Chao Xiong

Reporter | Regional
Phone: 612-673-4391
Chao Xiong covers public safety news in St. Paul and Ramsey County for the Star Tribune.

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April 24: Nienstedt's testimony spurs calls for reform

Even as Nienstedt’s testimony stoked new debate among 800,000 Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, there were pleas from all sides to reform how the church handles child abusers.

Updated: April 24, 2014, - 11:37 AM

St. Paul couple allegedly stole mail from 84 addresses

A St. Paul couple stole mail from 84 addresses in order to cash checks in the homeowners’ names, according to...

Updated: April 23, 2014, - 11:06 PM

Archbishop says he was unaware of most child sex abuse issues

Archbishop John Nienstedt said he was not aware that known child sex abusers were working in various capacities at the archdiocese during his tenure, a court deposition revealed.

Updated: April 23, 2014, - 05:48 AM

St. Paul man follows stolen snowblower's tracks straight to thief

St. Paul man only had to follow the tread marks across the street to lead him to the machine and the suspect.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 09:16 PM

Apple Valley dad accused of posing as a woman to get close to teen

Girl already had a restraining order against the man.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 02:10 PM

Fired DNR worker gets probation in driver-records breaches

John Hunt, 49, of Woodbury, entered an Alford plea in February to three counts filed in Ramsey County District Court: misconduct of a public employee, unauthorized computer access and unlawful use of private data.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 07:03 AM

Vadnais Heights driver who fatally struck man gets 4 years in prison

A Vadnais Heights woman was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed a 92-year-old...

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 11:02 PM

St. Paul woman accused of breaking into home, crawling in bed with girl

Suspect is accused of climbing into bed with girl.

Updated: April 10, 2014, - 09:24 PM

St. Paul man found guilty in gang retaliation murder

Judge added sentences to acknowledge those injured by True Thao outside a bar.

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 09:53 PM

Ray Widstrand assailant faces new charges

Charges say Cindarion Butler attacked officers hours after being sentenced in a nearly fatal beating in St. Paul.

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 08:45 PM

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