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

Man disappears in St. Croix River; teen drowns in Mississippi River

As the search for Tou Hu Vang continued in Taylors Falls, the body of a 14-year-old St. Paul Park boy was pulled from the Mississippi River.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 09:50 AM

Oakdale mom who killed baby accused of "subversive" behavior in jail

Nicole Beecroft, who at 17 stabbed her newborn, tried to intimidate other female prisoners, records show.

Updated: May 24, 2014, - 03:45 PM

April 5: Prosecutor: Oakdale mom's killing of baby was particularly cruel

Prosecutor Karin McCarthy argued that the crime included “aggravating factors” because the baby girl was unusually vulnerable and Beecroft, of...

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 09:20 PM

May 13: Sentencing delayed for Oakdale mom who killed newborn daughter

Defense will press case for a lesser prison term for Nicole Beecroft.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 09:19 PM

Oak Park Heights prison volunteer goes to jail for attempted cocaine smuggling

Leaning from the bench, District Judge John Hoffman told Joseph William Bigbear Friday that attempting to smuggle cocaine to Oak...

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 08:16 PM

Cottage Grove man pleads guilty in woman's overdose death

Cottage Grove man failed to help victim as she was dying from an overdose.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 08:12 PM

Old-time Base Ball begins season in Washington County

Reigning champs, St. Croix, take on Afton Red Socks today. No swearing or spitting allowed — or the umpire will...

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Embattled Stillwater mayor won't run for re-election

His private accounting business was raided by Internal Revenue Service agents in March.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 11:42 PM

Big bond issue goes to Forest Lake voters for building overhauls

School security, energy efficiency, upgrades for arts and sports are on Forest Lake district’s wish list.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Records document Stillwater prison in 1914

Retirees spent months sifting through boxes to rescue and preserve 100 years of documented history.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 02:00 PM

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