Laura Yuen Feature Archive

A Minneapolis transgender woman who was imprisoned for killing a man who picked a fight with her was released Monday from a St. Cloud correctional facility. (01/13/2014)
The sentence of Otis Washington was the longest imposed on a sex-trafficking defendant in Minnesota history. (01/09/2014)
Cassim, a 29-year-old U.S. citizen and University of Minnesota graduate was jailed in April after creating a video poking fun of youth hip-hop culture in Dubai. (01/07/2014)
The head of the Metropolitan Council says she is "absolutely open" to routing Southwest light-rail trains through the Kenilworth Corridor in Minneapolis at ground level. (01/07/2014)
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has released the identity of a third man killed in a New Year's Day fire in Minneapolis. (01/06/2014)
Abdi Qobey was watching television in bed when the wall of his apartment suddenly flew over his head. He jumped from the second floor to escape. (01/03/2014)
"Today our task is to find people who are missing and unaccounted for," Hussein Ahmed, director of the West Bank Community Coalition said Thursday morning. (01/02/2014)
An explosion ripped through a three-story building in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis New Year's Day morning, igniting a three-alarm fire and sending more than a dozen people to area hospitals. (01/01/2014)
Even though the Green Line isn't scheduled to open until next year, test trains have already been doing practice runs into downtown St. Paul. Workers are running the trains in part to make sure they're adequately powered. (12/25/2013)
A new law that would restrict access to court records of teens charged with felonies was scheduled to kick in Jan. 1. But now there are questions as to whether it will go into effect. (12/25/2013)
Harry Walsh wasn't included on a recent list of priests 'credibly accused' of sexual abuse. Church leaders knew his history, yet allowed him to continue working in parishes until the fall of 2011. Today Walsh teaches sex education to troubled teenagers and vulnerable adults in Wright Co., Minn. (12/19/2013)
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced Dec. 17 that Archbishop John Nienstedt voluntarily 'stepped aside from all public ministry' while police investigate a claim that he touched a boy on the buttocks in 2009, an allegation the archbishop denies. (12/17/2013)
The St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese says Archbishop John Nienstedt is being investigated by police for an allegation of touching a boy on the buttocks. (12/17/2013)
Advocates for victims are calling for police search warrants and a grand jury investigation that could reveal potentially incriminating documents from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. But so far, there are no clear signs that St. Paul police and Ramsey County Attorney John Choi will use that approach. (12/16/2013)
A detailed look at the priests named by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as clergy with credible accusations of child abuse against them. (12/06/2013)