Nick Ferraro, Pioneer Press

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Saint Anthony, MN, United States

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Recent articles by Nick:

Body of missing U student from Woodbury recovered from Mississippi River

The University of Minnesota Police Department said Friday the body is that of Austin Ray Retterath, who was reported missing the morning of May 8. → Read More

Two teens charged with fleeing police in stolen cars, crashing near the state Capitol

The incident sent the Capitol into a brief lockdown, and a House of Representatives floor session went into recess. → Read More

St. Paul man killed after fleeing police and crashing into a pickup truck in Anoka, authorities say

The other driver had minor injuries and was released at the scene. → Read More

North St. Paul man charged in fatal crash that killed Maple Grove man, injured his wife

Pattishall is scheduled to make his first court appearance at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Court records show he has been convicted of auto theft six times since May 2018. → Read More

St. Paul woman sentenced to more than 10 years for fatally stabbing boyfriend last year

Kayla J. Pope, 22, was sentenced in Ramsey County District Court to 128 months after pleading guilty to second-degree unintentional murder in the Sept. 10 slaying of Eric T. Brown, 23, of Minneapol… → Read More

Charges: Hastings man arrested for DWI had a 0.38 BAC and 2-year-old daughter in car

On Wednesday, Washington County prosecutors charged the man — 35-year-old Matthew Reno Quade — with child endangerment and two counts of driving while intoxicated. All the charges are g… → Read More

Family of man fatally shot by St. Paul police in 2016 files federal lawsuit over his death

The 11-page complaint, which was filed May 6 by attorney Paul Bosman on behalf of Smith’s family, claims that Smith “was not a credible threat” to any of the four officers who fired at … → Read More

St. Paul man accused of calling in fake bomb threat to mayor’s office

Joel Edward Fox was mad about internet service at his public housing building, a criminal criminal complaint alleges. → Read More

St. Paul teen accused of fatally shooting South St. Paul teen during marijuana deal

Skelley allegedly was selling marijuana to Semlak when he was shot, prosecutors say. → Read More

Flint Hills moving ahead with $75M solar project at its Rosemount refinery

Flint Hills said they believe the 45-megawatt solar development will be the largest of its kind in the United States where all the power is generated and consumed by a single business. → Read More

Arrest made in killing of South St. Paul teen

South St. Paul Police Chief Brian Wicke said Tuesday the juvenile was taken into custody Monday afternoon. → Read More

Boy, 17, fatally shot in South St. Paul

Officers responded to a shots fired report in the 1900 block of Conver Avenue around 10:42 p.m. on Sunday and found the boy lying in the road with gunshot wounds. → Read More

Man arrested, charged in fatal shooting in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood

Tisen Doverspike-Wiggins, 20, of Howard Lake, Minn., was arrested Thursday and faces two counts of second-degree murder. → Read More

Hastings promotes within its ranks to find new police chief

David Wilske’s promotion to police chief was approved by the Hastings City Council this week. → Read More

4 men charged in fatal shooting outside West Side funeral home in St. Paul

Charged with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon are: David Nicholas Garcia, 40, of St. Paul; Jesus Hernandez, 21, of South St. Paul; Bryan Lara-Saavedra, 25, of Minneapolis; and M… → Read More

Feds announce strategy to combat carjackings, other violent crime in the Twin Cities

U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger was joined by several federal and local law enforcement officials, including the police chiefs of St. Paul and Minneapolis, in announcing what his office called the “fede… → Read More

St. Paul man charged in woman’s 2019 overdose death at Roseville motel – Twin Cities

Bret Ryne Lott, 31, was charged in Ramsey County District Court on Friday. → Read More

Charges: Newport man molested 13-year-old boy who responded to online ad for a photo shoot

Davyd M. Delving-Thompson, 59, was charged last week in Washington County District Court with one count of felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct. → Read More

Driver killed in rollover crash Sunday in Eagan ID’d – Twin Cities

The crash occurred at 2:43 a.m. on southbound state Highway 77 north of Cliff Road. → Read More

Oakdale man charged with stalking real-estate worker after being denied a home loan

One email included a photo of Williams holding his wallet, with her business card sticking out. → Read More