A reader named Michael Libra got in touch and sent us video he shot of that road sign on St. Paul's Shepard Road that was messed with last week to read... well, you can see it at the top of this page. Libra was so shocked to see the message about local moms and their needs as he drove along that h ... More >>
On Wednesday morning, a St. Paul Police Department SWAT team kicked down Larry Arman's door and shot his two beloved pitbulls to death. Officers were executing a no-knock search warrant as part of an investigation instigated by Minneapolis police, law enforcement officials in both cities tell us. T ... More >>
St. Paul Police spokesman Paul Paulos was recently browsing theCHIVE social media site when he came across the image at the top of this post.RELATED: Another photo of a St. Paul cop crossdressing as a Muslim woman surfaces Concerned about the message it conveys, Paulos's department has since begun a ... More >>
-- Update at bottom --KSTP's Jay Kolis reports that Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis officials, including Archbishop John Nienstedt, are under criminal investigation in connection with possible child porn found on a computer that belonged to Rev. John Shelley. (St. Paul PD officials deny Koli ... More >>
Former Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher resigned his post with the St. Paul Police Department Monday, ending a nearly four-decade-long tenure in law enforcement for a cop who built a reputation for doing things his own way. SEE ALSO: Meet Bob Fletcher: Ramsey County's most controversial cop Depu ... More >>
Think Facebook is good for nothing? Think again.SEE ALSO: Andy Driscoll, KFAI host, duped by The Onion's "Drone Flyover" inauguration photo [IMAGE] A St. Paul's man stolen car was found by his daughter, who is studying abroad in Antwerp, Belgium, thanks to a photo she saw while scrolling through the ... More >>
Investigators still don't have a body, but prosecutors believe they have enough evidence to convict Jeffrey Trevino of murdering his wife.SEE ALSO: Jeffrey Trevino has a very creepy picture of his missing wife on his Facebook profile [IMAGE]Today, Trevino was charged with second-degree murder. Accor ... More >>
Why go to the trouble of growing at home when you can just walk down to the railroad tracks in southern St. Paul?SEE ALSO:-- Michael Biskey, south Mpls resident, could get 10 years for having a bunch of pot in his garage-- White Bear Township pot grow-op: Family busted "just trying to grow a little ... More >>
:: UPDATE :: Eric Hightower, St. Paul police brutality victim, allegedly threatened to blow ex's head offSEE ALSO:-- Kenya Montgomery seeking $40k judgement in Mpls police misconduct suit [VIDEO]-- David Clifford's one-punch near-homicide: The surveillance footage [VIDEO]-- VIDEO: Was peaceful Occup ... More >>
In Breaking Bad, Walter and Jesse begin their meth-cooking career by cooking in the back of an RV in New Mexico.The hit show may have inspired copycat cookers right here in the Twin Cities, as St. Paul police yesterday arrested two men suspected of cooking meth in the back of an SUV.Following up on ... More >>
This week's cover told the story of the life and death of Ramsey County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Ruettimann, and the file of documents he specifically left behind for this City Pages reporter.The documents mostly detail Ruettimann's domestic troubles and an Internal Affairs investigation that resulte ... More >>
St. Paul is experiencing a remarkably peaceful year in terms of violent crime. Before last night, the city's had only five homicides in 2011. But the month of October has been marred by a sudden spree of violence, which finally turned deadly last night when a man was killed during an altercation ... More >>
Dekoda Galtney has been identified as the man killed in a shooting last night in St. Paul. Galtney, 24, was fatally shot around 6:30 p.m. last night.After the shooting, which took place at 4th Street East and Bates Avenue, Galtney's friends rushed him to the emergency room and Regions Hospital, b ... More >>
Gotham City Lost And FoundHow much copper, did you say?We've all misplaced a decimal point or two from time to time, right? So our sympathies go out to whomever it was at the St. Paul Police Department today who had to send out this epic correction about Thomas Eugene Gorz, of St. Paul. He ... More >>
DPerstinThings you find in a park: Goat heads!St. Paul Police and Animal Control officials are looking into something you don't see everyday: A severed goat head. Someone found it in Marydale Park in St. Paul's North End on Saturday. "A woman was walking in the park, and saw something in a p ... More >>
Zimmerman ReedRandy Hopper, the man who sued the Strike ForceToday is the deadline for filing claims against the disgraced and disbanded Metro Gang Strike Force, and so far 118 people have said the force extorted them.Lead plaintiff Zelaido Rivera Garcia won a $3 million settlement for the group ... More >>
St. Paul PolicePolice are investigating a report of a woman being held captive for 24 hours.St. Paul Police are searching for a suspect who abducted an 18-year-old woman and sexual assaulted her for 24 hours before releasing her. The woman was captured while returning to her house near Como ... More >>
Incoming St. Paul Police Chief Thomas Smith has hand-picked his new administration--the top brass of the police department who will set the direction and tone of the department for the next several years.
Photo: lincolnianWho would punch a 91-year-old woman in the face?We haven't met 91-year-old Gloria Fuchs. And we're truly sorry to hear the news that she got mugged on Tuesday by some two-bit coward on Blair Avenue in St. Paul. We also like her attitude: If the cops ever find the punk who s ... More >>
Photo: drcuervoDolan and Harrington don't want to see your papersMinneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan and St. Paul Police Chief John Harrington have just issued a joint statement saying they are dead set against the Arizona-style anti-immigrant bill introduced to the state House yesterday by St ... More >>
The four finalists fielded questions before a panel yesterday, and they're all still in the running.
A St. Patrick's Day party in South St. Paul turned into a horrifying scene last week when a 19-year-old South St. Paul man allegedly sexually assaulted and beat his ex-girlfriend while she screamed for help.
Pet the turtles. Oggle at dinosaurs. Race the model boats. Watch adults beat the tar out of each other.
St. Paul Police want your help finding 53-year-old Michael Lee Pye. He is a suspect in three burglaries yesterday morning in St. Paul: two break-ins and a car theft.
Prosecutors may soon be presented with the case against a gang of thugs who videotaped themselves in action.
Chai Moua was killed early Sunday morning -- the 7th homicide in St. Paul this year.
Marcus Nelson is a homeless Level 3 sex offender who has been convicted 10 time for indecent exposure in the past decade.
Chief John Harrington acknowledged that innocent people were wrongly caught up in law enforcement's sweeping drag ... More >>
Michele Bachmann celebrates longer hours, worser grammar
After his son committed murder, a retired St. Paul cop had to choose between blood and justice
Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher and former St. Paul Police Chief Bill Finney both have long and proud histories in St. Paul policing circles—and reputations for political heavy-handedness. Observers say they're alike in many ways. Is that why the
Since 1997, the St. Paul Police Department has been posting on the internet the names and pictures of people who have been arrested on prostitution charges. From the outset, this exercise in public humiliation has been questioned on grounds of both morality and utility. Granted, some john from Maple ... More >>
Why City Pages won't be using this space to write about racial profiling from the cops' perspective
Two missing daughters. Two years. One lead. No answers.
Crime pays in The Gangster Musical; romance founders in Adventures in Love
Community advocates say being young, Asian, and male is enough to get you in trouble with the St. Paul police
A veteran cop's race discrimination suit against the St. Paul Police Department raises old questions and new tensions.