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String Of Heroin Overdoses Prompts Nonprofit's Emergency Training Sessions

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Five people in Hennepin County overdosed on heroin Thursday, according to a group battling overdoses and addictions.

That prompted the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation to host emergency training Saturday. 353 more words


Which Minnesota county is the 'most dangerous' for drunk driving?

Minnesota public safety officials say the state’s most populous county is also its most dangerous when it comes to drunk driving incidents.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety… 281 more words


Lynx dynasty

The last five years for the Minnesota Lynx: four WNBA Finals appearances, three trophies. A week ago, the Lynx won the title at home for the first time. 1,041 more words


Hennepin Co. sheriff, other law officers want to shrink national prison population

The very people tasked with arresting and prosecuting criminals are coming together in Washington, D.C., to urge lawmakers to reduce America’s growing prison population – and one top Minnesota lawman is among them. 245 more words


Hennepin Co. Sheriff Part Of Coalition Calling For Reduced Incarceration

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek was one of 130 current and former law enforcement officials in Washington D.C. Wednesday taking a stand against the number of people incarcerated in America’s prisons. 167 more words


Fugitive On Hennepin County Most Wanted List Captured

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials say a fugitive on the Hennepin County Most Wanted List was captured Monday following a tip from a resident in
Golden Valley. 60 more words


Minnesota Man Arrested, Sentenced to 6-Months in Jail for Having a Windmill On His Property

From Counter Current News, Oct 2015

Orono, MN – For more than a year, we have been following the story of a Minnesota man, Jay Nygard, who is routinely risking jail time because he refuses to remove a wind turbine from his property. 396 more words