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Sun
17
Jan

Kitty saved from tree

A 10-year-old girl was reunited with her pet kitty on a frigid day last week, after St. Paul Firefighters came to the rescue to remove it from a tree. (photo courtesy of Lisa Andrews)
A 10-year-old girl was reunited with her pet kitty on a frigid day last week, after St. Paul Firefighters came to the rescue to remove it from a tree. (photo courtesy of Lisa Andrews)

Firefighters block Minnehaha to prevent cat-sicle

On a particularly frigid January day, a small, 6-month-old gray tabby cat named Foxy was inspired to escape out the front door of its home in the 900 block of Minnehaha Avenue.

Sun
17
Jan

East Side Review police reports - December 10-16

Thursday, December 10 - Wednesday, December 16, 2015 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Sun
17
Jan

East Side, you’ll be missed

Patrick Larkin
Patrick Larkin

East Side Review readers: I am quite sad to be announcing that I will be moving on from the East Side Review, after three years of dutiful service.

Sun
17
Jan

Grand jury: Tolkinen’s death justified use of police deadly force

Shots took down heavily armed, drunken man with mental health issues
A Ramsey County grand jury has found that two St. Paul police officers will face no charges after shooting a man to death during a tense standoff at his rental house on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue last March.
“The Grand Jury determined that probable cause did not exist to charge either Saint Paul police officer with a crime,” a statement from the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office reads. 

Sun
17
Jan

Young Mentors Group cuts to the chase with black Twin Cities cop

How do you act when confronted by a cop? How do police think of their job since police brutality has become such a hot topic? Do police treat black teens fairly?

Sun
17
Jan

Six Dayton’s Bluff properties get six months of air

Six properties in the Dayton’s Bluff historic district, including 737 Plum St., have been saved from the wrecking ball, at least for now. (file photo)
Six properties in the Dayton’s Bluff historic district, including 737 Plum St., have been saved from the wrecking ball, at least for now. (file photo)

Jane Prince helps broker deal
In her first week on the job, Ward 7's new council person, Jane Prince, has already helped cut a deal to give six properties in Dayton's Bluff's historic district a fighting chance.
The solution, she said, was simple: get the interested parties together for an in-person discussion.

Wed
13
Jan

Man shot by another driver on I-694 in Shoreview

A man driving eastbound on Interstate 694 was shot, police believe, by another driver passing him on the highway.

Wed
13
Jan

Suspects arrested in relation to Maplewood home invasion

Deandre Wims
Deandre Wims

Maplewood police responded to a report of a robbery in the 1700 block of Gervais Avenue around 1 p.m. Jan. 2 where they found a 75-year-old woman who reported she was held at gunpoint, robbed and strangled.

Tue
12
Jan

Roseville police track down suspects in package theft caught on video

A woman identified as Jennifer Hampton caught in a video image during a package theft at a Roseville home Oct. 23. She was sentenced to two years probation and restitution Jan. 6 for the theft. (submitted photo)
A woman identified as Jennifer Hampton caught in a video image during a package theft at a Roseville home Oct. 23. She was sentenced to two years probation and restitution Jan. 6 for the theft. (submitted photo)

Exactly two months after a Roseville resident's security video system captured the theft of packages from his front steps, Roseville police announced they charged two people with the theft.

Mon
11
Jan

Man robs bank at Cub Foods in Roseville

A bank surveillance camera still of the suspect in the Jan. 8 robbery of the Guaranty Bank in the Cub Foods at 1201 Larpenteur Ave. in Roseville. (submitted photo)
A bank surveillance camera still of the suspect in the Jan. 8 robbery of the Guaranty Bank in the Cub Foods at 1201 Larpenteur Ave. in Roseville. (submitted photo)

Look for cash with red dye, police say

A man robbed the Guaranty Bank at the Cub Foods on Larpenteur Avenue in Roseville the evening of Jan. 8 and police are looking to the public for help identifying him.
According to a release from the Roseville Police Department, police responded to a hold-up alarm at 6:11 p.m. at the bank at 1201 Larpenteur Ave. on Friday.

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