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Lake Minnetonka, Photo courtesy of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
Lake Minnetonka, Photo courtesy of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
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Hennepin County Installs New Rescue Dock on Lake Minnetonka

Hennepin County officials have installed a new emergency dock on Lake Minnetonka they hope will reduce response times.

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Hennepin County Removes 20 Children From Juvenile Center

Hennepin County officials said they are removing 20 children from a northern Minnesota correctional facility for boys.

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4 Arrested in Theft Investigation at Hennepin County Day Cares

Prosecutors have charged three Minneapolis day care centers with billing the state for more children than they serve. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said four people were arrested Tuesday as part of an investigation into fraudulent billing of Minnesota's Child Care Assistance Program.

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Minneapolis Man Charged With Killing Wife, Her Daughter

A Minneapolis man is charged with fatally shooting his wife and her 15-year-old daughter last Friday. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says 50-year-old Gonzalo Galvan is charged with two counts of first-degree premeditated murder.

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Minneapolis Nursing Home Aide Pleads Guilty to Rape

A male nursing assistant at a Minneapolis nursing home has pleaded guilty to raping an 83-year-old woman suffering from severe dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Seventy-seven-year-old George Sumo Kpingbah of Brooklyn Center entered his plea Monday in Hennepin County court.

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(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Man Pleads Guilty to Stalking Twin Cities DJ

An Eden Prairie man has pleaded guilty to stalking a public radio host in Minnesota. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says 56-year-old Patrick Kelly pleaded guilty to felony stalking and terroristic threats Monday.

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Hennepin County To Add 100 Workers To Child Protection Staff

A Hennepin County committee has given preliminary approval to adding nearly 100 more child protection workers. The county's Health and Human Services Committee approved the proposal Tuesday. It goes before the full county board next month.

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Cause Of 10-Year-Old Barway Collins Death Undetermined

The Hennepin County medical examiner says the death of a 10-year-old Crystal boy was a homicide, but the cause remains undetermined.

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Hennepin Co. Won’t Prosecute Driver Who Struck Protester

The Hennepin County Attorney's office has declined to charge a man who drove through a crowd of protesters in Minneapolis last fall, knocking over and slightly injuring a teenage girl.

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11 Gang Members, Associates Indicted On Gun Counts

Eleven gang members and their associates have been arrested and indicted on federal gun charges after a takedown that authorities say will cause a significant blow to those behind recent violence in Hennepin County.

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