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August 22, 2017
The car was a total loss after it burned near the Washington County Service Center. Photo courtesy of Cottage Grove Public Safety
Police: Impaired driver crashes car, escapes fire in Cottage Grove
August 22, 2017 - 2:23pm
Ernest Dohbila
Woodbury man gets two-year sentence in minor sex sting
August 22, 2017 - 8:45am
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
A frame from dash cam video shows the moment after a vehicle struck a Woodbury Police squad car Aug. 11 on Interstate 94. play button
WATCH: Woodbury squad cars hit during Aug. 11 traffic stop
August 21, 2017 - 4:16pm
Cottage Grove man charged with seven counts of child pornography
August 21, 2017 - 10:01am
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
Submitted by Diane Johnson.
Cottage Grove police arrest woman following high-speed chase, crash
July 31, 2017 - 2:37pm
July 28, 2017
Woodbury man sentenced for domestic assault; burglary, sexual assault charges dismissed
July 28, 2017 - 12:12pm
July 26, 2017
Woodbury's Walmart Supercenter store. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Analysis: Police called disproportionately to Walmart stores
July 26, 2017 - 3:30pm