Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Jail Population Cut By 26% After Release Of Low-Risk Inmates To Prevent COVID-19 SpreadProsecutors worked to let go inmates who were waiting for their court appearances, did not have any records of violence, and were in custody for "relatively minor felonies."
Myon Burrell's Family, Attorney, NAACP President Applaud Amy Klobuchar's Call For Independent ReviewSen. Amy Klobuchar is asking Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to open up an independent review of a case that sent a Minnesota teen to prison for life.
Amy Klobuchar Calls For Independent Review Of Myon Burrell's Convictions For Murder Of Tyesha Edwards, 11Amy Klobuchar is calling on the top prosecutor in Hennepin County to initiate an independent investigation into the case of Myon Burrell, a black Minneapolis teen sentenced to life after an 11-year-old black girl was killed by a stray bullet.
Minneapolis Police Officer Cleared In Shooting Death Of Mario Benjamin Last AugustThe announcement comes after an extensive investigation by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Hennepin Co. Attorney Defends Amy Klobuchar In Myon Burrell CaseHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says the right man is in jail in a murder case that has returned to the spotlight due to the presidential candidacy of Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
No Charges Filed In Brian Quinones Shooting DeathHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman will not pursue criminal charges in the death of Brian Quinones, the 30-year-old man shot by Richfield and Edina police last September.
Hennepin Co. Attorney Mike Freeman Announces Felony Charges Against Former Owners Of Merit DrywallFreeman credited a joint effort from the Department of Commerce’s investigators and the carpenter’s union for bringing the injustice to light.
Yuridia Hernandez Linares Pleads Guilty In Scam To Get Undocumented Immigrants Visas By Faking Robberies In Eden PrairieShe is currently in custody, awaiting sentencing on January 30. She faces up to 10 years in prison and/or a $20,000 fine.
Joshua Dow Pleads Guilty To Girlfriend's MurderA Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of his girlfriend in 2015.
R. Kelly, His Lawyers Fail To Appear In Hennepin County CourtEmbattled singer R. Kelly is slated to make a court appearance Thursday in Minnesota.
Hennepin Co. Attorney Recommends Changing How Police Shootings Are Investigated In MinnesotaHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he has ideas to change the process through which deadly police shootings are handled in Minnesota. One of them is releasing video related to the shooting sooner, or 45 days at the latest.
R. Kelly Charged With 2 Sex Crimes In Hennepin County, Attorney SpeaksHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced R. Kelly is charged with sex crimes stemming from a July 2001 incident with a minor.
Chinese Billionaire Richard Liu’s Rape Case Files Released By Minneapolis PoliceRichard Liu -- the founder of China's equivalent to Amazon -- was accused, but never charged, with raping a 21-year-old international University of Minnesota student last August.
'There Ain't Been No Justice': Advocates For Jamar Clark Call For $20M Death SettlementJamar Clark's family is still trying to settle with Minneapolis more than three years after he was shot and killed by police.
'I Am Determined To Reclaim My Health': Mike Freeman To Enter Alcohol TreatmentHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he will enter an alcohol treatment program after announcing last week he was taking a medical leave of absence.