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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A judge says an 8-year-old boy who was allegedly starved by a Minnesota couple will remain in foster care for now.
A retired Winona priest is coming forward after allegations of child abuse were tossed out by the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday.
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.
Tough love or child abuse…is there a thin line, and did this man cross it?
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.
Authorities say they’ve caught up with a man accused of repeatedly stomping on the head of his 2-year-old child and assaulting the toddler’s mother in Coon Rapids.
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a law requiring that both parents be notified if their child is a possible victim of abuse, neglect or sexual assault.