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

No. 11: 9-year-old Vegas stowaway had history of car theft, sneaking into water park

The 9-year-old also has been investigated several times by county child protection workers.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 09:47 AM

Minnesota's ban on suicide talk goes too far, court rules

The law infringes on free speech, appeals panel said.

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 09:00 PM

Federal employees in Minnesota digging out their contingency plans

The U.S. government workers in the state will learn Tuesday who’s essential and who’s not.

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 11:52 PM

There's progress for the homeless in Hennepin County

Hennepin County is midway through an intensive two-year pilot project aimed at getting people who haven’t had shelter for a long time into stable housing. Results look positive.

Updated: September 26, 2013, - 10:26 PM

New HCMC leader looks to improve systems, care and costs

Dr. Jon Pryor took over the job in a time of uncertainty and dramatic shifts in health care.

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 10:51 PM

Stolen medals returned to daughter of Bataan survivor

The cherished heirlooms -- including a Bronze Star with two oak leaves -- of Roger Neis, stolen in 2012 from his northeast Minneapolis house, are returned by the burglar’s attorney.

Updated: September 18, 2013, - 10:11 PM

Little black trash cans take Hennepin County workers by surprise

Talk turned to trash at the Hennepin County Government Center this week when surprised employees discovered their standard-size garbage cans...

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 10:21 PM

Boston's top cop shares hard lessons with Twin Cities Marathon organizers

Boston police leader shared security tips before Twin Cities Marathon.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 09:38 PM

Sept. 12, 2013: Transit station will be like NYC's Grand Central Terminal

A sweeping plan to add a park, jumbo display screen, retail stores and a public plaza to the $79.3 million rail hub being built near Target Field will get the go-ahead Thursday from the Hennepin County Board.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 05:54 PM

AIM leader Clyde Bellecourt goes to trial over Christmas Eve arrest

The AIM leader faces a misdemeanor charge related to a Crystal Court protest and disputed circumstances surrounding his arrest.

Updated: September 08, 2013, - 07:52 PM

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