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

Victim in New Brighton deer feeding feud was shot in heart and head

Scott Stevens was shot in the brain and heart, an assistant medical examiner testified.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 12:14 AM

Aug. 12: New Brighton shooting victim: Neighbor's wife started fatal events

Jennifer Damerow-Cleven testified Monday morning that Paula Zumberge started a confrontation this spring that ended with Zumberge’s husband allegedly shooting at Damerow-Cleven and her longtime boyfriend.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 12:09 AM

Woman seeks justice after loved one's killer is freed early

Man faced 25 years but did not serve a day in Minnesota. He’s been free since 2007.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 11:40 PM

Woman wants justice from killer mistakenly released from prison early

Karen Cummings watched Friday morning as her fiance’s killer, Knawon A. Conda, fought for his freedom.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 09:21 PM

His wish to be jailed denied, man grabs for St. Paul cops' guns

A Hudson, Wis., man determined to be arrested fought with police and grabbed at two officers’ guns at a SuperAmerica...

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 06:30 PM

With charges filed, officer's widow is thankful for support

According to the murder charges, Brian Fitch allegedly told a cop supervising him at the hospital, “Just to let you know, I hate cops and I’m guilty.”

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 02:29 PM

Murder charges filed in shooting on St. Paul's West Side

British Autavia Morris-Rice was allegedly killed by a man who had scuffled with her male companion.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 01:40 PM

Father, son charged in violent Roseville robbery

The pair remain on the lam and were charged via arrest warrant; they were reported seen in Georgia.

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 11:28 PM

New Brighton couple charged in neighbor's shooting death to testify

Neal and Paula Zumberge are charged in neighbor’s shooting death over deer; her trial begins Aug. 11.

Updated: July 21, 2014, - 09:32 PM

No more St. Paul school staff expected to face charges

As St. Paul’s custodian case proceeds, prosecutor says the mandatory reporter law should be broadened.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 10:27 PM

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