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Susie Jones
August 05, 2019 - 2:56 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota authorities are charging singer R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged incident in 2001. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says Robert Kelly is charged in an incident involving a girl he met at a concert...
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Mark Freie
May 31, 2019 - 5:58 am
The third wettest start to a year in the Twin Cities since 1871 is forcing No Wake restrictions at Lake Minnetonka. The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District is issuing a High Water Declaration at the lake on Friday due to atypically high water at the lake. Watercraft may not operate at a speed...
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By Edgar Linares
May 11, 2019 - 10:00 am
Hennepin County attorney Mike Freeman is on medical leave of absence, making the announcement a week after the murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer. In a statement, Freeman said after a physical this week, his doctor and others have suggested he needs some time away from the...
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April 06, 2019 - 10:48 am
Jury selection is expected to wrap up this week in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor. He's charged in the 2017 shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman. Also expected soon is a ruling by the judge in the case whether graphic body cam footage and autopsy photos...
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Noor goes to court
Entercom
March 01, 2019 - 5:39 am
Exactly one month from Mohammad Noor’s trial, a Hennepin county district judge heard motions Friday on evidence that can be used. Over the half hour hearing, Judge Kathleen Quintance ruled that the former MPD officer’s pre-trial silence cannot be used against him. She also will not allow...
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Officer Mohammed Noor (left) arrives with his attorney
Entercom
February 26, 2019 - 6:18 am
The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Austrailian woman in 2017 will be held without audio or video recordings. Several media outlets had requested permission to record the proceedings of Mohammed Noor's trial when it starts on April 1. The ruling by Hennepin...
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Sloane Martin
January 05, 2019 - 6:26 pm
At of the end of 2018, Hennepin County approved an ordinance requiring all cities with more than 10,000 residents to offer curbside organics recycling by January 2022. This is once city's experience. Richfield's free organics recycling pilot program launched in November, but it was in the works...
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