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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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