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September 27, 2017
As Minnesota and Wisconsin grapple with solutions to further curb impaired driving, repeat drunken drivers continue to find their way onto the road. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia.
At a crossroads: Repeat impaired drivers continue to slip through the system
September 27, 2017 - 8:45am
September 6, 2017
Nicholas Orion Carlson, 35. Photo courtesy Dakota County Sheriff's Office
Man charged with attempted murder in Farmington shooting
September 6, 2017 - 3:21pm
September 4, 2017
Dakota County authorities use a drone during an investigation of a shooting Sunday in Farmington. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Police: Woman shot, suspect arrested after standoff in Farmington
September 4, 2017 - 11:52am
August 25, 2017
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Police seeking two men following string of hotel robberies
August 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Authorities say a St. Paul man climbed to the top of this St. Croix County cellphone tower and received an electrical shock after his parachute was snagged on a nearby power line. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Charges: Leap from Hudson-area cell tower leaves trespassing skydiver shocked
August 25, 2017 - 11:56am
August 24, 2017
Harper sentenced for felony theft; 240 hours community service, $7,500 restitution
August 24, 2017 - 4:39pm
August 21, 2017
Mark O'Boyle, head of the wine department at Top Ten Liquor, said he hopes the prospect of jail time and a $1,000 fine stears minors away from purchasing fake ID cards after the store confiscated four within one week. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
String of fake ID's prompts warning from Woodbury liquor store
August 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 18, 2017
Pierce County Sheriff's Office investigators, along with Prescott police, were investigating a stabbing incident at 635 Pine St. in Prescott. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Update: Prescott man charged with attempted homicide in stabbing case
August 18, 2017 - 5:17pm
August 16, 2017
Minn. men accused in Prescott robbery case
August 16, 2017 - 8:36am
August 15, 2017
Police: Man dresses as woman to attempt to evade police after Cabela's gun theft
August 15, 2017 - 12:01pm
Charges: DNA match helps crack North Hudson copper theft
August 15, 2017 - 11:34am
August 10, 2017
For some shoplifters apprehended in Walmart stores, there is a restorative justice program allowing them the opportunity to resolve their offenses without entering the criminal justice system. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
'Justice' in store: Lawmaker pushes back against Walmart program
August 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 3, 2017
Cottage Grove police officer Jordan Ziebarth talks with a motorist he stopped after witnessing a littering incident at Walmart. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Organized offensive: Law enforcement, retailers combat retail crime
August 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 1, 2017
Lucifer Vincent Nguyen / Dakota County Jail
Authorities arrest homicide suspect; Nguyen captured late July 31 in Blaine
August 1, 2017 - 11:32am
July 31, 2017
Brother of man acquitted in 1992 Minnesota child abduction-murder case sentenced for sex abuse of minor
July 31, 2017 - 2:40pm
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