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

Charges: Man hid in apartment, raped ex-girlfriend before Twin Cities police chase

Alec E. Neal was arrested after Thursday morning a high-speed chase in Dakota County.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 09:05 PM

Mother of slain toddler remembers daughter as beautiful, happy

Maplewood police reports show that murder suspect Leb Mike Meak had a violent history.

Updated: February 19, 2015, - 12:30 AM

Man pleads guilty in 2014 St. Paul murder of ex-girlfriend

Willie J. Chestnut pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder without intent for killing his ex-girlfriend last year.Chestnut, 55, killed Towanda...

Updated: February 18, 2015, - 06:37 PM

Bail set for Maplewood man charged with killing toddler

He is charged in death of girlfriend’s child.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 11:14 PM

Man who dated St. Paul cop convicted in 3 shootings

No one was injured in gang-related incidents.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 09:47 PM

Sister of man charged with child molesting testifies he may have been abused

Alleged child molester goes to trial May 18.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 09:22 PM

St. Paul's Daily Diner, and training program, closes

The eatery and second-chance training program suffered from a lack of trainees — and sales.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 04:18 PM

St. Paul police secretly obtained DNA evidence from cop dating a suspect

An attorney for former officer Ruby Diaz calls the test “concerning.”

Updated: February 12, 2015, - 10:29 PM

Former St. Paul cop testifies she rented car for purported gang member

Ramone D. Smaller is on trial for 10 felony counts in three shootings.

Updated: February 12, 2015, - 05:10 PM

Ramsey County: No charges in two cases of alleged clergy sex abuse

The move comes as more priests accused of abuse are identified in lists released by Archdiocese and plaintiffs’ attorney.

Updated: February 11, 2015, - 11:50 PM

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