Chao Xiong

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

Recent content from Chao Xiong

Ramsey County sex trafficker given 36-year sentence

It's the longest term handed down in Minnesota for such crimes, according to the Ramsey County attorney’s office.

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 08:56 PM

Ramsey County charges: Man had guns, ammo, meth, body armor

Police recovered guns, body armor and more than 1,200 rounds of ammunition when they arrested a man on Tuesday in...

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 08:43 PM

St. Paul police, archdiocese officials meet after chief turns up heat

Chief Thomas Smith had criticized church leaders for not cooperating.

Updated: December 18, 2013, - 09:07 PM

Jail inmate who died at Regions Hospital had swallowed drugs, affidavit says

Arrested after a traffic stop, Philip J. Derks was acting oddly at the Ramsey County jail before being taken to...

Updated: December 13, 2013, - 07:50 PM

Man pleads guilty in 2012 St. Paul drug-deal murder

He had been indicted on two additional counts of first-degree murder after he rejected an initial plea deal last year.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 08:29 PM

Maplewood man, 61, is charged with raping two girls for years

Jacoby Kindred, 61, was charged in Ramsey County District Court with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 11:13 PM

St. Paul police look for man charged with stabbing girlfriend as son watched

Woman’s 5-year-old son tried to stop nonfatal attack.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 10:16 PM

Veterans court to open in Ramsey County next week

Ramsey County program can handle up to 25 cases at a time.

Updated: December 06, 2013, - 11:11 PM

Charge: St. Paul woman used library cards for 24 fake kids to steal items

A childless St. Paul woman allegedly created library cards for 24 imaginary children in order to steal thousands of dollars...

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 08:49 PM

Man who led St. Paul police on chase charged in murder

The man shot and wounded by St. Paul police after a chase Friday was charged Tuesday with murder for an...

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 10:43 PM

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