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

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The Minnesota Supreme Court will hear the case of a Monticello woman whose driver’s license was revoked after she drove...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

Minnesota Supreme Court: HIV-positive man wrongly convicted of passing disease

It sided with an appeals court in overturning Daniel Rick’s conviction for giving a sexual partner HIV.

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 08:17 PM

Minnesota high court: Bars can't take tips to balance the till

Policy at now-defunct nightclubs prompted precedent-setting lawsuit.

Updated: August 14, 2013, - 11:20 PM

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