Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Jail Population Cut By 26% After Release Of Low-Risk Inmates To Prevent COVID-19 SpreadProsecutors worked to let go inmates who were waiting for their court appearances, did not have any records of violence, and were in custody for "relatively minor felonies."
Police: Boy Thrown From MOA Balcony Remains HospitalizedThe 5-year-old boy who was thrown from a third-floor balcony at Mall of America Friday is alive and receiving care, according to Bloomington police.
Inmate Who Broke Out Of Hennepin County Jail Pleads GuiltyA serial burglar who broke out of Hennepin County Jail in November has pleaded guilty to an escape charge.
'Piecing It All Together': Authorities Investigate Hennepin County JailbreakAn inmate who escaped from the Hennepin County Jail is back in custody after being on the run for three hours.
Man Taken Into Custody After Breaking Out Of Hennepin Co. Jail A man who escaped from Hennepin County Public Jail custody Wednesday morning has been found.
Law Enforcement Wants More Treatment, Less PrisonAbout 100 area law enforcement and criminal justice leaders met in St. Paul on Thursday to consider alternatives to incarceration.
Inmates With Mental Illness Lack Treatment In MinnesotaA lack of beds in Minnesota's psychiatric facilities is keeping inmates with mental illnesses in jail without access to proper medical treatment.
Woman Charged In Inmate's Fatal Heroin OverdoseA Plymouth woman is charged with murder, accused of providing another inmate at the Hennepin County Jail with a fatal dose of heroin.
Man Arrested, Charged In Robbinsdale MurderA 32-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a Chicago man in Robbinsdale earlier this month.
Hopkins Elementary School Employee Accused Of Touching Multiple GirlsA 54-year-old man is charged with allegedly committing sexual assault while working as an employee at a Hopkins elementary school.
Suspect Arrested In Connection With Eden Prairie Health Club TheftsEden Prairie Police have arrested a Minneapolis man Tuesday in connection with several recent thefts from area fitness centers.