Pat Pheifer

Reporter | Ramsey County Courts
Phone: 651-298-1551
Pat Pheifer covers courts and other legal affairs in Ramsey County.

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Weekend of torrential rains leaves Twin Cities neighborhoods awash

Storm totals varied widely across the metro area, from just under three inches at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport to nearly five inches in Spring Park.

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 03:09 PM

Badly wounded trumpeter swan is rescued near Waconia, treated

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Roseville treats about 50 trumpeter swans each year, most because of lead poisoning from eating fisherman-discarded lead sinkers at the bottom of a lake or pond.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 10:23 AM

Farmington man pursued by police killed when car crashes

A predawn police pursuit that continued for 37 miles and exceeded 100 miles per hour ended early Sunday when a...

Updated: May 25, 2014, - 11:29 PM

West St. Paul man gets year in jail for drunken dragging of friend

West St. Paul man hit the gas after friend reached into pickup to take his keys.

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 09:44 PM

Former Hastings priest charged with raping altar boy for years

Francis Hoefgen is accused of abusing altar boy in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 08:58 PM

Tax cuts, $1.17 building package are now Minn. law

The $1.17 billion state construction package included zoo upgrades and a Shakopee women’s prison fence.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 11:12 PM

May 2: LaDue was building bombs for months, police say

John David LaDue, 17, plotted to murder his family, then go on a rampage through Waseca’s junior high and high school, according to criminal charges filed Thursday.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 09:25 PM

This Old Horse serves as sanctuary for retired and special-needs horses

Wishbone Ranch, home of nonprofit This Old Horse, takes in retired and special-needs horses.

Updated: April 29, 2014, - 03:00 PM

Search for car in Mississippi River in Minneapolis to resume Monday

Did someone ditch a stolen car in the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis Sunday morning? Or was there someone in the vehicle when it went into the river and floated several hundred yards before sinking?

Updated: April 27, 2014, - 08:14 PM

Dakota County beat: Program targets crime, crashes

Putting squads and officers in areas where most of a city’s crime and traffic crashes happen seems like pretty common-sense...

Updated: April 24, 2014, - 09:08 PM

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