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.
A 20-year-old man is accused of squeezing his 7-week-old daughter hard enough to fracture at least 21 bones.
A Southern Minnesota couple who chained their five year old son to his crib have lost their parental rights.
A 67-year-old St. Cloud man was arrested Tuesday and is accused of abusing two small children in his home daycare, according to police.
A widely-respected foster care mother from Mille Lacs County has been charged with the cruel punishment, endangerment and neglect of a child.
A Wisconsin man who found a severely malnourished 15-year-old girl walking barefoot outside in pajamas says she was bleeding from a gash on her nose and crying.
Police arrested a Bemidji, Minn. man they say assaulted his 3-month-old daughter last week.
Catholic officials in St. Cloud will hold a listening session this weekend to address allegations that a former deacon sexually abused at least two boys some 40 years ago.
A loophole in Minnesota law kept a mother from finding out about her son’s sexual abuse, and now his story could help bring about a change in that law.
An Outagamie County man has been charged with punching an infant in the head while trying strike a woman.
The man who was charged with first-degree assault for the alleged severe abuse of a 3-year-old boy is now being charged with murder — two days after the child succumbed to his injuries.