Releasing names of priests accused of abuse will not end pressure on church
Kathy Lauwagie, of Maplewood, joined protesters last month across the street from the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul to call for Archbishop John Nienstedt's resignation over his handling of clergy sex abuse cases.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Veterans court to open in Ramsey County next week
Ramsey County will launch its new veterans court Thursday in hopes of connecting veterans with resources to help them rebuild their lives and overcome the obstacles that led them to criminal activity.
Sex charges dropped after prosecutors find woman was victim
Charges were dropped Friday against the last person accused in a widespread sex-trafficking ring run by a St. Paul family.
An artcic yoke is sitting on Minnesota's shoulders, and it likely won't be lifted until late next week.
St. Paul teen shoots girl while targeting another teen, charges say
A shooting that wounded a teenage girl in St. Paul last weekend was gang-related, but she was not the intended target, according to charges filed Friday.
Archdiocese Names 34 Minnesota Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Thursday publicly released the names of 34 Minnesota priests who are "credibly accused" of sexually abusing children.
Attorney joins DFL field for Highland-area House seat
Dave Pinto, a senior prosecutor in the Ramsey County Attorney's office, announced Thursday he will join the growing field of candidates seeking the DFL endorsement for the Minnesota House seat being vacated by Rep. Michael Paymar, who represents the Highland Park and Macalester-Groveland neighborhoods.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
In baby's death, cause is undetermined
The Ramsey County medical examiner's office has ruled the death of a baby this week in St. Paul as undetermined, police said Thursday.
Ramsey County court to connect vets with resources, keep them out of jail
A diversion program in the Ramsey County District Court, set to open Thursday, will combine advocates with law enforcement to help solve veterans' problems at their roots and keep them out of the criminal justice system.
Body of child recovered in Lucan fire, 1 other missing
Authorities say the remains of a child have been recovered from the scene of a farmhouse fire in the southwestern Minnesota.
Archdiocese names priests accused of abusing minors
The list was published in the online edition of The Catholic Spirit, the archdiocesan newspaper, in response to ongoing litigation of childhood sexual abuse cases in Ramsey County against the church and individual priests.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Woman allegedly used library cards for 24 fake kids to steal items
A childless St. Paul woman allegedly created library cards for 24 imaginary children in order to steal thousands of dollars in video games and DVDs from the Ramsey County library system.
St. Paul City Council holds 'Truth in Taxation' hearing
The city of St. Paul held a lightly attended "Truth in Taxation" hearing Wednesday evening on the city tax levy and budget, which both will be finalized next week.
Ramsey County OKs St. Paul-to-Forest Lake transit route study
Last-minute work is done in the waiting room Thursday, December 6, 2012, for the grand opening of the refurbished Union Depot in St. Paul.
Ramsey County sets up purchasing department rules
Unhappy with rising costs, the county board this summer created an in-house purchasing department.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Winona Bishop Quinn Addresses Priest Abuse
A Ramsey County judge ruled Monday that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as well as the Diocese of Winona must release the names of priests accused of sexual assault.
Oak Park Heights inmate strangles another prisoner
An inmate at an Oak Park Heights prison strangled another inmate in his cell Monday, according to a state investigative agency.
Maplewood man held after police chase is charged with St. Paul murder
The man accused of pointing a gun at St. Paul police officers, who officers subsequently shot and wounded Friday, was charged with a new offense Tuesday -- the homicide of a man last week in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
St. Paul police investigating death of baby at Highland Park apartment
Police were called to the Woodstone Apartments at 2335 Stewart Ave. just after 8 a.m. Monday on a report of a baby not breathing.
Too much oxygen kills fish in Lake Owasso in Ramsey County
The evidence is frozen just beneath the surface of popular Lake Owasso in Ramsey County: Hundreds and perhaps thousands of dead crappies, walleyes, bass and muskies.