Car theft victims take St. Paul scrap yard to court

May 27
Civil lawsuit accuses Metro Metals Corp. of buying vehicles from people charged with stealing them.

St. Paul couple kept children in squalid home, charges say

May 27
The 4- and 2-year-olds wandered alone to a store to find food, according to charges filed Wednesday.
East Metro
May 27

Reputed St. Paul gang member convicted in 2012 murder, acquitted of first-degree murder

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…
East Metro
May 27
Rainwater sat in the bottom of an abandoned swimming pool in St. Paul on Monday from where firefighters pulled out two young brothers.

Empty St. Paul pool where boys were hurt troubled apt. residents

A boy was still hospitalized Tuesday after firefighters rescued him and his brother, years after alarm was raised about Princeton Place.
St. Paul
May 25

2 brothers pulled from abandoned St. Paul pool; one in critical condition

A young boy was in critical condition Monday after firefighters pulled him and his brother from about 6 feet of filthy water in an abandoned…
St. Paul
May 25

Obituary: Alice Bloedoorn learned early the importance of education

Since voting for Franklin Delano Roosevelt for his third term as president, Alice Bloedoorn hadn’t, to her family’s knowledge, missed a single election until the 2014 midterms.
East Metro
May 24

A growing St. Paul gets hip to millennials and retirees alike

The allure of living in downtown St. Paul is obvious to Rochester native Brianne Hamm. Great music venues, inviting restaurants, funky night spots, the Saints,…
East Metro
May 23

Police patrol St. Paul's East Side to make 'positive contact'

St. Paul, Metro Transit officers partner to walk a busy and sometimes dangerous area.
May 23
The Cathedral of St. Paul. in March.

Minnesota Child Victims Act continues to rock Catholic Church

Fallout continues to jolt Catholic institutions across Minnesota as a law permitting lawsuits for older claims of clergy sex abuse marks its second anniversary.
South Metro
May 22

Five years in prison for shooter in 2014 St. Paul killing

Ibrahim M. Abdullahi, 27, had pleaded guilty in February in Ramsey County District Court to shooting Jeffery Earl Willingham.
East Metro
May 22

Father charged with abusing White Bear Lake infant nearly to death

The 1-month-old boy was revived "and will have permanent disabilities as a result of the inflicted trauma," the charges said.
East Metro
May 22

Blaine man who ejaculated into co-worker's coffee gets 45 days in workhouse

The woman who drank the semen-laced coffee successfully lobbied for new legislation.
St. Paul
May 22

Gallery: Saints open new ballpark in St. Paul

The Saints officially started the 2015 season at CHS Field in Lowertown St. Paul on Thursday.
St. Paul
May 21

Creativity, connections thrive at Arlington Hills Community Center

A unique collaboration between the city’s library system and Parks and Rec has attracted hundreds of teens to its programs and high-tech labs.
St. Paul
May 21

Port Authority, St. Paul joining to build police training facility

Port Authority and city plan to team up on an $18 million project, with indoor firing range, at former office-warehouse site.
East Metro
May 21

Grand jury clears St. Paul police officers in Marcus Golden shooting

The decision means the two officers have been cleared of wrongdoing and will return to work.
East Metro
May 20

St. Paul man cut down in gang feud called out, 'Daddy, daddy, daddy'

Suspect faces 10 felony counts of gang activity and murder in 2012 case.
St. Paul
May 20

In post-trial wrangling, lawyer accuses Toyota of playing 'the race card'

Post-trial wrangling in the Toyota case is heating up, with a lawyer’s claim that Toyota Motor Co. played “the race card” by suggesting that an…
St. Paul
May 20

Saints ready to make themselves at home

The St. Paul Saints are ready to christen a new $64.7 million ballpark project in downtown St. Paul. And yes, the pig comes included in their shiny new home.
East Metro
May 20

New St. Paul ballpark warmed fans on a cold night

The Saints minor league baseball team christened its shiny new Lowertown ballpark, CHS Field, with an exhibition game. It was a night to work out some kinks.
Minneapolis
May 20

Minneapolis, St. Paul tie for title of best city parks in the country

It’s Minneapolis’ third time at the top, and St. Paul hit No. 1 in its first year of eligibility. At a news conference today, leaders of both cities will meet near their border.
Minneapolis
May 19

Twin Cities mayors launch plan for minority boys and young men

Effort is to help boost success for minority boys and young men.