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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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