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Hennepin County Set To Expand Severe Weather Monitoring Infrastructure

Severe weather season is here.

And Hennepin County has expanded a unique network of weather stations designed to keep the public safe.

Stations are already located in Medina, Fridley and 12 other mostly west metro locations. 78 more words

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Charges: Man Molested Girl While She Played With iPad

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A west metro man is accused of molesting a preteen girl.

Fifty-three-year-old Larry Torgerson, of Independence, is charged with one count of second degree criminal sexual conduct, court documents filed in Hennepin County show. 121 more words


20 Percent Of Hennepin Co. Inmates Reported Opioid Abuse In Snap-Shot Study

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office recently conducted a one-day, snap-shot study on opioid abuse.

They had officials interview all 851 inmates in the county jail on December 6 and discovered that one in five of them reported a history of opioid use or abuse. 125 more words


Opioid Crisis: On The Front Lines With Hennepin EMS

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The people on the front lines of the opioid epidemic see the crisis daily. It’s become typical for a crew in Hennepin County to respond to an opioid-related overdose on every shift. 541 more words


Freedom-Of-Information Activist Wins Legal Fight With Hennepin Co.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis freedom-of-information activist has claimed victory in his long-running legal battle to see emails from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office pertaining to biometric technologies. 122 more words


Joanne Bougalis, Minneapolis– Hennepin County

Joanne Bougalis, Minneapolis– Hennepin County (/ˈhɛnəpɪn/ HEN-ə-pin) is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,152,425. It is the most populous county in Minnesota and the 35th-most populous county in the United States; more than one in five Minnesotans live in Hennepin County. 123 more words

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Justine Damond : Officer Noor’s indictment exposes contradictions of a depraved system

A modicum of justice was delivered in Minneapolis in the record breaking decision by the Hennepin County prosecutor’s office, to indict a police officer for killing someone in the line of duty. 885 more words

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