USA Gymnastics Denies Abuse Cover-Up, Nichols' Attorney Pushes BackUSA Gymnastics responded on Tuesday, vehemently denying that it tried to silence athletes.
Michael Jackson Sex Abuse Lawsuit DismissedA judge on Tuesday dismissed the lawsuit brought by a choreographer who alleged Michael Jackson molested him as a child, resolving one of the last major claims against the late singer's holdings.
Minn. Musician One Of Several Accusing Met Opera Conductor Of Sex AbuseJames Levine, the longtime music director and conductor at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, has been suspended amid an investigation following several allegations of sexual misconduct.
$2.5 Million Judgment Entered In Children's Theatre Abuse CaseThe judgment in Hennepin County is one of five sexual abuse lawsuits filed against Jason McLean, a former Twin Cities restaurateur.
Mayor Hodges Reveals She Was Sexually Abused As A ChildMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she was sexually abused as a child.
'I Knew It Wasn't Right': Winona Woman Speaks Out About Sexual Abuse By PriestA Minnesota woman calls it the untold story in the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal. Jeanie Hansen says a priest beat and raped her when she went to college in Winona.
Jury Acquits Northern Minnesota Priest In Sexual Misconduct Case A jury in northern Minnesota acquitted a former priest Monday in a case where he was accused of molesting four girls.
Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Sexual Abuse May Get $475K From StateA man wrongfully convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter will likely receive $475,000 from Minnesota taxpayers -- but the state legislature must still approve the award. In his attorney's office Wednesday, Roger Olsen described how he still has trouble getting a job even a decade after the conviction was tossed.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Reaches Settlement In Civil Sexual Abuse CaseA 12-person panel comprised of doctors, lawyers and church laypersons will oversee any suspicions of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It's part of a breakthrough settlement reached on Thursday with the Ramsey County Attorney to resolve a civil suit that was filed last June.
Grandmother Overcomes Drugs To Help Other AddictsOn Wednesday, Dec. 9, WCCO is hosting a phone bank as part of our "Trees of Hope" series. WCCO will be raising funds for Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. MnTC helps thousands of people overcome drug addiction and lead healthy and productive lives.
Lawsuits Accuse Former Children's Theatre Actor, Teacher Of Sexual AssaultTwo former student actors at the Children's Theatre Company have filed suit against the theatre, co-founder John Clark Donahue and Minneapolis businessman Jason McLean. The lawsuit alleges McLean sexually assaulted a female student in 1983, when she was 15 years old.
Heinrich's Strange Connection To Another Wetterling Case SuspectFriends and neighbors paint a dark picture of Danny Heinrich's past. He is the man in jail on child pornography charges and a person of interest in Jacob Wetterling's kidnapping. Born in 1963 at Paynesville Hospital, Heinrich grew up just south of town. He spent most of his childhood with his parents and two brothers in a home near Lake Koronis.