A University of Minnesota student was groped on Friday while she was walking toward her apartment building.
Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota could soon be required to provide a tally of their untested rape kits, a move advocates and legislators say would help determine whether more action is needed to tackle potential backlogs.
A push to strengthen sexual assault policies at Minnesota colleges is moving through the Legislature, with advocates saying it will provide more options for victims. Some schools already have strong policies, but the bill would extend best practices across Minnesota, said author Rep. Marion O’Neill, R-Maple Lake.
Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints’ Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women. He has resolved similar charges with pleas in Las Vegas and Arizona and a no-contest plea in Los Angeles under a multi-jurisdictional plea deal announced last month.
Police are looking for a suspect after a University of Minnesota student was the victim of a sexual assault. Authorities said the incident happened at about 12:45 a.m. Monday, off campus, near the intersection of 8th Street SE and 13th Avenue SE.
Former NFL All-Pro Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in a plea deal with Arizona prosecutors and was immediately sentenced to nine years in prison.
A 38-year-old Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to the 1996 rape of an 82-year-old woman after advances in DNA technology linked him to the crime, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced.
A University of Minnesota student was sexually assaulted a block from campus early Saturday morning.
A former Twin Cities coach accused of luring two 13-year-old girls to his Burnsville home and sexually assaulting them last September pleaded guilty to charges on Wednesday.
Police in Carlton County have released a sketch of the man who posed as a motorist in need of assistance on Interstate 35 and sexually assaulted a woman who pulled over to help him.
Police in Carlton County are looking for a man who posed as a motorist in need of assistance on Interstate 35 and sexually assaulted a woman who pulled over to help him.
A jury in Hennepin County has awarded more than $13 million to the family of a young boy who was beaten and sexually assaulted at a child care center at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 2008. A lawyer for the family says the boy, then 3 years old, was dropped off at Kids Quest where he was approached by a 9-year-old boy.
A former tennis coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has pleading guilty in Ramsey District Court Wednesday morning, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.
The state Department of Justice is recommending police don’t submit evidence from sexual assault exams to the state crime lab unless victims have consented to cooperate with investigators.
A former teacher and tennis coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student is back in jail. Daniel Hubbard-Wilson has been arrested twice previously after an initial arrest for sexually assaulting a girl who he coached at Visitation High School.
Minneapolis police say a woman was victim of an attempted sexual assault early Sunday morning in the city’s Uptown neighborhood.
A private Catholic high school in St. Paul has settled a lawsuit filed by a former student who was sexually assaulted by a weight room instructor six years ago.
Police in the east metro are investigating after a man abducted a woman over the weekend and a threatened to sexually assault her.
Earlier this month authorities launched a new campaign to try and find out what happened to Jacob Wetterling. Wetterling was abducted while riding bikes with his brother and friend 25 years ago Wednesday. And while his disappearance remains a mystery, his case has led to changes that now help other missing children.
A man accused of a brutal sexual assault in a downtown parking ramp is now charged with two other cases. Peijan Hodges was charged last week with four counts of criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly followed a woman to her car and raped her. According to new charges — just two hours before that — he attacked another woman in the same parking ramp.
Sexual assault charges against a high school tennis coach are the latest in a long line of cases were coaches have been accused of having sex with young teens. Charges were filed Monday against Daniel Hubbard-Wilson, a coach at the all-girls Visitation School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
A Little Canada chiropractor accused of sexual assault pled guilty Monday afternoon. Ramsey County Attorney’s Office’s Dennis Gerhardstein said Thompson pled to the charge of third degree criminal sexual conduct Monday.
Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has appeared in a Los Angeles court but back-to-back hearings on sexual assault allegations he faces were postponed to Aug. 8. Sharper spoke only to answer a procedural question from the judge.
University of Minnesota Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was sexually grabbed near the campus on Sunday. Police said the incident happened at about 4:15 p.m. near the area of Delaware Street and Huron Boulevard.
A Bloomington man is behind bars accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Walgreen’s bathroom. Police arrested 23-year old Jonathan Day on Monday night at his apartment.