Ramsey County Court
A Ramsey County jury found Yia Her guilty on all counts Tuesday night in connection with the June 2013 shooting death of a St. Paul bar owner. Her, 27, had been charged with one count of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder in the incident.
A suspect shot by police in St. Paul last Friday has been charged with attempted murder, according to court documents filed Tuesday in Ramsey County. Cory Anthony Lee, 37 of St. Paul, was charged with one count of second-degree attempted murder and one count of ineligible possession of a firearm in connection with the March 21 incident.
A South St. Paul man pleaded guilty Wednesday in a Ramsey County Court to the murder of a staff sergeant in the Minnesota National Guard. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, Aaron William Allen, 26, admitted to shooting 25-year-old Brandon James Horst as he was asleep at his St. Paul home on Aug. 5. 2013. Allen also admitted in Ramsey County Court Wednesday that Horst’s wife, 25-year-old Heather Leanne Horst.
One of two 15-year-old boys accused of being involved in the brutal beating of a St. Paul man on the city’s east side last August will stand trial as an adult. Charles Redding will appear in a Ramsey County courtroom Thursday as he faces charges in the Aug. 4, 2013 assault of Ray Widstrand.
Twin Cities Catholics are anxious to hear from Archbishop John Nienstedt. “I am curious to hear what he has to say, absolutely,” said parishioner Maria Medina DeSmith. Nienstedt is expected to make a public apology Sunday surrounding the priest abuse scandal that is rocking the local Catholic Church. It will be part of the homily given at Our Lady of Grace Church in Edina. “I think that’s good, healthy,” parishioner Mark Photoidaes said. “I think it’s important to acknowledge the situation and, he’s doing the right thing.”
An 18-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison on Tuesday in Ramsey County Court in connection with the robbery and sexual assault of a 65-year-old woman.
It’s been less than a month since Jeffery Trevino was convicted of killing his wife, But the case is not over yet. Trevino’s defense wants a judge to dismiss the conviction in the death of Kira Steger.
Jeffery Trevino was found guilty of killing his wife, Kira Steger, in a Ramsey County courtroom on Wednesday. A 12-member jury found him guilty of second-degree murder without intent and not guilty of second-degree murder with intent. It took the jury nearly two days to deliberate this case.
The trial for a man accused of murdering his wife and dumping her body in the Mississippi River is set to begin Thursday in St. Paul. Opening statements are scheduled for Thursday in the trial of Jeffery Trevino, who is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the death of Kira Steger.
Ramsey County prosecutors will consider charges against a man accused of striking two U.S. Army recruiters and dragging one of them under his SUV. Police say the two uniformed recruiters were struck Tuesday afternoon as they walked near the Crossroads shopping center in Roseville.
A St. Paul man is accused of killing another man who had confronted him about his reckless driving, authorities said Tuesday. Aloeng Kelly Vang, 19, was charged Tuesday with second-degree intentional murder in the shooting death of 50-year-old Jeffrey Thomas Elling.
A judge has delayed the murder trial of Jeffrey Trevino until mid-September. Ramsey County District Judge Leonardo Castro granted the delay so the defense can conduct its own independent analysis of the autopsy results.
A 26-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail in Ramsey Count Court for child neglect in a case where a home he was in with a 22-month-old child smelled so bad neighbors thought someone had died inside.
The St. Paul man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body entered a plea of not guilty to charges in Ramsey County Court Friday.
Officers involved in the October 2012 shooting death of Victor Terrance Gaddy in St. Paul will not face criminal charges, a Ramsey County court decided Wednesday.