Hennepin Co. Att'y Speaks Out About Downtown Gun ViolenceAfter a weekend of crime in the heart of the Minneapolis tourism district, the Hennepin County Attorney is speaking out. On Wednesday, Mike Freeman told the Minneapolis City Council's public safety committee gun violence is a very real thing in downtown.
2 Accused In Downtown Minneapolis Shooting In CourtTwo men charged with shooting at police officers in downtown Minneapolis are due in Hennepin County court.
Minneapolis Teen Charged As Adult In Beating Death Of ToddlerThe teenager who admitted to stomping and kicking his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter, killing her, will now stand trial as an adult. Eighteen-year-old Cody Feran-Baum was 17 when he was accused in the beating death of Sophia O'Neill. He was babysitting O'Neill in June at his grandparents' Minneapolis home while his girlfriend was away. The toddler died while in his care.
2 Charged In Downtown Minneapolis Bar Close GunfightTwo men have been charged with shooting at police officers after a bar close gunfight in downtown Minneapolis left six people injured this weekend.
Man Pleads Guilty To Stalking DJ Mary Lucia An Eden Prairie man has pleaded guilty to stalking Twin Cities DJ Mary Lucia. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Monday that Patrick Henry Kelly, 56, pleaded guilty to felony stalking and terroristic threats.
Panel Grants Sex Offender Conditional Release From LockupA judicial panel has granted a 47-year-old man conditional release from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, despite objections from medical experts and program officials.
Admission Of Guilt From Barway Collins' Father Contrasts Months Of DenialPierre Collins pleaded guilty Monday to killing his son, Barway, back in March. He'll now spend 40 years in prison. It's a case that began with Collins denying any involvement with his son's death.
Chicago Man Pleads Guilty To Murder In April Double KillingA 22-year-old Chicago man pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of second-degree murder in the April shooting deaths of two men on Minneapolis’ north side.
Brooklyn Center Man Pleads Guilty To Murder At 4th of July PartyA Brooklyn Center man has pleaded guilty to second-degree unintentional murder in connection to a fatal shooting at a Fourth of July party last year in north Minneapolis. The Hennepin County Attorney's office says 25-year-old Joseph Lee Smith is accused of shooting 28-year-old Cabrie Young in the chest after a fight broke out at a party on the 3400 block of Dupont Avenue North.
Released Felons Seek Voting Rights In MNOne of the most heavily pushed bills lawmakers will take up this session is whether or not to restore voting rights to convicted felons.
Man, 22, Pleads Guilty In Parking Ramp Sex AssaultsA 22-year-old Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to raping a woman and trying to rape another in one afternoon last October in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp.
Officers Won't Be Indicted In Highway 212 ShootingA Hennepin County grand jury won't bring charges against four officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man and woman on Highway 212 earlier this year.