Reporter | General assignment

Ryan Faircloth is a general assignment reporter at the Star Tribune.


St. Paul school board to discuss contract with police in response to George Floyd's death

The district's contract with St. Paul police expires June 30.


Shooting near downtown Minneapolis leaves one dead, another injured

Police say the shooting followed a dispute.


Mpls. school board ends contract with police for school resource officers

The district must come up with new safety plan by mid-August.


After four nights without police presence, Mpls. neighborhoods protect themselves

Days of violence and damage led up to Saturday.


Walz bolsters Guard troops after 4th destructive night

Gov. Tim Walz has authorized the largest National Guard deployment in state history after a fourth night of rampaging across Minneapolis.


Mayor Frey calls for peace as looting, flames erupt around police station

State Patrol troopers moved in to help with growing looting, and the mayor said he asked the governor to consider calling in the National Guard as violence turned deadly.


Rubber bullets, chemical irritant, water bottles in air as thousands march to protest George Floyd's death

The march began peacefully outside Cup Foods on Chicago Avenue before quickly escalating when the crowd descended on the Third Precinct station.


With debate now over, how will Minneapolis reshape its school district?

The Comprehensive District Design, approved last week, will give the district its first face-lift in more than a decade.


Minneapolis man charged in assault on KSTP anchor Matt Belanger

Vennie Williams, 39, allegedly threw an object at Belanger, causing severe injuries to his eye.


One woman dead, another hospitalized after Chisago County crash

The crash occurred around 11:25 p.m. Friday on Interstate 35 near Wyoming.