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Community Comes Together To Remember 3 Children Killed In FireThe funeral for Latorius, Latoria, and Latorianna Thomas took place Saturday morning. The three siblings were killed in a fire at their home on Penn Avenue in north Minneapolis earlier this month.
9-Year-Old Girl Given CPR, Hospitalized After Near-Drowning IncidentA 9-year-old girl is hospitalized Saturday night after a near-drowning incident at the Ramada hotel in Bloomington.
Report: Violent Crime Up 8 Percent In Hennepin CountyViolent crime is on the rise in Hennepin County, according to a new report from the Hennepin County Sheriff's office.
Minneapolis Pool Adds New Safety Protocol After Drowning ScareAn opening weekend drowning scare at an innovative new pool in North Minneapolis has the city's parks department rethinking its safety procedures.
Hundreds Gather For Barway Collins Funeral In North Mpls.More than 1,000 mourners came to pay their respects to Barway Collins Saturday, filling Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis with memories of the 10-year-old murder victim.
Despite Early ‘Ice-Out,’ Twin Cities Lakes Remain Dangerously ColdThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says this year's minimal snowfall and mild winter made the "ice-out" come earlier this year, but they say the water is still dangerously cold.
Hennepin County Sheriff Talks Radicalization With Iraqi DelegatesAn Iraqi delegation met with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department Monday to discuss community building and combatting violent extremism.
Was Gun Used In New Hope Bought Through A Legal Loophole?Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said he would like the legislature to take a look at gun laws that allowed someone to buy guns for the man who shot two New Hope police officers.
Henn. Co Sherriff’s Son Arrested For DWIThe Hennepin County Sheriff's son is facing drunk-driving charges. Maple Grove Police arrested 22-year-old Ryan Stanek Thursday morning after finding him slumped over in a car parked on the street. Police say he refused a breathalyzer.
Minnesotans Risking Thin Ice During Warm SpellThe sheriff's departments from four counties put out thin ice warnings after several close calls on the water this weekend.
Hennepin County Urges Caution On Thin IceAs warmer temperatures sweep through the Twin Cities this weekend, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is urging people to use caution on area lakes.
Frizell Beats Stanek In Henn. Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Assoc. VoteThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Deputies Association has voted overwhelmingly in favor of incumbent Sheriff Rick Stanek's opponent on Wednesday. Minneapolis Police Deputy Chief Eddie Frizell received 75 percent of the votes, while Stanek only received nine percent. Sixteen percent of votes were to endorse neither candidate.
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