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Drunk Driver Who Killed Fulbright Scholar Sentenced

A Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Richfield woman. The Dakota County Attorney’s Office says 26-year-old Neftali Paolo Ramirez admitted to drinking before the fatal crash in Burnsville on March 8.

07/15/2015

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Police Hope Ring Will Help Identify Remains Found Near Albert Lea

Authorities hope pictures of a ring may help solve the mystery of a man’s identity. A 10-carat gold ring with a large red stone was found with human remains near Albert Lea on Monday. It was described as resembling a class ring.

04/09/2015

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Police Investigating Suspicious Death In Albert Lea

Investigators are trying to identify human remains found off the shoulder of Interstate 90 in southern Minnesota. A landowner in Freeborn County called 911 Monday to report the discovery. The remains were found near a fence along the south side of I-90 near Highway 13.

04/07/2015

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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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Patrol: 1 Dead After Driver Slams Into Stopped Car In Dakota Co.

The State Patrol says a driver died early Sunday morning in the south metro after their car was broadsided while stopped at a highway intersection.

03/08/2015

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TC Construction Projects At Highest Level Since 2007

If you’ve driven through the Twin Cities lately, you’ve probably noticed some major construction projects — and we’re not talking road construction. Some large-scale buildings are in the works. Twin Cities Premium Outlets near Highway 13 and Highway 77 in Eagan is one of the projects. It’s set to open in August, and has provided jobs to 400 construction workers.

07/23/2014

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Patrol: Chaska Man Dies After Head-On Crash On Highway 13

A 71-year-old Chaska man died Tuesday after suffering injuries in a head-on collision on Highway 13 in the south metro. The State Patrol says the crash happened just after 4: 30 p.m. in Burnsville.

06/10/2014

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Highway 13 In Mendota Closes In Both Directions

Motorists are being advised to seek alternate routes while Highway 13 in Mendota closes for emergency repairs Tuesday. The highway will be closed at 11 a.m. both ways between 2nd Street and Lexington Avenue. The closure is necessary so crews can repair a slope that was damaged during the recent rain.

06/10/2014

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Bear Vanishes After Numerous Sightings In The South Metro

The first reports of a north woods visitor came just prior to the Memorial Day weekend. On Friday morning, the phone line to Savage police began ringing as folks like Jessica Sepeda called in, saying they’d seen a bear.

05/28/2014

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Bear Stops Traffic In Savage

A young bear disrupted traffic Friday morning in Savage before disappearing into the woods, according to police. Authorities first received reports of the bear at about 5 a.m. when it attempted to cross Highway 13 near McColl Drive. Traffic stopped in both directions to allow the bear to pass.

05/23/2014

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Car Hits School Bus In Burnsville, Minor Injuries

Authorities said a driver suffered minor injuries after a car got into an accident with a school bus Wednesday morning in the south Twin Cities metro. The crash happened at about 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 13 and County Road 11 in Burnsville.

02/05/2014

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Man In Custody After Burnsville Gas Station Standoff

One man is behind bars after a standoff with police that forced a busy highway to close early Saturday evening. According to Burnsville Police, a man with a sawed-off shotgun entered the Holiday Gas Station on Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue in Burnsville at 6:15 p.m. The man fired once in to the ceiling, and took two employees hostage. Police arrived soon after, and were able to talk the man down to the point of surrender. The gunman made no demands during the standoff.

09/07/2013

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Traffic Alert: Hwy 13 Bridge Over 35W Staying Closed

The Highway 13 bridge over I-35W in Burnsville was supposed to be closed this weekend but it’ll now stay closed until crews can ensure its safe. That’ll put a kink in south metro traffic to begin the work week. The bridge was just having scheduled painting done, but crews noticed some damage and MnDOT decided to repair it.

08/18/2013

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Hwy 13 Ramp To I-35W In Burnsville Closed Due To Damage

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has closed the ramp from Highway 13 to northbound Interstate 35W after damage was discovered by crews who were painting the ramp bridge. MnDOT says the closure is a precautionary measure and will allow inspectors to assess damage and determine what repairs are needed.

08/17/2013

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Weekend Road Construction Could Cripple Metro Traffic

MnDOT’s urging drivers to plan ahead this weekend due to several road construction projects around the metro. Highway projects include work on Highway 10 between West Main Street/Greenhaven Road and Seventh Avenue.

08/16/2013

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Florida Woman, 68, Killed In Savage Crash

Authorities said a 68-year-old woman from Orlando, Fla, was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Savage on Monday that involved as many as five people. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at about 12:10 p.m. Monday on Highway 13 at Dakota Avenue.

05/22/2013

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Treacherous Commute For Some, Snow Day For Others

It wasn’t so much the amount of snow covering metro roadways Friday morning – but the timing of it. The storm that moved across Minnesota overnight spared the metro from the heaviest amounts.

02/22/2013

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Man Dies In Police Chase After Fleeing Scene Of Austin Homicide

A 46-year-old Oakdale man died Friday when his car flipped over during a high-speed police chase.

02/01/2013

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Brodkorb’s Wife Says His Condition ‘Improving’ After Crash

Michael Brodkorb’s wife says the former staff aid for the Minnesota Senate is improving after being critically injured in a car crash late Wednesday night.

01/25/2013

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Former Senate Staffer Critically Hurt In Mendota Heights Crash

A former staff aid for the Minnesota Senate appears to have been critically injured in a car crash late Wednesday night in the east Twin Cities metro.

01/24/2013

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Man Charged With Riding Motorcycle With Kids, 3 & 5

A Mendota Heights, Minn. man has been charged with a gross misdemeanor after officers say they spotted him driving a motorcycle with two small children aboard.

09/19/2012

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1 Child Killed, 3 Injured In Bayfield Co. Rollover

A 2-year-old girl has died following a rollover crash in Bayfield County that seriously injured three other children.

07/24/2012

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1 Dead After Car Hits Semi Head-On In Southern MN

One person was killed Wednesday after a car hit a semi-truck head-on in southern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

02/01/2012

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Police: Motorcyclist Dead After Colliding With Semi

A motorcyclist died Friday afternoon after colliding with a semi in Burnsville, Minn., police said.

09/09/2011

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High-Speed Chase Ends In Crash

Police are investigating a high-speed chase that ended in a crash in the southern Twin Cities metro area overnight.

12/19/2010

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