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Homeless families in Hennepin County up 268% from last year

The number of families dealing with homelessness in Hennepin County has more than tripled in just one year. Hennepin County recently released a report showing...

Charges: Hennepin County employees profited nearly $4M from stolen equipment, fraud

Two former Hennepin County information technology employees have been charged related to alleged theft and fraud schemes that spanned years and profited them nearly...

Hennepin County contractors forced to ‘affirm gender identity’

Contractors doing business with Hennepin County will be forced to affirm the “gender identity” of all Minnesotans or risk being canceled thanks to a...

12 charged with racketeering in downtown Minneapolis phone theft ring

Twelve people, most from St. Paul, have been charged in Hennepin County with racketeering in what authorities call a highly organized criminal enterprise that...

Plea deal: No prison time for former principal who tried to...

A former middle school principal who attempted to solicit sex with a minor will serve no prison time under a proposed plea deal. Mohamed Ali...

Employee who retired early ‘furious’ after Hennepin County scraps vax mandate

A Hennepin County sheriff’s detective who retired early because of the politicization of the COVID-19 vaccine is “furious” that the county has now dropped...

Progressive candidate finishes first in Hennepin County attorney primary 

An ultra-progressive ex-public defender who believes “we cannot incarcerate our way to true community safety” and wants to provide alternatives to “traditional prosecution” came...

Crime victim urges Hennepin County residents to vote for public safety...

In a matter of days last week, Minneapolis recorded multiple homicides, a 15-year-old was gunned down on a light rail platform, and shots were...

Sheriff candidate wants to raise pay for prison inmates

A Democratic candidate for Hennepin County sheriff said she thinks it's a "good idea" to give inmates more money for their labor in prison. Dawanna...

A radio and a flashlight: A paramedic’s defense in an increasingly...

On July 4, the Minneapolis Police Department had 80 officers on duty. Between 9 p.m. and 4 a.m. dispatch handled 1300 911 calls. It...