Reservists with the St. Paul Police Department canvassed blocks near Rice Street and Winnipeg Avenue W. on Friday. The neighborhood was the scene of a

Wave of deadly shootings prompts intense debate in St. Paul

Some are rallying behind the increased citywide police presence announced by the mayor and chief.

Brooks: Killing of a good Samaritan in St. Paul sparks outpouring of compassion

September 14
Javier Sanmiguel with his wife and three of four children.
The next time there's a crash in the night, will the neighbors hesitate?
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Xcel concert fans will soon face tighter limits on bags

September 10
Iron Maiden's fans fed off the energy of the band during the Aug. 26, 2019 concert at the Xcel Energy Center.
The limits on the size and composition of bags take effect Oct. 15 and follow what the NHL team put in place in September 2018.
St. Paul
September 13

Ecolab University Center to become apartments downtown St. Paul

$20 million project in St. Paul will also include a grocery store.
South Metro
September 13

Burnsville man charged in brutal stabbing of man found dead in burning Minneapolis house

The victim, Daniel M. Bradley, suffered more than 100 blunt-force and sharp-force injuries.
St. Paul
September 13
Raumez Ross

15-year-old charged with murder in shooting of 18-year-old man in St. Paul

Prosecutors want the boy put on trial as an adult.
St. Paul
September 12
The University of St. Thomas

Racist word on University of St. Thomas dorm window prompts campus talks

University leaders pledge strong disciplinary action and hold campus talks.
St. Paul
September 12
Javier Sanmiguel with his wife and three of four children.

911 calls show frantic moments when good Samaritan was shot in St. Paul

Victim's wife learned her husband had been shot as she talked to dispatcher.
St. Paul
September 12
Archbishop Bernard Hebda, pictured in May 2018, is investigating the Catholic bishop of the Crookston Diocese.

St. Paul's Hebda to investigate Crookston bishop accused of pressuring victim

The Rev. Michael Hoeppner becomes first sitting U.S. bishop to face new Vatican rules.
Minneapolis
September 11

Authorities ID man shot to death in north Minneapolis home over the weekend

Police have yet to make an arrest in the killing Sunday.
St. Paul
September 11
St. Paul Police Reserves Sgt. Bob Krizmanic checked in at a home where someone had reported an abandoned bicycle.

St. Paul Police Reserve looks to help make city safer in small ways

That work can involve something other than 911 calls, like dealing with abandoned bikes, reserve says.
St. Paul
September 11
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter hugged Dora Jones-Robinson at police headquarters after speaking during a news conference Tuesday in response to the rece

St. Paul police chief: 3 shootings are 'shocking' and 'outrageous'

Todd Axtell described the killings as "one of the most violent nights I have witnessed in my career."
St. Paul
September 10

Green Fleet grant helps St. Paul replace aging diesel vehicles

Environmental Initiative, a nonprofit, to cover 25% of the cost to update aging equipment.
St. Paul
September 10

St. Thomas names founding dean of its College of Health

The new college, made up of social work and psychology schools, will add a nursing school sometime in the future.
St. Paul
September 9

Shooting on busy street in St. Paul's North End kills 18-year-old man

An 18-year-old man was fatally shot at a busy St. Paul intersection Monday afternoon. The man was walking near Rice Street and W. Winnipeg Avenue…
St. Paul
September 9
St. Paul Public Library Director Catherine Penkert read a book during children’s story time at the Highland Park Library on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

St. Paul Libraries face 2020 cuts just as traffic begins to climb

Per capita spending has dropped, and St. Paul is now below average for the seven-county metro. At the same time, the libraries are providing more services — the 2020 budget includes money for a full-time social worker, citywide reading program and Wi-Fi hot spots.
Variety
September 9
An artist’s rendition of new gallery space envisioned by the Minnesota Museum of American Art in the Cass Gilbert-designed arcade of the Endicott Bu

Minnesota Museum of American Art gets $1.5M grant for St. Paul expansion

It is among six Knight grants meant to energize downtown St. Paul.
West Metro
September 8

10 years in prison for robber who struck Walgreens 5 times in Twin Cities for drugs

One haul in Edina netted more than $50,000 in drugs, authorities said.
St. Paul
September 7
Police remained at the intersection of Midway Parkway and Snelling Avenue near the main entrance to the Minnesota State Fair late Monday night after a

Gang violence marred final hours of Minnesota State Fair

With residents alarmed over gang violence outside gate, officials stress the event's safety.
St. Paul
September 7

Red Bull Flugtag crashes Harriet Park

A fleet of 38 teams competed Saturday in the Red Bull Flugtag at Harriet Island Park. Each team piloted homemade flying machines off a 30-foot high flight deck in the hopes of flying a distance before plummeting into the Mississippi River.
St. Paul
September 7
Kacey Feiner

1 dead in overnight shooting in St. Paul's Battle Creek area

Family members identified the victim as 22-year-old Kacey Feiner.
St. Paul
September 6

St. Paul schools avert $4 million penalty after union delays health insurance switch

The district and union also are in early talks on a new two-year contract.
St. Paul
September 6
On the first day of organized trash collection in 2018, Waste Management worker Daniel Westerhaus worked in the alleys of the Snelling Hamline neighbo

Challengers in St. Paul City Council races seize on trash turmoil

Some say the bumpy rollout means it's time for a change at City Hall.