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.
2 Moorhead Hockey Players Plead Guilty To Making Sex Tape With TeenagerTwo junior hockey players will serve jail time after pleading guilty to making a sex video with a teenage girl in Moorhead.
Charges: Convicted Sex Offender Rapes Another Teen, This Time At GunpointA convicted sexual predator is charged again with raping a teenage girl -- this time at gunpoint in a Minneapolis alley earlier this month. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says 34-year-old Charles Edward Stevenson was charged Thursday with one count of first-degree penetration while armed with a dangerous weapon and one count of providing false information while registering as a sex offender.
2-Time Convicted Sex Offender Guilty Of Child Porn ChargesIt took a jury less than two hours Thursday to convict a two-time convicted sex offender of producing and distributing child pornography. The United States Attorney's Office says 52-year-old Rex Lee Furman, of Federal Dam, was convicted after a three-day trial of 13 counts of producing child porn, two counts of distributing it and one count each of receipt of child porn, possession of child porn and committing a felony while required to register as a sex offender.
Meeting In Federal Case On Sex Offender Lockup Ruled PrivateWhen Gov. Mark Dayton, top legislators and other public officials go before a federal magistrate on Aug. 10 to discuss Minnesota's embattled sex offender program, the assembly will be closed to the public.
Police Seeking Sex Offender For Violating Terms Of ReleasePolice are looking for a recently released sex offender who they say is in violation of the terms of his release.
4 Things To Know From June 17, 2015From the NBA Finals results to another chocolate study, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, June 17.
Locked Up At 15, Sex Offender Calls His Treatment 'A Sham'A federal trial over the constitutionality of Minnesota's sex offender program heard Thursday from a man who was a juvenile when he was locked up and was later sent into treatment.
Wis. Authorities Seek Help Finding Escaped Sex Offender Officials in northwestern Wisconsin are asking the public's help in finding a convicted sex offender who escaped an emergency housing unit.
Lawsuit On Sex Offender Program To Be Bench Trial A federal judge has denied the state's request for a jury trial in a challenge to Minnesota's sex offender treatment program. Instead, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank ruled Tuesday that he'll decide the first phase of the case, which will determine whether the state's law on civil commitments of sex offenders is constitutional. The bench trial is scheduled to begin Feb. 9.
The Process Has Begun To Release Civilly-Committed Sex OffendersA federal court proceeding has cleared the way for what will likely be the release of one, and likely more, dangerous sex offenders. The offenders are civilly committed and housed at state facilities in Moose Lake and St. Peter.
Officials: Offender Should Stay At MSOP For Now Officials with the Department of Human Services disagree with experts who say a man in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program should be immediately released, arguing in court documents Wednesday that he is still a danger to the public and still in need of treatment.