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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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Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Gang Rape Of Teen

A St. Paul, Minn. man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday, after pleaded guilty to four counts related to his role in the gang rape of a teen girl.

03/27/2013

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Records: Iowa Murder Suspect Fantasized About Rape

A 21-year-old Iowa man accused of killing his mother and abducting a woman after being released from prison last week underwent treatment as a teenager because he fantasized about raping women and almost acted upon his urges several times, according to a Wisconsin prosecutor.

01/08/2013

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St. Paul Man Found Guilty In Gang Rape Of Teen

A 25-year-old St. Paul man was found guilty Friday on four separate counts related to his role in the gang rape of a teenage girl in November of 2011.

12/21/2012

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Police Release Sketch Of Riverside Sex Assault Suspect

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis Police have released a sketch they hope leads to an arrest over a sexual assault reported last week. Police say a student from St. Catherine’s was assaulted while walking along a […]

11/27/2012

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2nd Sexual Assault Reported In Minneapolis Monday

Minneapolis police are reporting another sexual assault in the city Monday.

11/20/2012

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Opinion: Team Obama Is Winning The Opening Of The Final Sprint To Election Day

We are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.

10/25/2012

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Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.

10/24/2012

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Woman, 35, Accused Of Raping Boy In Western Wis.

A 35-year-old woman is accused of sexually assaulting a boy under the age of 16 in western Wisconsin, according to police records at the Polk County Jail.

10/22/2012

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Opinion: Republicans, Abortion and Lying

From being deceitful on Romney’s actual position on abortion to being deceitful that women get pregnant from rape or that women can die from pregnancy complications it is time to call the GOP on the deceit and the stupidity.

10/19/2012

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Opinion: Rivard Yet Another Republican To Devalue Women

“Some girls rape easy.” Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.

10/11/2012

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Wis. Lawmaker Explains ‘Easy Rape’ Comment

Republican state Rep. Roger Rivard said his comments relaying advice his father gave him that “some girls rape easy” have been taken out of context.

10/11/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip Away

After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.

09/27/2012

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Police Name Arrested Suspect In 1980 Stabbing

Minneapolis Police say they’ve made an arrest in a stabbing death that took place in the city more than 30 years ago.

09/12/2012

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Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.

08/20/2012

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Former Teacher Living In Ely Accused Of Rape

A longtime St. Louis-area teacher is jailed and facing charges of rape and statutory sodomy.

07/31/2012

UK Won’t Extradite Man Accused Of Rape To Minn.

As prosecutors in Minnesota began preparing to file charges against a man accused of molesting two girls and raping a third in the 1990s, the suspect fled the United States, eventually winding up in London, where authorities caught up to him two years ago.

06/28/2012

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Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Home Invasion, Rape

A 25-year-old man was sentenced today in Ramsey County Court to 20 years in prison for robbing a St. Paul couple in their home, and sexually assaulting the wife.

06/01/2012

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Police: Man Attacked Woman Who Rebuffed Him

A Burnsville man has been charged with third-degree assault after allegedly beating an acquaintance when she said she didn’t want a relationship with him.

05/16/2012

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St. Paul Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assaults

A St. Paul man pled guilty Monday of two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

04/30/2012

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Man Sentenced In Attempted Rape Of 16-Year-Old

A 25-year-old Bloomington man has been sentenced in two sexual assaults committed in the vicinity of public transportation.

04/26/2012

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