Reporter | Minneapolis Public Safety

Jany got his start in journalism in the sports department of his hometown paper, the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He attended Lewis & Clark College (Portland, Ore.) and Mississippi State University, majoring in communications with a minor in sociology. In his free time, he likes traveling, having visited 25 countries on six continents, including Pakistan in the summer of 2017. He was born in Czechoslovakia, and has lived in Gabon, France and seven U.S. states.


Mother of two slain sons continues grieving, as cases remain unsolved

In both cases police made arrests, but prosecutors dropped the charges.


Medical examiner identifies 8 recent Minneapolis homicide victims

Several of the victims had previously been named publicly.


Minneapolis council member's brother stabbed, critically wounded

The alleged stabber was shot in the same encounter.


Minneapolis homicide victim identified as popular teacher

No arrests have been announced in the death of Harvey Williams.


Minneapolis police to get training to speak up over peers' excessive force

The program, called ABLE, is being used by 180 police departments nationwide. Some say it can change police culture.


Murder charges filed in death of 12-year-old in Minneapolis

The suspect hadn't been arrested as of Thursday morning.


South Minneapolis shooting is city's 7th homicide in 7 days

It wasn't immediately clear whether any arrests had been made.


Longtime Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder resigns

Longtime public face was criticized for his initial George Floyd statement.


Anger, grief strong at Minneapolis vigil for slain 12-year-old

Minneapolis has seen a sharp increase in homicides, and a growing number of victims — and some suspects — have been children.


Pandemic, homelessness brought record overdose calls in Minneapolis

Opium epidemic is spreading to more places in Minneapolis.