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  1. Silent March through Downtown an Eerie Reminder of Homeless DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | City Pages

    From the guy riding the trains all night to the kid curled up on a sofa in the library, the Twin Cities' homeless drifters are easy to spot but quickly forgotten. Thursday night, about 100 silent marchers cut a wide path from the Hennepin County Government Center to the Simpson United Methodist Church, hoisting a 10-foot tall effigy of a ghost-face homeless man to make people look a little closer at the people who have died in the streets this year.


  2. St. Paul swears in first Karen police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... from St. Paul's Como Park High School, where he ran track and cross country. He then graduated from Hennepin County Technical College after studying law enforcement. His interest in becoming a cop was always strong. He joined the St. Paul Police ...


  3. Opat won't run again for chairmanship of Hennepin County BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Hennepin County Board Chairman Mike Opat told colleagues Thursday he won't be a candidate for the chairmanship next month. Opat has been board chairman for nine years, including the past five consecutively.


  4. Authorities ID man killed at Minnesota rest stopRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office says 23-year-old Matthew Paul Maffei died Wednesday of a gunshot wound to the head. His death has been ruled a homicide.


  5. Caryn M. Sullivan: Medical mission -- adapt, persist, give a kid a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... as the point person with the in-country partner and the medical team leader. Sarpal, an anesthesiologist at Hennepin County Medical Center, has gone on 53 medical missions, most with Smile Network, and always as the medical coordinator. His role ...


  6. Champlin Man Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Ex-WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... to attempted premeditated first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife on Labor Day. According to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office, Siegfried told the court that he asked his ex-wife to come to his Champlin home to pick up their three ...


  7. Champlin Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder in Failed Murder-SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KSTP

    A Champlin man pleaded guilty to attempted premeditated first-degree murder Thursday for stabbing his former wife on Labor Day, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's office. Robert Siegfried, 37, told the court that he asked his former wife to come to his home and pick up their three children.


  8. Photo Gallery: City Of Richfield Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Heroes and Helpers is a collaboration of the Richfield Police Department, Hennepin County Sherriff's Office, the Joint Community Police Partnership, and the Richfield community.


  9. In chase that shut down I-694, teen killed by police ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... stop on Interstate 94 in Maple Grove about 1 a.m. Wednesday. There they found one man dead, according to the Hennepin County sheriff's office. With crucial help from a witness at the scene, officers spotted within minutes a red SUV that matched the ...


  10. Suspect in I-694 Officer-Involved Shooting ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KSTP

    ... Washington. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner says Mar died of blood loss due to multiple gunshot wounds. A Hennepin County Sheriff's deputy and a Brooklyn Center police officer say they fired at him following an early-morning homicide and police ...


  11. United owner says public money might be needed for MLS stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... another stadium debate involving public subsidies. But McGuire confirmed he had spoken to Mike Opat, the Hennepin County board chair who is supporting McGuire's soccer plans and said he prefers a soccer-only stadium near Target Field. Opat was ...


  12. Mall of America to protesters: Keep it outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Christina Nicholson, of Minneapolis, held her sign up high as she listened to speakers in front of the Hennepin County Government Center at a part of a protest Saturday. Community organizers say they have been told by Mall of America management and Bloomington police not to hold a protest inside the mall on Saturday.


  13. St. Paul police academy graduating class a diverse groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... in the state, Vang said. Htoo, who became a U.S. citizen this year, graduated from Como Park High School and Hennepin County Technical College. He worked for the St. Paul police department for just over two years as a community-liaison officer. St. ...


  14. Former Voyager Bank CEO under federal indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... to court documents. He sued Voyager in August 2011 after he was unable repay his loans to the bank. A Hennepin County judge referred the Owens case to a panel of the American Arbitration Association in 2012, at the request of defendant Voyager Bank ...


  15. Slaying at Maple Grove rest stop leads to chase, officers killing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Star Tribune

    ... more than eight hours and tangled the morning commute for thousands. Events unfolded just after 1 a.m. when Hennepin County dispatch received a call about a shooting at the Elm Creek Rest Area on I-94 in Maple Grove. When police from the northwest ...


  16. Man to Serve 10 years for Shooting into Vehicles at South Mpls. McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KSTP

    A Minneapolis man will serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting at a car and striking another that was traveling on Lake Street, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said. Clarence Dickens, 23, whose trial was scheduled to start Wednesday, admitted firing a handgun seven times at a sport utility vehicle and trying to kill the passenger, according to the Hennepin County Attorneys Office.


  17. Homicide suspect driving SUV with Oregon plates fatally shot by Minnesota cops after chase, crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Oregonian

    A man driving an SUV with Oregon plates and wanted in connection with a rest stop killing was fatally shot Wednesday after a police chase on Interstate 94. About 1 a.m., Maple Grove police arrived at the Elm Creek rest stop on Interstate 94 in Maple Grove, a suburb of Minneapolis, and found a man who had been fatally shot. Officers soon spotted a red SUV matching the description of the suspect's vehicle near where Interstates 94, 694 and 494 split, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.


  18. Murder suspect killed in officer-involved shooting on I-694Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    ... to stop the car, and a pursuit began. Following the crash the suspect left his vehicle revealing a weapon. A Hennepin County Sheriff's Deputy and Brooklyn Center police officer fired at the suspect, killing him. The Maple Grove Police Department is ...


  19. Maple Grove homicide suspect shot by police after car chase on I-694Read the original story

    Wednesday | Roseville Review

    The suspect in a Maple Grove homicide was shot and killed by police following an early-morning car chase on Interstate 694 that ended when the suspect crashed into a wire barrier near Rice Street and exited his vehicle with a weapon on Wednesday, Dec. 17, police said. Maple Grove Police responded to a 1 a.m. call on Wednesday of a reported killing at a rest stop on Interstate 94 near Weaver Lake Road and found a man dead of an apparent homicide, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.


  20. Sheriff: Few Answers Yet in Freeway ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KAAL-TV Austin

    Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says investigators have more questions than answers in the case of a rest stop homicide that sparked a chase that ended with officers killing an armed suspect. Stanek says the investigation is complex because of the number of law enforcement agencies involved, in addition to the complexity of the crimes.