James Backstrom, Longtime Dakota County Attorney, Announces RetirementDakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that he will retire at the end of February, two years before the end of his term.
Charges Detail Disturbing Child Neglect Allegations In Apple ValleyBoth Mary Alice Brooks-Neal, 53, and Dwight Timothy Neal, 55, are charged with two counts of child neglect.
Eagan Teacher Charged With Stalking 12-Year-Old Student Via SnapchatAn Eagan teacher is facing criminal charges for stalking a middle school student via social media, the Dakota County Attorney's office said Thursday.
Man Pleads Guilty In West St. Paul Murder Case; Will Face DeportationOfficials say Marc Amouri Bakambia, 29, plead guilty to second degree murder in the Aug. 9, 2014 death of Dorothy Ann Redd, 24, of West St. Paul.
Good Question: How Do Hate Crime Laws Work?On Monday, the Red Wing City Council made a strong statement in support of the police. It passed a resolution saying it supports national efforts to make attacks on police officers hate crimes. So, how do hate crime laws work? Good Question.
2 Charged In Elaborate Credit Card Cloning OperationInvestigators say cloning credit cards is one of the most lucrative crimes in America right now. And on Wednesday two people connected to an elaborate cloning operation in Minnesota are behind bars.
Eagan Woman Charged With Death Of GrandsonA 49-year-old Eagan woman faces a manslaughter charge after her infant grandson died while in her care in 2012. Johanna Mercedes Limpert Beeler was charged Friday with second-degree manslaughter for the death of her two-month-old grandson, Brayden Michael Beeler, on July 7, 2012.
Day Care Provider Charged With Manslaughter After Infant DiesA 45-year-old home day care provider has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a 3-month-old boy who was in her care, according to the Dakota County Attorney's office.
Apple Valley Man Faces 1st-Degree Murder In Pregnant Wife's DeathA 36-year-old Apple Valley man has been indicted for allegedly killing his pregnant wife.