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Neal Zumberge’s attorney said in a motion that the court made two errors that should compel a new trial.
A St. Paul man has pleaded guilty to shooting a police officer in the face with an air rifle during a “suicide by cop” standoff…
Alleged robber was shot after brandishing a handgun at two people at Shadow Falls Park in St. Paul.
Jennifer Cleven, girlfriend of the man killed and wounded herself in the shooting, also expressed frustration with the legal system after Neal Zumberge was convicted of first-degree murder and three other counts.
Zumberge testified he read neighbor’s lips during argument that preceded New Brighton shootings.
The defense in Neal Zumberge's murder trial could start calling its first witnesses Friday afternoon, continuing with its case next week.
The prosecution is expected to rest its case Friday.
Just minutes after he squeezed off four shotgun cartridges at his New Brighton neighbors last year, spraying the couple with 32 projectiles, Neal Zumberge called…
New law changed name; group alleges retaliation.
A White Bear Township man abused his 2-month-old son so badly that the infant could suffer permanent brain and eye damage, according to a criminal…
The St. Paul man faces 39 charges from three years.
The former deputy was traveling at 101 miles per hour before crashing into a Vadnais Heights building, the suit alleges.
A St. Paul man is charged with trying to kill his pregnant girlfriend by slashing her neck and critically injuring her. Steven M. Gutierrez, 30,…
St. Paul police arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with Monday’s homicide at the Roosevelt Homes on the city’s East Side. The suspect, who has…
Shots were fired during a vigil two nights later at the robbery scene, but no one was hit; five were arrested.
A St. Paul gang member was sentenced Thursday to nearly 38 years in prison for fatally shooting an innocent man caught in the middle of…
Kayla M. Jones’ mental fitness was re-evaluated as a matter of course, a prosecutor said.
Rape survivor Sarah Super said she is ‘stronger, more alive and more inspired than ever before.’
The experienced attorney was hospitalized with a concussion after being punched about 10 times in the head and chest.
Neal C. Zumberge, charged with killing his neighbor after a long-standing dispute, is scheduled to go to trial next month.
A St. Paul man is charged with lighting his own apartment on fire and shooting off guns inside because he thought people were after him.…
When Issac O. Maiden was acquitted in 2013 in the brutal attack on Ray Widstrand, a judge had said, “I have no doubt you’ll be back.”
Boy Scouts of America, Northern Star Council deny role in alleged sex abuse of current county board chairman
Boy Scouts, council say they had “no duty” to protect victim from scoutmaster’s “unforeseeable conduct.”
Intense pretrial publicity surrounding the case prompts judge to grant request for outside jury pool.
Retired Ramsey County sheriff's investigator was going through a divorce at the time.
The special court operates much like mental health, drug and DWI courts, focusing on therapy, programming and hands-on involvement from case managers, mentors and attorneys, among others.
It took 13 years, but Joe McLean finally felt vindicated Tuesday when the priest who he said sexually abused him decades ago was publicly named as a “credibly accused” predator.
Levi-Acre Kendall is charged in death of Peter Kelly during a fight along river.
Authorities allege that Levi Acre-Kendall knew two friends who were with him the night of the stabbing would see his tweets.
The St. Paul suspect is seven weeks pregnant with the victim’s child.
Jacob M. McKinley has a history of burglary and sex crimes.
The suspect once lived downstairs from the victim.
James R. Frei allegedly tried to steal a wireless speaker from a St. Paul Wal-Mart before he was stopped by an off-duty officer.
The driver was allegedly drunk and gaining speed.
Archbishop John Nienstedt and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Anthony Piche resigned under the code of canon law that allows bishops to resign before they retire because of illness or some other "grave" reason that makes them unfit for office.
Ramsey County attorney took a lot of heat in his archdiocese investigation
He claims he arranged prostitution for 100 sex workers in 14 states.
