Judge Strikes Minneapolis Police Ballot QuestionA Hennepin County judge struck down the controversial Minneapolis charter amendment ballot question on Tuesday afternoon, saying that it was "unreasonable and misleading."
With Absentee Ballots Set To Go Out In Days, Hennepin Co. Judge Hearing Arguments On Controversial Minneapolis Ballot QuestionHennepin County Judge Jamie Anderson on Monday is hearing arguments on whether a Minneapolis ballot question about the future of policing is too vague and misleading.
Hennepin Co. To Expand Embedded Social Workers To 21 Police Departments By 2022: ‘The Future Of Public Safety’In what is being called the “future of public safety,” Hennepin County officials announced that its embedded social worker program is expanding to a total of 21 police departments countywide.
R. Kelly Sex Abuse Trial Begins In Brooklyn After Dodging Hennepin County ChargesR&B star R. Kelly is a predator who lured girls, boys and young women with his fame and dominated them physically, sexually and psychologically, a prosecutor said Wednesday, while a defense lawyer warned jurors they’ll have to sift through lies from accusers with agendas to find the truth.
Hennepin County Will Require Vaccines For EmployeesMinnesota's most populous county will require vaccines for its employees.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff Warns Of Phone Scheme Where Callers Impersonate Officers, Threaten Arrest Over Fake FinesThe Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to beware of a reported phone scheme where callers are impersonating the sheriff’s office -- even Sheriff David Hutchinson himself -- and saying people will be arrested if they don’t pay a fake fine.
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.