Thousands Already Taking Advantage Of Early Voting In Hennepin CountyOfficials at the Hennepin County Elections office report 7,700 absentee ballots have been received and accepted since early voting began in Minnesota Sept. 21.
Hennepin County Child Support Services Employees Under InvestigationThe allegations involve 24 employees in the Hennepin County Child Support Services division and include accusations of falsifying time cards for days and hours where no work was done.
Crime Is Significantly Down In Hennepin CountyNew statistics show that violent and property crimes in Hennepin County combined are down 15 percent, compared to the first half of 2017.
2nd Measles Case Reported In Hennepin CountyOfficials say increasing infections worldwide have the potential to spark an outbreak in the U.S.
TCAT Arrests One Of Hennepin County's Most WantedThe Twin Cities Apprehension team arrested Lopez on they city's south side.
Cyberattack Gains Access To Hennepin County Email SystemHennepin County officials say an email cyberattack compromised the accounts of about 20 employees, and the hackers used the accounts to send malicious emails.
Nearly 200K Absentee Ballots Requested By MN VotersStatewide, 195,162 absentee ballots have been sent out, a 90 percent increase from the 2016 election.
Ahead Of Primary, 49,000 Minnesotans Submit Absentee BallotsThe Secretary of State says there is a 150 percent jump in absentee voting so far compared to the 2016 election.
Invasive Algae Found In Medicine LakeStarry stonewort is an alga that looks similar to other native plants and can form dense mats, which can interfere with use of a lake and compete with native plants.
Primary Absentee Ballots In Hennepin Co. Hit New RecordHennepin County officials say that as of Thursday morning, they had accepted 12,500 absentee ballots countywide.
Huge Number Of Early Voting Ballots May Signal High Primary TurnoutMinnesota election officials say they are seeing unusually high interest in the August primary.
Brooklyn Park Couple Indicted For Murder Of Foster ChildAccording to a petition to terminate the parental rights of the Dirks’ four other children, police were called to the couple’s Brooklyn Park home on Nov. 6 because the 3-year-old was not breathing.
Southwest Light Rail Extension Plan AdvancesThe project has faced issues along the way, including reaching agreements to share rail corridors with three different freight rail companies.
Charges: Man Molested Girl While She Played With iPadThe victim, who is now 15, told her mother about the abuse last year. Officials say the child was told to forget about what happened and forgive Torgerson, because that’s what good Christians do.
20 Percent Of Hennepin Co. Inmates Reported Opioid Abuse In Snap-Shot StudyThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office recently conducted a one-day snap-shot study on opioid abuse.