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Child Abuse

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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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Father Accused Of Stomping Toddler Arrested

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.

04/11/2012

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Gov. Dayton Signs ‘Jacob’s Law’

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.

04/04/2012

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Man Charged With Squeezing Newborn, Cracking Bones

A 20-year-old man is accused of squeezing his 7-week-old daughter hard enough to fracture at least 21 bones.

03/26/2012

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Couple Lose Custody Of Son After Chaining Him To Crib

A Southern Minnesota couple who chained their five year old son to his crib have lost their parental rights.

03/16/2012

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Daycare Provider Charged With Child Abuse In St. Cloud

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.

02/29/2012

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Foster Mom Accused Of Child Endangerment, Neglect

A widely-respected foster care mother from Mille Lacs County has been charged with the cruel punishment, endangerment and neglect of a child.

02/24/2012

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Wis. Man Says He Mistook Malnourished Teen For 8

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.

02/15/2012

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