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Sheriff’s Office: No Known Threats In Hennepin Co., Minnesota

In the wake of the deadly explosions at the end of the Boston Marathon Monday, authorities in the Twin Cities said there are no known threats in Minnesota or Hennepin County, according to local and national security sources.

04/15/2013

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Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Thin Ice On Hennepin Co. Lakes

While it’s hard not to notice, and enjoy, the fact that temperatures are climbing, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind you that the ice is thinning on area lakes.

03/29/2013

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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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11-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Corcoran

After being found underwater and unconscious in a pond in Corcoran, Minn., an 11-year-old boy was pronounced dead at North Memorial Hospital, police say.

07/25/2012

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Authorities Name Soldier Whose Ft. Snelling Grave Was Disturbed

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has named the soldier whose grave at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery was found disturbed Thursday morning.

07/13/2012

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Hennepin County Seeking Volunteers To Be Special Deputies

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to volunteer as Special Deputies. Special Deputies perform public safety duties at community events, crime scenes, on water, and during emergencies. The Sheriff’s Office currently has 125 Special Deputies, who provided more than 15,300 hours of service in 2011 alone.

07/13/2012

July 7 Drowning

Child Drowns In Wirth Lake

A six-year-old boy drowned Saturday evening in Wirth Lake at Theodore Wirth Park in Golden Valley, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

07/07/2012

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Free Life Jackets Available For Lake Minnetonka Boaters

Three locations on Lake Minnetonka will provide free life jackets for the rest of the summer. Boaters can borrow life jackets through the Kid’s Don’t Float Program, courtesy of the Safe Kids Northwest Metro Coalition, North Memorial Medical Center, and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

06/29/2012

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Mpls. Police Team Up With Sheriff’s Deputies To Manage Downtown Crowds

Starting Friday, Minneapolis Police and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) are partnering up to tackle the problematic bar close hours in downtown Minneapolis.

06/29/2012

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Police: Body Of Drowning Victim Found On Lake Minnetonka

The body of a 20-year-old drowning victim has been recovered from Lake Minnetonka, authorities say.

06/27/2012

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Police: Apparent Drowning In Lake Minnetonka

Police are searching for a 20-year-old who went missing on Lake Minnetonka on Tuesday after jumping off a boat.

06/26/2012

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