Conventions

Prosecutors dismissed charges Thursday against three of the seven remaining defendants accused of planning to disrupt the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul. (09/16/2010)
One of the defendants in the RNC 8 conspiracy case reached a plea agreement Friday to settle charges related to the Republican National Convention two years ago. (08/27/2010)
A U.S. district court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a St. Paul man who sued police officers for entering and searching his duplex a day before the Republican National Convention in 2008. (08/10/2010)
Delegates at the DFL State Party Convention are in the process of backing a candidate for governor. Eight candidates are vying for the endorsement. Throughout the morning, the campaigns held five minute rallies on the floor to boost support for the campaign. (04/24/2010)
A Ramsey County District judge today heard arguments on whether the so-called RNC 8 should be tried together. (10/08/2009)
One year ago, the Republican National Convention took over downtown St. Paul. A new report out today says the economic impact of the RNC in the area came to $170 million. (09/01/2009)
The Ramsey County Attorney's Office said today it will drop terrorism charges against eight people charged with conspiracy to commit riots during last year's Republican National Convention in St. Paul. But other charges against the "RNC 8" will stand. (04/09/2009)
One of the men accused of making Molotov cocktails during the Republican National Convention is reversing himself and pleading guilty to federal charges. (03/17/2009)
Eight people who claim they were victims of police using illegal tactics during the Republican National Convention in St. Paul have filed federal lawsuits. (02/27/2009)
The St. Paul city attorney's office will not prosecute more than 300 people who were arrested on on the final night of the Republican National Convention. (02/20/2009)
A Texas man charged with making explosives for the Republican National Convention goes on trial today in federal court. (01/26/2009)
St. Paul's outside assessment of police actions during the Republican National Convention offers a mixed review. The independent commission said the city succeeded in hosting a safe convention but highlighted a number of concerns in its report. (01/14/2009)
The Republican National Convention brought thousands of visitors to St. Paul but hasn't helped the city build its permanent business base. (01/10/2009)
One of two Texas men accused of possessing Molotov cocktails during the Republican National Convention has pleaded guilty. (01/08/2009)
Midday looks back at some of the year's most memorable stories from Minnesota Public Radio reporters. (Midday, 01/02/2009)

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