Reporter | Hennepin County courts

Hyatt grew up in north central Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She worked as an investigative reporter at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and the Owatonna People's Press where she was named New Journalist of the Year by the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Outside of work, she is often shooting hoops, watering her 40+ plants and spending time with family.


Members of Minnesota's first Korean church sue to remove pastor

Members of the church say he refuses to step down.


Judge finds man who killed his father with hammer not guilty by reason of mental illness

A Hennepin County district judge found a 34-year-old man who killed his father with a knife and hammer in January not guilty by reason of…


MOA, family of boy thrown from balcony reach settlement

The boy was critically injured in the attack.


Probe into Golden Valley Police Department finds culture of racism, leads to officer departures

Nine months after an independent investigation was launched, the city released a law firm's findings and recommendations.


Son who killed father in Minneapolis home pleads not guilty, citing mental illness

He told his brother "the devil made me do it."


Jury quickly finds ex-boyfriend guilty in ambush shooting of Minneapolis police forensic scientist

It took jurors an hour of deliberating Tuesday to reach the verdicts.


Court: Board wrongly denied teaching license to ex-officer who killed Philando Castile

Castile was a "beloved employee" of St. Paul Public Schools.


Man charged with murder, aggravated robbery in April 2021 shooting, crash in south Minneapolis

The defendant also faces charges for a November shooting.


Adult case against teen in deadly attempted carjacking in Minneapolis dismissed, for now

The case illustrates the complexities of prosecuting juveniles charged with felony crimes.


Drunken driver who killed Uptown protester receives 20-year prison sentence

Nicholas Kraus had five drunken-driving convictions.