Minneapolis, Hennepin Co. Announce Cooling Options For Homeless During Heat WaveThe city of Minneapolis says it's providing extra resources to help get those experiencing homelessness out of the heat.
Hennepin County Approves An Additional $250,000 For Vaccine Incentives Minnesota's most populous county is boosting its incentive program for COVID-19 vaccine shots.
Derek Chauvin Trial Cost Hennepin County $3.7MThe weekslong trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin cost Minnesota’s Hennepin County about $3.7 million for employee salaries, courthouse security, victims’ services for George Floyd’s family and other expenses, according to county documents released Friday.
Hennepin Co. Now Offering COVID Vaccination Incentives, Including $50 Gift Cards And Grants For Community OrgsHennepin County is now offering incentives for those who get vaccinated for COVID-19.
'One Outside Is Too Many': More Unsheltered Hennepin County Residents Finding Permanent HomesHennepin County is coming off an unprecedented year that saw the effort to address homelessness take huge steps forward.
Seeking A Marriage Or Driver's License In Hennepin County? You Might Wait AwhileHennepin County is booking three months in advance and slots are filling up quickly.
Hennepin Co. Officials Urge Residents To Plan Ahead When Making Driver's License AppointmentsHennepin County Service Centers are encouraging residents to plan ahead when scheduling in-person appointments for driver’s licenses now that pandemic-related renewal extensions have expired.
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.