Andy Mannix | Star Tribune
Reporter | Corrections and criminal justice policy

Andy Mannix is an investigative/data reporter covering prisons and criminal justice in Minnesota. He's previously worked for MinnPost, The Seattle Times, City Pages and the Minnesota Daily. He studied journalism at the University of Minnesota and UC-Berkeley.


Nurse charged with stealing pain medication from Minn. VA hospital

Matthew Leininger, 42, faces five counts of theft.


Driver arrested in Mpls. crash that killed St. Thomas student

A 21-year-old man was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday by Wright County authorities on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide.


Teen found dead in NDSU dorm was Burnsville High senior

17-year-old was on campus visiting friends.


Fallen officer saw law enforcement as his calling

William Mathews was the kind of police officer who cared deeply about keeping people safe — right up to the moment when one of those…


Wayzata officer killed on Hwy. 12 saw law enforcement as his calling

Friends, family and colleagues mourn Bill Mathews, the officer who always policed with a smile on his face.


Wayzata officer killed on Hwy. 12 served with dignity, pride, wife says

Bail of $500,000 is requested for the motorist charged with striking and killing a Wayzata police officer with her vehicle last week, as his family and chief mourn the beloved officer.


Minn. 'family killer' could face death penalty for killing Oregon cellmate

Craig Dennis Bjork, now 57, could be the first Minnesota prisoner sentenced to death in modern history.


Minneapolis man charged with brazen drive-by killing

Stevevontate Dellshaw Champion, known as "Tay Tay," shot and killed a man in the middle of the day, according to the charges.


Inmate behind Lino Lakes prison van escape charged with kidnapping others aboard

James Mitchell, the inmate who hijacked a transport van in May, is facing felony charges that could mean decades more in prison.


Minneapolis police chief resigns; protesters shout down mayor

Protesters interrupted Mayor Betsy Hodges' news conference at City Hall. Earlier, Hodges said she would name Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo to replace Janeé Harteau, who resigned.