Kevin Giles

Reporter | East Metro
Phone: 651-925-5037
Suburban reporter Kevin Giles covers Washington County government and news throughout northern Washington County, such as public policy, transportation, prosecution and courts, prisons and the St. Croix River watershed.

Recent content from Kevin Giles

Beecroft case now in hands of Washington County judge

Seven days of testimony will determine verdict in retrial of Oakdale woman who stabbed baby 135 times.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 11:10 PM

Stillwater prison inmates on lockdown

Visitation also canceled until further notice during standard security operation, department officials say.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 09:38 PM

4-H students rehearse musical to wow Washington County Fair

Along the leafy lanes of the Washington County Fairgrounds, a mighty show is in the works: 62 teenagers last week...

Updated: July 21, 2013, - 08:06 AM

Live birth by teenage Oakdale mom "inconclusive,” defense witness says.

A N.D. medical examiner testified for the defense that an Oakdale teen mom’s baby could have been stillborn.

Updated: July 19, 2013, - 09:19 PM

Oakdale baby was born alive, doctor says in mom's murder trial

Nicole Beecroft’s baby was born alive and struggled to breathe but died soon afterward from knife wounds, a Ramsey County...

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 08:46 PM

Stillwater jail friend: Beecroft said she killed baby

Emily Frye, held on a third-degree murder charge, said she was testifying voluntarily ‘for the baby.’

Updated: July 17, 2013, - 09:22 PM

New trial opens for Oakdale woman accused of killing her baby

The little-girl voice on the police recording, lacking emotion, repeatedly assured an investigator that she was telling the truth about...

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 07:54 PM

Young Oakdale woman back in court in baby stabbing case

Nicole Beecroft has served five years of a life sentence for stabbing her baby, but in a court-ordered retrial, she...

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 09:30 PM

East metro beat: Sudden new look to St. Croix River bridge project

The last resident of an abandoned Oak Park Heights neighborhood died in 2001 when her home caught fire. Like so...

Updated: July 11, 2013, - 10:45 PM

National parks in Minnesota, Costa Rica join forces

New agreement brings sharing of resources on habitat protection and restoration as well as adult and youth education programs.

Updated: July 04, 2013, - 05:31 PM

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