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.
Former Community Development Employee Charged With Stealing Housing FundsA former employee of the Dakota County Community Development Agency is charged with stealing more than $270,000 in housing funds.
2 Adults, 1 Juvenile Charged In Dakota County Armed Robbery SpreeA 17-year-old, a 21-year-old and a 27-year-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connection with a Wednesday armed robbery spree across Dakota County.
Man Found Dead Near Beach In BurnsvilleThe Burnsville Police Department said a 40-year-old man was found dead near the public beach at Crystal Lake Tuesday.
Fmr. Swimming Coach Accused Of Having Sexual Relationship With Minor In Late-80sA former swimming coach at the Burnsville Swim Club has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor in the late-1980s.
Man With 17 DWIs Charged In 4-Vehicle CrashAt least one person involved suffered substantial injuries including multiple bone fractures and internal bleeding.
Drowning Victim's Body Located In Dakota CountyOfficials in Dakota County say a search for a drowning victim is underway.
Dakota County Judge Confirmed As Minnesota U.S. AttorneyErica MacDonald was confirmed as the state's top federal prosecutor on Thursday.
Former Catholic Priest Gets 10 Years' Probation For Criminal Sexual ConductA former Catholic priest was sentenced Monday to 10 years’ probation for criminal sexual conduct.
Trial Begins For Lucifer Nguyen, Facing 4 Murder ChargesLucifer is his legal name -- he made the change more than 10 years ago.
Body Found Near Minn. River Identified As Burnsville Woman Missing For MonthsA passer-by first noticed the body Sunday at the edge of the river, near the intersection of Interstate 35W and Black Dog Road.