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Metro Law Enforcement to Host Town Hall on Heroin Dangers

At least 39 people have died in Hennepin County in 2014 because of heroin, according to the sheriff's office.

That statistic is why officers are trying to spread the word about the dangers of the drug.

On Wednesday night, the sheriff's office along with the Hopkins and Minnetonka police departments will host a heroin town hall meeting.

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Woman Accuses Minneapolis Police Officer of Sexual Assault

A Minneapolis woman has filed a $50,000 lawsuit against a police officer who she says sexually assaulted her during an arrest.
    
The Star Tribune reports the lawsuit says the Minneapolis officer responded to a disturbance involving the woman's boyfriend and two security guards in May.
    

Armed Man Shot, Killed at St. Anthony Mobile Home Park ID'd

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A man shot and killed by officers Thursday night at a mobile home park in St. Anthony Village has been identified.

Blue Cross Insurance to Open Retail Store in Edina

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is preparing to open its first-ever retail store, where consumers can sign up for insurance coverage and get information on healthy living.

The store opens Nov. 8 in the Yorkdale Shoppes mall in Edina.

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U of Minn. Issued Student Travel Restrictions Due to Ebola

The University of Minnesota has issued student travel restrictions for the three West African countries hardest hit by Ebola.

The areas are Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Body Found in Medicine Lake, Believed to be Missing Man

Authorities believe they have found the body of a man who was last seen at Medicine Lake over the weekend, according to Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek.

Officials: 39 Heroin-Related Deaths in Hennepin County this Year

Hennepin County officials and local police agencies are continuing to host community meetings after a surge in heroin-related deaths.

A total of 39 heroin-related deaths were reported for the year through September, according to the most recent numbers available.