Panel Advocates Overhaul Of Police Response To Sexual Assault ReportsLori Swanson assembled the task force after an investigation by the Star Tribune found widespread lapses in how sexual assault cases are handled.
Charges: St. Paul Man Raped Girlfriend’s Teenage DaughterA 26-year-old St. Paul man is accused of entering his girlfriend’s home with his face covered and raping her teenage daughter.
Minnesota Man Charged With Rape Of 12-Year-Old GirlA Minnesota man has been charged with raping a 12-year-old Kansas girl who was the focus of an Amber Alert.
New Law Requires Quicker Rape Kit Submission, More Victims RightsA new law that goes into effect Wednesday in Minnesota requires that law enforcement process rape kits in a reasonable timeline.
Charges: Sex Offender Kidnapped Woman In Front Of Her Children, Raped Her In Abandoned HomeA northern Minnesota man and convicted sex offender is now charged in a weekend crime spree in which he is accused of abducting a woman at gunpoint from her Fergus Falls home, raping her and leading police on a high-speed chase that ended in gunfire.
Woman Raped Near U Of M Seeking Justice For AttackerBrooke Morath is one of many women featured in a Star Tribune article titled, "When Rape is Reported and Nothing Happens."
Appeals Court Upholds Serial Rapist's Conditional Release From Sex Offender ProgramThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld a serial rapist's conditional release from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.
Renaissance Fair Manager Accused Of Sexual AssaultA manager at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival is accused of raping a woman on the fairgrounds last fall.
New Rape Allegation Made Against Harvey WeinsteinA new rape allegation has been made against Harvey Weinstein as part of a lawsuit alleging that he had help covering up his misconduct with women.
2 Men Charged With Raping Women At Light Rail StationsTwo men face sexual assault charges after allegedly raping women in separate incidents last week at Twin Cities light rail stations.
2 South Dakota Football Players Charged With RapeTwo University of South Dakota football players have been charged with second-degree rape in an alleged assault this month at an off-campus residence.