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

Judge erred in saying prostitution conviction could be dismissed

Court: Judge erred in saying man’s prostitution conviction could be dismissed after probation.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 11:04 PM

Former St. Paul man sentenced to six years for plotting ex-wife's murder

Judge gave stiffer sentence, saying it was clear a former St. Paul man intended to kill.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 10:10 PM

Maplewood man sentenced in 2013 murder

A Maplewood man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for fatally shooting a man in St. Paul last...

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 02:34 AM

Life term for gunman in St. Paul driving dispute

Judge calls Aloeng Vang’s actions “senseless”; he will have no chance for parole. Victim was ambushed.

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 08:21 PM

Roseville massage therapist gets a year in workhouse for sexual assault

A Roseville massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting female clients was sentenced Tuesday to a year in the Ramsey County...

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 07:18 PM

Public safety beat: Financial fraud crooks are getting smarter

East metro authorities say financial fraud is draining people of their life savings and going underreported.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 06:14 PM

Minn. Supreme Court upholds life sentences for juvenile in 1992 case

Given that Kim Thul Ouk could be released after serving 30 years, state’s top court denied appeal.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 09:40 PM

Gunman sentenced to 40 years in murder of St. Paul Guardsman

Victim’s parents found it hard to trust Aaron Allen’s apology for killing National Guardsmen son.

Updated: June 10, 2014, - 10:08 PM

Charges: St. Paul officer wired money to prisoner charged in shootings

St. Paul officer tied to inmate faces forgery, fraud charges.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 10:16 PM

Lilydale Regional Park still under study after deadly landslide

A year after two children died, St. Paul is spending more money to study park’s geology.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 08:47 PM

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