Businessman Pleads Guilty In Labor Trafficking CaseA businessman accused of exploiting his construction workers has pleaded guilty as his trial was about to start in Minneapolis.
Rubber Safety Tubes Being Installed On ‘Corridor Of Death’ This WeekConstruction was slated to begin this week to make safety improvements to a stretch of road in the west metro known as the “corridor of death.”
Teen Pregnancies Continue To Fall In Hennepin CountyOfficials announced a promising trend Tuesday: teen pregnancies in Hennepin County are going down.
Lithium Ion Batteries Causing Problems At Twin Cities Recycling CentersIn an instant, lithium ion batteries can destroy a device. Used in everything from key fobs to greeting cards, it's the batteries in vape pens Hennepin County is worried about.
MDH: 100+ Minnesotans Suspected Of Suffering From Vaping-Related IllnessesThe Minnesota Department of Health reports more and more Minnesotans are getting sick due to vaping.
Federal Grants To Tackle Lead Paint Hazards In Minnesota HomesOn Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants to both the State of Minnesota and Hennepin County, totaling $8.9 million.
Former Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek Awarded $600K In Alleged AssaultA Texas jury has awarded $600,000 to a former Minnesota sheriff who said he was assaulted at a National Sheriffs' Association conference in 2017.
'Hope In The Justice System': Hennepin County To Host Juvenile Warrant Forgiveness DayThe event will give teens the chance to meet with an attorney and resolve a warrant. There will also be dozens of agencies offering help on finding food, housing, and hope.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff's Office Actively Investigating Shooting Of Brian QuinonesHennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson says investigators need more time before releasing more information about the deadly officer-involved shooting Saturday in Richfield.
Brooklyn Park Father Charged In Death Of 2-Month-Old BabyAccording to the charges, the baby had multiple injuries when he died, including a skull fracture, bleeding inside the skull on the surface of the brain and bruising near the eyelid, the jaw and on the boy's forehead near the hairline.
Hundreds Cited During First Week Of Minnesota's New Hands-Free LawWondering how Minnesotans fared the first week of the state's new hands-free law?
R. Kelly Charged With 2 Sex Crimes In Hennepin County, Attorney SpeaksHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced R. Kelly is charged with sex crimes stemming from a July 2001 incident with a minor.
Shoreview Man Who Filmed Himself Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Women Pleads GuiltyA 33-year-old Shoreview man who authorities say videotaped himself sexually assaulting women while they were passed out has pleaded guilty to stalking and criminal sexual conduct.
Brooklyn Center Baby Sitter Gets 21 Years For Death Of InfantA 38-year-old Brooklyn Center woman has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison after a baby in her care died of a "catastrophic head injury."
Some Hennepin County Businesses To Start Composting Food Waste In 2020Thousands of businesses in the metro will soon be forced to start composting and recycling their food waste. It's part of a new ordinance Hennepin County created for businesses producing more than a ton of trash every week.