Charges: Hastings River Boater Drove Drunk With Children AboardA Hastings man has been charged with driving drunk in a boat that was carrying several children who were not wearing life jackets, according to the Dakota County Sheriff's office.
State Patrol: 77-Year-Old Woman Killed In CrashAuthorities say a 77-year-old woman is dead after a crash southeast of the Twin Cities metro Saturday afternoon.
Dakota County Seeks Public's Help Locating Missing ManThe Dakota County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help locating a missing man. Bruce Peterson was last seen near the Dakota County Fairgrounds around 10 p.m. July 2.
Sheriff: Woman, 87, Dies After Vehicle Hit By Gravel TruckAn 87-year-old Vadnais Heights woman was killed after her vehicle was struck by a gravel truck Thursday afternoon.
Sheriff: Helicopter Spraying Insecticide Crashes, Pilot Able To Walk AwayA helicopter pilot is in the hospital after crashing while spraying insecticide in Dakota County Thursday morning.
Sheriff: Dogs Dies In Dakota County Bar FireThe Dakota County Sheriff's office says two dogs lost their lives in a fire at a Hampton bar and apartment.
Charges: Drunk Motorcyclist Flees Authorities In South MetroA 33-year-old Farmington man is accused of leading authorities on a high-speed chase last Saturday and was driving while impaired.
Law Enforcement Cracking Down During Distracted Driving Awareness Month April marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and multiple law enforcement agencies hit the streets Wednesday in an effort designed to combat the problem.
$5K Reward Offered In Lebanon Hills Park Tree VandalismThe Dakota County Sheriff’s Office hopes a substantial reward will lead to some answers in the vandalism of trees at Lebanon Hills Park in Eagan.
Charges: Man Stalked Ex-Girlfriend In Lakeville With Pizza Delivery, Dead RatA 40-year-old St. Paul man is accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend by having more than $100 in pizza to her house as well as a dead rat.
Sheriff: Dakota Co. Gov't Campus Locked Down Briefly After Man Yells About GunA man yelling about a gun prompted a brief shutdown at the Dakota County Government Services Center Thursday morning, according to county officials.
Sheriff: Weather, Drugs Factored Into Missing Man's DeathThe Dakota County Sheriff's office has released the cause of death of a missing man who was found dead in a Mendota Heights marsh.