Hennepin County Medical Center

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Police Officer Recovering After Car Crash In Mpls.

A Minneapolis police officer is recovering after being involved in a crash early Friday morning. According to Minneapolis police, the accident occurred just before 2 a.m. on 28th Street and Blaisdell Avenue South.

01/16/2015

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Man’s Brush With Frostbite Serves As A Warning For Others

Bitter cold weather means hospitals are expecting to see more cases of frostbite. Dr. Ryan Fey at Hennepin County Medical Center said he has about current patients with severe frostbite.

01/06/2015

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Worst Flu Outbreak In 4 Years Hits Minnesota

Minnesota is experiencing the worst flu outbreak in four years. Hundreds of schools across the state have been affected and now doctors and nurses are getting sick, too. Hospitals have admitted more than 300 Minnesotans with the flu this season. Sixty of the cases happened just in the last week. There were 22 cases in the same week in 2013.

12/21/2014

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When To Get Care For Flu-Like Symptoms

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.

12/12/2014

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‘Outbreak’ Of Flu Cases Seen In Twin Cities Hospitals

Health workers at Regions Hospital say they’re overwhelmed with people complaining of influenza-like symptoms.

12/12/2014

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MDH: Minnesota To Have Harsher Flu Season

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.

12/11/2014

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Survivors Of Deadly CO Poisoning In Camper To Make Full Recovery

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.

12/06/2014

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4 Injured In Downtown Mpls. Party Bus Shooting

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.

12/06/2014

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Children At HCMC Receive Bikes From Free Bikes 4 Kidz

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.

11/29/2014

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Hotel Shooting Leaves 1 Injured, Police Searching For Suspect

A shooting at a Bloomington hotel early Sunday morning sent one person to the hospital and police are searching for a suspect.

11/16/2014

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Eden Prairie Shooting Looks Like Robbery Gone Bad

A man was shot in the head during a shooting Saturday in Eden Prairie.

11/10/2014

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1 Hurt In Overnight Shooting 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.

11/08/2014

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Firefighters Who Rescued Kids From Submerged Car Honored

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.

10/23/2014

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Resident, Firefighter Injured In Mpls. Apartment Fire

Officials say two people suffered injuries Sunday after a fire started in a Minneapolis apartment building.

10/19/2014

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Man Arrested In Mpls. Bar Shooting

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.

10/17/2014

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2 Shot At Minneapolis Bar, Suspect At Large

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.

10/15/2014

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Local Hospitals Fight Ebola Through Hands-On Training

The CDC is investigating how exactly a Dallas nurse contracted Ebola from a patient she treated.

10/13/2014

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Despite Recent Lockdowns, HCMC Says It’s Got Security Under Control

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.

09/22/2014

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Good Questions: Cannons, Baby Footprints & Sunflowers

Larye from Minneapolis wants to know: Why don’t they fire the cannon off at Gopher football games anymore? This is something they did for years after every Gopher touchdown. Rod Wallace, the man who fired the cannon, retired after this past season.

09/19/2014

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Suspect In Minneapolis Stabbing Death Arrested

Minneapolis Police’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested a 27-year-old man Wednesday, who has an outstanding warrant for premeditated first-degree murder. Quanan Lee Machacek is accused of stabbing Cody Lee Rasche to death on the night of Sept. 10.

09/17/2014

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Minn. Teen Warns Of ‘Fire Challenge’ That Sent Him To Burn Unit

A Minnesota teenager is warning other kids about the dangers of a stunt showing up online. It’s called the fire challenge. Teenagers use an accelerant like nail polish remover or rubbing alcohol to light themselves on fire.

09/08/2014

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1 Injured In N. Mpls. Shooting

One person is in the hospital after a shooting in north Minneapolis Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, police responded to call of shots being fired in the 3100 block of Emerson Avenue. Two adult brothers were fighting when a third man drove up.

09/07/2014

From top left, clockwise: Kevin Moore, Tiffani Ivy, Marcus Fultz & Leanne Todd. 

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2 Men, 2 Women Charged In Fridley Stabbing, Attempted Robbery

Anoka County prosecutors say one of the victims in a brutal assault over the weekend was able to call the police after he had been stabbed eight times. Anthony McCollum and Yani Singh are still in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center after police say they were stabbed inside of a car early Saturday morning.

08/26/2014

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Gunfire Puts HCMC Into Lockdown

Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after reports of gunfire outside of the hospital, according to sources. The incident happened sometime after 3 p.m. near the area of 8th Street and Chicago Avenue, which is near the hospital’s 8th Street ER entrance

08/26/2014

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2 Injured In S. Mpls. Drive-By Shooting

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday afternoon in south Minneapolis. Police says the shooting happened at about noon on 38th Street, just west of Oakland Avenue South.

08/26/2014

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