The Eden Prairie Police Department honored the veterans on its force in a blog post for Veterans Day on Nov. 11.
GREENWOOD — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) says a hate crime occurred against a Muslim DoorDash driver in the southern Lake Minnetonka area the morning of Sunday, Oct. 27.
Eden Prairie police found a 12-year-old boy who was believed to have run away from home on Nov. 1, according to a post from the department’s Twitter account.
The seven members of Eden Prairie and Edina’s Police Explorer Post won three awards at a conference in October, according to a news post on the city of Eden Prairie’s website.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office received 458 pounds of medicine and drugs during its Oct. 26 National Drug Take Back Day, according to Jeremy Zoss, the office’s director of communications.
A six-month investigation by Southwest Metro Drug Task Force led to the seizure of 5 pounds of heroin after officers executed search warrants in Carver, Hennepin and Ramsey counties, an Oct. 28 news release from the task force says.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's office will operate three free medication drop-off sites as part of National Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 26, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.
MINNETONKA — Some of the worst cities for driving in Minnesota are right here in the southwest metro, according to new ranking from QuoteWizard by LendingTree.
Two Eden Prairie Police Department supervisors have received the FBI’s Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA) Trilogy Award, according to a news release from the city of Eden Prairie.
Hundreds of families turned out for Eden Prairie’s public safety open house on Oct. 12, even as the event was moved indoors because of the first snowfall of the season.
The Eden Prairie Police Department is giving away free cell phone holders for drivers, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page.
Eden Prairie police issued the fifth most citations for seat belt violations in the Twin Cities metro area during a two-week period of extra enforcement, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Eden Prairie police investigating three armed robberies in recent weeks have found several similarities in the cases, and inconsistencies in victims' statements, which "call into question the validity of the reports," according to a news release from the city.
An underage person who attempted to buy tobacco at 24 businesses in Eden Prairie was turned down by all of them, according to the Eden Prairie Police Department’s Sept. 30 Facebook post.
An Eden Prairie woman and Chaska man who were reported missing over the weekend have been found, Katie Bengtson, senior communications coordinator with the city of Eden Prairie, told Eden Prairie News.
A former Eden Prairie skating coach has been sentenced to 24 years in prison on two counts of criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a student he coached, according Chuck Laszewski, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office media coordinator.
HOPKINS — A man charged with fatally stabbing his longtime friend pleaded guilty to second-degree murder charges on Wednesday, Sept. 25, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said in a news release.
A missing Gustavus Adolphus College student was found deceased in Hamburg by authorities.
The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District (RPBCWD) is offering a series of classes for homeowners, public and private road salt applicators, or anyone who manages snow and ice at a business, nonprofit, or place of worship to prepare for Minnesota's snowy season, the district announc…
A few weeks before the 2019 school year began, Eden Prairie police officer Brandon Carlston met his new partner in a hot parking lot outside the Albertville Fire Department. As excited as Carlston felt, Jax took it to the next level: The 15-month-old German shepherd had been waiting in an ai…
Ten people have been charged with hiring or agreeing to hire a sex worker as part of a multi-agency human trafficking sting hosted by the Eden Prairie Police Department, according to Hennepin County court documents.
An Eden Prairie kindergartner is back at school after being stung by bees 23 times, according to a tweet from the Eden Prairie Police Department.
Former fire chief George Esbensen may not be in charge of Eden Prairie’s firefighting fleet anymore, but he’s still advocating to make sure they have the best care possible, according to a news release from the Eden Prairie A.M. Rotary Club.
The Eden Prairie Police Department is doing extra seat belt enforcement during the weeks of Sept. 16 and Sept. 23, according to a post on the department’s website.
An animal spotted by a trail camera near Purgatory Creek is probably a coyote, not a cougar, according to an email from the Eden Prairie Police Department.
A possible cougar was caught on a trail camera near Purgatory Creek in Eden Prairie on Aug. 26, according to a Facebook post by the Eden Prairie police department.
A man and a woman were assaulted with knives and robbed while walking on the south side of Anderson Lakes Parkway in Eden Prairie around 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, according to an Aug. 21 news release from the Eden Prairie Police Department.
Watch out for car break-ins, Eden Prairie police warned in a recent blog post. As of Aug. 14, there have been 124 vehicle break-ins or attempted break-ins this year, the post says.
Possible cougar sightings have been reported in Eden Prairie and Bloomington recently, according to police.
The members of Eden Prairie High School’s Distraction Free Driving Club are big fans of peer-to-peer education. Usually, that means other teenagers, but on Aug. 14, 22 high schoolers taught a different audience about safe driving: elementary schoolers.
WATERTOWN — An empty field in Watertown is surrounded by farmland and a golf course. It’s fenced off — warding off trespassers — but the land looks abandoned.
A small fire in Eden Prairie Center prompted an evacuation of AMC Theaters on Aug. 14, said Nancy Litwin, the mall’s general manager.
Four adults have been charged after a Minneapolis motorcyclist traveling on a rural road west of Carver was hit by a bullet on June 25.
If a Hennepin County resident asked to see what the supply of prescription painkillers looked like, per person, in their county between 2006 and 2012, they would have 168 pills laid out in front of them for that seven-year period.
Under rainy skies, around 150 people came to Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie to run, walk and remember those who lost their lives to distracted driving at the 12th annual Raksha Vigil and 5K Run, held by the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation on Aug. 10.
Eden Prairie legislators, law enforcement and gun violence prevention groups responded to the mass shootings that killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, on Aug. 4 and at least 22 in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 3.
ROGERS — A Hopkins police officer was killed while riding his bike in Rogers over the weekend, the Hopkins Police Department said in a news release, noting he was off-duty at the time of his death.
James Charles Erickson, 40, of St. Paul, has been identified by the Minnesota State Patrol as the man who died in a Tuesday afternoon crash after fleeing from authorities.
The driver who died in a Tuesday afternoon car crash was fleeing a deputy, according to the Carver County Sheriff's Office.
A major multi-vehicle crash resulted in at least one fatality on Highway 41, at the Highway 212 intersection in Chaska.
When Sgt. Brent DuPont joined the Eden Prairie police force at 23, Highway 5 was a two-lane road and Scenic Heights was a dirt road.
Eden Prairie police are investigating several fires and instances of property damage that may be arson, according to a July 16 post on the Eden Prairie Police Department’s Facebook page.
Eden Prairie Animal Control is looking into a report that a dog bit another dog at an Eden Prairie pet hospital, according to Eden Prairie police.
Nineteen Eden Prairie Safety Camp graduates, four Eden Prairie police officers and four Let’s Go Fishing-Eden Prairie Chapter crewmen participated in a first-ever Cops-N-Bobbers fishing excursion last Thursday on Lake Riley.
Eden Prairie police are investigating three similar residential burglaries, according to a news release from the department.
Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of a gun-pointing incident at 9:03 a.m. Sunday at the 7400 block of Chanhassen Road in Chanhassen.
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