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

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

Adrian Peterson back on team; Vikings lose large sponsor

The Vikings star maintains he is “not a child abuser.” Radisson ends sponsorship with team as second incident surfaces.

Updated: September 16, 2014, - 03:35 PM

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