Reporter | Hennepin County

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.


Independent analysis evaluates gaps in Hennepin County foster care system

Hennepin County system analyzed in study spurred by class-action lawsuit.


Winston Smith's death revived scrutiny of federal body camera policies

The Justice Department started phasing in new body camera program last month.


Minnesota GOP picks former state Sen. David Hann as new leader

Four candidates vied for spot after former chair Jennifer Carnahan's resignation.


Man's fatal shooting is Minneapolis' 75th homicide of the year

The man died several hours later at North Memorial.


Lawsuit targets University of Minnesota vaccine mandate

UMD student's suit claims Gabel acted unlawfully.


One-of-a-kind county medical examiner's office going up in Minnetonka

When the $53 million facility opens in November, it will be a one-of-a-kind medical examiner's office in the United States.


Hennepin County Board approves maximum property tax levy

The board has raised the property tax levy each year by an average of 4.6% since 2015.


Hennepin County Sheriff offers education for inmates

Hennepin County unveils program to help inmates earn GEDs, new skills.


Hennepin County starts initiative to battle hate amid rise in bias crimes

Commissioner Jeff Lunde will ask board for $1 million to address the issue.


Minneapolis, Hennepin County start mortgage relief program

Eligible property owners can receive up to $35,000.