Study: Kids Say Parents Spend Too Much Time On Cell PhonesKids have often had to compete with their siblings, but now kids have a new rival – the cell phone. Online security company AVG found that a third of children say their parents spend as much, or more time, with their devices than them.
Nobles Co. Woman Gets 90 Days For 15 Horse DeathsA Reading woman was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail after 15 horses were found dead on her property in March of 2014. The Nobles County Attorney's office says Joan Mary Moore, 56, pleaded guilty to five counts of animal neglect.
Home Health Agency Accused Of Neglect After Patient Died Of MalnutritionA Twin Cities home health care provider is being accused of neglect after a patient died of malnutrition. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, a staff member of Interim Health Care of the Twin Cities allegedly neglected a patient who had a change in condition.
Research: Kids Feel Neglected If Parents Hooked On SmartphonesParents are well aware of the downside of kids spending too much time on their electronic devices texting or playing games. But what about the negative effects of parents doing the same thing? New research shows that kids are very aware of how much time their parents are spending on their smartphones when they are with them.
Mom Who Drove Kids Into Pond Accused Of Neglect After surviving a crash that killed two of her five children, a Maple Grove woman is facing accusations of neglect. Marion Guerrido's 2-year-old child suffered brain and organ damage after last November's tragic accident.
Pine Co. Mother And Daughter Charged With Animal Abuse, NeglectFormal charges have been filed against two Pine County women who are accused of the neglect and abuse of more than 100 animals on a farm near Pine City. According to the Pine County Sheriff’s office, Kathleen Mary Doenz, 65, and her mother, 86-year-old Gloria Irene Carlson, were each charged Friday with five felony counts, five gross misdemeanor counts and four misdemeanor counts related to the abuse and neglect of horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks and other animals on their property.
CASA Volunteers Help Abused, Neglected Kids Find ThemselvesThe numbers are staggering. Every day across the country, nearly 2,000 children become victims of abuse or neglect. But there's a group of volunteers who stay with children until they are placed in loving permanent homes.
Charges: Man Went To Bar, Left 4-Year-Old At HomeA 47-year-old Burnsville man was charged with neglect of a child after police say he left his 4-year-old daughter at home so he could go to the bar.
Sheriff: Neglected Animals Seized From Meeker County HomeAuthorities said at least six horses and nine dogs were seized from their owner in south central Minnesota Wednesday night after it was determined they were suffering from neglect. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office had been out to the home on the 24000 block of County State Aid Highway 14 in Darwin, which is in Meeker County just west of Dassel, on a report that some horses had gotten loose.
MDH: Man At Care Facility Found Unresponsive, Soaked In UrineThe Minnesota Department of Health is investigating after a developmentally disabled man was found unresponsive in a urine-soaked chair at an assisted living facility.
Worker Accused Of Neglect In Nursing Home Patient’s DeathA former worker at a Waconia nursing home is accused of neglect after a patient with known breathing problems died in a bathroom, wasn’t given CPR and 911 wasn’t called, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Neglected Great Danes Rescued By Minneapolis Shelter Seven Great Danes who were victims of a dog hoarder and mistreatment in Minneapolis are starting their road to recovery, city officials said Monday.