Blake D. Folson allowed his 8-year-old cousin to operate the pedals of his SUV while he steered it from the front passenger seat.
When Laurie Dixon was sexually assaulted two years ago by a massage therapist, she found herself suddenly immersed in the confusing, drawn-out world of…
The fired employee told police he planned an attack on a St. Paul union hall. "Boom. Tick tock tick tock,” he reportedly told police about his plan.
The Minnesota man charged with fatally stabbing a fisherman along the St. Croix River in April will proceed to trial on allegations that he violated the terms of his bond when he tweeted about his victim.
Civil lawsuit accuses Metro Metals Corp. of buying vehicles from people charged with stealing them.
The 4- and 2-year-olds wandered alone to a store to find food, according to charges filed Wednesday.
Jurors on Wednesday convicted a reputed St. Paul gang member for firing the fatal shot in 2012 that killed Leonard Christian Sr., an innocent man…
The 1-month-old boy was revived "and will have permanent disabilities as a result of the inflicted trauma," the charges said.
The woman who drank the semen-laced coffee successfully lobbied for new legislation.
Suspect faces 10 felony counts of gang activity and murder in 2012 case.
A St. Paul man pleaded guilty Monday to his role in a 2012 gang-related murder and agreed to testify against his co-conspirator in a trial…
The suit alleged an effort to cut faculty numbers before its fall merger with Hamline University School of Law by trying to change the tenure code.
Ramone D. Smaller is scheduled to serve prison time until 2023.
Robin K. Neal claims officer in 2012 arrest did not get proper training.
Walter J. Happel has to serve seven years before he’s eligible for parole.
Natasha Howard has worked for the Department of Safety and Inspections since 2001.
White Bear Lake family asked Ramsey County to avoid trial.
Charles K. Redding was 15 when he attacked Ray Widstrand on the city’s East Side.
The judge said she spared him a year in prison because of his efforts at rehabilitation.
Ramsey County took custody of the boy as well as his two young passengers.
The city wants to keep Hit Squad members from disrupting this week’s Cinco de Mayo festival.
Two of Levi Acre-Kendall’s friends who were at the scene told authorities that Peter Kelly tried to pull the 19-year-old out of the car as the younger men tried to leave the confrontation.
William Mitchell tenure fight ramps up as school calls professors' claims 'inaccurate,' 'legally flawed'
William Mitchell says professors’ claims regarding merger plans are “inaccurate,” “legally flawed.”
The hearing is a continuation of Norman A. Bachman Jr.’s first appearance from last week.
Authorities said that putting a dent in demand is the key to stopping sex trafficking.
Austin B. Gustafson is at large, and police are asking for help in finding him.
Norman Bachman had long been suspected in his wife’s disappearance.
Sarah Super said she is going public with her story also as a call for change in how boys are raised to think about consent.
Family had invested more than $1 million in property after city’s preliminary approval.
Two professors challenge proposed rule changes as the school unites with Hamline and cuts staff.
John R. Lind, 34, pleaded guilty in Ramsey County District Court to indecent exposure, defined as engaging in lewd or indecent behavior.
A Brooklyn Park couple is charged with bilking more than $300,000 from the Department of Human Services, according to charges filed Tuesday.Sandra R. Bakare and…
St. Paul has unwritten policy of indifference to police violations, lawyer in skyway arrest suit says
Christopher Lollie’s attorney claims that the mayor and police chief allow an unwritten policy to pervade police culture.
Kong Meng Xiong wanted to marry the 15-year-old.
The woman, working from a call center in Shoreview, allegedly sold the data to a stranger who had befriended her on Facebook.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals issued a decision Monday upholding the murder conviction of Jeffery Trevino, who killed his wife in February 2013 and disposed of her body in the Mississippi River.
Charges allege that Papa Dimitri’s in St. Paul was a family-run marijuana operation.
Nine-year-old’s stepmom allegedly attacked him with a baseball bat.