Charges: St. Paul Man Worked As 'Pimp' For 17-Year-OldA 40-year-old St. Paul man is accused of prostituting a 17-year-old girl in Washington County. On Monday, the Washington County Attorney's Office announced that Damon DiMartino was charged with promoting prostitution of a minor.
Washington County Announces Sex Trafficking UnitWhat used to be a crime centered mostly in bigger cities is now becoming more common in suburbs and other outlying areas. A growing number of children and teenagers are being lured into prostitution and offered for sale online.
Stillwater Man Gets 6 Years For Kidnapping, Raping 18-Year-Old A 26-year-old Stillwater man was sentenced Monday to more than 6 years in prison for kidnapping an 18-year-old woman and raping her.
Controversial Consultant Takes On Minnesota School ReferendumsNext Tuesday, a record number of Minnesota school districts will ask voters to pay more taxes to cover the cost of new buildings and better technology. Some 68 school districts will vote on building bond or capitol levy requests.
MDA: Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Wash. Co.Washington County has become the 11th Minnesota county to confirm the presence of the emerald ash borer. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that the invasive species was found in a survey trap at MnDOT's St. Croix Rest Area on Interstate 94.
Charges: Man, 43, Solicited Prostitution From Minor; Tarp Found Lining TrunkA Maple Grove man is facing charges for engaging in prostitution with a minor, according to Washington County officials.
70-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Washington County Swimming PoolOfficials in the Washington County Sheriff's Office say they received the call at around 5:35 p.m. When they arrived at the pool in the city of Grant along with Lakeview Ambulance and Stillwater Fire Department, they weren't able to revive her.
3 Killed In Motorcycle Crashes Over Weekend In MinnesotaAuthorities say three people have died in motorcycle crashes in Minnesota over Labor Day weekend.
Motorcyclist Dies After Driving In Closed Off Construction Zone The Minnesota State Patrol says a motorcyclist died after driving in a closed off construction zone in Washington County Sunday evening.
Patrol: Motorcyclist, 58, Dies In Washington Co. RolloverAuthorities say a 58-year-old man died Saturday after losing control of his motorcycle on a hill in Washington County.
Father Says School Brushed Off Worries About Janitor Charged With RapeThe father of a former Forest View student said he's upset the school didn't take his concerns about a school janitor more seriously.
Elementary Janitor Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old Adopted DaughterA janitor at an Washington County elementary school is accused of raping his preteen adopted daughter and possessing a large amount of child porn on his school-issued computer.