A 31-year-old Burnsville man was sentenced to 60 months in prison in Dakota County Court Friday for a September incident where he took two people hostage inside a gas station.
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.
A grand jury declined to issue an indictment Thursday in connection to the officer-involved shooting that killed an unarmed teenager last August as he tried to flee a gunman who was holding several others hostage in a hotel room.
Missed in all the controversy over Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark is Romney’s callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.
After months of exhaustive investigations, police in northeastern Wisconsin said Friday they still don’t know why an apparently popular teenager held his high school class hostage for six hours before fatally shooting himself as a SWAT team swarmed the classroom.
Andover Police are trying to figure out why a man broke into a home and held some people hostage Tuesday night.