Karen Zamora | Star Tribune
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Karen Zamora is a Southern California native who joined the paper in 2014 after graduating from Texas State University in San Marcos. Previously, Zamora interned in the Star Tribune's features department, at the San Antonio Express-News and with NPR's "All Things Considered."

St. Paul man charged with murdering girlfriend's 3-year-old

The boy's severe injuries occurred in Devioun Johnson's care, an extensive investigation concluded.

Sister of Richfield shooting victim: 'We need to know why he was killed'

The victim, 24, grew up near where the Monday night shooting occurred.

Indiana baseball player charged with assault on St. Paul wedding guest

Anthony Cheky released from the Gary SouthShore RailCats, in town to play the Saints.

Authorities search Dakota Co. fairgrounds for missing man

Authorities do not believe there was foul play.

Minneapolis man sentenced to 25 years in prison in baby daughter's death

The judge sided with a psychologist who said Cory Morris knew what he was doing when he punched the 5-month-old girl.

House fire kills one in Maplewood

The victim died a day after the blaze, authorities said.

$30K in stolen equipment nearly sinks popular water program in Roseville

Classes are back on after stolen equipment found.

Man killed in Wayzata crash was former Minnesota legislator

Gordon Voss served in the Minnesota House from 1973 to 1988.

Twin Cities Pride parade officials discuss reversing ban on police marching

Pride's parade ban is "divisive," Minneapolis police chief says, and she isn't alone in the criticism.

Police complain after being told they can't march in Pride parade

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau calls the move "divisive" after Twin Cities Pride organizers ask officers not to march in parade so soon after Jeronimo Yanez not-guilty verdict and continued tension.