Sexual Abuse

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Hugo Man, 63, Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Kids

A 63-year-old Hugo man has been sentenced to prison for two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced.

03/23/2012

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MN Man Pleads Guilty To Abusing Boys On USAF Base

A Minnesota man may face 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two young boys on a US Air Force base in Okinawa, Japan.

01/06/2012

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Minnesota Priest Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Woman

A 47-year-old priest has been sentenced for sexually abusing a woman who was seeking his spiritual advice and counsel, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

12/14/2011

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Minn. Church Plans Session About Ex-Deacon Abuse

Catholic officials in St. Cloud will hold a listening session this weekend to address allegations that a former deacon sexually abused at least two boys some 40 years ago.

12/03/2011

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Local Attorney Helping In Penn State Sex Scandal

A Twin Cities attorney, who’s had success in similar sexual abuse cases, is now involved in the Penn State scandal.

11/09/2011

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Loophole Prevented Mom From Learning Of Son’s Abuse

A loophole in Minnesota law kept a mother from finding out about her son’s sexual abuse, and now his story could help bring about a change in that law.

11/04/2011

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Minn. Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Boys On Air Base

A Minnesota man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he sexually abused two boys on a U.S. Air Force Base overseas.

10/04/2011

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‘SlutWalk’ Coming To Minnesota

A movement with a provocative name and a message against blaming victims of sexual violence is coming to Minnesota.

09/26/2011

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Attorney: Vatican Didn’t Turn Over All Documents

A lawyer says the Vatican has failed to turn over all the documents ordered by a federal judge in an Oregon sexual abuse case.

08/22/2011

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Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing 13-Year-Old Girl

A 42-year-old Duluth man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for abducting a 13-year-old girl and taking her across state lines to sexually abuse her.

07/25/2011

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Man Gets 12 Years For Sexually Abusing Foster Kids

A 34-year-old Coon Rapids man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing two boys who were his foster children, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

06/28/2011

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Red Lake Man Indicted In Sexual Abuse Case

A 21-year-old Red Lake man was indicted recently for allegedly sexually abusing two girls on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.

05/13/2011

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Puerto Rican Man Claims He Was Abused By MN Priest

A Puerto Rican man who claims he was sexually abused by a priest affiliated with a Minnesota abbey filed a lawsuit Monday against his alleged abuser and the religious order that runs the abbey.

05/03/2011

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Man Pleads Guilty To Abusing Foster Boys

Joseph Leonard Larson had been accused of sexually abusing two boys that were his foster children when he lived in St. Paul, according to a criminal complaint.

05/02/2011

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Accused Of Sexual Abuse: The Monks Living Next Door

Earlier this month, St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville mailed letters to thousands of St. John’s Prep School alumni saying over a period of more than 40 years, 17 monks had “credible allegations of sexual abuse brought against them.”

04/28/2011

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Lawyer Wants Priests Accused Of Abuse Identified

The Archdiocese of St. Paul will not release a list containing 33 names of priests accused of sexually abusing minors.

04/01/2011

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Attorney: St. John’s Sex Abuse Suits Settled

Nine men who filed lawsuits claiming sexual abuse at the hands of monks or priests have reached settlements with St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, the plaintiffs’ attorney said Monday.

03/28/2011

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Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing 2 Young Relatives

A 29-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting his two younger cousins, who are brother and sister.

03/03/2011

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Minn. Lawyer Seeks Clergy-Abuse Victims In Wis.

The Minnesota lawyer who represents alleged victims of clergy sexual abuse is launching a 30-day media blitz in southeastern Wisconsin asking other victims to come forward.

03/03/2011

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Minnesota Priest Charged With Sexual Abuse

A Roman Catholic priest was charged Thursday with third-degree criminal sexual conduct for having sex with a woman he was counseling, the Ramsey County attorney’s office said in a statement.

02/17/2011

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Minnesota Church Won’t Investigate Priest

The Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis is not planning to investigate a priest from the state who was named in a Facebook posting by a man before he shot himself to death in a Kentucky church parking lot. But a Kentucky diocese plans to continue with its investigation of the man’s allegations.

02/11/2011

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Lawyer For Wis. Accuser: Vatican Rejected Lawsuit

The attorney for a man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by a now-deceased priest at a Wisconsin school for the deaf says the Vatican has refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter.

01/31/2011

Nevada Man: MN Diocese Knew Of Irish Priest’s Past

A Nevada man who claims he was sexually abused by an Irish priest has sued the Diocese of New Ulm, saying it didn’t warn parents or children that the Rev. Francis Markey had been accused of abuse before.

01/10/2011

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Milwaukee Archdiocese Files For Chap 11

The Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee has directed its attorneys to file for bankruptcy protection, saying pending sexual-abuse lawsuits have left it with debts it can’t pay.

01/04/2011

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Pawlenty Pardon Could Haunt Him On Campaign Trail

Political analysts say a pardon Gov. Tim Pawlenty granted to a sex offender could haunt him on the presidential campaign trail — but only if the Minnesota Republican emerges as a serious contender.

11/30/2010

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