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

Montevideo suspect, Black Snake Militia known to cops

Family, whose trailer was raided, maintains son’s innocence and claims it is all a government plot.

Updated: May 08, 2013, - 07:07 AM

May 2, 2013: Appeals Court panel grills both sides during Amy Senser's appeal

Three-judge panel has 90 days to issue an opinion on her vehicular homicide convictions.

Updated: May 02, 2013, - 05:56 AM

Year after conviction, Amy Senser's appeal to be heard today

Legal experts say she faces uphill battle in hit-and-run case.

Updated: May 01, 2013, - 10:22 AM

Witness in Brooklyn Park triple killing trial delivers a big surprise

A 911 tape replayed the moment when a witness found the bodies of three people at a home day care.

Updated: April 25, 2013, - 04:23 PM

Driver in fatal Minneapolis hit-and-run gets 3 years

Teisha Randle was admittedly high on prescription drugs when she struck and killed Austin Conley. His father, “a man of...

Updated: April 22, 2013, - 09:47 PM

Supreme Court: DWI blood samples now need warrants

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling could affect Minnesota practices.

Updated: April 17, 2013, - 09:54 PM

Lawsuit: Mpls. server claims he was fired for being HIV-positive

In response to suit, Bar Louie said it does not discriminate.

Updated: April 16, 2013, - 11:30 PM

Immigration status not a factor in custody battle, Minnesota court says

The ruling means a 19-year-old will regain custody of her child, regardless of her undocumented status.

Updated: April 08, 2013, - 09:16 PM

Minnesota moves to bar farmer from selling raw milk, other foods

Officials say Alvin Schlangen sold food without proper license.

Updated: April 05, 2013, - 09:35 PM

The baby fell – and then Plymouth parents’ real pain began

Little Caleb Slaven fell about two feet from his carrier to a concrete patio, triggering a two-month legal ordeal for the Slavens — with Hennepin County officials eventually admitting they made a mistake — that lays bare the risks and ambiguities of child protection law.

Updated: April 03, 2013, - 06:48 AM

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