Hennepin County Government Center
A record number of people experiencing homelessness passed away this year in Minnesota. On Thursday night, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges was among those remembering them.
An escaped inmate is back in the Hennepin County Jail Friday. On Thursday, Michael Henderson ran from the court room as a jury handed down a guilty verdict for attempted murder following a robbery at a Sam’s Club in Bloomington earlier this year. He was on the run for 16 hours after escaping the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis.
There is a $5,000 reward for information about an inmate who escaped right as a jury found him guilty of attempted second degree murder Thursday. Police said Michael Henderson fought with deputies in the Hennepin County courtroom, then bolted out the door. A jury had just convicted Henderson of attempted second degree murder for an armed robbery back in March.
President Obama has decided to take military action in Syria, a move that’s being protested across the country and here in the Twin Cities. A group outside the government center chanted, “What do we want? Peace. When do we want it? Now.”
Some chairs used by famous Minnesotans are on display at the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis. Included is a chair used by singer Bob Dylan at the Ten O’clock Scholar Coffee House in February 1960.
Friends and family of a man shot and killed by police marched through downtown Minneapolis Friday evening calling for justice.
Love is in the air at the Hennepin County Government Center — where judges are marrying 17 couples for free on this Valentine’s Day.
Nearly 78 years after being killed on duty, Special Deputy C. Arthur Lyman will receive national attention for making the ultimate sacrifice.
Police moved in Thursday morning to break up the latest protest by Occupy Minnesota, which eventually led to two people being arrested.
Anti-Wall Street protesters in Minneapolis are defying a judge’s order and pitching tents on the plaza outside the Hennepin County Government Center.
Occupy Minnesota protesters are planning a new protest next week in defiance of a judge’s ruling.
Minneapolis area authorities who declined to remove anti-Wall Street protesters from a government plaza when a ban on sleeping there overnight went into effect declined to say Tuesday when or if they will begin enforcing the new law.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is asking Hennepin County to rescind new restrictions on OccupyMN protesters.
Weeks after protests started on Wall Street, the movement to take a stand against corporate greed has now moved into Minnesota.
A festive mood prevailed as hundreds of protesters gathered at the Hennepin County Government Center plaza on a warm fall Friday in solidarity with the nationwide demonstrations against Wall Street.