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Twins tap Toby Gardenhire to manage new Triple-A affiliate

Jan. 19, 2021 11:51 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Toby Gardenhire, the son of former major league manager Ron Gardenhire, will manage Minnesota's new Triple-A affiliate, the St. Paul Saints. The Saints and Twins made the announcement Tuesday. The 38-year-old Toby Gardenhire was supposed to manage Minnesota's Triple-A team, the...

St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell looked visibly upset as he spoke at a press conference about a shooting by a police officer last weekend in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)

Minnesota attorney general to decide police shooting charges

Dec. 4, 2020 7:16 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's attorney general will decide whether a St. Paul police officer should be charged in connection with last month's non-fatal shooting of a Black man who had been hiding from police after he allegedly livestreamed a sexual assault. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison...

A crowd gathers on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, along Rice Street near the scene where St. Paul Police shot a man earlier in the night in St. Paul, Minn. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)

Attorney: St. Paul officer shot Black man to protect others

Dec. 3, 2020 9:18 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul officer who shot and wounded a Black man who was being sought by police when the man emerged naked from a dumpster was trying to protect his fellow officers and himself, according to his attorney. Anthony Dean's lawyer, Robert Paule, said the man, identified by state...

St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell, Mayor Melvin Carter, and other officers stood at the podium as body camera footage played for the media on televisions in the room at a press conference about a shooting by a police officer last weekend in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)

St. Paul police chief: Officer shouldn't have shot Black man

Dec. 2, 2020 12:31 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul officer who shot and wounded a Black man who emerged naked from a dumpster while being sought in connection with a sexual assault failed to measure up to department standards, the city's police chief said. Chief Todd Axtell said Tuesday at a news conference where he...