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.


Pedestrian struck by semi near U campus dies of his injuries

Police say the truck's driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.


Two charged with attempted murder in shooting of boy, 13, at Minneapolis housing complex

The victim, shot at Little Earth American Indian community, remains hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.


Mpls. chief open to revisiting deal to aid community relations

The 2003 agreement with the U.S. Justice Department wasn't fulfilled, community leaders say.


Minneapolis police, Little Free Library launch mobile book-sharing program

Community policing officers will visit areas without libraries and hand out books.


Police raid Brooklyn Center hotel in search for suspect in overdoses

The suspect is blamed for dozens of overdoses across Minneapolis earlier this month.


Mpls. lieutenant sues mayor, citing texts calling him racist

Lt. John Delmonico, passed over for promotion, alleges Betsy Hodges defamed him.


Minneapolis stabbing victim was finding his way in life, relatives say

A suspect, 43, has been charged in fatal knifing at a Mpls. light-rail stop.


Synthetic cannabis sent 60 to hospital in Mpls. in last week

It's the biggest toll since 2015, said one official, and left users with hallucinations, violent behavior, or nearly comatose.


Minneapolis police brace for post-Super Bowl retirements

Dozens of department veterans are waiting to "put in their papers" so they can work the big game, part of a weeklong spectacle expected to draw tens of thousands to the Twin Cities, said police union President Lt. Bob Kroll.


New W. Broadway substation would boost police presence in north Minneapolis

Local developer is donating space, covering $10K cost to build it out.