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Health Officials Investigate Measles Outbreak In Hennepin Co.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota health officials say they are investigating an outbreak of measles in Hennepin County.

Hennepin County health officials say they’re working around the clock to try to reach anyone who could be impacted by the ongoing Measles outbreak. 406 more words


MDH Investigating Measles Cases Of 2 Unvaccinated Toddlers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota health officials are investigating cases of measles confirmed in two unvaccinated children in Hennepin County.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), the department is working with local public health officials to investigate how the children became infected and are now working with people who were exposed to help them with protective actions. 108 more words


Hennepin Co. Leaders Outline Updated Response To Sexual Assaults

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Hennepin County leaders came together Wednesday to tackle the emotional topic.

A variety of groups collaborated to think of ways the county can improve the way sexual violence is handled. 167 more words


Brooklyn Park Man Charged In Mpls. Shooting That Injured 2

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Brooklyn Park man has been charged in a shooting outside of a Minneapolis bar that left two injured earlier this week. 184 more words


Hennepin Co. Among Agencies Listed For Noncompliance With Ice Requests

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is on a federal list of law enforcement agencies that haven’t routinely cooperated with holding detainees for immigration officials. 133 more words


Don Omodt, Hennepin County's Longest-Serving Sheriff, Dies At 89

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hennepin County’s longest-serving sheriff has died.

Don Omodt passed away Friday. He served as Hennepin County sheriff for seven terms, from 1967 to 1994. 49 more words