It was a sad time for fans of onion rings, cheeseburgers and hot rods when Porky’s closed in 2011.
A 41-year-old West St. Paul man accused of shooting at two police officers after a fight at his home in March of 2012 was acquitted of murder charges, but was found guilty on felony assault charges, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced Wednesday.
A 48-year-old Vadnais Heights man has been charged with allegedly shooting at a fellow duck hunter in in the area of Spring Lake near Hastings, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
Authorities said a 26-year-old man who was critically hurt in an ATV crash on the Fourth of July died Monday at Regions Hospital. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash at about 5:07 p.m. Thursday near the area of 180th Street and Goodwin Avenue.
A 26-year-old man was critically injured after crashing his all-terrain vehicle in Dakota County Thursday afternoon. Isaac James Lucking was traveling east on 180 Street near Goodwin Avenue when he lost control of the ATV.
A South St. Paul Police sergeant was charged Friday with two counts of fourth-degree driving while impaired, one count of criminal damage to property and one count of fleeing a peace officer after a run in with Rosemount Police earlier this week. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s office, 26-year-old Cory Michael Slifko fled from a Rosemount Police officer who was attempting to pull him over around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
In the summer months, small towns in Minnesota are brightened by the sights and sounds of townball. Amateur baseball has been a tradition in this state for almost a century, and for some towns the ballparks themselves are as much an attraction as the game.
Authorities said a 32-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman was killed Thursday in a two-crash in Dakota County. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim Friday as Angela Nicole Wear.
A Hampton Township man was charged Friday with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a car crash last November. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 27-year-old Keri James Gesme was driving his pickup truck on Hwy 50 at speeds between 83 and 106 miles per hour on Nov. 8, 2012.
A 35-year-old Burnsville was charged Friday in connection with possessing 12 pounds of methamphetamine, worth a street value of more than $400,000.
Prosecutors and sheriffs in Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties are holding a forum about ways to prevent online bullying.
Authorities say they believe an arrest last week has resulted in the largest-ever heroin bust in Dakota County.
A Minneapolis man has been found guilty on drug charges in Dakota County despite the fact that the substances connected with his crimes were initially tested by the troubled St. Paul Police Crime Lab.
Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom will speak at a rally to promote the state’s drug court system.
Friends and former co-workers hit the hardwood Saturday to support a police officer who died in the line of duty.