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  • 2011 - Page One Contest/Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, published February 17, 2010

    "Fallen Angel"

  • 2011 - Page One Contest/Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, published February 17, 2010

    "Fallen Angel"

  • 2011 - Page One Contest/Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, published December 8, 2010

    "The Opposite of Wild"

  • 2010 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published October 7, 2009

    "Lisa Knows Best"

  • 2010 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published October 28, 2009

    "The Perks of Office"

  • 2010 - Page One Contest/Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, published December 23, 2009

    "Favre at Forty"

  • 2010 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published June 3, 2009

    "Saving Juju"

2009 Stories by Erin Carlyle

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  • Park board denies claims made by kid

    published Dec 30, 2009

    After the family of a teenager claimed that Minneapolis park police broke the kid's arm, the park board took the unusual step of issuing a statement to say that some of the lawsuit is just plain mad... More >>

  • Family sues Minneapolis park police for breaking boy's arm

    published Dec 29, 2009

    The boy was just 12 years old last May when officers allegedly broke his arm. This family has faced off with police before: In 2005, a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed the boy's older broth... More >>

  • St. Paul police looking for this man

    published Dec 23, 2009

    St. Paul Police want your help finding 53-year-old Michael Lee Pye. He is a suspect in two burglaries yesterday morning in St. Paul: two break-ins and a car theft. It's unusual for a suspect to be... More >>

  • Laid off Minneapolis cops re-hired

    published Dec 22, 2009

    First they had a job. Then they didn't. Now 15 Minneapolis cops have been hired yet again--Happy Holidays! Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Police Chief Tim Dolan announced this afternoon that 15 of... More >>

  • Barb Johnson campaign expense hearing set for January

    published Dec 22, 2009

    Minneapolis City Council President Barb Johnson will be before a judge on Jan. 26, defending her decision to use campaign money for haircuts, dry-cleaning, her cell phone, and a line at her lake hous... More >>

  • Brett Favre at 40: Still holding court

    published December 23, 2009

    Brett Favre is in the pressroom of the Metrodome, holding court. "You know, my arm feels great," Favre says in his soothing Mississippi... More >>

  • Gift idea: designated-driver cards

    published Dec 18, 2009

    What loved one wouldn't be thrilled to receive such a gift? Subtle? Um, no. Seriously, though, it's a good reminder that cops are cracking down on drinking and driving right now. The Minnesota Depa... More >>

  • New stadium plans unveiled - with a Vikings twist

    published Dec 17, 2009

    ​ The Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission is ready to move forward with a new stadium--but the Vikings may already be moving on to other options. Uh-oh. At a meeting today, Mortenson Constru... More >>

  • Sports commission fights idea that MN too poor for new stadium

    published Dec 16, 2009

    Fresh on the heels of a report that found the Twin Cities can't afford four pro sports teams, the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission is set to release a report tomorrow making the case for a ... More >>

  • Man arrested, officers identified, in St. Paul shooting

    published Dec 09, 2009

    The St. Paul police have arrested one man for allegedly shooting another dead late Monday. And looks like the man police shot and killed Tuesday was not the killer. Rashad Burch, 25, of St. Paul, w... More >>

  • Two dead after St. Paul officer-involved shooting

    published Dec 09, 2009

    Police are still sorting out the details of a gunfight that left one man dead and led to the death of another. A St. Paul police officer was also wounded. The deadly series of events started at abou... More >>

  • Woman found dead on snowy St. Paul street

    published Dec 09, 2009

    St. Paul police are still trying to determine what happened to a woman found dead on a snowy street this morning. Police say the woman, who is about 60, was found at about 6:30 a.m. near the interse... More >>

  • It's snowing! Where do I park?

    published Dec 09, 2009

    Even if you've lived in the Twin Cities a long time, those darn snow emergency rules can be confusing. Here's a primer: On the first day of a snow emergency In Minneapolis--like TODAY--you can't par... More >>

  • Trompeter thief, shot by police, charged today

    published Dec 07, 2009

    The 42-year-old man who stole a car from former WCCO anchor Jeannette Trompeter's boyfriend has been charged in court. Steven Dion Kellum--also known as Dion Steven Blencoe--has been charged with s... More >>

  • Charges filed in burglary that led to K-9 death

    published Dec 03, 2009

    A man and a woman were charged with burglary, but not with harming the K-9. Chase the K-9 was injured Nov. 30 when Minneapolis police responded to a burglary call at 222 Hennepin Avenue South. His... More >>

  • Woman sexually assaulted near N. Minneapolis bus stop

    published Dec 02, 2009

    The suspect tried to rob the woman at gunpoint. When she said she had no money, he forced her to go between two garages and then sexually assaulted her. This happened yesterday in broad daylight, at... More >>

  • Minneapolis K-9 falls off roof, dies

    published Nov 30, 2009

    Early this morning, police answered a burglary call. They found the suspects, but they lost the police dog. The 911 call came in at around 7 a.m. Chase, a Minneapolis canine, went to the third stor... More >>

  • Campaign complaint filed against Barb Johnson

    published Nov 25, 2009

    Minneapolis Council President Barb Johnson has used her campaign funds for haircuts, dry-cleaning, cell and land line service, and AAA. We wrote about her campaign expenditures right before the elect... More >>

  • Terrorism charges against eight more MN Somalis

    published Nov 23, 2009

    Federal prosecutors unsealed the charges against the men today. That brings the total number of Minnesota men charged in the Somali terrorism probe to 14. The charges allege that the men attended tr... More >>

  • College-bound kid killed Saturday was also a mugger

    published Nov 11, 2009

    Tim Jackson, the teen who died early Saturday morning, was fatally stabbed by a man he was trying to rob. Jackson, 17, was an American Indian who had just been accepted to college, according to a f... More >>

  • Walker film series documents Chinese propaganda

    published Nov 09, 2009

    ​ One of the best ways to understand a culture is through the films it produces. The Walker's ongoing film series is the motherlode of Chinese political culture. If you want to understand the cul... More >>

  • Teen stabbed in Minneapolis was college-bound

    published Nov 09, 2009

    ​ A teen who died early Saturday was an American Indian who had just been accepted to college. At about 1:40 a.m. Saturday, Minneapolis cops were called to a report of a robbery at East 28th Stree... More >>

  • St. Paul man tells docs, cops "I killed my wife"

    published Nov 06, 2009

    The man who killed his wife in St. Paul on Monday admitted the crime to police and to Regions hospital staff. When the Regions staff asked if he felt like hurting himself, Gerald B. Wassenaar, 67, r... More >>

  • Pawlenty's expensive dinner rakes in the cash

    published Nov 05, 2009

    About 300 people ate with Pawlenty last night -- for the bargain price of $1,000 a plate. The dinner, held at the Minneapolis Hilton, was the kick-off for his Freedom First PAC, the committee start... More >>

  • Al Garcia back in court on meth distribution charges

    published Nov 04, 2009

    ​ Former Minneapolis City Hall power-broker Al Garcia was in federal court Tuesday on charges that he distributed meth for six years. Garcia was a familiar face at City Hall in the 1980s and 1990s... More >>

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