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Inmate escapes from Minneapolis courtroom after attempted murder conviction

A man convicted of attempted murder fled from the courtroom where his trial was held and escaped into the streets of downtown Minneapolis Thursday.

The sheriff’s office announced that 25-year-old Michael David Henderson escaped  from the Hennepin County Government Center. 203 more words


Man pleads guilty to drugging and molesting girl at daughter’s sleepover

A south Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to three counts of criminal sexual conduct related to drugging and molesting a 10-year-old girl at his daughter’s sleepover party. 209 more words


Hennepin, Ramsey Added To Disaster Declaration

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hennepin and Ramsey counties have now been added to a presidential disaster declaration for damage from flooding and severe storms this summer. 125 more words


Mpls. Couple Charged With Murder In Infant Daughter’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Thirty-nine-year-old Cardie Jackson and 40-year-old Shonwta Jackson were charged with second-degree murder Tuesday in Hennepin County Court in the death of their 6-week-old daughter. 265 more words


Off-Duty Officers May Bring Guns To Vikings Games

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has struck down — for now — an NFL policy preventing off-duty Minnesota police officers from carrying guns at Vikings games. 126 more words


Charges Say Driver In Fatal Crash Extremely Drunk

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 24-year-old man accused of slamming into another vehicle and killing the other driver had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit for driving, Hennepin County prosecutors said Tuesday. 260 more words


Minneapolis: Repeat drunken driver fatally hits pedestrian, flees | startribune.com

An intoxicated driver with a history of driving drunk fatally struck a man at a Brooklyn Park intersection and then was tracked down more than a mile away that night by police, according to charges. 306 more words