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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.
The attacks were an effort to benefit and further a gang, authorities allege.
Two competing bills failed to get a hearing before deadline.
Walter J. Happel agreed to a 10-year prison term.
Ty Hoffman was captured late last summer after a manhunt that spanned a month, included a suspected bank robbery and ended near an Arby’s drive-through in Shakopee.
The last suspect charged in the brutal 2013 beating of Ray Widstrand pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to throwing the first punch, testifying that he attacked for “no reason.”
Nu Poe, 19, was charged Monday by the St. Paul city attorney’s office with failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, and failure to drive with due care, both misdemeanors.
A St. Paul man has been charged for the October car crash that seriously injured an 11-year-old boy. Jess H. Benthin, 23, was charged Thursday…
Authorities believe there are more victims than those listed in the charges.
Despite pleas for leniency, judge sentenced Kauser Yusuf to 7½ years and Johnathan Edwards to 20.
Kevin S. Evans has been convicted twice of murder.
A Wisconsin couple were stopped in St. Paul last year with more than $81,000 in cash from illegal college and professional football bets, according to…
A St. Paul woman pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to filing more than $200,000 in false tax returns. Cindy L. Linebaugh, 48, pleaded guilty…
Alec E. Neal was arrested after Thursday morning a high-speed chase in Dakota County.
Maplewood police reports show that murder suspect Leb Mike Meak had a violent history.
He is charged in death of girlfriend’s child.