ST. ANTHONY

Minnesota’s Oldest Living Person Celebrates 111th Birthday

Evelyn Kleine was born in 1907 when Theodore Roosevelt was in the White House

ST. ANTHONY, Minn. — Minnesota’s oldest living person has added another candle to her birthday cake. Evelyn Kleine turned 111 years old this week at a community home in St. Anthony where she is a bingo and cribbage champ. Kleine was born in 1907 when Theodore Roosevelt was in the White House. She’s now on her 20th president. She grew…

City of St. Anthony Ends Policing for Falcon Heights

St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez stopped Philando Castile in Falcon Heights last July, a traffic stop that ended with Yanez fatally shooting Castile

  FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — The City of St. Anthony will end its policing contract with Falcon Heights. St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez stopped Philando Castile in Falcon Heights last July, a traffic stop that ended with Yanez fatally shooting Castile. On Monday, he agreed to leave the St. Anthony police force in exchange for $48,500. He was recently acquitted…

Jurors Find St. Anthony Police Officer Not Guilty of All Charges in the Killing of Philando Castile

Yanez claimed he saw Castile reaching for his gun and he was in fear for his life

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The verdict is in. After five days of deliberations, jurors have declared St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty of manslaughter in the killing of 32-year-old Philando Castile. Castile was shot by Yanez during a traffic stop on July 6th, 2016. Yanez said he shot Castile after Castile told him he was carrying a…

The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Prosecution Expert Says Castile Was Not a Threat

Jeffrey Noble testified in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — An expert on police use of force says a St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile has no reason to believe the motorist was a threat. Jeffrey Noble testified in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez. Noble says Yanez’s actions were unreasonable and he should have acted differently. A Hennepin County medical examiner…

Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Key Piece of Evidence Shows Yanez Doesn’t See Gun on Castile

The audiotape is key evidence in Officer Jeronimo Yanez's manslaughter trial

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A St. Anthony police officer on trial for fatally shooting a black man can be heard saying on audio that he doesn’t know where Philando Castile’s gun was. The audiotape is key evidence in Officer Jeronimo Yanez’s manslaughter trial. He’s accused of killing 32-year-old Castile last July in a St. Paul suburb. Castile had a…

The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Castile’s Girlfriend Testifies He was Carrying Gun

Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, began her testimony in court

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The battle over admissible evidence in the trial of a St. Anthony police officer accused of killing Philando Castile has only just begun. Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, began her testimony in court. Reynolds streamed the aftermath of the shooting LIVE on Facebook. She says she saw Castile leave the apartment that day with a gun….

Defense Attorneys for St. Anthony Officer Want to Act Out Fatal Shooting of Castile

The state may argue against the admissibility of the exhibit

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Attorneys for the St. Anthony officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop say they want to use the victim’s driving record as evidence. Court documents show defense attorneys for Officer Jeronimo Yanez want to use Philando Castile’s driving record as well as his arrest record in the trial for their…