Good Question: How Does Law Enforcement Dispose Of Drugs?Since 2012, people have dropped off almost 50 tons of unwanted prescription medication, over-the-counter drugs, vitamins and pet medicine in Hennepin County Disposal boxes.
Sheriff Declares 'Ice-Out' On Lake MinnetonkaThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and the Fresh Water Society declared an "ice-out" on Lake Minnetonka on Monday.
Hennepin Co. Among Agencies Listed For Noncompliance With Ice RequestsThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is on a federal list of law enforcement agencies that haven't routinely cooperated with holding detainees for immigration officials.
Sheriff: Car, Truck Plunge Into Lake Minnetonka Within Hours Of Each OtherAnother vehicle has gone through the ice on Lake Minnetonka for the second time in just two days.
Highway 55 In Greenfield Reopened After Gas LeakAuthorities say Highway 55 west of the Twin Cities had to be closed in both directions for several hours Tuesday due to a gas leak.
40 Hennepin County Deputies To Take Part In Inauguration DayThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is sending 40 deputies to help with the inauguration ceremony of President-Elect Donald Trump.
Standing Rock Supporters Protest In Downtown MinneapolisProtesters say the 1,200-mile pipeline, which would run from North Dakota to Illinois, is too close to the Standing Rock reservation.
HCSO Faces Backlash After Sending Deputies To Standing RockA move by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office to send deputies to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation has prompted an online petition demanding the department withdraw its forces.
Sheriff Warning Residents After Home Burglaries Rise In Hennepin CountyAuthorities are warning residents in several Hennepin County communities after a recent rise in home burglaries.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff Calls Increase In Violent Crime An 'Alarming Trend'The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says violent crime has increased by 6 percent from the same time period in 2015, according to mid-year crime statistics report.
Sheriff: Boy, 9, Dies After Near Drowning In ShorewoodA 9-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a residential pool on Sunday died Tuesday afternoon.
Sheriff: Body Of Man Recovered From Mississippi RiverThe body of an adult male has been pulled from the Mississippi River Wednesday morning near Lock & Dam #1., according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

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