Grand Jury: 2 Officers Justified In Using Deadly Force In Rest Stop ShootingA Ramsey County grand jury has determined the use of deadly force was justified for two police officers who fatally shot a homicide suspect. The officers killed 18-year-old Jonathon Dean Mar, of Kennewick, Washington, last December along Interstate 694 in Shoreview following a police chase.
Authorities Seek Predatory Offender Who Escaped From Halfway HouseThe Minnesota Department of Corrections said it's looking for a Level III predatory offender who is no longer complying with the conditions of his release from prison. Rico Ronondo Rodriguez, 34, was released from prison on Aug. 8 to intensive supervised release in Hennepin County.
In Wake Of Recent Death, Dad Recalls Close Call With Carbon MonoxideThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a second-grader who died of carbon monoxide poisoning while boating.
Principal: 8-Year-Old Girl Died Of Carbon Monoxide PoisoningThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate after an 8-year-old girl died over the weekend in a boating incident on Lake Minnetonka.
Sheriff: Child Dies In Lake Minnetonka Medical Emergency A 7-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after a medical emergency on Lake Minnetonka, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.
MPD, Henn. Co. Sheriff Vie For Vikings Security DutyWhen the Minnesota Vikings play at home, their stadium becomes one of Minnesota's largest cities. The safety of 65,000 fans is a top priority for the team. The Vikings have paid at least 60 Minneapolis police officers in the past to work each game day, which is a separate job from their city service.
Starkey Employees Mystified By Firing Of 4 Top OfficersThe firings of four top executives at Starkey Hearing Technologies in Eden Prairie has employees wondering what's going on.
Neighbors Shocked By Boater's Death In Mississippi River CrashInvestigators are trying to determine what caused a fatal boat crash on the Mississippi River. The incident happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday near Mississippi Point Park in Champlin.
Sheriff: 1 Dead In Champlin Boating AccidentOne person is dead after a boating accident in Champlin Thursday afternoon, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. Authorities were called at about 3:55 p.m. Thursday afternoon to Mississippi Point Park in Champlin on a report of an accident involving a speedboat.
Officer Involved In Robbinsdale Shooting ClearedThe Robbinsdale Police Officer involved in the shooting of an 18-year-old woman this spring has been cleared of any wrongdoing. According to the Robbinsdale Police Chief Jim Franzen, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said Sgt. Thomas Rothfork was acting appropriately.
Authorities Recover Body Of Swimmer From Lake HarrietThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has recovered the body of a man from Lake Harriet in Minneapolis early Monday morning. Hennepin County Water Rescue crews went out to the lake around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening when witnesses say the 43-year-old man went under.
Deputy Sues Henn. Co. Sheriff For Retaliation After Questioning MoraleA deputy is suing the Hennepin County Sheriff, claiming his K-9 was taken away after he questioned department morale. The exchange was caught on camera at a union meeting last summer when Sheriff Rich Stanek was seeking re-election.