Ban Lifted For Former MN Priest Convicted Of Sexual AssaultJeyapaul was suspended in 2010 after being charged with sexually assaulting a teenage parishioner while serving at Blessed Sacrament Church in Greenbush in 2004.
Priest Gets Time Served, Faces Deportation In Sex Abuse CaseA Catholic priest who pleaded guilty last month to criminal sexual misconduct has been essentially sentenced to time served. The Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul was sentenced Monday to a year and a day in prison in connection with the 2005 abuse of a teenage girl.
Extradited Priest Accused Of Assaulting 2nd PersonA judge has set bond at $1 million cash for a Roman Catholic priest extradited from his native India on accusations of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Minnesota.
Dayton Orders Guard To NW Minnesota WildfireGov. Mark Dayton is ordering the Minnesota National Guard to help battle a growing wildfire in northwestern Minnesota.