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Trio of Closures on I-35 Cause Detours, Backups in Burnsville

Drivers in the south metro can expect backups and bottlenecks this weekend.

A major construction project has shut down part of the state's main north-south interstate in Burnsville.

And more closures are just hours away.

Cinco de Mayo Festivities in the Metro

Grab your sombrero this weekend and head to a Cinco de Mayo party.

Several restaurants in the Twin Cities are hosting buffets and special events for the holiday. Cities also are planning parades, runs and walks, and more. Below is a list of events. If you know of a Cinco de Mayo party, email KSTP at web@kstp.com.

Authorities Seize $400K Worth of Meth in Burnsville Home

A Burnsville man is accused of having $400,000 worth of methamphetamine in his home.

Albert Morris Johnson, 35, was charged Friday with two counts of first-degree controlled substance crimes, and two gun possession charges, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office. The charges came after police searched his home Wednesday.

NJ Man Killed in Northfield Crash

Authorities have identified a 31-year man who was killed Tuesday in a crash in Northfield, Minn.

Atahan Atay, of West Windsor, NJ, died on the 9200 block of 280th Street West during a crash, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. Atay died of multiple blunt force injuries.

Teller Accused of Stealing $95,000 from Lakeville Bank

A 31-year-old Farmington woman has been charged in the loss of $95,000 from a bank in Lakeville, where she worked as a senior teller.

Leah Marie Bremner was charged Friday with felony theft by swindle, according to a criminal complaint. The thefts allegedly occurred between May and October 2010.

Burnsville Police Search for Man Cashing Stolen Checks

Burnsville police are searching for a man suspected of stealing nearly $3,000 in checks from an estimated 15 different cities in the south metro and southern Minnesota.

Police released images of the suspect Friday from surveillance video taken at numerous businesses where he allegedly cashed the checks, according to police.

Video: Northern Elite All Star Cheerleading In Eagan

The sport is called All Star Cheerleading and the Northern Elite team from Eagan has won back to back national championships.  They are in Orlando this weekend competing in their biggest competition of the year.

We have interviews and highlights.  To watch it click on the video box