Man, 21, Charged With Creating Child PornographyA 21-year-old man is facing child pornography charges after allegedly producing pornographic photos in his house. Sean Penoncello, of Iron, has been charged with one count of production of child pornography.
Authorities Investigating Photos Showing Eagan Kids Police are investigating pictures of Minnesota kids posted online without their knowledge. Officers in Eagan learned about the pictures last month. Someone took them in the Country Hollow neighborhood.
Former Wis. Deputy Charged With Sexually Assaulting Inmate Prosecutors charged a former Dane County deputy Thursday with sexually assaulting a jail inmate while she was out on electronic monitoring and keeping child pornography on his home computers.
Police: Victims Of Clergy Sexual Abuse, Come ForwardSt. Paul police are not saying how many priests they might be looking at, but as they made a highly unusual appeal for victims of abuse to come forward, Commander Mary Nash said their could be one victim, and there could also be 100 victims.
For Minn. Catholics, Troubling New Abuse ScandalWhen Jennifer Haselberger uncovered what looked like recent, troubling sexual behavior by several Minnesota priests — a stash of possible child pornography on one priest's computer hard drive, another with a well-documented history of sexual compulsion still leading a parish — she tried to ring alarm bells at the top ranks of the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese.
Ex-Employee Calls For Review Of Archdiocese FilesA former Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis employee is calling for a "comprehensive, external review" of priest files. Jennifer Haselberger released a statement Saturday asking Archbishop John Nienstedt to publicize a list of clergy who have engaged in acts of sexual misconduct, as well as those who could pose a threat to children. Haselberger worked at the archdiocese from 2008 to last April, when she resigned because of concerns about the way sexual abuse allegations were handled.
Charges: Duluth Little League Coach Sexually Assaulted PlayerA Duluth man is accused of sexually assaulting a boy on his Little League baseball team, including photographing the two of them together naked. Peter Jay Olson, 47, is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of possessing pictorial presentation of minors, and one count of use of a minor in a sexual performance.
Rochester Man, 27, Sentenced For Distributing Child PornographyA 27-year-old Rochester man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for distributing a video containing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Man Pleads Guilty To Exposing Self, Pornography To KidsA Farmington man has pleaded guilty to exposing himself to children, attempting to lure them and showing them pornography on his cell phone.
St. Paul Priest Charged With Abusing 2 BoysA former pastor at a St. Paul parish is being charged with criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of molesting one boy and exposing himself to another.
Charges: MSU Coach Had Videos Of Kids On Cell PhoneThe head football coach at Minnesota State University-Mankato was charged Wednesday after police say three videos of young children were found on his cell phone.
Adult-Themed Store Tries Again In Grand Forks AreaA Fargo-based lingerie and adult toy store that was barred from opening in Grand Forks has now run into trouble in neighboring East Grand Forks, Minn.