Minnesota Correctional Facility

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Eugene Glaraton, sex offender, cuts off ankle monitor and bolts halfway house

    Eugene Glaraton is on the lam.​Look at this mug shot to the right of Eugene Glaraton. Have you seen him? He's a 42-year-old convicted level-three sex offender who cut the electronic monitoring device from his ankle and escaped from a St. Paul halfway house. He's been missing for four days.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Top 5 least romantic local eateries

    Photo from"You're the one who said to order the scampi!"Yesterday, we shared our list of the 10 dishes to avoid ordering on your Valentine's dates,   from stinky garlic to messy barbecue, ugly oysters to wings that zing--too much and in the wrong places. But ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2010

    Joshua Michael Martin: Cop killer

    Most hated man in St. Paul speaks from prison

  • News

    September 29, 2010

    Minnesota's Most Wanted Criminals

    Have you seen these fugitives?

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    David Hoffman denied parole in murder and dismembering of wife

    David Hoffman​By the time David Hoffman was done with his late wife, Carol, he'd choked her to death, cut her up, tried to feed the pieces to the garbage disposal, and then dumped them in Weaver Lake. That was in 1980. Yesterday, the 63-year-old Corcoran man was denied parole on his 1981 co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Prison guard Suzanne Walstrom charged with teen inmate sex

    Photo: timpearcelosgatos​Suzanne Walstrom, a prison guard who bragged about hanging out with gang bangers and who was arrested last year for forging drug prescriptions for minors, also seems to have "boundary issues" with at least a couple of teenage inmates at he Minnesota Correctional Facil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Man actually marries woman in jail for crash that killed 4 kids

    The relationship started last August when Harvieux began writing her letters in prison, saying he thought she was unfairly targeted because she was an illegal immigrant.

  • News

    May 2, 2007

    The Fall of the House of Tucker

    After his son committed murder, a retired St. Paul cop had to choose between blood and justice

  • News

    March 1, 2006

    High Crimes

    Daniel Otto and his girlfriend just wanted to get loaded one summer night. Neither of them imagined that she would wind up dead and he would be charged with murder.

  • News

    November 9, 2005

    The Killer Inside

    Minnesota's oldest lifer talks about prison and his most terrible crime

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2005

    Minnesota by the numbers: Our aging prison inmates

    As the New York Times reported Sunday, Minnesota--like the great majority of states--has experienced a dramatic spike in the number of prisoners serving life sentences. Between 1993 and 2004, according to the Times, the number of lifers in Minnesota jumped by 103 percent--a figure that dwarfs those ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    The Walls of Red Wing

    The remarkable 114-year story of Minnesota's last juvenile detention home

  • News

    August 2, 2000

    No Place Like Home

    Thousands of Somalis fled when their country committed suicide a decade ago. Now the local INS office has found a way to send them back.

  • Books

    May 31, 2000

    Dropping the Dime

    He fought for his right to make phone calls from prison, but now Ronaldo Ligons is about to be disconnected

  • Books

    October 20, 1999

    Collect Call

    Minnesota could find itself writing checks to hundreds of prisoners--thanks to a jailhouse lawyer with an eye for detail

  • Art

    July 7, 1999

    Public Image Limited

    A new exhibition moves public art out of the town square and into a conceptual realm

  • News

    July 7, 1999

    Life Sentences

    Teaching Minnesota's student prisoners reveals the power of the pen

  • Arts

    July 22, 1998

    Art of Conviction

    Inmate artists and prison instructors talk about life on the inside