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Volunteer Week: Crisis Nursery Helps Victims Of Child Abuse

A local organization is doing its part to provide shelter for victims of child abuse, and you can help. The Crisis Nursery in Minneapolis is a spot where children come from tough family situations, and there are a few ways people can come in and volunteer their time for kids who need it.

04/16/2014

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Mother Of 3 Accused Of Hitting Kids With Electrical Cord

A St. Paul woman was behind bars Thursday, accused of using an electrical cord to discipline her three young children. Twenty-eight-year-old Khima McAdory told police she struck her children with the cord because they did not clean their rooms properly.

01/09/2014

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Vigil Held For Adrian Peterson’s Son Near Metrodome

In a place where cheering and rallying are usually heard outside the Metrodome was silent for a candlelight vigil Saturday night. “We just feel really bad about the situation and we want to just support Adrian and his family,” said Megan Tamkey from Minneapolis. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son died Friday, allegedly from child abuse by his mother’s boyfriend. “I was devastated,” Teddie McKinley from Roseville said. “I couldn’t believe it.”

10/12/2013

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New Minn. Law Allows More Childhood Abuse Lawsuits

Adults who suffered childhood sexual abuse and want to file civil lawsuits will have much wider access to the courts under a bill awaiting Gov. Mark Dayton’s signature.

05/23/2013

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Coon Rapids Mom Accused Of Beating Girls With Electrical Cord

A Coon Rapids woman has been accused of beating her daughters, ages 10 and 16, with electrical cords for failing to clean the living room.

03/27/2013

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Charges: Daycare Provider Assaulted 11-Month-Old Baby

A daycare provider in Wright County is accused of assaulting an 11-month-old child after the baby had a fractured leg, bruises and abrasions because the baby was “being fussy,” according to charges filed Wednesday.

03/13/2013

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Victims Of Child Abuse Fight To Change MN’s Statute Of Limitations

Victims of child sexual abuse were at the state capitol Thursday, fighting to change a Minnesota law that would allow survivors more time to take civil action.

02/28/2013

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Rochester Mom Fights To Have Abusive School Employee Fired

A Minnesota mother says a school aid went too far with her son, who has a severe case of autism and can’t speak. And she says there’s video to prove it.

02/11/2013

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Anoka Woman Sentenced In Death Of 3-Year-Old Son

A 41-year-old Anoka woman has been sentenced for failing to get help for her 3-year-old son who died after being severely abused, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

02/06/2013

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Andover Man Sentenced For Killing Girlfriend’s Son

An Andover man was sentenced Friday to more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to unintentionally killing his girlfriend’s young son in September of 2011, court documents show.

01/11/2013

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Allegedly Starved Minn. Boy To Stay In Foster Care

A judge says an 8-year-old boy who was allegedly starved by a Minnesota couple will remain in foster care for now.

12/03/2012

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Retired Priest Speaks Out On Alleged Child Abuse, Church Cover Up

A retired Winona priest is coming forward after allegations of child abuse were tossed out by the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday.

07/26/2012

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Man Terrorized After Stopping A Dad From Spanking His Son

A Coon Rapids man who stuck up for a little boy almost became a victim himself. Jamie Godlewski says he saw a father spanking his child too hard and stepped in. “I just assumed he would have stopped and left. I didn’t think it would escalate to anything like that at all,” he said.

06/25/2012

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Is This Child Abuse Or Tough Love?

Tough love or child abuse…is there a thin line, and did this man cross it?

06/11/2012

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Wis. Couple To Enter Pleas In Starved Girl Case

A husband and wife accused of torturing and starving the man’s teenage daughter and forcing her to live in their basement are expected to enter pleas in court.

04/16/2012

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