Police: Woman Drove 2 Kids To School While DrunkA 55-year-old Eden Prairie woman was arrested last Friday for driving drunk while dropping two children off at their elementary school in Minnetonka, according to police.
Co. Attorney: Rosemount Woman Was 3X Legal Limit While Driving KidsPolice say a Rosemount woman was driving around with young children while her blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says Samantha Denise Falkenberg, 22, was pulled over by Rosemount police last Thursday evening.
Minn. Archdiocese Doesn't Enter Plea Over Handling Of Abusive PriestA Minnesota archdiocese that faces criminal charges over its handling of an abusive priest didn't enter a plea at its initial hearing Thursday.
Charges: Moorhead Day Care Provider Was DrunkThe owner of a Moorhead home day care is accused of being drunk while she was supposed to be watching seven children.
Charges: Mom Left 3-Month-Old Alone At Hotel To PartyA 21-year-old woman is charged with child neglect and endangerment after allegedly leaving her 3-month-old alone at a hotel to party.
Charges: Woman Blew A .25 After Gas Station Crash With Kids In Car Police say a 47-year-old woman had a blood alcohol concentration of three times the legal limit after she was arrested this spring following a crash where two young boys were in her car.
Man Charged With Child Endangerment After Boy, 8, Crashes Car In St. PaulAn Eagan man faces child endangerment charges for letting his 8-year-old cousin drive his car. Blake Folson, 25, was in the passenger seat when the child drove and crashed into another vehicle at Atlantic Street and Reaney Avenue in St Paul.
Man Charged After Crash Involving 8-Year-Old DriverA man involved in a head-on crash Monday in east St. Paul told police the driver was a child. Investigators say 25-year-old Blake Folson let his 8-year-old cousin control the pedals while he steered.
After Toddler's Homicide, Mom Charged With Endangerment The mother of an 18-month-old girl that died of homicidal violence earlier this year now faces child endangerment charges for letting the girl stay with her boyfriend, whose sons reportedly told her their father was hitting the child.
'Pot (The Movie)' Features Plight Of Minnesota FamilyA movie premiering Saturday at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival is taking on marijuana. Michael Hope's film, "Pot (the movie)," tells the plight of a Minnesota woman who gave her son medical marijuana.
Authorities: 2 Kids Found Malnourished Placed In Protective CustodyThe Sherburne County Attorney's Office has confirmed that the two children found malnourished and living in filthy conditions will be placed in protective custody.
Parents Of 2 Kids Found Malnourished May Lose CustodyThe parents of two children found malnourished and in filthy living conditions in a Sherburne County home may now lose custody of the children, according to court documents. Sherburne County officials have filed a petition to have the children placed into protective custody.
Co. Attorney: Woman Drove Drunk With 3 Kids, Crashed Into PoleAn Eden Prairie woman faces criminal charges after she was accused of hitting a light pole while driving drunk with three young children in tow. The Dakota County Attorney's office says 28-year-old Sissy Marie Garcia was charged Wednesday with two counts of second-degree driving while impaired and one count of child endangerment.
Authorities: Man Arrested After Toddlers Found Severely MalnourishedThe Sherburne County Sheriff's Office says a 32-year-old man is jail accused of child neglect and drug-related offenses after two malnourished toddlers were found to be living in "extremely filthy" conditions.
Charges: Montevideo Man Left Child In Car To Drink At BarA 27-year-old Montevideo man is accused of drinking at a bar earlier this month while leaving a small child inside a vehicle sleeping with the car running, according to police. Montevideo police said Christopher Jasperson was charged with child endangerment in connection with the case.