Reporter | Minneapolis Public Safety

Libor Jany is the Minneapolis crime reporter for the Star Tribune. He joined the newspaper in 2013, after stints in newsrooms in Connecticut, New Jersey, California and Mississippi. He spent his first year working out of the paper's Washington County bureau, focusing on transportation and education issues, before moving to the Dakota County team.

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.


Twin Cities coach and mentor Robert Malone dies of COVID-19 at 54

He saw coaching as a way to stay around the sports he loved, while challenging youngsters from Minneapolis' North Side and Robbinsdale to discover their potential.


Former Alexandria police chief under investigation for misuse of city funds

Search warrant describes a "pattern of use and potential misuse of city funds."


Black state investigator accuses Fairview Hospital security of racial profiling

Fairview spokesperson said the incident is being reviewed.


Murder charges announced against man in slaying of woman, 19, in south Minneapolis

The suspect, Jose Daniel Cuenca-Zuniga, is being held by authorities in Ohio, pending extradition.


BCA raced against the clock to investigate George Floyd's death

As the first protesters took to the streets the day after George Floyd's death last year, BCA investigators were already racing to get to the bottom of what happened — and why.


Woman's death is Minneapolis' 23rd homicide of 2021

A suspect is in custody, police said.


Attorney for man injured in shootout with Mpls. police wants prosecutor removed from case

The incident happened Jan. 14 on a snow-covered north Minneapolis block.


How did Derek Chauvin's Taser end up at a traffic stop in Burnsville?

The specifics of how and when the device was taken have not been disclosed publicly.


Minneapolis police seek suspect in shooting that seriously injured 13-year-old

No arrests had been made as of Friday morning.


Prosecutor, medical examiner talks underscore complexity of Chauvin case

Dr. Andrew Baker's expected testimony Friday about the cause of George Floyd's death could pose challenges for both the state and defense.