Hennepin County Newswire

Hennepin County Newswire

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  1. What happens to suburbs if Southwest light rail isn't built?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... on development. "I think it will be a staggering setback for these communities," said Peter McLaughlin, a Hennepin County commissioner and one of the Southwest line's most vigorous supporters. "The essential element, their connectivity to the ...

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  2. Minneapolis pizza delivery driver shot overnight in vehicle during robbery attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... of a man slumped over in his car. The victim was found with a gunshot wound in the chest and rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center, said police spokeswoman Sgt. Catherine Michal. It remains unclear whether Gryskiewicz was shot during an ...

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  3. Mug shot sleaze doesn't justify keeping them secretRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A worker filed mug shots in Hennepin County in 1938. A federal appeals court in Ohio ruled mug shots shouldn't be public.

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  4. After Heat Wave, Severe Weather Headed For Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [...] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  5. Light-rail train clips car in downtown MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The accident happened around 10 a.m. as a westbound light-rail train hit the back end of the car, which was traveling south on Third Avenue South, by the Hennepin County Government Center plaza.

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  6. Pam Frampton: Details on Dunphy shooting too little, too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Telegram

    ... were two passengers in the vehicle, Diamond Reynolds and her juvenile daughtera Castile was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. Of course, millions of people also learned about the shooting through video ...

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  7. West metro briefs: Affordable youth housing to go up near SouthdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... our youth to do more than survive - we want them to thrive," said Lee Blons, Beacon's executive director. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman was voted president-elect of the National District Attorneys Association last week at the group's annual ...

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  8. Hennepin County employee groups help workers love their jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Ashley Hillyer, a grant accountant with the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department, was one of 12 members of the county's Asian Connections Employee Resource Group who worked on a Habitat for Humanity project earlier this month. Here, she chipped and scraped windows at a house in Minneapolis.

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  9. Man, 26, charged with shooting at 5 Somali men heading to Ramadan prayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    ... 26, was charged with five counts of second-degree assault in connection with the case. He remains in the Hennepin County jail in lieu of $750,000 bail. Just before 2:30 a.m. on June 29, the five Somali men were walking back to their car after ...

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  10. Jury Convicts Man Who Shot Girlfriend, Fled To MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... a man of murder Wednesday for fatally shooting his girlfriend in the head last year , according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Ahmed Abdi, who was 17 at the time of the shooting, was convicted of second degree murder for fatally shooting ...

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  11. Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Elderly MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... pleaded guilty to killing his 89-year-old mother because he was upset by all the bedbugs in her apartment. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Friday that Michael Gallagher pleaded guilty to second-degree murder early in the week. Police ...

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  12. Records: Minnesota officer had 2011 interaction with CastileRead the original story

    Friday | Marshall Independent

    ... was made in November 2011, with Castile pulled over for a defective brake light. He was arrested on a Hennepin County warrant for driving with a revoked license. Yanez wasn't the arresting officer, but he was listed as one of two officers who drove ...

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  13. MN: Southwest LRT Clears Milestone but Still Faces Funding ShortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mass Transit

    ... wiggle room that could open doors for money to come from other sources. Those sources likely would include Hennepin County, where the entire line would run, and the Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB), which collects a quarter-cent sales tax ...

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  14. Minn. cop who shot Castile may have interacted with him beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    ... was made in November 2011, with Castile pulled over for a defective brake light. He was arrested on a Hennepin County warrant for driving with a revoked license. Yanez wasn't the arresting officer, but the arrest report lists an "Officer Yanez" as ...

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  15. Former Gophers teammates complete life-saving play with kidney donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... Hawthorne and Kurus occasionally would see each other at Gophers games or alumni events. Hawthorne, 46, is a Hennepin County deputy and married with two sons. Kurus, 43, is a preschool teacher and married with three daughters. Hawthorne received an ...

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  16. Serial child rapist sentenced to life in prison13 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... with a 5-year-old girl. In 1999, Furman was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree in Hennepin County for sexually violating a developmentally disabled young girl in his care. This case was brought as part of Project Safe ...

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  17. New tactic in the fight against zebra mussels will be tested on Lake MinnetonkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... the experiment, using the pesticide on six test areas. The study is funded by a $24,000 grant from Hennepin County, part of $325,000 in state funding that the county received for aquatic invasive species grants. Michael McCartney, right, and Max ...

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  18. Let Minneapolis voters decide on a $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Star Tribune

    ... wage. According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the cost of living in Hennepin County significantly exceeds the cost of living in most of the state and requires a single worker to earn at least $15.28 per hour to ...

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  19. Southwest LRT clears milestone but still faces funding shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Star Tribune

    ... wiggle room that could open doors for money to come from other sources. Those sources likely would include Hennepin County, where the entire line would run, and the Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB), which collects a quarter-cent sales tax ...

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  20. Three heroin deaths, one dealer: 'She sold it to them knowing it was bad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Star Tribune

    ... with three counts of murder. "Burrell is a known heroin seller and this time the heroin was bad," said Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, whose office will prosecute the cases. "Some had fentanyl in it. Some had methamphetamine in it," Freeman ...

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