St. Paul police officers cleared in fatal March shooting of Illinois man

St. Paul police officers cleared in fatal March shooting of Illinois man

Prosecutor says officers had reason to fear after Cordale Handy pointed gun at them.

McNally Smith students, faculty face uncertain future after closure

December 15
McNally Smith students, faculty face uncertain future after closure
Thirty-eight graduates will gather Saturday at the History Theatre for the institution's final commencement.

Two old Twin Cities cemeteries document our regional history

December 15
Two old Twin Cities cemeteries document our regional history
Burial grounds reflect our area's history and social makeup.
East Metro
6:27pm

Emotions run high as McNally Smith College of Music graduates final class

St. Paul college's abrupt closing leaves hundreds scrambling to find options to complete education.
West Metro
4:52pm

Committee recommends 'modern' streetcar line for West 7th Street

Project will span 11.7 miles connecting downtown St. Paul to MSP Airport, MOA.
Home & Garden
11:15am
Kitchen makeover by Locus Architecture.

Midcentury kitchen makeover includes a must-have mudroom

A reconfigured kitchen doubles counter space, improves the work triangle and carves out a must-have mudroom.
St. Paul
December 15

Man found dead in burning vehicle at St. Paul cemetery

The man discovered at Oakland Cemetery hasn't yet been identified.
St. Paul
December 15

McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul is closing abruptly

The school's administration told students and staff members in an e-mail that financial difficulties have forced the decision.
Eat & Drink
December 15

Fire closes popular St. Paul ramen restaurant, but owners confident about reopening

Tori Ramen, known for its pork-free ramen soup, was damaged by a fire in the basement.
St. Paul
December 15

Cycling groups plan St. Paul ride in memory of restaurant worker killed in hit-and-run crash

The hunt continues for the motorist who killed the bicyclist as he rode home from his Grand Avenue job.
St. Paul
December 14
Samuel Clark, new St. Paul city attorney

St. Paul City Attorney Sam Clark announces campaign for Minnesota attorney general

Clark has been St. Paul city attorney for less than three years.
East Metro
December 14
St. Paul
December 14

Amy Brendmoen set to become St. Paul City Council president

She'll replace Russ Stark, who said he wants to focus on other projects.
Eat & Drink
December 14

Bottle Rocket restaurant closes after less than a year in St. Paul

The casual restaurant and bar had replaced Scusi in February.
St. Paul
December 13

St. Paul City Council allows Listening House to stay in Dayton's Bluff — with new conditions

Council Member Jane Prince said she knows new conditions on Listening House please no one.
St. Paul
December 13

St. Paul City Council approves 2018 budget that shifts street maintenance costs to tax bills

Council members approved a nearly 24 percent tax levy increase.
St. Paul
December 13
Dorothy Noga, the civilian who helped break the case, sits with retired St. Paul police officers Patrick Scott and Richard Klein on Wednesday as they were honored.

Informant, retired officers recognized for solving St. Paul girl's 1981 murder

A key witness was nearly killed by the man convicted of strangling 6-year-old Cassie Hansen.
East Metro
December 12

Choi to lead state county attorneys association

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi has been elected president of the Minnesota County Attorneys Association, becoming the first person of color to take the post.…
State + Local
December 12
Crews began installing rooftop solar panels on the Minnesota Senate Building at the Capitol complex.

Can Minnesota's government go green, and save big like others?

Gov. Dayton ordered all state agencies to hit aggressive and specific environmental goals in the next decade and a half.
Pets
December 9

After internet fame, Max the banned library cat meets with Macalester president

The cat has become so popular, the college president needed to have a sit-down.
St. Paul
December 8

Family of Brasa employee killed in hit-and-run pleads for help in solving case

St. Paul police believe only one person was in the vehicle at the time of the crash and the suspect's driving was "erratic" and "reckless."
St. Paul
December 7

St. Paul house fire kills resident, leaves firefighter with burns

An elderly woman was discovered unconscious inside the home and taken to Regions Hospital.
TV & Media
December 7

Garrison Keillor says MPR's CEO never asked for his side of the story

Pushing back, the writer hopes for "a happy resolution" and says he's headed to Mayo to get a pacemaker.