Hennepin Co. Sheriff: Violent Crime Increase Part Of National TrendStatistics released Friday show violent crime is increasing in Minnesota's most populous county. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says there was an 8-percent increase in violent crime between 2014 and 2015.
Mpls. Police Union Head: Proactive Policing Down Due To ScrutinyViolent crime has increased in the city of Minneapolis. Homicide and aggravated assault all saw double-digit increases in 2015. But the number of people arrested for those crimes has recently decreased.
Mpls. Leaders Announce Initiative To Fight Violent CrimeThe city of Minneapolis announced a new initiative to fight violent crimes -- and it involves the mayor's office, police department and county attorney's office. Violent crime arrests are up 13 percent, but the Minneapolis Police Department says those crimes have increased more than five percent since last year. That includes homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault.
Police: 1 Person Assaulted By 4 Men Near U Of M CampusMinneapolis police are searching for four men who allegedly assaulted an individual near the University of Minnesota campus Tuesday evening.
Suspect In Death Of Adrian Peterson's Son Back In CustodySouth Dakota authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the suspect in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office says Joseph Patterson violated the terms of his bond by contacting the boy's mother.
Judge: History Of Violence Can Be Used In TrialA judge says a history of violence against children can be used as evidence against a Sioux Falls man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
Man Charged In Death Of Peterson's Son In CourtA man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded not guilty for an alleged attack on the boy's mother. Twenty-eight-year-old Joseph Patterson was arraigned Thursday in Sioux Falls on charges of aggravated assault and kidnapping.
Grand Jury Likely In Death Of Adrian Peterson's SonProsecutors expect to ask a grand jury to consider more serious charges in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Lincoln County State's Attorney Tom Wollman says he will review the completed autopsy report.
NE Mpls. Man Beaten By Group Of YouthsFour juveniles and one adult were arrested early Friday morning for beating a man in northeast Minneapolis.
3 Arrested For Alleged Aggravated Assault In St. PaulSt. Paul Police arrested three people in connection with an aggravated assault of a 22-year-old man, who is currently listed in critical condition.

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