Hennepin County Newswire

Hennepin County Newswire

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  1. Two charged in armed carjacking in north MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    ... officers responded to an auto theft in progress in the area of 21st and Bryant Avenue N., according to the Hennepin County attorney's office. According to the complaint, the victim was parked on Knox Avenue N. near 12th Avenue N. in Minneapolis when ...

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  2. Mother of missing Lakeville sisters delinquent in paying child supportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... to appear in open court to contest the suspension. Yesterday, Grazzini-Rucki failed to attend a hearing in Hennepin County involving the dissolution of a family partnership and over $562,000 of money from her portion of the partnership was allocated ...

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  3. 2 Teenage Minneapolis Carjacking Suspects ChargedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The Hennepin County Attorney's office charged two young men Friday with robbery and possession of a gun after a carjacking Thursday in Minneapolis ...

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  4. ACLU Concerned about Plane Circling Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSTP

    ... the Twin Cites was part of an investigation. The plane is not tied to local investigations in Bloomington or Hennepin County, according to the departments. The FBI did confirm to multiple media outlets that a plane was used by a local law ...

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  5. Minneapolis police and partners launch SafeZone initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Downtown Minneapolis residents and visitors should expect to see more police in the summer months as authorities launch their annual SafeZone initiative. The Minneapolis Police Department in partnership with the Downtown Improvement District, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, and Metro Transit Police announced the safety collaboration earlier this week.

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  6. Black people almost 9 times more likely to be arrested than white people in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... especially for poor people of color. A low-level arrest, according to District Court Judge Kevin Burke of Hennepin County, which contains Minneapolis, "can end up taking somebody who just got a job at Taco Bell and have him fired because they missed ... 2 comments

  7. Stephen Hemsley, UnitedHealth CEO, Is Living Like a Rock Star on Your PremiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | City Pages

    ... insurer. While he might look like your central casting white-collared fellow, he's living like a rock star. Hennepin County assesses the value of Hemsley's nearly 8,000-square-foot waterfront Wayzata residence at more than $6 million. The ...

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  8. Minneapolis town hall looks at heroin's legacy of misery in Indian communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... Cross said it took his twin brother, James crying to get him into treatment. Around 100 people attended a Hennepin County Sheriff's Office town hall meeting Thursday night at the Church of Gichitwaa Kateri in Minneapolis to discuss the devastating ...

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  9. Heroin traffickers created 'epidemic' on Minnesota reservationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... twin brother Gerald Cross held up a poster for a new organization Native Americans Against Heroin. Gallery: Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek moderated a panel of law enforcement and community members as they began discussing the problem of heroin ... 5 comments

  10. Black People in Minneapolis Are 9 Times More Likely to Be Arrested for Minor OffensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Truthdig

    ... especially for poor people of color. A low-level arrest, according to District Court Judge Kevin Burke of Hennepin County, which contains Minneapolis, "can end up taking somebody who just got a job at Taco Bell and have him fired because they missed ...

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  11. Minneapolis police find woman who may have been abductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... spotted the van about 7:15 p.m. The man was arrested to be questioned and is expected to be booked into the Hennepin County jail, according to police.

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  12. Readers Write (May 29): Driver's license enforcement, PedalPubs,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    Is it just me, or is the talk of backing off driver's license enforcement in Minneapolis eerily similar to California Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal for amnesty for low-income traffic offenders in that state? That certainly constitutes a two-tiered system of justice, not so different from Finland, which bases traffic fines on the income shown on your last tax return. Years ago, I tried to help someone facing a traffic charge in a suburban Hennepin County court.

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  13. Sexual assault survivor starts support group in MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... Minneapolis. The next meeting is June 8. Dixon found support among family, friends and a victims advocate in Hennepin County, where the case was prosecuted, but said she felt the absence of a network that could identify with her experience. She ...

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  14. Driver, 27, killed in broadside crash in south MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... secured, he probably would have lived," Elder said of the dead man, whose name has not been released. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office will release his identity, along with the nature and cause of death. The other driver was taken to ...

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  15. Election 2014: 4th District (Hennepin County) Court, Judge 43Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Naomi

    One of the oddities this year in Hennepin County is that there are, in fact, three actual open seats in the judicial races. I did a cursory look at all three races and it looks like there's one that's a battle between two liberals; one that's a person with a bunch of supporters vs. a person with no supporters; and one that's clearly a liberal vs. a conservative.

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  16. Ex-Minneapolis cop who lured girls online resentenced in Anoka County District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... two girls with whom he had sex, a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old. He had previously been sentenced in Hennepin County to a year in the workhouse after pleading guilty last summer to sending nude photos of himself to two teenage girls. He was arrested ...

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  17. RubA n Rosario: Heroin a grim reaper of the American Indian communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    ... and children alike." Aida Strom knows this too well. Strom serves as the American Indian patient advocate at Hennepin County Medical Center. In recent months, she has fielded a flood of calls from neonatal physicians and gynecologists about an ...

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  18. May is Older Americans Month, Reimagine AgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Insight News

    ... indoor and outdoor chore services to residents ages 60 and older in many of the suburban communities of Hennepin County. Similar programs exist across the state. And by visiting seniorcommunity.org, you can order chore services for a loved one. As ...

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  19. Funding options explored for stadium pedestrian bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Finance and Commerce

    ... bridge, I would vote noI don't see that happening," said Katie Rodriguez, who represents northwest Hennepin County. "If we vote no and we don't build that bridge and there's an accident there, then that's on me. And I can't go there." Blue Line LRT ...

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  20. Carver Co: Caller Who Made Bomb Threat Referenced Islamic State, BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSTP

    ... law enforcement searched the building. The Carver County Sheriff's Office, Bloomington Police Department, Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Police Department were involved in the search, along with bomb-detection ...

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