5 hrs ago
List of Accused Monks in 18 Sexual Molestation Cases Released
Catholic church abuse advocates said St. John's Abbey's release of the names of 18 monks accused in sexual molestation cases on its website Monday is incomplete and years overdue.
12 hrs ago
Creating a dementia-capable community
The African American Leadership Forum's Health and Wellness Workgroup recently held a health luncheon at which Vanne Owens Hayes spoke about dementia and Alzheimer's and how they affect the African-American community.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Twin Cities attorney reinstated after conduct problems
David L. McCormick filed a motion with the state Supreme Court asking to retake the August 2013 exam, but that motion was denied.
Priest public nuisance claim may proceed, Ramsey County judge rules
A Ramsey County judge has ruled that an alleged sexual abuse victim's nuisance claims against the Catholic Church may proceed.
St. Paul's Summit-University calls meeting on gun crimes
A community meeting is planned for Thursday in St. Paul to discuss recent gun crimes in the Summit-University neighborhood, including a case of up to 40 bullets fired at the home of elderly sisters.
Ramsey County approves prevailing wage ordinance
The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners approved an update of its longstanding prevailing wage ordinance Tuesday that ties the wage more directly to the state prevailing wage.
St. Paul officer fires at suspect in chase near Dale, Selby
A St. Paul police officer fired at a man who turned toward him while armed with a gun Friday night, according to a charge filed against the man Monday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
St. Cloud Times
Mandatory electronic poll books find few fans amid task force
A Minnesota task force studying a higher-tech voter verification process leaned away Monday from recommending that electronic poll books be mandatory in every precinct for the 2014 statewide election.
Lake Owasso fish kill baffles DNR scientists
A Thanksgiving fish kill in Ramsey County's Lake Owasso has scientists slicing open dead fish, scouring academic literature and scratching their heads.
St. Cloud Times
St. John's Abbey issues list of clergy 'likely' to have abused minors
St. John's Abbey released a list Monday of 18 monks and priests who it believes "likely have offended against minors."
Throttle down for metro drivers amid wintry conditions
Snowfall amounts overnight were little more than a dusting, but they were enough Monday morning to make Twin Cities motorists ease off the accelerator on greasy highways, and snow-packed and icy city streets and county roads.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
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.