Stephen Montemayor | Star Tribune
Reporter | U.S. District Court and federal agencies

A native of Kansas City, Montemayor lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two cats. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism and enjoys camping, travel and a good beer.


Keith Ellison divorce file shows no abuse allegation against him

The DFL candidate for attorney general and ex-wife opposed effort to unseal divorce records.


St. Cloud couple's bid to deny wedding videography to gay couples is argued before appeals court

Telescope Media case seen as a potential U.S. Supreme Court challenge.


Minnesota House candidate says he was attacked at Benton County restaurant

Shane Mekeland believes it was politically motivated.


Repeat candidate stirs up state's only contested Supreme Court race

Dayton appointee Margaret Chutich faces attorney with a history of legal problems.


Ruling: Keith Ellison's divorce file to be unsealed next week

Hennepin County Family Court referee agrees to request for Ellison's divorce file from Star Tribune, Alpha News, orders file to be unsealed on Oct. 17.


Wardlow takes aim at Ellison, domestic abuse allegation in new TV ad

"If I can be perfectly candid, it's really the press that wants to talk about that," Ellison told reporters at a labor roundtable in Rochester.


Family court referee wants to decide on access to Keith Ellison divorce files by Friday

Star Tribune, Alpha News seeking to unseal records of 2012 divorce.


GOP lawmaker makes new complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar

Republican lawmaker now says Omar used campaign money for travel to Estonia, Boston.


Rosemount educator on leave after tweeting 'kill Kavanaugh?'

The FBI in Minneapolis confirmed it is aware of tweet, which has since been deleted.


Federal charges filed related to historic 191-pound meth bust in Minneapolis last month

Feds share new details of probe of alleged drug conspiracy linked to Mexico, Kansas City.