Digital projects editor

Prior to joining the Star Tribune in late 2014, DeLong was a digital editor on the national desk at the Washington Post, where he focused on national politics, the federal government and national security. He was part of the team awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs. A native of upstate New York, DeLong currently lives in Minneapolis.

He can be reached on the encrypted messaging app Signal at 612-643-0344.

Six key takeaways from this week's Minnesota Poll

A deeper dive into the latest Star Tribune/MPR News/KARE 11 Minnesota Poll's findings on the 2022 statewide elections, abortion, marijuana and more.

What you need to know about monkeypox in Minnesota

Questions about the monkeypox outbreak? Here are some answers.

Some THC products are now legal in Minnesota: Here's what you need to know

A new state law allows Minnesotans 21 and older to purchase certain edibles and beverages containing the active ingredient in marijuana.

What the end of Roe means in Minnesota and elsewhere

The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, effectively ending the era of federal protection for legal abortion across the nation.

How to find a COVID-19 vaccine appointment for kids under 5 in Minnesota

The federal government has finally approved shots for younger children. Here's what you need to know.

7 takeaways from the report on MPD racial discrimination

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights on Wednesday released a 72-page report detailing widespread racial discrimination by Minneapolis police officers.

Breaking down the police bodycam video of the Amir Locke shooting

A second-by-second look at what the footage shows and what it doesn't.


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What you need to know about federal trial this week of 3 ex-officers in George Floyd's death

Opening statements are set to begin Monday.

Where to park during a snow emergency in the Twin Cities

What you need to know about parking rules when a snow emergency is declared in Minneapolis or St. Paul.