A Twin Cities woman is in trouble with the law after police say she left two kids, ages 2 and 3, inside a cold car while she drank inside a bar.
The father of a 2-year-old boy who was accidentally shot dead by his brother now faces two felony charges in connection with the shooting.
Police say a mother of two bought marijuana with her kids, and was subsequently caught speeding while the two were unbuckled in the back seat.
A Ramsey County judge has denied a request from prosecutors who wanted tougher charges against a woman accused of trying to suffocate her 5-month-old son.
An Edina woman is accused of making her 11-year-old nephew ride in the trunk of her Lexus so he wouldn’t get her car’s leather seats wet. The boy had just been on a water ride at Valleyfair.
A Mendota Heights, Minn. man has been charged with a gross misdemeanor after officers say they spotted him driving a motorcycle with two small children aboard.
A St. Paul priest has been dismissed from his St. Paul parish after allegations that he engaged in misconduct involving a minor. According to Jim Accurso, media and external relations manager for the St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese, Reverend Curtis Wehmeyer was removed by Archbishop John Nienstedt after learning of allegations of misconduct. Wehmeyer was the pastor of Blessed Sacrament parish in east St. Paul.
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.
A 21-year-old woman from Bagley is accused of leaving her four children in a car at a parking lot while going into a Target store to shop for swimsuits while it was almost 90 degrees outside, according to charges filed Wednesday in Beltrami County Court.
A twenty-four-year-old Hutchinson woman was charged Friday with three crimes involving her five-month-old infant son.
A 39-year-old Farmington man was sentenced to 545 days in jail, 13 years probation and 90 days of home monitoring over three years in connection with a Christmas Eve 2009 crash that killed one person.
An Owatonna, Minn. man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day with his 2-year-old son in the car.
Chaska Police arrested a man recently for driving drunk while a child passenger was also in the vehicle, according to the department’s weekly newsletter.
An 18-year-old Minneapolis woman is accused of leaving her baby with an unconscious drug user, according to charges filed in Hennepin County District Court on Tuesday.
A Minneapolis mother has pleaded guilty to throwing her 18-day-old baby into a snow bank on March 5, 2011, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.