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Two innovative programs recognized by the National Association of Counties

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has received awards from the National Association of Counties for two innovative programs - Reducing Gun Violence Initiative and Culture Change through Committed Leadership Program.

Man sentenced for his role in drive-by-shooting

Ahmed Abdullahi was sentenced to three years’ probation after pleading guilty to aiding in a drive-by shooting

Extra long sentence handed down in shotgun slaying

Eddie Hubbard gets 18 years for killing one and threatening another

Three indicted for first degree premeditated murder

A Hennepin County Grand Jury indicted Maureen Onyelobi, David Johnson and Maurice Wilson with first degree premeditated murder for the brutal shooting death of Anthony Fairbanks.

Woman sent to prison for smothering her infant son

Ashleigh Jennifer Casey was sentenced to 84 months in prison for the 2009 smothering death of her infant son. She will also serve a consecutive 10 years of probation for attempting to smother a second child.

Sheriff changes immigration detention hold policy

Hennepin County jail will no longer honor U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers absent judicial authority. County Attorney provided legal advice on the issue.

Jury convicts man for Lake Street shooting

A jury convicted St. Paul man, Zakaria Yusuf, of attempted second-degree murder of a rival gang member outside of a Lake Street food store

Revamped county attorney website now online to better serve users

A redesigned website for the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office went live this morning, and promises to be easier to use and compatible on all mobile devices.