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.


As Minneapolis homicide investigation continues, family and friends grieve

No one has been arrested in the shooting death of Dayigin Broadus, 18.


Minneapolis Police Department unveils new records system to help it keep up with modern crime

The department says the change will help it keep pace with modern crime.


Arrest made in fatal shooting of prominent Mpls. community activist

Suspect booked in county jail on suspicion of second-degree murder.


Life-threatening injuries suffered by 2 kids after SUV crash at Mpls. park

The driver was fleeing from the State Patrol when he crashed into a playground where a group of children was playing.


Some caught in Mpls. marijuana stings still face unknown fates

Charges are dropped against 31 of the 47, but prosecutors still must decide how to deal with 16 people who have already been convicted.


Minneapolis mom accused of sexually abusing kids was on Hennepin County's radar

Since January 2014, the woman's children have been the subject of at least six child protection reports.


Mpls. cops halt minor marijuana stings, citing racial disparity

All charges were dropped after reports show 46 of 47 arrested were black. "While the intention was good, it had an unintended consequence," Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said.


Charges: Minneapolis woman robs roommate of $20K, forces him to take sleeping pill

The 22-year-old suspect, Wendy Escobar, remained in jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.


Mpls. mom faces new charges of sexually assaulting, torturing children

The new complaint adds on to accusations of child abuse she's already facing.


Letter with suspicious material found at FAA Mpls. office; 4 treated

Authorities have released few details about the incident.