New Minnesota Law Is 'Significant Victory' For Survivors Of Sexual Assaults While IntoxicatedOn Wednesday, a new law expanding the definition of “mentally incapacitated” takes effect, making it easier to prosecute sexual assault cases when a victim is intoxicated by his or her own choosing.
Kenyatta Buckles Found Guilty In 2019 Sexual AssaultA Minneapolis man was found guilty Monday of multiple charges stemming from a 2019 sexual assault.
Fmr. DOC Officer Randy Beehler Sentenced To Jail For Sexually Assaulting Female InmateA 54-year-old Foley man has been sentenced to several months in jail for sexually assaulting a female inmate while he worked as a corrections transport officer.
Jesse Curry, Under Supervision For 1993 Rape, Charged With New AssaultProsecutors in Ramsey County have charged man under supervision for sexually assaulting a teenager in 1993 with sexually assaulting another woman in January.
Jonah Canny, 18, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 6-Year-Old In Park BathroomJonah Canny faces one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to court documents filed in Hennepin County.
$500 Reward Offered To Identify Man In Hopkins Sexual Assault InvestigationAuthorities in the Twin Cities are offering a $500 reward for information identifying a man connected to a sexual assault earlier this month in Hopkins.
Minnesota Lawmakers Call For Updated Sexual Assault LawsA bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers are calling for swift passage of legislation that would update the state's criminal sexual conduct code after a loophole in the law's current language led to the reversal of a rape conviction last month.
Protesters Push Minnesota Lawmakers To Pass Stronger Sexual Assault LawsA few hundred protesters rallied at the capitol on Monday to demand Minnesota lawmakers update state law to make it easier to seek justice for victims who are sexually assaulted while intoxicated.
After Supreme Court Overturns Assault Conviction, Push To Change MN LawA Minnesota Supreme Court ruling this week reversed the conviction of a man charged with criminal sexual conduct.
Charges: Convicted Sex Offender Raped Woman At MOA Light Rail Station, Assaulted GirlfriendA convicted sex offender is accused of raping a woman at the Mall of America light rail station last month just two days after being released from jail after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in south Minneapolis.
Charges: Bloomington Public Schools Employee Sexually Assaulted Multiple Children In His Neighborhood In 1970sA 65-year-old Bloomington man and employee of Bloomington Public Schools is accused of sexually assaulting multiple children in his neighborhood in the 1970s, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
DeQuarn Bell Faces Life In Prison For Hot Curling Iron AssaultA Hopkins man faces life imprisonment after admitting in court that he sexually and physically assaulted a woman with a hot curling iron in 2019.
Nation's 1st Permanent Memorial To Survivors Of Sexual Violence Dedicated In MinneapolisSarah Super launched the initiative for the memorial to honor survivors of sexual violence. She came up with the idea in 2015.
Matthew McIntosh Pleads Guilty After Sexual Assault Kits Link Him To 2 AttacksA rape case that went unsolved for 15 years is closed because of a years-long push to test untested sexual assault kits.
Tyree Johnson, 29, Indicted By Grand Jury On Criminal Sexual Conduct, Kidnapping CountsJohnson is a convicted predatory offender on first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. His bail has been set for $2 million, and his jury trial begins in October.