Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is playing Sunday at the Metrodome — just days after his 2-year-old son died, an apparent victim of a brutal beating at the hands of another man.
When Jennifer Haselberger uncovered what looked like recent, troubling sexual behavior by several Minnesota priests — a stash of possible child pornography on one priest’s computer hard drive, another with a well-documented history of sexual compulsion still leading a parish — she tried to ring alarm bells at the top ranks of the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese.
Police said Tuesday an arrest has been made in the shooting last Thursday of a 2-month-old boy in north Minneapolis. Authorities said a 17-year-old boy, an uncle of the victim, turned himself into police at about 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Minneapolis police say a 2-month-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a stray bullet. The shooting happened about 9 p.m. Thursday on the 2400 block of Emerson Avenue North.
A 5-year-old St. Paul boy named Liam March-Schmalstieg didn’t want the typical birthday gifts. Instead, the pre-schooler wanted his party guests to give to an orphanage in Africa. And now the boy’s gesture unexpectedly have come full circle.
Police and medics are on the scene after a two-month-old was reportedly shot in the neck in north Minneapolis, according to police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington. Authorities say preliminary information suggests the child was struck by a stray bullet around 8:50 p.m. Thursday on the 2400 Block Emerson Ave N.
A 5-year-old boy has died after falling out of the bucket of a skid loader, and then getting crushed by the machine, authorities said. The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office got a call at 6:29 p.m. on Thursday that a boy had been injured in a skid loader accident at his residence on Sunset Trail in Cannon Falls Township.
A 5-year-old boy and his grandfather are dead after a tractor ride in Clearwater, Minn. turned tragic, according to the authorities. Wright County officials received a call around 5:45 p.m. Friday that a tractor that had flipped over in a ditch near the intersection of County Road 104 and Huber Avenue Northwest in Clearwater. Officials arrived on scene and found the man and his grandson, both of Monticello, Minn., pinned under the tractor. Rescue and ambulance personnel worked to free the victims but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
It’s a tough time to be far from home for Joe Mauer as his wife, Maddie, is going into labor, according to Minnesota’s Baseball Communications Director Dustin Morse. Mauer was scratched from Minnesota’s game against the LA Angels and has hopped a flight back home as the couple are expecting twins.
A Wisconsin couple allegedly left their baby parked in a car while they shopped for sex toys, and are now charged with child-endangerment. The parents were shopping on June 22 at Lover’s Lane in Libertyville, Ill., said a WTJM-TV report.
A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the death of a 4-year-old child Tuesday in Burnsville, according to police.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with malicious punishment of a child after police say he punched his 13-year-old relative more than 20 times to teach him a lesson about “being a man.”
A Madison, Wis. man was arrested Saturday for his fourth DWI offense, according to authorities. However, this time, the man was traveling with a child.
A 35-year-old Hastings woman has been charged with allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content of over twice the driving limit with her 6-year-old child in the car, according to authorities.
The mother of a 7-year-old boy has been charged after police say she burned her son’s face with an iron.