Charges: Apple Valley Woman Drove Drunk With Child In CarA 35-year-old Apple Valley woman is accused of driving while impaired with a 6-year-old child in the vehicle, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court. Sina Julie Yim was charged with endangerment of a child and two counts of second-degree driving while impaired in connection with the Oct. 5 incident.
Charges: Toddler Gets High On Meth After Dad Takes Him To 'Dope House'A 22-year-old man is charged after police say he took his 2-year-old boy to a "dope house," where the boy became high, after another individual was smoking meth in front of him.
Charges: 'Drunk' Dad Rolls Over, Suffocates Infant SonAn Eagan, Minn. man was charged Tuesday after police say he rolled on top of his infant son while drunk, suffocating the boy, according to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom. Nathan Scott Savage, 30, was charged with three counts of manslaughter in the second degree, all felonies, and neglect and endangerment of a child, both gross misdemeanors, according to the criminal complaint.
Charges: Minn. Woman Operated Day Care While DrunkA Moorhead woman is accused of being drunk while caring for children at a day care she operates in her home. Fifty-four-year-old Jayne Cote is charged with four gross misdemeanor counts of neglect or endangerment of a child. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton says when police performed a welfare check at the day care on Oct. 2, Cote's blood-alcohol level was 0.18 percent. That's more than twice Minnesota's legal limit for driving of 0.08 percent.
Hastings Man Faces Charges After Toddler Found With AlcoholA Hastings man faces charges after his 2-year-old son was found wandering the streets Sunday carrying alcohol, according to charges filed by Dakota County.
Charges: Woman Drove Drunk, Crashed With Child In CarA 41-year-old Andover woman is accused of drunk driving and crashing her car into a ditch with her 8-year-old daughter inside, according to charges filed Tuesday in Anoka County Court.
Charges: Couple Starved Boy, 8, Down To 35 Lbs.A North Mankato couple allegedly starved their adopted son to the point that the 8-year-old weighed just under 35 pounds, according to newly filed criminal charges. The abuse was carried out in full view of the boy's three siblings, the criminal complaint says.
Charges: Woman Drove Drunk, Crashed With 5 Kids In CarA 30-year-old Burnsville woman is accused of driving drunk with several children inside a car and causing a crash near a Burnsville school last week, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.
Woman Allegedly Made Wet Nephew Ride In Trunk Of LexusAn 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.
Man Charged With Riding Motorcycle With Kids, 3 & 5A 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.
Cops: Woman Exposes Toddler To Man Via Online ChatA 23-year-old Coon Rapids woman has been accused of showing a partially nude toddler to another man via an Internet chat, police say.
Hutchinson Woman Charged With Trying To Smother Child At St. Paul HospitalA twenty-four-year-old Hutchinson woman was charged Friday with three crimes involving her five-month-old infant son.