Tory Cooney, St. Paul Pioneer Press
ST. ANTHONY, Minn. — Over the next two years, the U.S. Justice Department will work with the St. Anthony Police Department to identify and implement recommendations that could lead to...
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — More than 250 students stood silent and motionless around the solid wooden crosses commemorating the lives of Mounds View High School students Stephanie Carlson and Bridget...
MOUNDS VIEW, Minn. — Two Mounds View High School students died Thursday morning shortly after their car was struck at a busy Arden Hills intersection. A third student has been...
ST. PAUL—They were separated from the others. It wasn't much — one additional door blocking Danny Heinrich and Anton Martynenko's cells from the other six in the pod. But it was enough to help solicit a confession in the murder of Jacob Wetterling months before Heinrich made the admission in court, according to an affidavit recently filed by Martynenko's attorneys in his own case.
ST. PAUL—St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez turned himself in at the Ramsey County jail on Thursday after he was charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a black man in Falcon Heights in July. Yanez, 28, was fingerprinted and had his photo taken. He is expected to appear in court Friday. He was not taken into custody.
ST. PAUL—A St. Paul man already facing charges involving sexual attacks on three women was charged in a fourth case Wednesday. Larry Donnell Griffin, 38, of St. Paul and formerly of Aitkin in northern Minnesota, was charged in Ramsey County District Court with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and first-degree aggravated robbery in connection with a Sept. 22 attack.
ST. PAUL—The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed an updated bankruptcy plan with more money for victims of clerical sexual abuse, but critics claim it doesn't go far enough. The new plan would raise the proposed trust fund for claimants from $65 million to more than $130 million. That could amount to nearly $300,000 for each of the 440 victims, archdiocese attorney Charlie Rogers said during a news conference Tuesday in St. Paul.
A Ramsey County judge denied election judges' request for a temporary restraining order that would allow them to deny ballots to voters whose eligibility had been challenged. "Voting is not a privilege, but a constitutional right of all citizens," District Judge Shawn Bartsh said in a memorandum accompanying her order. Even if someone might lie about their eligibility, "that does not justify this Court issuing an order that would deny even one eligible person their constitutional right to vote," she said.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association on Thursday approved the union’s latest proposed contract with Allina Health. The contract — unanimously supported by union leaders — put an end to an open-ended strike that began on Labor Day.
When a St. Paul woman arrived home Sunday evening, she was surprised to find a strange woman sitting on her couch and wearing her daughter’s pants, according to charges filed in Ramsey County District Court on Monday.