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Man Gets 5 Years In Burnsville Hostage Case

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.

12/27/2013

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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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No Charges For Police Who Fatally Shot Teenage Hostage

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.

01/24/2013

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Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy Crisis

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.

09/20/2012

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Police Don’t Know Why Wis. Teen Held Class Hostage

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.

03/04/2011

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Police: Reason For Andover Hostage Incident Unknown

Andover Police are trying to figure out why a man broke into a home and held some people hostage Tuesday night.

01/26/2011