Libor Jany | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minneapolis Public Safety

Libor Jany covers crime and punishment in Minneapolis as part of the Star Tribune's public safety team. He joined the newspaper in 2013, covering community events in Washington and Dakota counties. He's also worked for newspapers in Mississippi, California, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Charges against officer resound around Minneapolis, world

Minneapolis officer Mohamed Noor was charged with murder and manslaughter in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July. "No charges can bring our Justine back," her family said.

Downtown Mpls. sees violent crime drop a third so far in '18

By eliminating the conditions that breed crime, police say they've made downtown safer.

Man admits stealing detection equipment just before Super Bowl

He dumped most of the items, including bomb-detecting equipment, but held on to gas masks so he could smoke weed with them.

Teen shot in police interview room faces new charges

He remains held in Hennepin County jail in lieu of $200,000 bail.

Tension rises between county attorney, police union in Noor investigation

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman reiterated that he has no timetable for making his decision of whether or not to charge officer Mohamed Noor.

Minneapolis cop who fired on car takes stand in own defense

Witness testimony continues Wednesday.

Minneapolis cop not guilty of assault for shooting at carful of clubgoers

Jury deliberated for seven hours over two days.

Correctional officer being investigated after female inmate calls radio show, alleges sexual abuse

Hennepin County officials would only confirm that there is an open investigation into an unspecified incident.

Mpls. mayor, chief hope to persuade council more officers are better

Council will weigh adding officers vs. public safety innovations. Frey and Arradondo say they believe hiring more police officers will drive down crime and improve community relations.

Police seek home-invasion suspect who tied up victims, ransacked Minneapolis house

Cash was stolen in south Minneapolis incident.