Alejandra Matos

Reporter | Whistleblower
Phone: 612-673-4028
Alejandra Matos writes the Star Tribune's Whistleblower column. She joined the paper in 2012 after graduating from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in Multimedia Journalism. She was a Star Tribune health intern in 2011.

Recent content from Alejandra Matos

Children come to state to flee Central American violence

Threatened Latin American kids are being reunited with relatives here.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 11:36 PM

Immigration debate comes to Minnesota in force

Congressman Keith Ellison wants to welcome refugees; others question whether Minnesota has enough resources on hand to deal with the unaccompanied Central American children.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Big bills touch off debate on Minneapolis false-alarm fees

Over the past five years, Minneapolis collected more than $2.5 million in false-alarm fees from businesses and homeowners. Business owners say that the penalties are eating into their revenue and that it’s time for the city to charge less.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 07:12 AM

Giddy fans bask in glory of Minneapolis' All-Star day

Minnesotans rolled out the red carpet for Major League Baseball’s Midsummer Classic on Tuesday, as throngs of eager fans packed into downtown Minneapolis and sold-out Target Field.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 11:22 AM

July 11: Voter mix-up in Kahn-Noor legislative race wasn't fraud

All 141 voters registered at a mailbox center at 419 Cedar Av. in Minneapolis will have their registrations canceled. But individuals registered at the address can still vote in the highly competitive Phyllis Kahn vs. Mohamud Noor state House race if they re-register.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 05:50 AM

BCA won’t investigate police officers in Minneapolis cases

E-mails show relations strained after chief said BCA to take over officer-involved critical cases.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 05:35 AM

June 29: Taxi drivers skirting Minneapolis laws

Refusing short fares, credit cards and people of color are a few of the infractions.

Updated: June 29, 2014, - 05:48 AM

Sidewalk work among factors that doomed trees during 2013 storm

Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Sidewalk repairs doomed some of the 3,000 Minneapolis trees that were toppled by strong winds and storms last June, prompting...

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 07:24 PM

Minneapolis postpones proposed ordinance to ban all smoking in parks

An effort to ban all smoking in Minneapolis parks falters over questions on enforcement.

Updated: June 05, 2014, - 06:10 AM

Downtown Minneapolis billboards try to stop begging at the source

Hennepin Avenue signs ask for cash to go to aid group instead of the panhandlers downtown.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 05:34 AM

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