A high profile priest has abruptly taken a “voluntary and temporary leave of absence” the day before a sexual misconduct lawsuit is expected to be filed against him.
The top deputy at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis resigned Thursday amid fresh criticism of how top church officials handled cases of priests accused of sexual abuse.
A Ramsey County judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit over a former scoutmaster’s sexual abuse of one of his Boy Scouts. Judge Elena Ostby on Friday denied requests to dismiss the lawsuit by the Boy Scouts of America, the local Northern Star Council and the church that sponsored the troop.
The Bemidji School District is being sued over alleged sexual abuse of three elementary students by a former teacher.
Barbara from Longville wanted to know: Why is the steering wheel on a boat on right side?
Attorneys said 6,000 pages of secret church documents reveal in detail the Vatican’s role in child sex abuse cases. St. Paul-based attorney Jeff Anderson said the letters show an elaborate abuse cover-up in Milwaukee from the 1950s through today.
A Minnesota judge has ordered the release of confidential Boy Scout records on sexual abuse from 1999 to 2008.
It happens only once in the regular season, the rival Green Bay Packers come to the Metrodome for a showdown against the Vikings.
Statewide turnout was expected to be low as voting in a rare August primary began Tuesday, but two competitive races to pick Minnesota congressional challengers were generating interest in the northeastern and southern parts of the state.
People across the state head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in Minnesota’s primary election. It’s a vital step in the 2012 campaign as the results will decide which match-ups we’ll see on the ballot in November.
Democrats seeking a northeastern Minnesota congressional seat waited for workers to end shifts at mines and mills and invaded restaurants Monday in a final push for votes ahead of a too-close-to-call primary.
Gov. Mark Dayton is making an endorsement in the race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.
A retired Winona priest is coming forward after allegations of child abuse were tossed out by the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Two Democrats running in a northeastern Minnesota primary are lagging in the money chase.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack has almost $900,000 to spend as he runs for re-election in a nationally watched race in northeastern Minnesota.
After being swept into office on a tea party tide, Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is now portraying himself as a middle-of-the-road lawmaker as he tries to keep his job in a northeastern Minnesota district with a long tradition of electing Democrats.
A local attorney who specializes in child abuse cases is going after a prominent private school.
Former Duluth City Councilor Jeff Anderson is aiming to make local connections count for more than money as he competes with two fellow Democrats for the right to challenge GOP U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in a nationally watched congressional race.
Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack (crah-VACK’) says there’s little difference between the three Democrats competing to challenge him in one of the country’s battlegrounds for control of Congress.
The state DFL party has endorsed former congressman Rick Nolan to oppose Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in the state’s 8th Congressional District.
A candidate in Minnesota’s closely watched 8th congressional district race says she’ll take her campaign for the Democratic nomination directly to a summer primary.
A Twin Cities attorney, who’s had success in similar sexual abuse cases, is now involved in the Penn State scandal.
A lawyer says the Vatican has failed to turn over all the documents ordered by a federal judge in an Oregon sexual abuse case.
Minnesota Congressman Chip Cravaack says attack ads are pressuring him to begin running for re-election.
A Duluth city councilman on Wednesday announced his plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.