East Side Review

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30
Nov

East Side Review police reports Nov. 6-12, 2014

Thursday, Nov. 6 - Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Sun
30
Nov

Man guilty of atal kicking gets maximum sentence

Peter Louis John, 50, received a maximum sentence of 16 1/2 years for a second-degree unintentional murder conviction.

Wed
26
Nov

Harding High student arrested for threats

A 15-year-old Harding Senior High School student was arrested after another teen noticed a post she had made on Facebook, which included a picture of her holding a handgun accompanied by a threatening message directed at Harding High School. 

Tue
25
Nov

Conway Recreation Center still in transition

Soccer games filled the Conway Recreation Center gymnasium on a recent Saturday afternoon. During the week, basketball is a popular sport.
Soccer games filled the Conway Recreation Center gymnasium on a recent Saturday afternoon. During the week, basketball is a popular sport. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Added hours, heavy gym use bode well for the city facility
Walk into Conway Recreation Center on a Monday afternoon, and you'll see dozens of teenagers playing basketball, which is more or less what you might have seen a year ago, when it was St. Paul Parks and Recreation managing it, rather than a private company.

Mon
24
Nov

With Marine vet freed, protestors wrap it up

For 11 weeks, activists showed up every Thursday at 10 a.m. outside the Mexican Consulate on East Seventh Street in Dayton's Bluff to draw attention to the arrest of U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi.

Mon
24
Nov

Woman forced to drive to empty lot by would-be rapist

Eerily similar to two prior incidents in Maplewood, North St. Paul 
Maplewood police are investigating the abduction and threatened sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman that occurred early Sunday morning.

Sun
23
Nov

East Side Review police reports Oct. 30-Nov.5, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 30 - Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Fri
21
Nov

Phalen 'Lights in the Park' still waiting for lights

It's almost like the anticipation of waiting for Santa to arrive, if you weren't sure he'd get here by the 25th.

Thu
20
Nov

Blue light special

A blue light was recently installed on the southwest corner of County Road D and Old Highway 8. As shown, the blue light is illuminated, meaning the red lights for traffic crossing from the other direction are engaged.
A blue light was recently installed on the southwest corner of County Road D and Old Highway 8. As shown, the blue light is illuminated, meaning the red lights for traffic crossing from the other direction are engaged. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Ramsey County installs new signals to help with red light enforcement
Small blue lights are showing up on the sides of traffic signals throughout Ramsey County offering police a safer way to enforce red lights and in turn, reduce accidents.
In total, 128 blue lights will be installed at 49 intersections, according to a Ramsey County release.

Mon
17
Nov

I-35E trail plans are a win for East Side

A map shows where a new recreational trail will connect with other bike and pedestrian amenities along I-35E. Construction will start next spring on the trail along the east side of the freeway.
A map shows where a new recreational trail will connect with other bike and pedestrian amenities along I-35E. Construction will start next spring on the trail along the east side of the freeway. (submitted graphic)

With $470,000 earmarked for bike and pedestrian trail improvements along the east side of Interstate 35E, nearby residents are celebrating the success of their efforts to improve pedestrian facilities along the freeway.

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