Central High School
A St. Paul high school has issued a warning to its students after an attempted kidnapping in the area earlier this week. Police said the incident happened Tuesday afternoon at Marshall Avenue and Pascal Street, near Central High School.
Rescue crews recovered the body of a teenager from a Carver County lake late Friday evening. The sheriff’s office received a report at about 7:30 p.m. that a teen swimming in Eagle Lake near Baylor Regional Park went underwater and never resurfaced.
St. Paul Police welcomed the first Somali female officer to the department on Saturday. Kadra Mohamed joined the department as part of its community liaison program. Kenyan-born Mohamed graduated from Central High School in 2010. She will graduate from St. Cloud State with a criminal justice degree in May, but she got her badge Saturday and spoke some words of wisdom to future recruits.
In honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King’s birthday each year, there is always a celebration rally and march in St. Paul.
Students at a St. Paul summer school program were dismissed Wednesday after a small fire at Central High School.