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Charges: Man Drunk While Mud-Covered Kids Played Alone In Hotel Parking Lot

A Farmington man has been charged after three young children he was taking care of were found playing alone in a hotel parking lot, covered in mud, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office. Benjamin Edward Barsness, 31, faces gross misdemeanor charges of child neglect and child endangerment in connection to the May 24, 2014 incident.


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Caregiver Accused Of Criminal Sexual Conduct

A caregiver at a St. Paul nursing home is accused of exposing himself, groping a female patient, kissing her and having her perform sexual actions on him, according to charges filed by the Minnesota Department of Health.