Snelling bus rapid transit prepares for departure

Snelling bus rapid transit prepares for departure

Fewer stops and light-rail-like features will speed up trips, Metro Transit officials say.
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Release of convicted rapist draws a crowd to St. Paul meeting

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Release of convicted rapist draws a crowd to St. Paul meeting
Oliver Dority, who has done time for two sexual assaults, is slated to move soon to a halfway house in the Summit-University district.

School bus driver fired after St. Paul crash has troubled record on road

February 10
School bus driver fired after St. Paul crash has troubled record on road
Mohamed Wasuge had at least 11 traffic violations before Monday's crash.
St. Paul
February 10

Federal judge rules for jury trial in tasing, arrest of St. Paul man in skyway

Citing the disputed facts around the case, Judge Susan Richard Nelson declined to dismiss the lawsuit.
St. Paul
February 10

Social Security targets disabilities fraud in Minnesota

St. Paul unit to tackle Social Security probes.
St. Paul
February 10

St. Paul, Trust for Public Land buy property for new Midway park

A final piece of property needed for a new 5-acre park near the Green Line in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood has been purchased, officials with…
Local
February 10

Youth forum on St. Paul police chief search meets tonight

Residents are weighing in on what qualities they want to see in the person who will replace Chief Thomas Smith when he retires this year.
Local
February 10

Crashed Ice will continue despite Black Lives Matter protest, mayor says

Protesters said they plan to "shut down" the St. Paul event.
St. Paul
February 10

Jury convicts St. Paul man of using 7 victims in sex-trafficking ring

The defendant is the eighth person convicted of trafficking girls and women in Ramsey County in the past 31 months.
East Metro
February 10

Former St. Paul man stole more than 100 identities, charges say

Chu N. Thao wrote counterfeit checks at several metro stores, often on consecutive days.
Local
February 10

Valentine's party officially over at St. Paul school

Bruce Vento Elementary principal drew criticism after letter was leaked announcing end to celebrations of "dominant holidays."
February 9

Rapist heading to St. Paul is latest sex offender to leave MSOP

He's among six offenders freed in the past year, unprecedented for a program that has confined offenders indefinitely.
St. Paul
February 9
Daniel Bergeson left, with Team Murica , catches some air while racing...

BLM threatens to shut down Red Bull Crashed Ice races in St. Paul

Black Lives Matter St. Paul wants the city to fire a St. Paul police sergeant who last month posted a Facebook message encouraging motorists to…
St. Paul
February 9

A new St. Paul park is on the verge of reality

Skyline Tower residents among beneficiaries.
Local
February 9

St. Paul debuts meter payment app

The city has rolled out two new parking apps in as many weeks.
St. Paul
February 9

Lights go out on iconic St. Paul '1st' sign above First National Bank Building

It will cost $500,000 to redo the sign with LED lights, officials said.
Variety
February 8
Nu Wang, a Ph.D. student at the U of M took a whiff of the corpse flow...

Long past its due date, pungent corpse flower at U finally blooms

The university's College of Biological Sciences Conservatory in St. Paul is dealing with an apparently shy performer. It seems the flower's bloom is a bit lacking of all its glory.
St. Paul
February 8
At the corner of Minnehaha Ave E. and Birmingham in St. Paul, a school bus nearly crashed into a post office Monday morning.

School bus with 20 kids crashes into parked cars in St. Paul

Portion of Minnehaha Avenue in St. Paul was closed after the accident. Two children were taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
Local
February 8

St. Paul woman attacked by police dog was at fault, city says

The city said Karen Shafer's injuries were caused by her own "negligence, improper and/or illegal conduct."
St. Paul
February 7

On-street parking proposed along University Avenue in St. Paul

About 450 spaces would open up after 6 p.m. along the Green Line.
Music
February 7
On Saturday, Paul Simon became the biggest-name musical guest in 40-plus years of Garrison Keillor's radio program.

Paul Simon boosts star power on 'Prairie Home Companion'

Host-in-waiting Chris Thile has a hoot and coaxes out an encore.
St. Paul
February 6
John Kaul, posing in the new Minnesota Senate Building, says: “I’m an artist locked in the body of a lobbyist.”

Lobbyist John Kaul mixes persuasion, photography at State Capitol

Lobbyist John Kaul is also known for his candid scenes from the Capitol.
St. Paul
February 5
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Retired St. Paul cop repeatedly punched juvenile in group home, charges say

The suspect, Clemmie H. Tucker, Sr., previously pleaded guilty in federal court on drug charges.

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