Charges: Hastings River Boater Drove Drunk With Children AboardA Hastings man has been charged with driving drunk in a boat that was carrying several children who were not wearing life jackets, according to the Dakota County Sheriff's office.
State Patrol: 77-Year-Old Woman Killed In CrashAuthorities say a 77-year-old woman is dead after a crash southeast of the Twin Cities metro Saturday afternoon.
Dakota County Seeks Public's Help Locating Missing ManThe Dakota County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help locating a missing man. Bruce Peterson was last seen near the Dakota County Fairgrounds around 10 p.m. July 2.
Sheriff: Woman, 87, Dies After Vehicle Hit By Gravel TruckAn 87-year-old Vadnais Heights woman was killed after her vehicle was struck by a gravel truck Thursday afternoon.
Sheriff: Helicopter Spraying Insecticide Crashes, Pilot Able To Walk AwayA helicopter pilot is in the hospital after crashing while spraying insecticide in Dakota County Thursday morning.
Sheriff: Dogs Dies In Dakota County Bar FireThe Dakota County Sheriff's office says two dogs lost their lives in a fire at a Hampton bar and apartment.
Charges: Drunk Motorcyclist Flees Authorities In South MetroA 33-year-old Farmington man is accused of leading authorities on a high-speed chase last Saturday and was driving while impaired.
Law Enforcement Cracking Down During Distracted Driving Awareness Month April marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and multiple law enforcement agencies hit the streets Wednesday in an effort designed to combat the problem.