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

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

No. 1: Behind Adrian Peterson's perfect image lay an imperfect person

Adrian Peterson was the face of the Vikings and marketing magic, his brushes with the law and personal life ignored – until suddenly no one could look away.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 01:29 PM

Vikings stadium crane operators swing carefully from 300 feet in air

Above the city streets, crane operators help build a huge, exciting project: the new stadium.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 06:26 AM

Oct. 1, 2013: Decades-old HCMC hyperbaric chamber on view during demolition

For fans of building demolitions and heavy machinery, the Hennepin County Medical Center offers a spectacle next week with the...

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 09:01 PM

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