Dakota Co. Employee Troy Withers Sentenced For False Timecards, Going To Racetrack Instead Of WorkingA 46-year-old Oakdale man has been sentenced for falsely recording his hours worked and mileage reimbursement claims while working as a probation agent for the Dakota County Community Corrections.
Sexual Misconduct Charges Dropped Against Fmr. Burnsville Swimming Coach After Hung JuriesAuthorities had accused Alfred John O’Neill, 63, of having a sexual relationship with an underage swimmer in the 1980’s.
Dakota County Officials Open Up To Road Safety Concerns From CommunityDakota County Commissioner Joe Atkins held a town hall meeting Saturday. He wanted to talk about road safety and hear people's concerns and questions. Residents said they've told county leaders before they're worried about the issue, and say they feel elected county officials aren't don't enough to fix the problem.
'I Did Every One': Woodbury Man Bikes Every Road In Washington County Over 6 YearsWe all have goals in life. It took a Woobury man nearly six years and thousands of miles to finish one of his longtime goals.
'I Don't Like It At All': DNR Stops Water Transfer From Minnesota To Western StatesThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it sees "virtually no scenario" in which it would approve a permit for a company proposing to transfer water from Minnesota to the Southwest.
Illegal Alcohol Vaping Device Confiscated From Minnesota BarAuthorities say an illegal device used to vape alcohol was recently confiscated from a bar in suburban Dakota County, and the bar owner was fined for having it.
Sheriff: Drunk Driver Hit Mailbox, Drove With Smashed Windshield For 3 MilesOfficials in the southeast metro say a drunk driver arrested over the weekend had driven for at least 3 miles with a smashed-in windshield after hitting a mailbox.
Charges: Tazara Oliver Wore 'Joker' Mask While Attacking Car With HatchetA woman has been charged with damaging a car in Eagan wearing a mask of the "Batman" villain the Joker.
MDH: 100+ Minnesotans Suspected Of Suffering From Vaping-Related IllnessesThe Minnesota Department of Health reports more and more Minnesotans are getting sick due to vaping.
In DWI Case, Lawyer Is Not A Right If Police Have WarrantThe Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that a suspected impaired driver does not have a limited right to an attorney before submitting to a blood test if police have a search warrant.
Apple Valley Man Pleads Guilty In Girlfriend's DeathHis girlfriend, 41-year-old Elizabeth Victoria Perrault of Burnsville, died in November 2017. Her body was found in a holding pond south of the Minnesota River in April 2018.
Distracted Driver Ordered To Visit Grave Of Woman She KilledThe St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Judge Jerome Abrams handed down the unique sentence to 57-year-old Lori Hoefs on Friday.
Stuck Vehicle Struck By Train In Dakota CountyOfficials in Dakota County say a woman was fortunate to only suffer minor injuries after her vehicle was struck by a train Tuesday morning.
Police: Pilot Makes Emergency Landing In Cornfield Near Airlake AirportDakota County officials responded to reports of a a downed aircraft near Lakeville's Airlake Airport Thursday.
Woman On Cellphone Pleads Guilty In Fatal 2016 CrashA woman who was charged in connection with a fatal crash in 2016 pleaded guilty to careless and reckless driving Monday in a Dakota County courtroom.