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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Trevino jury deliberated through lunch hour

The jury of four women and eight men is sequestered during deliberations.

Updated: October 02, 2013, - 02:44 PM

Both sides rest; Trevino murder trial goes to the jury today

Jeffery Trevino, accused of killing his wife Kira Steger, will not take the stand in his defense.

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 07:30 AM

Trevino attorney asks officer if marijuana use played role in Steger's death

Husband’s attorney offered a different theory on who could be responsible for Kira Steger’s death. The trial is wrapping up.

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 10:26 PM

With prosecution wrapping up, Trevino has to decide if he’ll testify

The man charged in his wife’s death must decide by Monday whether he will testify. Jury could begin deliberations on...

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 01:28 PM

Steger's mom can't watch as trial turns to autopsy evidence

Marcie Steger turned her head away from the screen as autopsy photos of her daughter were presented in court Wednesday morning, the fifth day of testimony in the murder trial of her son-in-law, Jeffery Trevino.

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 10:09 PM

Stains found in Trevino and Steger's bedroom not verified

Lab tests to confirm blood in spots that were found in the couple’s bedroom weren’t done.

Updated: September 24, 2013, - 10:32 PM

Trevino trial focuses on time of death

Video could signal husband’s actions on the night Steger vanished.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 09:24 PM

Friends: Trevino thought efforts to find wife 'blown out of proportion'

Jeffery Trevino resisted friends’ help finding his missing wife and bristled at social media efforts he thought were going “viral” and were “blown out of proportion,” witnesses testified Friday, the second day of testimony.

Updated: September 22, 2013, - 06:55 AM

Friends: Trevino thought attempts to find wife were 'blown out of proportion'

Friends of Jeffrey Trevino and Kira Steger testified that he resisted help after she went missing in February and...

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 10:05 PM

Jeffrey Trevino testimony begins: ‘This case is about rage’

In first day of trial in death of Kira Steger, the defense downplayed forensic findings.

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 10:08 AM

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