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This summer marks more fatalities on Highway 169 than previous years

Northbound lanes on the four-lane highway were closed during the first phase, leaving drivers to maneuver in two-way traffic framed by orange cones. Recently, the northbound lanes were reopened, leaving the southbound lanes closed.

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:00:00

Woman Killed in Knife Fight in Shakopee Sunday

Shakopee officers were called to the scene of the fight around 4 p.m. on Sunday but arrived after the single victim, a 27-year-old woman who has yet to be officially identified, was killed. The suspect, a 35-year old unidentified male, was immediately apprehended and treated at the scene for self-in

BELLEPLAINEHERALD.COM - 2018-08-15 14:21:00

Senior care worker charged with sexual assault of resident

According to the criminal complaint, Burnsville police responded to a report of inappropriate conduct at the care facility at about 7 p.m. on March 10. The reporting party told police that she responded to a resident's call light and when she got to the room, she found a dresser blocking the door. W

KARE - 2018-08-15 20:52:51

Sunny Side Up: Wampach's in Shakopee

SHAKOPEE, Minn. - "A charming small town diner" is how Wampach's Restaurant is described on its website, and that couldn't be more true. The restaurant has a loyal following and rich history, which helped it win our Sunny Side Up vote.

KARE - 2018-08-15 13:54:26

Update: Farmington City Council will vote to terminate Farmington...

The decision was not a firing or a resignation, according to Farmington Council Member Robyn Craig.“It was not a good fit and we needed a different not style of leadership to move Farmington forward in the direction we are headed,” said Craig.A majority of the city council supports this decision.“We

FARMINGTON INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-15 19:01:09

Police: Wrong-way driver might not have been going wrong way

The driver going the wrong way on westbound Highway 7, at first, was thought to be Abraham Berge, 37, of Edina, according to the Minnetonka Police Department. The police report says he was driving a Jeep Cherokee, which collided head-on with a 2001 Volvo S60 driven by Michael Barlow, 68, of Excelsio

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-15 15:04:00

Vikings hold joint practice with Jacksonville Jaguars

EAGAN, Minn. (KMSP)- It was another busy day in Eagan as the Minnesota Vikings hosted the Jacksonville Jaguars for joint practices. But unlike at other joint practices across the country that have ended in fights, the atmosphere was quite different at the TCO Performance Center.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-16 02:11:00

Christy Lewis back in school board race after withdrawal

Christy Lewis has re-entered the Shakopee School Board race after announcing her withdrawal Wednesday morning."After many conversations today with past and current board members I am committed to running for the school board," Lewis said in an email to the Valley News.She did not specify her reason

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-16 15:45:00

Update: Carver teen found

Authorities have located and determined 13-year-old Jenup Chop is safe, according to a Bureau of Criminal Apprehension press release.The Carver County Sheriff’s Office asked the public for assistance in locating the Carver teen yesterday.“Thank you for all who helped look for him,” the release state


Woman dead, suspect arrested in Shakopee domestic violence incident, police say

Shakopee police officers were called to a fight call involving a knife in the 1200 block of Taylor Street just after 4 p.m. While en route, officers were told that a man had a knife and had killed someone, police said in a statement Monday.


Father charged in death of 13-day-old son

When questioned by officers the child's father, 32-year-old Michael Herkal, told them his two-and-a-half-year-old son had pulled the baby off the couch and onto the floor twice. After the second fall, he claimed to notice Anthony was gurgling and changing color. After finally reaching the child's mo

KARE - 2018-08-14 18:44:23

Father of Chanhassen teen killed by police requests city investigation of shooting

One month to the day after his teenage son’s death at the hands of police, Don Amorosi stood before the Chanhassen City Council to demand change.“Our kids cannot be killed by those who are here to protect and serve,” he said during Monday night’s meeting. “We cannot second-guess, as parents, whether

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 17:41:00

Chaska lawyer arrested after allegedly soliciting sex from a 12-year-old

On July 30, an undercover Homeland Security agent posted an advertisement on a social media site known to attract people looking for illicit photographs and sexual services, according to the criminal complaint.

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-14 16:27:00

Hennen will face Arras in general election for Scott County Sheriff

Who will be Scott County’s next sheriff? On Tuesday, Nov. 6, residents will have to choose between incumbent Luke Hennen and Jason Arras.At 9:57 p.m., and with all 47 precincts reporting, Hennen and Arras were numbers one and two in the polls, respectively. Hennen received 7,566 votes (43.18 percent

BELLEPLAINEHERALD.COM - 2018-08-15 03:08:00

Infant suffers life-threatening injuries, father charged

CRIMEInfant suffers life-threatening injuries, father chargedMichael Herkal stands charged with first degree assault and malicious punishment of a child, but those charges will likely be amended to murder if the child does not survive.

KARE - 2018-08-14 18:44:23

One injured in crash on Highway 169 and 13

According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, Callie M. Theyson, 19, Burnsville was driving on the ramp from North Highway 169 toward Highway 13 at 6:33 p.m. when she rear-ended a Toyota Camry driven by Raifal A. Ibrahim, 33, of Marshall, causing non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to St. Fr


Missing Minnesota Boy Could Be In Southern Minnesota

A boy missing from Carver County has ties to the Austin and possibly the Owatonna area.The Carver County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating 13-year-old Jenup Stephen Chop. Jenup Chop left his residence in Carver, Minnesota around 3:00 am Monday in an Uber and was believed t


Woman dead, man in custody after Shakopee homicide

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (KMSP)- Police in Shakopee, Minnesota are investigating after a man allegedly killed a woman before attempting to kill himself Sunday afternoon.


Missing 13-year-old took Uber to meet non-custodial father at Interstate 35

CARVER, Minn. (KMSP)- The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has issued a statewide alert for a missing 13-year-old boy. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office believes Jenup Stephen Chop left his home in Carver, Minn. at 3 a.m. Monday in an Uber.


Woman killed in Shakopee Sunday; suspect in critical condition

At about 4:02 p.m., Shakopee police officers were dispatched to a fight call involving a knife in the 1200 block of Taylor Street, and while on the way to the scene, they were told a male had a knife and had killed someone.