Laura Yuen Feature Archive

Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said multiple agencies analyzed disks copied from the Rev. Jonathan Shelley's computer and found insufficient evidence to press charges. (01/29/2014)
Two relief funds for the victims and their families have so far collected $25,000, but that is short of what organizers hoped to raise. (01/23/2014)
Internal financial reports show the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for years spent millions of dollars dealing with clergy misconduct. It created a system that allowed church leaders to remove priests accused of misconduct without attracting attention. But it also left the church vulnerable to embezzlement. (01/23/2014)
The $957 million project is on budget. Even though the line has not opened, the project has spurred about 100 development projects totaling a $1.7 billion investment along the corridor that have been built, planned or are under way, according to the Met Council. (01/22/2014)
The Council on Black Minnesotans is pushing to expand the department's duties. It also wants a constitutional amendment that would give the department free rein to enforce the state's human rights laws. (01/20/2014)
In addition to employment disparities, the report also notes discriminatory lending practices have shut out minority-owned businesses from obtaining loans. (01/17/2014)
"The cost of these [light rail] projects is prohibitive, unless you want to start excluding $125 million of very worthwhile projects elsewhere in the state," Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday. (01/15/2014)
Fire officials are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire, which destroyed the Otanga grocery and displaced residents from the apartment units above the store (01/14/2014)
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)