The brother of Mandy Matula, the missing 24-year-old Eden Prairie resident who vanished a week ago tonight, says her ex-boyfriend, David Roe, was never violent toward Mandy or gave any indication he was capable of hurting her.THE BACKSTORY: Mandy Matula's brother says David Roe left farewell video, ... More >>
Between Steven Johnson, Jeffrey Trevino, and Anthony Mitchell, the Twin Cities has already seen its yearly share of murderous man-on-woman violence between onetime lovers.The most recent instance happened last Thursday morning in Apple Valley, where Roger Holland, 36, allegedly murdered his pregnant ... More >>
New details about the Steven Johnson murder case have emerged, and as you'd expect from what we already know, they're extremely chilling and disturbing.SEE ALSO: Chuck Grassley, Iowa Senator, compares smoking pot to murder, rape, and child abuse
Johnson, 34, murdered his wife, Manya -- a Target emp ... More >>
Police say Steven Johnson, 35, confessed this week to brutally murdering his wife, Manya Johnson, after she told him she was leaving him and taking their young child with her on Sunday. Manya, 32, had a master's degree in counseling psychology and worked at Target Corp.SEE ALSO: Johnson accused of m ... More >>
:::: UPDATE AT BOTTOM OF POST ::::Original post published 11:57 a.m. on January 8 -- The body of 32-year-old Manya Johnson was found yesterday in a White Bear Lake garage, and Steven Johnson, 35, has been arrested in connection with her homicide.SEE ALSO: Carl Muggli, alleged totem pole killer, ... More >>
liewcf With the Twin Cities Book Festival comes a lot of free readings, including talks from Riot Grrrls, creative innovators, and mystery writers. It's also a good week for free shows involving thrash, metal, and other exceptionally loud and lively forms of music. Coincidence? We're not sure. Ei ... More >>
Jerry Trooien has already spent millions promoting The Bridges, the $1.5 billion St. Paul riverfront development that city government keeps on spurning. No matter: He knows they'll come around someday.