Hennepin County Medical Center
Minnesota is dealing with a widespread flu outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health reports the outbreak started in southern Minnesota, but now they are seeing an increase in cases in central Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area. Hennepin County Medical Center officials say its doctors are treating 25 out of about 165 patients hospitalized for flu in the state.
Health workers at Regions Hospital say they’re overwhelmed with people complaining of influenza-like symptoms.
December marks the start of peak flu season. State Health officials warn every-day spots like grocery store are common places to pick up the virus. “Going to mall, going to store, going to church,” said Doug Schultz of the Minnesota Health Department.
Two teenage siblings are expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a camper where their sister and father died from high carbon monoxide levels. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 14-year-old Noah Mechley and 15-year-old Karley Mechley are in stable condition at Hennepin County Medical Center Saturday.
Four people were injured early Saturday morning in a shooting on a party bus in downtown Minneapolis. The incident happened at about 2:30 a.m. on 3rd Street South and Hennepin Avenue, according to Minneapolis Police.
As they fight to get healthier, 200 sick kids got an early holiday present. All of the children are patients at Hennepin County Medical Center’s Richfield Clinic.
A shooting at a Bloomington hotel early Sunday morning sent one person to the hospital and police are searching for a suspect.
A man was shot in the head during a shooting Saturday in Eden Prairie.
A man was shot in the head in an overnight shooting in Eden Prairie, police said. According to police, officers received a call around 5:09 a.m. Saturday about an individual in the parking lot of Jerry’s Foods in the 9600 block of Anderson Lakes Parkway.
The rescuers who pulled five children from a car that crashed into a St. Louis Park retention pond were honored for their bravery Thursday night. The men braved frigid conditions on Nov. 21, 2013, when a car swerved off the road and into a pond. They say they are not heroes. “We were still doing our job [that we were] trained to do,” said Cpt. Paul Rosholt of the St. Louis Park Fire Department.
Officials say two people suffered injuries Sunday after a fire started in a Minneapolis apartment building.
The man arrested and accused in the shooting that left two injured at a Minneapolis bar earlier this week was marking his 23rd birthday on the day he allegedly committed the assault. Police say that they have taken Devon Strouss into custody in connection with the Wednesday shooting at the 19 Bar on 14th Street.
Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries in a shooting at a Minneapolis bar Wednesday night. Minneapolis Police say a man was kicked out of the 19 Bar near downtown Minneapolis, but returned and fired rounds into the bar from outside.
The CDC is investigating how exactly a Dallas nurse contracted Ebola from a patient she treated.
Four security lockdowns in six months: Hennepin County Medical Center is seeing violence in the community come to its front door. The latest lockdown happened Sunday night.