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.
Goodbye 'Running Man Challenge,' Hello #LipSyncChallenge!Apple Valley police have called it: the Running Man Challenge is played out. It's time for a fresh viral sensation, and the department threw down the "Glee"-like gauntlet Tuesday when they posted the first Lip Sync Challenge video to YouTube.
Charges: Woman Caught Driving 98 MPH While Drunk With Open BottlesA 28-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman is accused of drunk driving while having alcohol in her vehicle in the southeast metro back in early March.
Sheriff: Truck Sought In Dakota County Hit-And-Run With BicyclistAuthorities are looking for a truck involved in a hit-and-run crash with a bicyclist earlier this month in Dakota Count that left the victim in critical condition.
1 Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting In Burnsville One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Burnsville Thursday morning. According to the Burnsville Police Department, around 6:15 a.m. officers received a call of suspicious activity in the McDonald's parking lot, located on the corner of Highway 13 and Washburn Avenue.
Sheriff: Teens Involved In Fatal Lakeville Crash Were Playing Nerf WarsThe Lakeville High School teenagers who were involved in a rollover crash Friday were playing Nerf wars, the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
Sheriff: 2 Lakeville H.S. Students Killed, 2 Injured In Rollover CrashTwo Lakeville High School students are dead and two other students are injured after a rollover crash in Lakeville Friday afternoon -- exactly two years to the day that a fellow student was killed on a slippery road. Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie said the fatal accident happened at about 3 p.m. on 225th Street West, just west of Dodd Road.
Lawmakers Cited For Making Out Pay Fines But Dispute ReportThe two Minnesota lawmakers cited for allegedly "making out" in a car at a regional park said they paid their fines Friday and would not file a complaint with the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, but stood by their contention that the park ranger's account was wrong.