Hennepin County's Food Composting Ordinance Set To Take Effect In New YearStarting this week, your leftover food could end up in some interesting places.
Drake Hotel Fire Victims Transfer To New Shelters With Longer StaysAfter the Christmas morning Drake Hotel fire, the victims are now at new shelters with longer stays -- the First Covenant Church in Minneapolis or at an extended-stay hotel in Bloomington.
Minneapolis Public Defender Suspended Over 'Culture Of Fear'Minnesota has suspended one of its chief public defenders following allegations that she used inappropriate language and fostered a culture of fear.
Chief Public Defender In Minneapolis Mary Moriarty Suspended Over ReviewHennepin County defense attorney Mary Moriarty said she received the news Monday in an email from the state chief public defender.
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.