Former Camp Counselor Accused Of Sex With Teen, Child PornA 37-year-old Blaine man and former youth camp counselor in central Minnesota is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in September and recording it on his phone.
Mankato Bartender Accused Of Raping, Impregnating Passed Out WomanA 34-year-old Mankato man is accused of raping and impregnating a woman who blacked out at a bar he was working at last year, according to charges filed in Blue Earth County.
Brothers Found Guilty In Rape Of Mother, Teen GirlTwo brothers have been found guilty of breaking into a north Minneapolis home last summer and raping a woman and her teenage daughter.
St. Olaf Student Claims School Failed Her After RapeA group of students wearing shirts that read "Ask Me How My College Is Protecting My Rapist" is creating a stir on a Minnesota campus. Senior Madeline Wilson decided to make the shirts after officials at St. Olaf College determined her sexual assault complaint was unfounded.
St. Paul Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking, Raping, Beating WomenA St. Paul man pleaded guilty Tuesday to almost a dozen charges connected to recruiting, prostituting, trafficking, beating and raping women. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says 35-year-old Rashad Ramon Ivy was the mastermind behind a sex trafficking organization that victimized at least seven women in St. Paul in 2015.
Convicted Rapist Indicted On 2 Rapes, Charged In A 3rd Hennepin County officials say a previously convicted rapist who was released from prison last spring has been indicted on several felony counts for allegedly raping two women in December. He also faces charges from a third rape case stemming from last summer.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff: Violent Crime Increase Part Of National TrendStatistics released Friday show violent crime is increasing in Minnesota's most populous county. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says there was an 8-percent increase in violent crime between 2014 and 2015.
Minneapolis Man Charged In Brutal Sex Assault Of Unconscious WomanA 39-year-old Minneapolis man is in custody after allegedly committing a brutal sexual assault of an unconscious woman. Justin Lee Ironhawk, 39, was charged Friday with first-degree sexual assault for an incident that happened between Jan. 16 and Jan.17, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Mpls. Man Facing Charges In Rape Of 10-Year-Old Girl In NYCThe NYPD says a 24-year-old Minnesota man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a 10-year-old girl in Brooklyn. Police say Edwin Caizaguano, of Minneapolis, faces multiple charges including rape, predatory sexual assault against a child and sexual misconduct.
DOJ Now Has Criminal Jurisdiction On Mille Lacs ReservationThe United States Federal Government will now assume criminal jurisdiction over the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe's reservation in central Minnesota, according to the Department of Justice. The Mille Lacs Reservation becomes only the second in the U.S. to have had their request for concurrent jurisdiction granted by the DOJ -- the first being the White Earth Reservation in northeastern Minnesota.
'Making A Murderer' Subject Gets New AttorneyA Wisconsin man who has been getting a lot of attention lately has hired a new lawyer. Steven Avery, the focus of the wildly-popular Netflix documentary series "Making A Murderer," will now be represented by Kathleen T. Zellner and Associates.
DNA Exonerates Man In Rape Case, Lands Other Sex Offender In JailCharles Stevenson, of Minnetonka, has been in jail since November. At the time, the 15-year-old victim identified him as her attacker after police showed her photos of known sex offenders.