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Maplewood Woman Charged In Another Heroin Overdose Death

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 30-year-old Maplewood woman already charged in an overdose death has been linked to another, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. 293 more words


Body Recovered From Mississippi River ID'd

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The body of a Lakeville man recovered from the Mississippi River earlier this month has been identified.

Vladimir Yuryevich Yastrebov, 28, was found in the Mississippi River under the Interstate 35E overpass the afternoon of May 16. 28 more words


Hennepin County Studying Waste To Expand Recycling Program

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials in Hennepin County were digging through the trash Thursday.

It’s part of a new waste study. Hennepin County is hoping to recycle 75 percent of all waste by 2030. 150 more words


Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Hennepin County Human Services

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A federal civil rights/wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Hennepin County Human Services and the agency’s personnel following the 2014 death of a 6-year-old girl. 188 more words



Since the sudden and surprising death of Minnesota’s own Prince just over a week ago, several public displays have been created by fans around the Twin Cities. 298 more words

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Hennepin County Offers Safe Prescription Drug Disposal

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Locations across the Twin Cities are accepting medicines for safe disposal.

The drop-off locations will accept prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, supplements and pet medicines. 54 more words


No Exonerations After Reviewing 14,000 Old Cases With DNA

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Hennepin County authorities released the results of a study that reviewed more than 14,000 criminal convictions from the 1980s through the 1990s Wednesday. 140 more words