David Chanen | Star Tribune
Reporter | Hennepin County

David Chanen is a reporter covering Hennepin County government and Prince's estate dealings. He previously covered crime, courts and spent two sessions at the Legislature.

Chanen has spent his entire career at the Star Tribune A Minneapolis resident, he owns a pug and a rescue dog that looks like a gremlin.


Outside Trump's Minneapolis rally, some tried to bridge bitter divide

Between the raised middle fingers, the burning banner and the bellowing bullhorns came a few friendly moments.


Bloomington police swamped with calls about hidden cameras in dressing rooms at MOA

The suspect may also be involved in similar cases at Maplewood Mall.


Man found shot in overturned SUV in St. Paul's West Side dies

Man driving SUV when he and his son were shot; no arrests so far.


Hennepin County Sheriff's Office seeks $5 million for body cameras

The $5 million budget request would equip 148 deputies with cameras.


Five injured during brazen carjacking in south Minneapolis

A vehicle crashed into another vehicle and bakery, rammed a squad car and struck two girls before jumping a curb, hitting a streetlight and bursting into flames.


Hennepin County census team targets hard-to-count communities

Months before the 2020 census kicks off in April, Hennepin County is working ahead to ensure hard-to-count areas and communities are tallied and to sweep…


Going up? Major renovation to elevators at Hennepin County Government Center

Hennepin County towers serve 10,000 people daily.


Hennepin County Board approves 4.75% maximum property tax levy increase

Commissioners also agree to raise salaries for sheriff and county attorney.


Cyril Kerber of Chanhassen, top-selling encyclopedia salesman, dies at 87

He sold 6,051 sets of the Encyclopaedia Britannica over 33 years. He believed that to be a world record.


Hennepin County administrator proposes 4.75% property tax levy increase for 2020

The overall budget would increase to $2.5 billion; up nearly $90 million from 2019.