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WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
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Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
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December 1, 2016
St. Paul mayor won’t run again, talk about future plans
ST. PAUL — St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman confirmed Thursday he will not run for re-election in 2017, an announcement that came as little surprise to political observers but sets in motion the race to replace him. Coleman, nearing the end of his third four-year term in office, declined...
December 1, 2016 - 9:25pm
November 30, 2016
Immigrants, don’t be afraid to call us, police say in four languages
ST. PAUL -- Don’t be afraid to call the police, St. Paul officers told people in videos posted online in four languages Wednesday. The videos from officers who speak Spanish, Hmong, Somali and Karen stress that St. Paul officers are not immigration officials. They reference a St....
November 30, 2016 - 8:40pm
November 17, 2016
Police officer Yanez turns himself in; first court appearance Friday
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...
November 17, 2016 - 9:01pm
Costs of protests over Castile shooting reach $2M
ST. PAUL — Protests over the fatal Jul. 6 police shooting of Philando Castile have cost the St. Paul nearly $2 million. As of Wednesday, related protests have cost the city just over $1.9 million, with more than $1.75 million in police costs, said Tonya Tennessen, the mayor’s...
November 17, 2016 - 8:45pm
Student, 7, brings gun to St. Paul school, weapon goes off
ST. PAUL -- A student accidentally fired a handgun inside a St. Paul elementary school classroom full of students Thursday, Nov. 17, though no one was hurt, according to police and the school district officials. A 7-year-old brought the .38-caliber revolver to Crossroads Elementary,...
November 17, 2016 - 8:44pm
November 11, 2016
Man assaulted after St. Paul Trump protest urges calm
ST. PAUL — A man who police say was assaulted Wednesday by a group walking in a St. Paul protest against Donald Trump said he understood the reasons for the anger but wanted to urge calm. “I’m all for people expressing themselves, I don’t like Donald Trump either, but everybody...
November 11, 2016 - 8:52pm
October 27, 2016
Watchdogs question St. Paul body cam proposed rule
ST. PAUL -- For those who believe that body cameras are a way of holding police officers accountable, the advocates say an aspect of the draft St. Paul police policy is troubling — officers who fatally shoot someone will be allowed to watch the footage before making an official...
October 27, 2016 - 9:08pm
October 16, 2016
Nuns’ prayers given credit for Minnesota ‘miracle baby’ turning 70 next week
ST. PAUL -- Donald Todora was so tiny when he was born that his parents called on the nuns at the Catholic Church of St. James in St. Paul to pray for him. Their prayers were answered. Todora, who lives in Cresco, Iowa, will celebrate his 70th birthday Tuesday. Born three months premature...
October 16, 2016 - 8:35pm
July 27, 2016
Protests cost St. Paul $1.5M while Summit Avenue remains closed
ST. PAUL -- The cost of handling protests over the shooting of Philando Castile rose to at least $1.5 million for St. Paul -- up $500,000 in the past week. Though it was a St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Castile in Falcon Heights on the night of July 6, protests largely...
July 27, 2016 - 9:54pm
July 26, 2016
UPDATED: Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police arrested at least 46 people Tuesday near the Governor's Residence on Summit Avenue in a day marked by tense standoffs and groups of protesters being driven to jail in buses. The location has been the focal point of protests for 20 days, beginning just...
July 26, 2016 - 9:42pm
July 18, 2016
St. Paul’s protest costs reach $1M; police reopen Summit Avenue to traffic
ST. PAUL -- Protest costs in St. Paul over the killing of Philando Castile have reached $1 million, according to a preliminary estimate by the city. The figure encompasses all St. Paul departments, including police, fire, public works and parks and recreation, that “have supported...
July 18, 2016 - 8:39pm
July 10, 2016
Demonstrators flood interstate to protest Castile shooting
ST. PAUL -- In a church, a park and on Interstate 94, Twin Cities residents on Saturday demanded accountability and pleaded for change in the wake of another person of color killed during an interaction with police. A nearly all-white congregation of about 170 filled Falcon Heights...
July 10, 2016 - 5:07pm
July 8, 2016
Protests erupt in Twin Cities after police shoot, kill man
ST. PAUL -- A police officer fatally shot a 32-year-old man during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights on Wednesday night and his girlfriend live-streamed...
July 8, 2016 - 8:06am
June 15, 2016
Minnesota doesn’t have authority over North Dakota coal plants, judges decide
ST. PAUL — Minnesota overstepped its authority in a 2007 law that restricts buying electricity from North Dakota coal-fired power plants, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Next Generation Energy Act violates the U.S. Constitution’s provision allowing only Congress to...
June 15, 2016 - 9:30pm
‘Not anywhere near’ special session
ST. PAUL — The most positive description of a high-level Wednesday meeting to set up a Minnesota special legislative session was that “it...
June 15, 2016 - 9:11pm