James Walsh

Reporter | St. Paul and Ramsey County
Phone: 651-925-5041
James Walsh covers news in St. Paul and Ramsey County.

Recent content from James Walsh

Saado Ali Warsame, 58: Daring voice of hope for Somalia

The Minnesota resident’s songs of peace made her wildly popular in her native Somalia, but a threat to those fomenting chaos there. Elected to Somalia’s parliament, she became a target.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 04:47 PM

St. Paul man charged with spitting on prosecutor

A St. Paul man convicted Tuesday of sex trafficking has been charged in Ramsey County with spitting on the prosecutor...

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 10:23 PM

St. Paul neighborhood rallies around church

A fire left tiny St. Mark Lutheran Church unusable for months, but neighbors have rallied around the church.

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 10:21 PM

Dec. 20: Mall of America protest attracts thousands

Shoppers lined the rails of the mall rotunda to watch the peaceful protest. Bloomington police said 25 people were arrested.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 10:22 PM

St. Paul swears in nation's first Karen police officer

Ler Htoo graduated from the St. Paul Police Academy on Thursday night, becoming what is believed to be the first police officer from Myanmar's Karen ethnic group in the United States.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 09:42 AM

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit St. Paul children's hospitals

With police sirens wailing and a sidecar full of gifts, Sgt. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus helped St. Paul police...

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 08:13 PM

St. Paul police crime lab gains accreditation

The once-troubled St. Paul police Forensic Services Unit has won international accreditation, police officials announced Wednesday.The accreditation, from the ANSI-ASQ...

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 07:08 PM

Judge sets $1M bail for ex-Visitation coach, calls behavior 'reprehensible'

Sexual assault suspect repeatedly ignored restraining orders.

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 11:13 PM

Obituary: D. Peter Snustad, U of M geneticist and professor

To many in his field of genetics, Pete Snustad was known as the co-author of “Principles of Genetics,” a primary...

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 07:42 PM

From Colombia to Minnesota, finding homes for older orphans

A longtime program has helped match older orphans in Colombia with families in this state. A weeklong camp makes in-person introductions.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 11:18 PM

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