James Walsh

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

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Crews have begun smoothing St. Paul's worst streets

Initial resurfacing will smooth the ride on the city’s worst streets this fall pending major repair work next budget year.

Updated: September 08, 2014, - 08:48 PM

July 30: Ventura says he's ‘overjoyed reputation restored’

Jesse Ventura shocks the world again as jury grants him $1.8 million in damages for defamation by book, “unjust enrichment.”

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 04:55 PM

Minnesota police departments seek to learn from tragedy

Officer Scott Patrick's death is another sobering reminder that law enforcement is dangerous work. Yet those incidents can also serve as lessons for officers in how to perform their jobs more safely.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 10:21 PM

Accused killer's sister: Bar owner pushed her brother to the brink

Lyle Hoffman’s sister fears he may have killed himself.

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 10:50 AM

Slain Boston Scientific exec's ex-wife: 'Things were getting a little crazy' over bar

The victim, Kelly Phillips, and the suspect, Lyle "Ty" Hoffman (pictured), together opened Lush Food Bar in northeast Minneapolis and had lived together, according to their latest driver's licenses.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 02:19 PM

August: Dayton hears from east metro officials about rail safety

Suburban St. Paul officials told Gov. Mark Dayton that communities across the state need money and training to prepare for the possible catastrophe of a train loaded with volatile oil exploding as it rumbles through Minnesota.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 11:22 PM

Police families share the loss

It was an indelible sight. There, in the parking lot of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, a woman waited for Michelle...

Updated: August 07, 2014, - 09:49 PM

Thousands pay their respects to officer Patrick at funeral service

The funeral for the 47-year-old husband and father of two girls at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church was followed by an 8-mile procession to his final resting place, Acacia Park Cemetery in Mendota Heights.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 10:09 PM

Officer's family, friends remember their anchor

Scott Patrick was the clever high schooler who created a “job application” to get a date. The “regular guy” who could draw up his own blueprints. And the little brother so full of common sense.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 08:48 AM

Eight miles of mourners to pay respects to slain officer

Officials expect 3,000 to 5,000 mourners — family, friends and law enforcement officers from across Minnesota — to attend the funeral Wednesday of slain Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick. The church sanctuary holds 350.

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 02:08 PM

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