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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


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


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


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


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


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


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