Hennepin Co. Sheriff Calls Increase In Violent Crime An 'Alarming Trend'The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says violent crime has increased by 6 percent from the same time period in 2015, according to mid-year crime statistics report.
Sheriff: Boy, 9, Dies After Near Drowning In ShorewoodA 9-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a residential pool on Sunday died Tuesday afternoon.
Sheriff: Body Of Man Recovered From Mississippi RiverThe body of an adult male has been pulled from the Mississippi River Wednesday morning near Lock & Dam #1., according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.
Boy, 2, Dead In Corcoran Holding Pond DrowningAuthorities say a 2-year-old boy apparently drowned in a holding pond in suburban Minneapolis.
Brooklyn Center Courthouse Reopened After 'Suspicious Device' FoundA Hennepin County courthuose has reopened after being closed for roughly two hours Friday morning as officials investigated a report of a suspicious device.
1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting, Car Crash In N. MinneapolisOne person is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting and car crash in north Minneapolis early Thursday morning.
Hennepin County Declares Ice Out On Lake MinnetonkaIt's official! It's an ice out on Lake Minnetonka! The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and Freshwater Society declared an "ice out" on Lake Minnetonka early Thursday morning.
Sheriff: SUV Breaks Through Lake Minnetonka Ice; Temps On The RiseTemperatures are expected to rise rapidly this weekend and with that, we're seeing more vehicles breaking through the ice.
Police: Suspect Shot Dead During Attempted Robbery In Brooklyn ParkBrooklyn Park police say they believe a man with a legal permit to carry shot and killed a would-be armed robber in Brooklyn Park Monday night. Police say the shooting happened at 8 p.m. at the end of a driveway in the 7500 block of Imperial Drive.
Woman, 27, Killed In Head-On Crash On Highway 12 There was a crash Monday morning on Highway 12 in Maple Plain, a dispatcher with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff: Violent Crime Increase Part Of National TrendStatistics released Friday show violent crime is increasing in Minnesota's most populous county. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says there was an 8-percent increase in violent crime between 2014 and 2015.
Police Seek Suspect In Uptown Craigslist RobberyPolice in Minneapolis are looking for the suspect who robbed a man when responding to a Craigslist ad. On Jan. 7, a Minnesota man was attempting to sell his BMW in Uptown. The victim said a potential buyer pepper sprayed him and stole the car.
Body Found In Lake Of The IslesAuthorities say they've pulled a body from Lake of the Isles Monday afternoon. Authorities said that the body was that of an adult male.
Hennepin County: Ice Boater Breaks Through Ice On Lake MinnetonkaTwo ice boaters needed rescue after their boat fell through the ice on Lake Minnetonka Thursday.
Henn. Co. Sheriff Investigates Sex Assault At Juvenile Treatment CenterThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a sexual assault at a county treatment facility for troubled teens. The assault allegedly occurred at the Hennepin County Home School on the 14000 block of County Road 62 in Minnetonka.