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September 15
Law enforcement gathered Monday night in the Southdale parking lot across W. 66th St. from the M Health Fairview Hospital campus.

Reward offered for capture of man who shot doctor during attempted robbery outside Edina hospital

The 45-year-old doctor, who lives in Eagan, survived his ordeal and has been released from the hospital "in good condition."
South Metro
September 15
Investigators appeared to be viewing underwater cameras Monday at the site of the airplane crash.

Searchers recover 2 bodies from Grey Cloud Island near where plane crashed

The plane has yet to be retrieved from the quarry, and one person remains to be recovered.
South Metro
September 14
The Southwest light rail line is considered an extension of the Green Line, which links Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Southwest LRT wins final approval for nearly $1 billion grant

Met Council says federal support shows strength of light-rail projects.
South Metro
September 14
Washington County Water Recovery personnel searched with sonar on Monday, Sept. 14, for an airplane that went down in a quart near Grey Cloud Island b

Wreckage of plane with 3 aboard located in southeast metro

No other details about the crash or those aboard were immediately available. The plane took off from South St. Paul Municipal Airport on Sunday.
South Metro
September 11

25-year sentence for accomplice in West St. Paul shooting death

A friend found the victim dead on the couch, with his 2-year-old sitting next to him, according to prosecutors.
South Metro
September 10
Gavin Meany

7½-year sentence for Twin Cities psychiatrist who repeatedly sexually assaulted patient

Gavin P. Meany will serve the first five years in prison and the balance on supervised release.
South Metro
September 9

Felon charged with fatally shooting woman as children watched in West St. Paul

Steven D. Buford was on supervised release after being sent to prison in 2016 for robbery and a weapons violation.
South Metro
September 9
A northbound Red Line bus at the stop at 140th Street in Apple Valley.

Study recommends improving Dakota County public transit

County's big employers say better transportation access is a priority.
South Metro
September 8
Minneopa State Park in Mankato is one of three sites in the state that’s home to some of the 150 bison carefully cultivated by the Minnesota Zoo and

Are bison the key to bringing back Minnesota prairies?

Dakota County to explore how herd affects land at park reserve
South Metro
September 5

Man who allegedly shot at Burnsville police charged with attempted murder

Police responding to a 911 call said shots were fired from inside a house.
South Metro
September 5

Woman shot and killed, man arrested in West St. Paul

Police heard a gunshot as they responded to a domestic disturbance call.
South Metro
September 5

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 6

AFTON JULY 24 Animal complaint. Authorities removed a snake from the rafters of a garage in the 5000 block of St. Croix Trail. CORCORAN…
South Metro
September 3
Michelle Cahill

Hastings man charged with murder in woman's overdose death

Jason Slattum is accused of supplying the tainted heroin that killed Michelle Cahill.
South Metro
September 1

Teen shot in Burnsville has died

A teenager who was shot in Burnsville has died, authorities said Sunday. Eduardo Avila Santiago, 17, of Minneapolis, was shot Aug. 22 while in the…
South Metro
August 28

Authorities ID e-bike rider in Northfield who suffered fatal head injuries

Police have yet to disclose the circumstances surrounding the crash.
South Metro
August 26
The fire bombing at the Dakota County Service Center in Apple Valley occurred May 29, four days after George Floyd's death.

Savage, Minn., man pleads guilty to firebombing Dakota County building

The fire bombing occurred May 29, four days after George Floyd died while being restrained by police in south Minneapolis
South Metro
August 26

Mandy Marek, Spanish teacher who carved new paths for Hispanic students, dies at 37

She taught at Shakopee West Middle School until cancer abruptly ended her career and her life.
South Metro
August 23

Man fatally run over in St. Peter is identified

The driver told police he did not see the pedestrian.
South Metro
August 22

Teen found injured outside residence after Burnsville shooting

The victim was taken to HCMS in Minneapolis, and his condition was unknown.
South Metro
August 22

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Aug. 23

ANDOVER JULY 31 Theft. Cards were stolen during a funeral at a church in the 16100 block of Crosstown Boulevard NW. AUG. 6