Hennepin County

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Hennepin County will eliminate bail system for certain non-violent crimes

The reform is backed by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

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COVID-19: Hennepin County Board approves $8M to help bars, restaurants

The approval comes a day before Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce additional restrictions for restaurants.

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Here's where COVID-19 is the most widespread in Hennepin County

Hennepin County has released a city-by-city comparison showing rising rates of the virus.

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Snow squall warning issued for Wright, Hennepin counties

Intense snowfall is causing major issues on the roads.

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Judge: Former cops in Floyd case will be tried together in Hennepin County

Judge Peter Cahill issued some big rulings on Wednesday night.

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AG expands program to help Minnesotans seal their criminal records

Ramsey and Washington counties launched this initiative last year, but now it's available for all Minnesota residents.

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What's at stake as 4 ex-cops charged in George Floyd's death appear in court

Friday's hearing will cover a variety of topics, including motions to try the men separately and to move the trial out of Hennepin County.

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Body of 6-year-old recovered from Mississippi River in Minneapolis

The 40-hour search came to an end Monday morning.

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Search continues for 6-year-old who went missing in Mississippi River

The boy was wading in water with friends, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

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MN mom accused in son's 2018 death now charged with murder

Tasha Tennin was originally charged with manslaughter.

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Thousands still without power after Friday storms in Minnesota

Areas just north of Minneapolis were hit hard.

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Hennepin County will make Juneteenth a "floating" holiday

The board's decision will not add a paid holiday for county employees.

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Charges: Woman killed her boyfriend, told police it was suicide

Vivian Jones will make her first court appearance Wednesday.

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Plans for Blue Line extension change after talks with BNSF break down

The public agencies have said they are no longer negotiating with BNSF Railway.