Formal 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.
The 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.
A 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.
Authorities 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.
The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating after a developmentally disabled man was found unresponsive in a urine-soaked chair at an assisted living facility.
A 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.
Seven Great Danes who were victims of a dog hoarder and mistreatment in Minneapolis are starting their road to recovery, city officials said Monday.
Eighteen new Minnesota laws go into effect on Wednesday.
A preliminary hearing will resume for the Madison couple accused of starving and torturing the man’s 15-year-old daughter.
A Southern Minnesota couple who chained their five year old son to his crib have lost their parental rights.
A widely-respected foster care mother from Mille Lacs County has been charged with the cruel punishment, endangerment and neglect of a child.
A Madison teen who was starved, beaten and sexually abused for years had run away on several occasions, and said she used to sneak outside and dig in the garbage for food.
Prosecutors have charged the 18-year-old stepbrother of a severely malnourished Wisconsin girl with repeatedly sexually assaulting her beginning around her 10th birthday.
Neighbors of a severely malnourished Wisconsin teenager found wandering outside, her bare feet purple and her face bleeding, say they rarely saw the girl leave home, and that when she did emerge she would scavenge through the trash and eat discarded scraps.
A southeastern Minnesota nursing home is accused of neglect after a patient died from choking on food during a meal last march, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.