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Dec 28 2022
Accused Paul Pelosi attacker pleads not guilty to state charges
The Canadian man accused of breaking into the San Francisco home of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and striking her 82-year-old husband, Paul, in the head with a hammer pleaded not guilty to state criminal charges on Wednesday.
David Wayne DePape, 42, was charged with attempted murder, first-degree residential burglary, elder abuse, assault with a deadly weapon,Reuters
Nov 03 2022
Biden links Paul Pelosi attack to Trump rhetoric
President Biden used his closing address ahead of next Tuesday's midterms to warn of what he sees as a straight line from former President Trump's election denial to last week's attack on Paul Pelosi.
Why it matters: Speaking at Union Station, blocks from the Capitol Dome, Biden argued that Trump's "big lie that the election of 2020 had been stolen" was the driving force behind both theAxios
Nov 03 2022
The Facts About the Attack on Paul Pelosi, According to Prosecutors
The attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has not only raised alarm about the threat of violence to elected officials and their families, but also become the focus of baseless conspiracy theories propagated by a litany of Republicans and conservatives.
After state and federal charges were filed against a suspect, the San Francisco district attorney, BrookeNew York Times (News)
Jan 28 2023
Paul Pelosi Attacker Calls In to TV Station to ‘Apologize’ for Not Going Far Enough
David DePape, the man who allegedly attacked Paul Pelosi with a hammer in October, called in to a California news station on Friday to “apologize” for not going far enough with his attack.
DePape, who allegedly broke into the Pelosi home and attacked the then-House speaker’s husband, told KTVU he had an “important message” to share during a five-and-a-half minute phone call.
Jan 27 2023
Right-Wing Paul Pelosi Conspiracy Theories Blasted After Video Released
San Francisco Police on Friday afternoon released body camera footage depicting an assailant attacking former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband Paul Pelosi with a hammer, offering clarity to what really took place in the events leading up to his hospitalization last October.
In the video, police can be seen responding to a call at the Pelosi home where suspect David DePape appears inNewsweek
Jan 27 2023
Video of Paul Pelosi attack released, showing suspect swinging a hammer at him
Video and audio of the violent October attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was released to the public Friday.
It was released after San Francisco Superior Court Judge Stephen M. Murphy ruled there was no reason to keep the footage secret, especially after prosecutors played it in open court during a preliminary hearing last month.
The videoCBS News (Online)
Jan 26 2023
Judge Orders Release of Body Camera Footage Showing Attack on Paul Pelosi
Security video of the hammer attack on former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband could be released for public viewing as early as Thursday after a judge denied prosecutors’ request to keep it secret.
The 911 call that followed last year’s assault will also be released.
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Stephen M. Murphy ruled Wednesday there was no reason to keep theBreitbart News
May 24 2023
St. Paul City Council passes gun storage ordinance
The St. Paul City Council on Wednesday approved a measure that would impose stricter storage requirements on gun owners. Under the amendment to the St. Paul Legislative Code, gun owners who leave their weapons where “another person who is not an authorized user is likely to gain access, including a vehicle,” could be found guilty of attempting to discharge a firearm. Gun owners are exempted ifKSTP
May 17 2023
St. Paul Mosque damaged by suspected arson
Murder suspect pleads guilty to killing 6-year-old in crash while fleeing Brooklyn Center police The plea deal calls for him to serve several years in prison. A St. Paul mosque heavily damaged by fire is a suspected arson, the sixth attack on a Minnesota mosque so far in 2023 amid calls for accountability and increased security for the houses of worship. Minnesota to receive about $43 millionStar Tribune
May 24 2023
U.S. judge rejects challenge to St. Paul’s rent ordinance
Landlords filed suit against the city of St. Paul last year, alleging that the city’s rent-control ordinance violated their due process rights as well as the contract clauses of the Minnesota and U.S. constitutions. U.S. District Judge Nancy Brasel disagreed, and granted the city’s summary judgment request on Monday. The dispute arose out of a rent ordinance enacted by St. Paul in 2022. On NovMinnesota Lawyer