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.
Emergency crews responded to a house fire on the 400 block of Main Street in Waconia at 6:32 p.m. Thursday, July 4.
WAYZATA — The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and other local agencies are increasing patrols on Lake Minnetonka and other lakes in Minnesota over the holiday weekend in an effort to crackdown on drunk boaters.
When Minnesotans climb out of our collective winter hibernation into the warmth of summer, we pull out all the stops to enjoy a few months in the sun. Activities like biking around town, grilling at the park, lighting fireworks for Fourth of July and boating on a local lake are what make sum…
A former Eden Prairie skating coach has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a student he coached, according to a news release from the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
A golf tournament fundraiser raised $50,000 for health initiatives for firefighters, said a representative of the Minnesota Firefighter Initiative (MnFIRE).
Former Eden Prairie Police Officer Travis Serafin will not be facing charges after falsifying information in a search warrant application, McLeod County Attorney Michael Junge announced in a press release Friday.
PLYMOUTH — The case of the Wayzata Public Schools staff member allegedly exposing himself to students will be going to a jury trial in August 2019.
Two Eden Prairie High School seniors received scholarships awarded by the Eden Prairie Crime Prevention Fund, according to the city’s website.
Eden Prairie police Officer Chad Streiff made more than 60 DWI arrests last year, which earned him recognition from the group Mothers Against Drunk Driving Minnesota (MADD), MADD said.
In one hour, Eden Prairie police stopped 20 people illegally using the carpool lane the morning of May 16, including one motorist with a felony amount of drugs, according to a Facebook post by the Eden Prairie Police Department.
Update, 3:21 p.m. May 17: Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is on medical leave for high blood pressure and alcohol treatment, a news release from his office says.
A man convicted of felony threats of violence after pulling a gun during a confrontation with several black, Muslim teenagers in an Eden Prairie McDonald’s in November has been sentenced to 45 days in jail.
A driver who crashed into another car, sending a woman to urgent care, was under the influence of alcohol, a Hennepin County criminal complaint says.
Eden Prairie police are asking high school students to use caution if they participate in a game of Nerf Wars, according to a police department blog post.
In 1994, when the internet was a budding technology and Boyz II Men topped the music charts, Eden Prairie police officers moved from their headquarters at 7900 Mitchell Road to a new space in City Hall. The department was 70 percent of the size it is today, patrolling a community of 45,000 people.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is considering its recent Drug Take Back Day a success, according to a post on its Facebook page.
Authorities have determined that a high-speed turn resulted in the drowning deaths of two Shakopee women last fall, according to a Chaska Police Department press release.
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