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Woman Allegedly Made Wet Nephew Ride In Trunk Of Lexus

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.

09/19/2012

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Man Charged With Riding Motorcycle With Kids, 3 & 5

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.

09/19/2012

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St. Paul Priest Removed For Alleged Misconduct With Minor

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.

06/26/2012

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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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Charges: Woman Left 4 Children Inside Hot Vehicle Nearly 30 Minutes

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.

06/13/2012

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Hutchinson Woman Charged With Trying To Smother Child At St. Paul Hospital

A twenty-four-year-old Hutchinson woman was charged Friday with three crimes involving her five-month-old infant son.

05/04/2012

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Man Gets 545 Days In Jail In Lakeville Fatal Crash

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.

02/15/2012

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Charges: Man Drove Drunk On Xmas With Child, 2, In Car

An Owatonna, Minn. man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day with his 2-year-old son in the car.

12/30/2011

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Chaska Police: Man Drove Drunk With Child In 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.

06/15/2011

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Charges: Woman Left Baby With Heroin User

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.

05/24/2011

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Mpls. Mom Pleads Guilty To Throwing Baby Into Snow Bank

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.

04/15/2011

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Mom Charged With Throwing Baby Into Snow Bank

A mom is charged with throwing her 18-day-old baby into a snow bank in Minneapolis.

03/08/2011

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Mom Whose Child Drove SUV Into Store Is Sentenced

A St. Paul woman has been sentenced for leaving her 3-year-old in a sport utility vehicle that the child then ran into a storefront.

02/08/2011

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Caregiver To Disabled Minn. Brothers Pleads Guilty

The former caregiver of two severely disabled brothers in Owatonna has pleaded guilty to child endangerment after she was caught on videotape sleeping and leaving them unattended.

02/08/2011

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