Joy Powell

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Police audio of Dr. Stephen Larson, Ted Hoffstrom shooting deaths raises questions

    Just before 9 p.m. Friday, Orono police arrived at a home on the 1000 block of Heritage Lane in Orono on a welfare check.Upon arrival, officers found 30-year-old St. Thomas law school graduate Ted Hoffstrom outside the home. The dispatcher advised cops, "He said he was going to put a bullet in his h ... More >>

  • Books

    November 21, 2001

    Blaming the Somalis

    Are local immigrants unwittingly funding Al Qaeda? The numbers just don't add up.

  • News

    March 8, 2000
  • Books

    February 2, 2000

    Just the Facts, Joe

    Veteran investigative reporter "Papa" Rigert exits the newsroom

  • News

    January 14, 1998

    Cops are Human, Film at 10

    Whether or not the Strib's profile of a veteran homicide cop was a deliberate "blow job," it had City Hall (and newsrooms around the metro) humming for days.