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Mpls. Man Charged In Nat’l Online Child Porn Ring

A Minneapolis man is among those busted in what is being called one of the largest child pornography busts in history. The Department of Homeland Security has been watching an underground ring and its members over the past year. They say a dozen of the victims are from Minnesota.

03/19/2014

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Report: Priest Searched Web For Pictures Of Boys

A newly released police file shows a Minnesota priest remained in ministry even after church leaders learned he had searched online for sexual images of children. St. Paul police released documents Tuesday in the case of the Rev. Jonathan Shelley, who was investigated for possible child porn possession.

02/26/2014

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Cops: Public Works Employee Arrested For Possessing Child Porn

A St. Louis County Public Works employee was arrested Monday for allegedly possessing child porn, the county sheriff’s office says. Bruce Hosking, 63, of Cloquet, was arrested at his workplace just before 7:30 a.m. by sheriff’s office deputies and members of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Authorities then executed a search warrant at his home.

06/18/2013

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Coon Rapids Man Accused Of Distributing, Possessing Child Porn

A 54-year-old Coon Rapids man faces multiple child porn charges after a federal indictment was unsealed this week, the Department of Justice said.

06/06/2013

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Coach Cleared Of Charges No Longer At MSU, Mankato

A former head football coach for Minnesota State University, Mankato, who was cleared of child pornography charges last year but reassigned to an administrative position, is no longer employed at the university, the school said Wednesday.

05/08/2013

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Former House Worker Gets At Least 3 Years For Possessing Child Porn

Rory Koch, a former Minnesota House worker and former candidate for Ramsey County Commissioner, was sentenced Wednesday to serve at least three years in prison after being convicted of possessing child porn.

04/24/2013

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Hastings Man Admits To Making Child Porn

A 24-year-old Hastings man could face up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to producing child pornography, the Department of Justice said.

04/09/2013

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Another Charged For Allegedly Photographing Boys At YMCA

Phone calls from a man accused of photographing boys as they dressed in a YMCA locker room led to charges Friday for a Columbus, Minn., man who allegedly did the same thing.

03/22/2013

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Police: Child Porn Allegedly Found On St. Paul School Device

St. Paul police are investigating after child porn was allegedly found on a device belonging to a public school in the city.

03/07/2013

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Man Charged With Allegedly Taking Pictures Of Boys Changing

A 53-year-old Coon Rapids man has been charged with allegedly taking pictures of young boys while they were changing at area YMCAs in the north Twin Cities metro, according to the Anoka County Attorney’s Office.

03/05/2013

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Minn. Vacation Photo Helped Solve Child Porn Case

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say a photo taken at a resort in west-central Minnesota helped them solve a child pornography case and rescue a girl from her abuser.

01/03/2013

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Minn. Coach Reassigned After Cleared Of Child Porn

A Minnesota state university has reassigned its football coach to an administrative role, a month after he was cleared of child pornography charges that stemmed from cellphone videos of his naked children clowning around after a bath.

12/29/2012

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Minn. St-Mankato Coach No Longer On Leave

A Minnesota football coach cleared by a judge of child porn charges stemming from cellphone video of his naked children is no longer on administrative leave, but hasn’t yet been reinstated atop the program.

12/19/2012

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Future Of Cleared Mankato Football Coach Uncertain

A Minnesota college football coach said he wants to return to work now that a judge has dismissed prosecutors’ claims that video he took of his children playing after a bath amounted to pornography.

12/01/2012

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Rochester Man, 27, Sentenced For Distributing Child Pornography

A 27-year-old Rochester man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for distributing a video containing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

11/20/2012

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