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.
Conference Focuses On Giving Law Enforcement, Health Officials Insight Into AddictionMore than 1,000 law enforcement, health care and drug court officials met at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday for a one-day conference on helping people suffering from prescription painkiller and heroin addiction, as well as mental health issues.
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.
Hennepin Co. Hosts 8th Annual 'Hooked On Fishing; Not On Drugs' EventPrescription drugs and heroin are both problems in Hennepin County. The Hennepin County Sheriff said many who use or take them are young people. So the county began a program to try and change that.
Minnesota’s 'Sanctuary City' MurderThe killing of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, California, allegedly by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant, has many focusing on the "sanctuary city" policy that many U.S. Cities adopted. But the real focus shouldn’t be on sanctuary cities, it should be on what happens to illegal immigrants after they commit a crime.
Sheriff's 'Swap Spots' Make Craigslist Exchanges SaferGoing through a tough breakup and do not feel safe dividing up your property? Feel unsure about a Craigslist meeting? The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office wants to help. A "Swap Spot" location was unveiled Wednesday in Brooklyn Park. It is one of three monitored spaces that deputies hope can become safe locations for exchanges.
Officials Urge Memorial Weekend Boaters To Keep Safety In MindMany boat owners will dust off their boats and hit the water this holiday weekend, so it's a good time to brush up on boating safety.
Hundreds Gather For Barway Collins Funeral In North Mpls.More than 1,000 mourners came to pay their respects to Barway Collins Saturday, filling Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis with memories of the 10-year-old murder victim.
Woman Shot By Robbinsdale Officer Charged With AssaultThe 18-year-old woman who was shot by a Robbinsdale Police officer on Thursday has been charged with one felony count of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Police were called to an apartment building on the 3700 block of Hubbard Avenue North at about 5:40 p.m. on a call about an unwanted person.
Sheriff: Woman With Knife Shot By Robbinsdale OfficerA woman is hospitalized after being shot Thursday evening by a Robbinsdale police officer. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says police were called to an apartment building on the 3700 block of Hubbard Avenue North at about 5:40 p.m. on a call about an unwanted person.
Sheriff Shows Think Tank How The Twin Cities Combats Violent ExtremismThe second part of that international summit held at the White House last week will take place here in Minneapolis on May 12 and 13.
Gun Used To Shoot New Hope Officers Was Once In Police CustodyWCCO investigates how a gun once in police custody was used to hurt two officers. The shooting happened last month at New Hope City Hall, and the man responsible wasn't even allowed to own guns.