Libor Jany | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minneapolis Public Safety

Jany got his start in journalism in the sports department of his hometown paper, the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He attended Lewis & Clark College (Portland, Ore.) and Mississippi State University, majoring in communications with a minor in sociology. In his free time, he likes traveling, having visited 25 countries on six continents, including Pakistan in the summer of 2017. He was born in Czechoslovakia, and has lived in Gabon, France and seven U.S. states.


Police say Brooklyn Center grandmother, 75, shot grandson over cup of tea

The 75-year-old suspect, Helen Washington, was charged with second-degree assault, a felony.


Even with crime rates down, Mpls. bloodshed seems endless

Police Chief Medaria Arradondo has called a recent spate of shootings a "public health crisis."


Hennepin County report finds stark racial disparities in traffic stops

The report also made several specific policy recommendations, including discouraging stopping vehicles for an equipment violation unless there is an immediate threat to public safety.


Loren Jacobson, Sun Country co-founder, dies at 85

Relatives say that love of flying never left Jacobson, who eschewed the family business to get his pilot's license.


Arrest warrant issued for suspect in south Minneapolis slaying

The 28-year-old man, identified in surveillance video, remains at large.


Judge delays wrongful death lawsuit against ex-Mpls. officer Noor until after criminal proceedings

U.S. magistrate judge wrote that he was forced to weigh how Noor's decision to invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination might affect both cases.


Man shot at by Minneapolis cop is charged with assault, gun possession

The teen, Antonio Rule, is expected to make his first court appearance on Tuesday afternoon.


Project brings together Minneapolis police, black men in quest for understanding

The idea for the Police and Black Men Project grew out of the fallout from a series of police killings of black men in 2015 and 2016, organizers say.


Noor will stand trial in April in Damond shooting

A Hennepin County judge ruled that there was enough evidence to bring the former Minneapolis police officer to trial for the death of the 40-year-old Australian woman last summer.


Gunman fires into a car in south Minneapolis, killing man inside

A gunman was reported running to a waiting car, according to accounts from the scene.