa Marie Jefferson in connection with the Sept. 6, 2014 incident.

01/07/2015

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Charges: Woman Swindled From Employer To Fund Gambling Habit

A 49-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman is accused of swindling money from her employer to support a gambling addiction, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

01/07/2015

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Prep Blog: Girls Hockey Tournament Highlights Weekend Match-Ups

This week, South St. Paul is hosting a girls hockey tournament with some traditionally strong programs. There’s also The Clash National Duals in Rochester, which features Minnesota’s top high school wrestling programs as well as some of the top programs from around the country.

01/02/2015

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Charges: Pizza Delivery Man Stalked Burnsville Woman

A 31-year-old Apple Valley man who works as a pizza delivery carrier is accused of stalking a woman at her Burnsville residence, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court.

12/23/2014

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Podcast: 12-23-14 John Hines For Dave Lee-Merry Christmas!

John Hines pinch hits for Dave Lee on Tuesday….Click the link above to hear something you may have missed.

12/23/2014

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