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Henn. Co. Seeks More Water Patrol Volunteers

When responding to ice accidents, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says they want more resources.

02/16/2013

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Car Falls Through The Ice On Lake Minnetonka’s Gray’s Bay

A car fell through the ice Saturday on Gray’s Bay on Lake Minnetonka, says Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Lisa Kiava.

02/02/2013

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Minn. Sheriffs Propose Improved Gun Background Checks

Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says a person deemed mentally ill and dangerous should never be allowed to buy a gun.

01/23/2013

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Hennepin County Board Approves $22M For 911 Center

The Hennepin County Board has approved a $21.6-million contract for a new 911 emergency communications building.

12/12/2012

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Henn. Co. Sheriff: Keep Kids & Dogs Off Thin Ice

The Hennepin County sheriff reminds parents and guardians to keep children away from thin ice on partially frozen ponds, lakes and all bodies of water.

12/07/2012

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Pill Thieves Might Be Mining Victims From Obituaries

A grieving widow thinks her husband’s obituary made her a target for prescription pill thieves.

12/06/2012

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Police: Man, 52, Arrested For Offering Teen Money For Sex

A 52-year-old Champlin man is in jail after allegedly meeting a teenage girl online and asking her to have sex for money, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said.

11/19/2012

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Hennepin Co. To Get Drowning Victim Locator

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office will soon have an underwater remote-operated vehicle to help rescue and recover drowning victims.

11/14/2012

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Police: Jogger, Cyclist Find Body In Lake Nokomis

Authorities recovered a man’s body Tuesday evening from Minneapolis’ Lake Nokomis.

10/23/2012

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Boater Dies After Being Rescued From Lake Fort Snelling

A Richfield man died Friday after the canoe he was in capsized while he and another man were fishing on Lake Fort Snelling, authorities said.

10/05/2012

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Authorities ID Victim In Robbinsdale Murder-Suicide

Authorities say a 27-year-old Robbinsdale woman was shot and killed in her home Friday morning, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

09/17/2012

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Police: 2 Squad Cars In Long Lake Destroyed By Fire

Authorities in the west metro are investigating after two police cars were destroyed by fire early Friday morning.

09/14/2012

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Mound Man, 70, Faces Child Porn Charges

A 70-year-old Mound man faces charges related to child pornography after police arrested him earlier this week while executing a search warrant.

08/31/2012

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Hennepin County Has Made 55 BWI Arrests This Year

So far this year, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has made 55 arrests for Boating While Intoxicated (BWI).

08/03/2012

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Police: 2 Arrested After Series Of Lake Minnetonka Boat Thefts

Authorities said Thursday that two people have been arrested in connection with a series of thefts from boats on Lake Minnetonka.

08/02/2012

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