Chao Xiong | Star Tribune
Reporter | Regional

Xiong is a native of Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa, where he worked on the college paper, The Daily Iowan, for four years.


Late Ramsey County prosecutor's work honored with children's interview room

County's interview room gets a colorful remodel in honor of late prosecutor.


Minneapolis man charged in St. Paul slaying near BCA headquarters

The suspect and victim were on opposite sides of a recent homicide.


Suspect pleads guilty to killing elderly St. Paul woman in 1987

Convict confesses to killing 81-year-old St. Paul woman during a burglary.


Student found dead at frat house near U's St. Paul campus identified

Police do not believe foul play or hazing were involved in the 20-year-old's death.


Minneapolis police officer found not guilty of threatening ex-sister-in-law

In hearing, three witnesses contradicted victim's story.


Alleged rapist charged with murdering St. Paul woman in July

Final autopsy results showed that Shana Lynne Branch suffered hemorrhaging in her eyes and neck.


Teen charged in marijuana deal turned homicide in St. Paul

Jayvon Malone allegedly shot at the purported dealer and then fled after his friend was killed.


Charges: St. Paul man died in shootout between gang members in marijuana deal

Pot dealer allegedly opened fire after thinking he was going to be robbed.


St. Paul police investigating man's shooting death

The circumstances and motive remain under investigation.


St. Paul police recognized for work with autistic community

Cops Autism Response Education volunteers hope to spread their teachings across the country.