hennepin county

Father of Philando Castile Requesting Portion of $3 Million Settlement from Prison

Castile's mother, Valerie, has petitioned the court for $2 million with the remaining amount going to attorneys

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — The father of Philando Castile wants a portion of the $3 million settlement reached in his death. Phelix Frazier Sr. is serving a life term in federal prison on drug trafficking charges. Frazier has asked a Hennepin County judge to give him $500,000 and disputes claims that he was absent from his son’s life. Castile’s…

New Case of Measles Confirmed in Minnesota

The newest case is an unvaccinated man who lives in Hennepin County

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Health officials have confirmed an additional case of measles in Minnesota. The new case is associated with the measles outbreak that has been occurring mainly in Hennepin County since late March. The newest case is an unvaccinated man who lives in Hennepin County. Officials say the man visited several public locations in Hennepin, Ramsey and…

VIDEO: Minnesota Fugitive, Bounty Hunters Killed in Shootout at Texas Dealership

Hutchinson and the bounty hunters died at the scene

GREENVILLE, Minn. — A fugitive from Hennepin County and two bounty hunters are dead after a shootout inside a Texas car dealership. “Today, our dealership was the scene of a tragic and unfortunate confrontation,” said Rick Ford, who is president and CEO of RFJ Auto Partners. “We are relieved to report that all of our employees and our customers are…

Suspect Accused in Killing of Crookston Woman Returns to Polk County

Frazier is charged in the death of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — The Crookston man facing second murder charges, returns to Polk County. Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Frazier was released from the Hennepin County jail. Frazier is charged in the death of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace. Her body was found in a bathtub in their Crookston apartment earlier this month. Frazier was arrested in Bloomington after fleeing from police. Categories:…

Missing University of Minnesota Student Found Dead

Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies say 22-year-old Christopher Stanley has been missing since Tuesday

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.– The mother of a missing University of Minnesota student confirms it is the body of her son that authorities pulled from the Mississippi River. Hennepin County Sheriff’s deputies say 22-year-old Christopher Stanley has been missing since Tuesday. They say his roommate says the two of them were sitting along the river at Water Power Park when a large…

Two Charged, Four Others Being Considered in Killing of Hennepin County 19-Year-Old

Authorities say the group of six planned to break into Elder's apartment and rough him up but ending up shooting Elder in the neck

Megan Cater, 19 (L) and Noah Peterson, 21 (R)  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Two people have been charged with murder in Hennepin County and four others could face charges. Megan Cater, 19, and 21-year-old Noah Peterson are accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old Corey Elder. They are charged with murder, burglary and assault. Authorities say the group of six planned…

Minnesota Health Department Confirms Measles Outbreak

All cases are involving children

HENNEPIN┬áCOUNTY, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Health confirms 29 known measles cases. The newest reported case is in Stearns County, west of the Twin Cities. The other 28 cases are in Hennepin County, and all 29 involve children under the age of 5. There are no reported cases in North Dakota. Measles is often recognized by a rash that…