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Officials: Hennepin Co. Sheriff's Son Charged With Criminal Damage

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The adult son of a Hennepin County sheriff is facing charges of criminal damage to property in a Hennepin Co. park.

Ryan James Stanek, 21, has been charged with three counts of criminal damage to property in the third degree. 239 more words

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Hennepin Co. Officials Call For Better Supervision After 3 Near-Drownings

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is asking people to be careful after three water emergencies over the weekend.

He said there is a common theme here. 203 more words

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1 Injured In 2-Car Crash Near Rogers, Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – One man was injured in a two-car crash near Rogers, Minn. Sunday afternoon.

Forty-year-old Bryan McCarthy, of Waite Park, sustained non-life threatening injuries after his car skidded into another on Interstate 94. 66 more words

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Officials: Body Recovered From Mississippi River

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A body was recovered from the Mississippi River near Brooklyn Park, Minn. Saturday evening, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

According to officials, the sheriff’s office received a call about a body in the river shortly after 6 p.m. 65 more words

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Man Pleads Guilty In Straw Gun-Buying Scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Robbinsdale man has pleaded guilty in what federal authorities call a scheme to have straw purchasers buy guns for people who are barred from having them. 118 more words

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Police: Brooklyn Center Toddler's Death Was An Accident

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Brooklyn Center police say the death of a 14-month-old girl who was run over by her father was an accident. 122 more words

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Flood Water Should Be Considered Contaminated, Officials Say

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Thursday was a long day for some people living near Minnehaha Creek.

In St. Louis Park, some homes were surrounded by more than a thousand sandbags. 248 more words

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