Chao Xiong | Star Tribune
Reporter | Regional

Chao Xiong covers public safety news in St. Paul and Ramsey County for the Star Tribune.


Caregiver who stole from prominent St. Paul philanthropist gets two years in prison

Nicholas Lofquist-Sprangel said he should be ordered to pay restitution and community service instead.


Minnesota FBI agent who leaked secret documents pleads guilty

Terry J. Albury appeared in court and said giving reporter classified data was "act of conscience."


Life in prison for man who killed 95-year-old Anoka resident

Man had pleaded guilty to murder for killing the 95-year-old Anoka resident with flashlight and clock.


Diamond Reynolds convicted of misdemeanor, cleared of more serious counts

A Ramsey County jury on Friday convicted Diamond Reynolds of a misdemeanor for assaulting a woman last year, but cleared her on more serious charges.Reynolds…


Permit-to-carry holder shoots, wounds alleged robber in St. Paul

Police said the suspect pulled a gun on the victim and robbed him of $500 before the victim fired at him.


St. Paul boy charged with bringing loaded gun to school

A school staffer had reported the boy's gun talk Monday, but was ignored, her son said.


Ramsey County jail checks were out of compliance at time of inmate's suicide

The state Department of Corrections said the county has since rectified the issues.


Student with loaded handgun arrested at Como Park High School

Police said there was no known threat made by the 16-year-old boy.


St. Paul police release updated use-of-force policy

Some community groups say the policy doesn't go far enough in protecting civilians.


Supporters of convicted fraudster who promised new Hmong homeland demand their money back, but continue to support his cause

Lawsuit asks government to return cash to donors.