Inside Jo Jo’s in Burnsville, people visited with friends Monday over a cup of coffee, many of them aware that they’re living in District 56 B, a race that’s is expected to be very close. It could shift the power from Democrats to Republicans.
A pharmacist from Burnsville, Minn. has pleaded guilty to stealing roughly 67,000 doses of prescription narcotics from the pharmacy where she worked. According to the United States Attorney’s Office, Anissa Jeanne Shores, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.
Jury selection has begun in the trial of a man accused of shooting another man to death at a Burnsville bar. Shavelle Chavez-Nelson, 32, is accused in the death of Palagor Jobi. Jobi, 23, was shot to death in September 2013 during a fight in the parking lot of the bar.
Police have released pictures Monday of two men suspected of using fraudulent credit cards at a Walmart in Burnsville last week. On Thursday, Oct. 9, the men used at least one fraudulent credit card. Five other cards were used in the span of 20 minutes, but no other victims have come forward.
A Burnsville company that makes custom frozen foods is recalling more than 60,000 pounds of meat and poultry products after food safety officials say a sample tested positive for listeria.
Now that furnaces are clicking on around the city, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is going up. Just Saturday night, Burnsville firefighters say they got a call to an apartment complex and once there, they detected carbon monoxide in the air. The building was then evacuated.
A 23-year-old man was charged Thursday in a case where two teenage girls went missing from their homes in Andover and were found a day later at a home in Burnsville.
Charges are expected Thursday against a Burnsville man after two 13-year-old girls he met through social media spent the night at his home. The case highlights the potential risks social media can pose for kids.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said the two teenage girls who went missing from Andover, Minn. have been found safe in Burnsville.
A 59-year-old Prior Lake man is accused of stealing more than $2.5 million in investment funds and loans from several investors after lying about the intent of those funds, according to charges filed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Bryan Reichel, the founder and principal shareholder of PureChoice, Inc., was charged with seven counts of wire fraud in connection with the case.
It’s starting to feel like fall, and the brisk weather is perfect for football. On Friday, David McCoy reported on the night’s featured game — Prior Lake at Rosemount. Unlike last week, the results were heavily one-sided. Still, it was a perfect night for football, as long as you brought along a sweatshirt or a blanket.
Katy Perry and Kacie Musgraves said they spent their Thursday night “getting’ our 8th grade on” at Skateville in Burnsville. The two were among those celebrating Musgraves’ 26th birthday.
A 47-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl at his Burnsville residence last year, and the man in question is a family friend of the victim, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.
One of the Burnsville teens injured in a rollover crash in Dakota Co. last week is making strides in his recovery, according to his CaringBridge page. Cole Borchardt is in critical, but stable, condition at Regions Hospital.
A 66-year-old Minnesota man faces drunk driving and assault charges after allegedly forcing a family with small children off the road and then attacking their car with a tree trimmer.
A heads up if you’re heading down Interstate 35W in the south metro, you’ll need to take a detour. MnDOT has closed the southbound lanes between Interstate 494 and 94th Street in Bloomington, Minn.
A Burnsville, Minn. man faces a criminal sexual conduct charge after being accused of giving alcohol to and sexual touching an 11-year-old girl. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, 31-year-old Joseph John Felton was charged Thursday with one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Last month we told you about a Twin Cities meals on wheels program on the brink of closure. The Burnsville location was $2,000 in the red and could be the fifth Meals on Wheels location to close because of a lack of donations.
A 26-year-old Burnsville man faces charges after he allegedly led a police officer on a short chase at speeds reaching 115 mph with his motorcycle, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.
A romantic couple were charged Friday in the death of a University of Minnesota student last fall. Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, 32, and Ashley Marie Conrade, 24, were both charged with second-degree intentional murder, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.
Prosecutors in Dakota County plan to charge two people in the death of a University of Minnesota student who went missing last fall. The body of AnaRae Schunk was found in a ditch south of Minneapolis, days after she was last seen at a Burnsville bar on Sept. 22 with her ex-boyfriend and another woman.
Two employees of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) are in the hospital after a work zone crash in Burnsville Sunday afternoon. MnDOT says the two workers were injured at 4 p.m. on Interstate 35 just north of Cliff Road in Burnsville.
All charges have been dismissed for a 61-year-old former lawyer accused of setting his girlfriend on fire earlier this year.
Since 1978, Minnesota seniors have been able to count on them for a hot meal. But now the future of Meals on Wheels is in jeopardy. It’s a bright spot in Betty Luebke’s day; a fresh hot lunch, delivered just for her. The cancer survivor still suffers the effects of chemotherapy and has a hard time cooking for herself.
Officials have released the name of the motorcyclist who died Thursday morning in a crash on Interstate 35W in the south metro. Fifty-five-year-old Gregory Cox, of Burnsville, died at 8:20 a.m. as a result of blunt force injuries, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner said.