Minimum Wage Workers For Hennepin County Getting Pay Boosted To $20 An HourMinimum wage workers who are employed by Hennepin County are getting a pay increase from $15 to $20 an hour.
Derek Chauvin Trial: With 15th Juror Picked, Jury Selection Is CompleteJury selection is complete in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis police officer accused of murdering George Floyd. The court seated the 15th juror late Tuesday morning.
Imaz Wright, Fatally Shot In George Floyd Square, Was ‘One Of The Leaders Of Change’Hennepin County prosecutors have filed charges in the shooting and death of a man at the Minneapolis intersection known as George Floyd Square.
Derek Chauvin Trial: 3rd-Degree Murder Charge ReinstatedHennepin County Judge Peter Cahill has ruled Thursday morning to reinstate a third-degree murder charge for the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd.
Hennepin County's Outsized Prosecution Of Juveniles Of Color Spurs New Youth CouncilThere's a new effort to keep teens out of jail in Hennepin County.
Hennepin County Officials Urge Caution This Holiday Weekend As Lake Ice Is 'Highly Unsafe' Officials in Hennepin County are encouraging those heading out on frozen lakes this holiday weekend to be careful, warning that ice on area lakes is "extremely unpredictable and highly unsafe."
Lawsuit: City, County Officials Violated Rights Of HomelessA lawsuit accuses officials in Minneapolis and Hennepin County of violating the civil rights of people in homeless encampments when they conducted sweeps that displaced them and put their health at risk.
'I Believe In Justice': Hundreds Of Protesters Gather Outside George Floyd Pretrial HearingAll four officers who have been charged in Floyd's death are in court Friday morning. The protesters staged a die-in as the hearing began at 9 a.m.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Residential Waste 'Off The Charts' Due To PandemicThe amount of time Minnesotans have spent at home this year has made a difference in what's getting thrown out in the trash.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff Says 132 Arrested During Downtown Mpls. Unrest: 'The Violence Must Stop Now'More than 100 people have been arrested following unrest in downtown Minneapolis overnight, with Sheriff David Hutchinson vowing to make more arrests if violence continues.
Prosecutors Depict Ex-Officer Tou Thao As Complicit In George Floyd's DeathProsecutors have urged a Minnesota judge not to dismiss the charges against one of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd, saying Tou Thao pushed back a crowd of concerned bystanders and prevented them from intervening as the other officers pinned Floyd to the ground.
George Floyd Case: State Files Motion To Combine Trial Of All 4 Ex-Officers ChargedThe State of Minnesota has filed a motion for all four officers charged in the death of George Floyd to be combined into one trial.
Hennepin County Residents To Receive Housing Assistance During PandemicResidents in Hennepin County affected financially by COVID-19 will receive emergency housing assistance from state funding.
George Floyd Case: Motion To Remove Hennepin County Att’y Mike Freeman DeniedA Hennepin County judge has denied a motion to remove the county’s attorney Mike Freeman from the George Floyd case.
‘We Need To Know What Happened’: Witnesses Sought In Fatal Pawn Shop Shooting During Mpls. UnrestHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is asking for the public’s help in the investigation of a fatal pawn shop shooting during the unrest in Minneapolis.