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

Former Little Canada chiropractor gets four years in prison for rape

The sentence given Paul D. Thompson is the maximum amount outlined in a plea deal struck in August.

Updated: October 20, 2014, - 09:27 PM

Seven priest sex abuse investigations closed; three may see charges

Charges were not filed in those seven cases in Ramsey County accusing priests of sexual abuse.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 08:47 AM

Chiropractic Board leader has to go, Sen. Marty says

Sen. Marty has heated exchange with state chiropractic chief over rape case.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 05:42 AM

Pioneer Press photographer shook infant son, charges say

A Pioneer Press photographer was charged Thursday with shaking his 3-month-old son, causing extensive bruising and a noncritical brain hemorrhage.John...

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 04:45 PM

'We've forged a new way,' attorney says of clergy-abuse settlement

A settlement has been reached in a historic lawsuit that had forced the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to release the names of its clergy child abusers and provide thousands of pages of documents about how it handled them.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 10:18 AM

Charges filed in violent home robbery using hot wax, sexual assault in St. Paul

A St. Paul family was violently robbed at gunpoint Wednesday by men who threatened to execute them.The suspects, three to...

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 11:49 PM

St. Paul teen sentenced in drug-deal shooting gets stern lecture

Black judge compares behavior of young black criminals to slaves.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 10:46 PM

High school tennis coach arrested on sexual misconduct charges

Tennis coach linked to affair with student, 15.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 11:22 AM

Community seeks answers to halt radicalization of Somali youth

More than 60 people Sunday heard Somali leaders, an imam and U.S. Attorney Andy Luger call for more expanded efforts to support Somali youth, more mentorship and increased partnerships with law enforcement.

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 05:47 AM

'Ty' Hoffman traveled via bus, cab, played slots while on the lam

Amended charges filed Friday against alleged Hoffman showed that he apparently tried to disguise his identity, moved about the metro via bus and cab, and suffered burns from a dye pack that apparently exploded after he allegedly robbed a bank.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 11:00 PM

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