Abby Simons

Reporter | Politics and government
Phone: 651-925-5043
Abby joined the Star Tribune in 2008. Before moving to politics, she covered Minneapolis police, suburban police and Hennepin County District Court.

Recent content from Abby Simons

Defendant in Duluth drug case won’t get his cash, guns

Head-shop owner Jim Carlson, accused of selling synthetic drugs, sought the return of money and firearms seized during a 2011...

Updated: September 16, 2013, - 10:52 PM

Two charged in kidnapping of Verizon store employee

Robbery of the victim’s workplace was their intention, police say.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 08:18 PM

$500,000 bail set for man charged in Mpls. chase-turned-fatal crash

Yia Her is charged with two counts of fleeing police.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 09:22 PM

Mpls. teen charged with felony in shooting of 2-month-old nephew

The teen who shot his 2-month-old nephew reloaded a gun after his brother removed the bullets, charges say.

Updated: September 11, 2013, - 08:16 PM

Mahnomen County deputy's shooter appeals murder conviction

The lapse of time between injuries and death for Mahnomen County’s Christopher Dewey are an issue.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 08:49 PM

Dassel-Cokato football player seriously hurt in game has right half of skull removed

Dassel-Cokato junior Luke Nelson was injured during mid-game on a collision while making a tackle.

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 11:19 PM

Ex-Lutheran synod employee admits to stealing more than $300,000

She had worked for Lutheran synod for 16 years.

Updated: September 05, 2013, - 08:02 PM

Appeals Court: Bruises not necessary to prove child abuse

A mother had argued that shaving her daughter’s head and forcing her to wear a diaper simply was discipline.

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 09:12 PM

Minnesota's chief federal judge: More cuts crippling

Further sequestration would be devastating to Minnesota’s federal judiciary, Chief Judge Michael Davis said.

Updated: August 28, 2013, - 09:44 PM

Monticello woman fleeing abuse appeals her DWI case

The Minnesota Supreme Court will hear the case of a Monticello woman whose driver’s license was revoked after she drove...

Updated: August 23, 2013, - 12:39 AM

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