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Calif. Hearings Delayed In Ex-Vikings Player Rape Case

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has appeared in a Los Angeles court but back-to-back hearings on sexual assault allegations he faces were postponed to Aug. 8. Sharper spoke only to answer a procedural question from the judge.

07/16/2014

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Man Accused Of Trying To Rape Vulnerable Woman In Walgreens

A Bloomington man is behind bars accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Walgreen’s bathroom. Police arrested 23-year old Jonathan Day on Monday night at his apartment.

06/06/2014

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Board Suspends License Of Chiropractor Accused Of Raping Patient

Less than 24 hours after the initial report, a Little Canada, Minn. chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting a patient has now had his license suspended.

06/05/2014

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Chiropractor Accused Of Raping Patient Allowed To Practice During Investigation

A Little Canada chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting a patient still has an active license to practice. That means right now he’s still allowed to see patients during the investigation. Paul Thompson was arrested two weeks ago after a patient told police he raped her and had touched her inappropriately before.

06/04/2014

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Report: 1 In 5 Women In College Sexually Assaulted

The Department of Education just released a report saying one in five women has been sexually assaulted while in college. Furthermore, figures from the study show only 12 percent of sexual assault victims report the crime.

05/02/2014

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Judge: Sharper To Remain In California Jail

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper must remain in a Los Angeles jail without bail after he was indicted in Arizona on charges of drugging and sexually assaulting two women, a California judge ruled Thursday.

03/13/2014

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Former Viking Darren Sharper Charged With Rape In California

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper has been charged in Los Angeles with drugging and raping two women, prosecutors said Friday. Sharper was expected to be arraigned on two counts of rape by use of drugs, four counts of furnishing a controlled substance, and one count of possession of a controlled substance, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

02/14/2014

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Former NFL Star Sharper Arrested In Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department says former NFL star defensive back Darren Sharper has been arrested on suspicion of rape. LAPD says Sharper was arrested and booked Friday and faces a Feb. 14 court appearance.

01/18/2014

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Man Wanted In St. Cloud Sexual Assault Case

A warrant is out for the arrest of a 24-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in downtown St. Cloud last September.

01/10/2014

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Charges: Self-Proclaimed Pastor Raped 2 Girls For Years

A self-proclaimed pastor is charged with raping two girls for years, from the time when one was 6 and continuing into her early teens, court documents show.

12/12/2013

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Brownsdale Police Chief Charged With Sex Assault Fired

The Brownsdale City Council has voted to fire the city’s police chief after he was charged with two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal complaint, 42-year-old Jason Mindrup offered a woman a ride in his truck on Aug. 31 after talking with her at the Cheers Bar in Waltham, Minn.

11/05/2013

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Charges: Man Raped Girl, 16, Multiple Times In One Day

A 22-year-old man from Nowthen is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl multiple times over the course of one day, according to charges filed Tuesday in Anoka County Court. Kelly Eugene Jenkins was charged by the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office with three felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with the incident, which happened Aug. 13.

08/20/2013

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New DNA Technology Closes 17-Year-Old Cold Case

New science and a lot of hard work helped the Hennepin County Attorney’s office close a 17-year-old cold case. In 1996, an 82-year-old woman was raped near her north Minneapolis home on the 3300 block of Aldridge Avenue North; a crime that was hard for investigators to forget.

08/14/2013

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$1 Million Bail Set For St. Paul Man Accused Of Rape, Burglary

A St. Paul man was charged Friday with multiple crimes relating to a home invasion on Wednesday which led to a sexual assault and robbery. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 18-year-old Curtez DeShawn Graham was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, three counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of kidnapping and one count of first-degree robbery.

06/21/2013

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N.D. Man Facing Minn. Rape Charge Found Dead In Fargo

Fargo police are investigating the death of a North Dakota man who was set to go on trial next month for the alleged sexual assault of a Minnesota woman.

04/17/2013

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