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06
May

Getting sex trafficking victims to safety


Nikki Beasley, director of programming at the sex trafficking victims service Breaking Free, sits in the lobby/living room of Breaking Free in the Midway neighborhood. Beasley said the issue of sex trafficking in the Twin Cities is “bigger than anyone could imagine.” (Patrick Larkin/Review)

With the exposure of an East Side prostitution ring, what type of help is available to young women caught in the middle?

Mon
06
May

WSP police, businesses buddy up to beat shoplifters

Protect a business, and you’ll keep shoplifters in check for a day. Teach a business to protect itself, however, and you can reduce wasted time, increase profitability and head off problems before they start.

Mon
06
May

SSP lays groundwork for downtown redevelopment

South St. Paul officials are leafing through a plan to ensure the resurgence of new life this spring comes for city’s commercial district as well as the foliage.

Mon
06
May

New community health center opens doors


A patient waits to be seen in the spacious waiting area at the East Side Family Clinic. The new clinic is double the size of the former one, and has much more natural light. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

The East Side Family Clinic opened up shop Monday, April 29

Mon
06
May

East Side PD’s FORCE unit books 3 at problem property

Neighborhood complaints spur arrests

Mon
06
May

Johnson High girl is good ‘Big Sister’


Natalie Yang, “Big Sister of the Year” for the Twin Cities, keeps busy with extracurriculars at least three nights a week. The Johnson High School junior says, “I used to be very shy,” but with the help of the Big Brother Big Sister program, she opened up. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Natalie Yang receives ‘Big Sister of the Year’ award for the Twin Cities area

Fri
03
May

Erickson recounts birds-eye view of WWII


Ellsworth Erickson, assigned to the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II, gave a presentation at the North St. Paul Historical Society. Erickson gave a firsthand account of the Sky Spies and photo reconnaissance. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Guests packed the North St. Paul Historical Society Museum recently for an ever-rarer opportunity to hear from a World War II veteran -- one who had a bird’s-eye view of the European theater.

Fri
03
May

Judge orders Oakdale shooting suspect be committed to state hospital in St. Peter

An Oakdale man charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 9-year-old Devin Joseph Aryal has been deemed mentally incompetent to stand trial.
After a psychologist's report in March concluded 34-year-old Nhan Lap Tran was mentally incompetent, prosecutors requested a second mental health evaluation be completed. The second report was filed in Washington County District Court Friday, May 3, and came to the same conclusion about Tran's mental state.

Thu
02
May

MH police respond to burning death in Lilydale Park

Mendota Heights police say a Minneapolis man they found engulfed in flames inside Lilydale Regional Park last Monday night was beyond saving by the time they put him out.
The victim has been identified as Ahmed Mohamed Ali, age 25. Police were called to the scene shortly before 6 p.m. April 29 by a pair of hikers who saw flames and heard whimpering noises. Mendota Heights officers arrived on scene first, but by the time the hikers could direct officers to the scene to administer care Ali was already dead, according to Police Chief Mike Aschenbrener.

Wed
01
May

Mark Mauer gets probation in prostitution solicitation case

Charge will be dismissed if former Hill-Murray coach meets conditions

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