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  1. Plea agreement expected in Minn. death of former Gainesville womanRead the original story

    43 min ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... agreement with prosecutors calls for a 40-year prison sentence that's contingent on a guilty plea in Hennepin County involving the death of the second woman - 24-year-old Klaressa Cook, formerly of Gainesville. Her body was found in May 2013 in a ...

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  2. Sex offender meeting canceledSex offender meeting canceledA Level 3...Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | St. Cloud Times

    ... 3 sex offender who was planning to move to northern Stearns County has changed his mind and is moving to Hennepin County, causing the sheriff's department to cancel a community notification meeting that was scheduled for Monday. Cyrus Eby Kulp, 73, ...

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  3. Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering Woman, Hiding Body in Impounded CarRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSTP

    ... deal calling for a 40-year sentence. Palmer is also charged in the death of 24-year-old Klaressa Cook in Hennepin County. Her body was found in a car towed to a Minneapolis impound lot. The plea deal will only be offered if Palmer pleads guilty to ...

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  4. Southwest Light Rail Preliminary Plans ApprovedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    The Southwest Light Rail Transit Project is one step closer to reality. The Hennepin County Board approved the preliminary design plans yesterday.

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  5. Alberto Palmer pleads guilty to killing 2 young Twin Cities womenRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... in her car in a Columbia Heights impound lot eight days after it was towed there. Palmer also was charged in Hennepin County with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of Klaressa Cook, 24, a Georgia native whose body was found last May in ...

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  6. Wolves' Dante Cunningham plans to sue domestic violence accuserRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... show people it's wrong to abuse an already overworked legal system. "Dante is outraged that the taxpayers of Hennepin County had to pay for countless hours of attorney and police time because somebody made a false claim for their own personal ...

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  7. Level 3 Predatory Offender no longer moving to Stearns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stearns-Morrison Enterprise

    ... Sheriff's Office on Aug. 20, Kulp is no longer moving to Stearns County. He will be moving to a location in Hennepin County. The community meeting in Padua has been cancelled. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office has released information pursuant to ...

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  8. Wealthy welfare recipient admits to fraudRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... appropriate that Andrea Chisholm spend time behind bars for cheating the public of welfare dollars," said Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman . She was also ordered to pay restitution of $167,420.30, although Chisholm said she will fighting that ...

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  9. Minneapolis man charged with murder in shootingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... murder for the death of 53-year-old Kenneth Madison. He was ordered held on $1.5 million bond at the Hennepin County jail. Police found Madison with a gunshot wound when the responded to an apartment building Friday night. Witnesses tell police ... 1 comment

  10. Cunningham plans to sue assault accuserRead the original story

    Yesterday | NBA.com

    ... people it's wrong to abuse an already overworked legal system. ''Dante is outraged that the taxpayers of Hennepin County had to pay for countless hours of attorney and police time because somebody made a false claim for their own personal ...

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  11. Hells Angel and cop co-author bookRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... Ronald and Donald Chada. An exchange of gunfire left Wingerson dead in the street. Omodt is a retired Hennepin County, Minnesota, detective who spent years investigating Matter and building a criminal case against him. Eventually, the two became ...

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  12. Agent: Cunningham plans to sue accuserRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... show people it's wrong to abuse an already overworked legal system. "Dante is outraged that the taxpayers of Hennepin County had to pay for countless hours of attorney and police time because somebody made a false claim for their own personal ...

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  13. Agent: Dante Cunningham plans to sue accuserRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... show people it's wrong to abuse an already overworked legal system. "Dante is outraged that the taxpayers of Hennepin County had to pay for countless hours of attorney and police time because somebody made a false claim for their own personal ...

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  14. Southwest light rail edges closer to final approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... in preparation for a City Council vote later in August, the last local approval needed for the project. The Hennepin County Board approved the Minneapolis portion of the project hours before the city public hearing. The $1.6 billion plan would ...

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  15. Mpls. Man Charged With Murder In Fatal Weekend ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Los Angeles, the complaint states. Police found him on a Greyhound bus, arrested him and brought him to the Hennepin County Jail. He had bought a one-way bus ticket less than 20 hours after the shooting, the complaint states. Police found him with ...

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  16. Hennepin County knew since 1993 of abuse, neglect allegations vs. Minneapolis coupleRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Hennepin County allowed a Minneapolis couple to keep custody of two of their children, despite having previously removed nine children from their care following accusations of neglect and abuse dating back to 1993, court records show.

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  17. 'Lady' Chisholm Pleads Guilty To Welfare FraudRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... told the judge those applications were filled out by her husband. The Chisholms' plea agreement with the Hennepin County Attorney's Office will send her to prison for one year and one day. She will get credit for 142 days already served. If she has ...

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  18. The good and the bad in Mayor Hodges' first budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... is unsustainably expensive. To fix the problem, I encourage smart, dedicated public servants like the mayor, Hennepin County Board Member Marion Greene and newly appointed City Coordinator Spencer Cronk to combine procurement, IT and accounting ...

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  19. Deephaven woman who lived in mansion, owned yacht pleads guilty to welfare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... it, her presumptive sentence would have been probation. A felony charge of theft by swindle was dismissed. Hennepin County District Judge Lois Conroy also ordered Chisholm and her husband, Colin Chisholm, to pay $167,420 in restitution. During the ...

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  20. Minn. primary turnout topped 10 percent -- barelyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... side. This year's top race was a five-way race among Republicans for their nomination for governor. Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson won the nod. This was the first year that voters could submit absentee ballots without a valid excuse for ...

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