Rochelle Olson

Reporter | Hennepin County Courts and Legal Affairs
Phone: 612-673-1747
Rochelle Olson covers St. Paul City Hall and Ramsey County government.

Recent content from Rochelle Olson

Motion to remove judge from Adrian Peterson's case denied

Texas Judge Kelly Case will remain, possibly clearing way for Dec. 1 trial.

Updated: October 22, 2014, - 08:33 PM

Cranes swinging day and night on new Vikings stadium

Cranes operate from early morning until past midnight, providing the synchronicity required to keep everyone on the site working toward the finish date.

Updated: October 21, 2014, - 02:27 PM

Adrian Peterson's lawyer files 15-page motion opposing judge's recusal

Adrian Peterson's lawyers say prosecutors have failed to prove the necessary bias to remove a judge from hearing the child-endangerment case.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 07:19 AM

Hearing delayed a week in motion to remove Adrian Peterson judge

Scheduling conflict pushes back prosecutor’s request to oust judge Kelly Case.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 11:12 PM

Prosecution will try to remove judge in Adrian Peterson case

Adrian Peterson will return to a Texas courtroom Wednesday to hear the prosecutor argue for a new judge in the felony child-endangerment case of the Minnesota Vikings player.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 08:05 AM

Vikings kick in another $500K for stadium; no bird-safe glass

Pledging not to give up or go away, birders demonstrated at the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority meeting Friday, where the Minnesota Vikings announced plans to pay another $500,000 for enhancements — none of it for the bird-safe glass the protesters want.

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 11:35 PM

Prosecutors seek to rearrest Peterson over smoking marijuana

Adrian Peterson’s admission that he smoked “a little weed” has prompted Texas prosecutors to ask a judge to revoke his $15,000 bail on a felony child abuse charge.

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 06:02 AM

Child abuse trial for Adrian Peterson likely to start Dec. 1

Vikings running back enters no plea as Dec. 1 trial date hinges on the Texas prosecutors' motion for the judge to step aside.

Updated: October 09, 2014, - 06:22 AM

Peterson judge sets tentative trial date of Dec. 1 on child abuse charge

Running back sat in the audience, didn’t enter plea in Montgomery County, Texas, courtroom.

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 05:02 PM

Adrian Peterson is expected to plead not guilty today; then what?

Adrian Peterson will plead not guilty in a Texas courtroom this morning to a felony child abuse charge. A trial date could be scheduled later this year, but a date soon would be unusual.

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 08:48 AM

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