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.


Attorneys for ex-Mpls. officer ask for charges to be dropped in Damond death

Mohamed Noor's attorneys say his attempts to revive victim with CPR vindicate him.


Prosecutors: Minneapolis murder suspect pulled gun during fistfight

The suspect was identified through witness statements and surveillance video.


Minneapolis must pay $190,000 to spurned police recruit over psychological screen

Police recruit, a veteran who served in Iraq, was rejected over PTSD diagnosis.


Blevins video exposes divide between police, communities of color

The police body-camera video showing the final moments of Thurman Blevins' life was supposed to provide clarity and answers surrounding his death. Instead, it has reignited the debate about how police interact with minority residents.


Arrest announced in shooting death in Minneapolis' Near North neighborhood

Friends and family identified the victim as Lonzo Washington.


Minneapolis police are taking different approach to homeless

The program gives voice to the city's neediest residents, they say.


Follow-up attacks at Minneapolis vigils keep mourners on edge

Gunshots at a gathering for Nathan Hampton reinforced the concern.


Minneapolis police urging vigilance after string of car break-ins

Between July 1 and July 30, police say that at least 26 vehicles in two neighborhoods were burglarized or targeted by thieves.


No charges for Mpls. officers who fatally shot Blevins

No charges will be filed against two Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot an armed Thurman Blevins during a chase last month, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Monday.


Charges filed in recent shootings around Minneapolis

Four people have been charged in connection with three recent shootings.