Choi adds special prosecutor to probe of Castile shooting

Choi adds special prosecutor to probe of Castile shooting

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi has asked a veteran attorney with roots in St. Paul's Rondo community to join his office as a special prosecutor in the inquiry.

St. Paul man charged in shooting death at house party

July 29
Brandon Alexander is accused of killing a 19-year-old man after a fight.

Judge rejects bid to tap parishes, schools in archdiocese bankruptcy

July 28
Judge rejects bid to tap parishes, schools in archdiocese bankruptcy
Victims' attorney Jeff Anderson slams ruling, promises to appeal.
St. Paul
July 29

St. Paul schools to pick board member

The St. Paul school board will name a replacement for board member Jean O’Connell after a round of interviews on Tuesday. There are nine candidates:…
St. Paul
July 29

St. Paul police: 17-year-old shot to death near Crosby Farm Regional Park

Police say the shooting occurred about 9:45 p.m. at a house in the Highland Park neighborhood. No arrests have been made.
St. Paul
July 27

St. Paul City Council aims to 'level playing field' for taxis

Ride-hailing services are less regulated and more sought-after than cabs.
Local
July 27

MnDOT will broadcast Snelling Avenue improvement plans live on Facebook

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has plans to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists who use Snelling Avenue in St. Paul's Midway area. And they will be shared during a meeting at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
St. Paul
July 27
More protesters were arrested Tuesday night near the governor's residence on Summit Avenue in St Paul.

Dozens arrested, more overnight, near governor's residence

After a long day of conflict between demonstrators and police at the governor's residence in St. Paul, Summit Avenue seesawed between being open and closed before police shut it down.
East Metro
July 27
The St. Anthony City Council meeting drew a crowd Tuesday night interested in a conversation about race relations.

St. Anthony residents demand change from City Council

Dozens of residents packed Tuesday's City Council meeting to force a conversation about race relations after one of the city's officers killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop in neighboring Falcon Heights.
St. Paul
July 26

Red-tailed hawk family finds home in Como area

Red-tails set up housekeeping in the front yard of a sleepy St. Paul neighborhood.
East Metro
July 25

Interim chief is a calm and steady hand for St. Paul schools

Roseville superintendent left retirement to help his neighboring district heal.
St. Paul
July 24

Shootings by officers prompt push for police oversight

Shootings by officers lead to call for transparency.
Music
July 24
From left, John Taylor, Simon Le Bon and Dominic Brown performed with...

Review: Duran Duran turns up the grooves after Chic turned it on early

REVIEW: The '80s hitmakers followed their openers' funky lead Saturday in St. Paul.
Minneapolis
July 24

Minneapolis, St. Paul lead suburbs in growth

Suburbs still robust, but many families are seeking out homes in urban core.
Celebrities
July 24
Sister Rosalind in action at CHS Field.

C.J.: Sister Rosalind has one of the most gripping handshakes in the metro

The nun and famous masseuse has been massaging fans at St. Paul Saints games "since 1993, year one."
St. Paul
July 24

Lowertown Blues and Funk Fest

Booker T. Jones had the spotlight as the festival wrapped up in St. Paul.
St. Paul
July 23

Patty Wetterling brings clout to board working to prevent clergy abuse

She joins effort to prevent abuse by Catholic priests.
St. Paul
July 22

'Edible Streetscape' blooms on St. Paul's East Side

Planters along St. Paul's E. 7th Street put accent on different cultures' foods.
St. Paul
July 22

HealthPartners buys land to replace Como Clinic in St. Paul

Luther Seminary is selling the 4.5-acre plot.
Local
July 22

Weekend traffic alert: Shutdowns on I-94 in Midway area, Hwy. 100

As it's hot, hot, hot, motorists may find the biggest traffic snarls this weekend on roads leading to lakes, pools and all places cool.
Minneapolis
July 21

Lynx to play 2017 home games at Xcel Energy Center

The team will relocate due to the previously announced renovation of Target Center taking place during the summer and early fall of 2017.
East Metro
July 21

Officer who shot Castile helped book him in jail after 2011 stop

Officer Jeronimo Yanez was also one of the two officers assigned to work the July 2 armed robbery of a Lauderdale convenience store.
St. Paul
July 21

Youth Science Day

Youth Science Day at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul.