Chao Xiong

Reporter

Chao Xiong is the Hennepin County Courts reporter for the Star Tribune. He previously worked as a Ramsey County, state and Minneapolis general assignment reporter.

Xiong is a native of Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa, where he worked on the college paper, The Daily Iowan, for four years.

Languages Spoken:

Hmong

Parents of Amir Locke, Who Was Fatally Shot by Minneapolis Police: 'My Heart Ripped Out of My Body'
Amir Locke's parents said the search warrant Minneapolis police were executing when they shot Locke, 22, was unrelated to their son.
February 4, 2022
Derek Chauvin is convicted of killing George Floyd in Minneapolis, cuffed and sent to prison
The conviction, almost a year after a bystander video captured Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes, was the first time in Minnesota history that a white police officer was convicted of killing a Black civilian on the job.
April 20, 2021
Chauvin Trial Brings a Challenge: How to Choose an Impartial Jury
The trial is set to start, but ruling on 3rd-degree murder charge brings uncertainty.
March 7, 2021