State Officials Say 2016 Child Abuse Numbers Up 25 PercentState health officials say reported child abuse and neglect numbers rose dramatically last year, by as much as 25 percent from 2015.
Lakeville Father Pleads Guilty To Theft In Child Neglect CaseZachariah Wilson pleaded guilty to theft by temporary control in connection with the case and was sentenced to 17 months in prison.
Lakeville Mother Pleads Guilty To Theft In Child Neglect CaseOne of two Lakeville parents charged after going missing with their children last October pleaded guilty to theft in connection with the case.
Professor: Plymouth Neglect Case Not 'Open And Shut'Hamline University Law Professor Emeritus Joe Daly says this is not “an open and shut case,” as Minnesota is one of 38 states that protects parents exercising beliefs.
Parents Charged For Not Seeking Medical Help Ahead Of Boy’s DeathA mother and a father in the west metro are facing child neglect charges following the March 2015 death of their 7-year-old son, whom officials say died of pancreatitis without medical attention because his parents had "issues going to doctors."
Wis. Police: Driver Under The Influence Had 7-Year-Old PassengerJanesville police are recommending child neglect charges and other counts against a man found passed out behind the wheel with a 7-year-old child in the vehicle. Authorities say police roused the 34-year-old man and he resisted arrest, injuring an officer trying to take him in custody Sunday evening at a Woodman's gas station.
Charges: Moorhead Day Care Provider Was DrunkThe owner of a Moorhead home day care is accused of being drunk while she was supposed to be watching seven children.
Charges: Mom Left 3-Month-Old Alone At Hotel To PartyA 21-year-old woman is charged with child neglect and endangerment after allegedly leaving her 3-month-old alone at a hotel to party.
Police: Girl, 8, Found In Dirty Moorhead Home; Man ArrestedA Moorhead man has been charged with child neglect after authorities say an 8-year-old girl was found in a filthy house without electricity or running water. Local TV stations report 22-year-old Manuel Carrillo was arrested after the incident Thursday night.
Woman Charged With Taking Meth, Exposing 5-Year-Old To ColdA Minneapolis woman is accused of taking meth and then wandering with her 5-year-old daughter in 19-degree weather.
St. Paul Father Accused Of Leaving 3-Year-Old Girl Locked In Hot CarA 32-year-old St. Paul father has been charged after he allegedly left his 3-year-old daughter locked in a hot car in early August, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Rosemount Mother Charged After 4 Kids Found In Bug-Ridden HomeA 38-year-old Rosemount mother has been accused child endangerment and neglect after her four children were found living in bug-ridden and unsanitary living conditions, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office.