In March, Walter Happel, a 62-year-old Newport resident and longtime janitor who most recently worked at the Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School in St. Paul, was charged with felony interference with privacy for allegedly sticking his perverted head under a bathroom stall while a 12-year-old student was ... More >>
In an interview earlier this month, Mark Dayton said he supported complying with the Department of Human Services recommendation to release serial rapist Thomas Duvall from his indefinite detention at the state's sex offender facility.SEE ALSO: Dayton signs law to move mentally ill offenders out of ... More >>
A few months back, a Department of Human Services board recommended that serial rapist Thomas Duvall be released from the state's sex offender facility in Moose Lake.THE BACKSTORY: State may release man convicted of knife-point rape and another who molested 30 childrenGovernor Mark Dayton supports t ... More >>
Moorhead resident Dustin Muscha now faces up to 80 years in prison, but he might still be a free man if he hadn't lost his phone at a Carrie Underwood concert in Fargo last September.SEE ALSO: Rory Koch was busted for child porn possession while running for Ramsey County commissionerMuscha's phone, ... More >>
:::: ORIGINAL POST PUBLISHED MORNING OF DECEMBER 12 ::::This morning, the Minneapolis Police Department released photos of a man wanted in connection with an early Saturday morning sexual assault that took place at East 34th Street and Chicago Avenue.SEE ALSO: Woman sexually assaulted after exiting ... More >>
Early Saturday morning, a woman was sexually assaulted after exiting a bus at East 34th Street and Chicago Avenue. The incident was the third reported sexual assault against a woman walking by herself at night in the last three weeks.SEE ALSO:-- Guns make you safer? Minneapolis gun permit holder rob ... More >>
This afternoon, Minneapolis police announced they have arrested the man they believe is responsible for a sexual assault that happened in Riverside Park near St. Kate's campus earlier this month.SEE ALSO: Minneapolis police release sketch of suspect in St. Kate's sexual assault Louis Oliver, 48, was ... More >>
More than two months after Mankato State head football coach Todd Hoffner was arrested for allegedly shooting pornographic videos of his own children, a sex offender expert has gone on the record to say he thinks Hoffner is innocent.SEE ALSO:-- Todd Hoffner's wife says her husband is innocent of chi ... More >>
Bradlee Dean has long linked homosexuality and child sexual abuse. For instance, in a blog post from June about Larry Brinken's child porn arrest, Dean wrote, "The news about Brinken's horrific child-pornography crimes followed the conclusion of 'Pride Week,' yet again puling off the mask of the rad ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" belief likely stems from University of Minnesota paper-- Iowa Rep. Steve King: Another GOPer hopelessly out of touch about rape, conception [VIDEO]Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin's troubling "legitimate rape" comments have created an opening for D ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Mary Hoglund, 83, spits in Romney supporter's face during Wisconsin event [VIDEO]-- GOP Reps. Erik Paulsen and John Kline taking heat for supporting "forcible rape" language-- Paul Ryan's Iowa State Fair speech gets messy as protesters are hauled away [VIDEO]In a clip that is the epitome ... More >>
Wright County's controversial handling of Eddie Mosley's rape charge may have had deadly consequences.Last month, Mosley, 34, received a summons in the mail at his St. Louis home informing him he'd been charged with raping a 15-year-old relative in Minnesota last October and would have to appear in ... More >>
Former Carver County Republican Party chairman Paul Zunker pled guilty this week to second-degree criminal sexual conduct. Zunker was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor last fall. Zunker allegedly groped his victim's chest and "laughed" when she asked him to stop, w ... More >>
Johnathan Beying has been charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl more than 100 times, according to a criminal complaint. The sexual abuse began when the girl was 3 years old, with Beying "touching and kissing" her breasts and "vaginal area." As the girl got older, Beying began "pla ... More >>
Heuer pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual conduct and one kidnapping charge.John Heuer, the Spring Lake Park resident who kidnapped and sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl, pleaded guilty yesterday to the facts of the case, WCCO reports. Heuer was arrested in May for kidnapping a gi ... More >>
Archbishop Listecki announced the Milwaukee Archdiocese bankruptcy in January.The Archdiocese of Milwaukee says it's broke, and it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January "because priest-perpetrators sexually abused minors." It then hoped that a website offering some transparency o ... More >>
Stibal faces new charges.Peter Robert Stibal is accused of being every parent's worst nightmare, a Boy Scout troop leader who sexually assaulted the boys they trusted to his care. Originally arrested in October 2009 and chargd with six counts of criminal sexual conduct involving four minors, th ... More >>
WikiPope Benedict: Return to sender.Twin Cities attorney Jeffrey Anderson's attempt to serve Pope Benedict and other high church officials with a sex abuse lawsuit has failed -- for now. The Vatican more or less scrawled "return to sender" on the envelope, threw it in a Fed Ex box and said, ... More >>
John D. Bullock and Damonta D. Jones are charged with first-degree sexual assault.John Bullock and Domonta Jones say that they didn't sexually assault a woman with a live snake. Instead, they said, the sex was consensual. And the snake? Quite real, evidently. Police say the 32-year-old wom ... More >>
Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. ListeckiThe Archdiocese of Milwaukee has been beset in recent years by its connections to pedophile priests who sexually abused children left in their safe keeping. Now it's paying the price. Today, the archdiocese declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and flatly laid th ... More >>
fibonaccibluePowderhorn Park neighbors gathered for a vigil after the attacks.Four teenage boys were arrested after Thanksgiving Eve sex assaults in and near Powderhorn Park. Then came news that one of the boys, 15 years old, was on the lose. He'd cut off his ankle bracelet monitor and disa ... More >>
Pawlenty Pardongate: The governor missed many red flags in clearing Jeremy Giefer's record.Jeremy Giefer just can't seem to leave his daughter alone.Giefer had his criminal sex conviction cleared by the Board of Pardons in 2008 only to be charged last month with sexually abusing his daughter ... More >>
Cops close the book on DKE sexual assault.Another frat rape case bites the dust. Minneapolis police will not file charges in a sexual assault that occurred at Delta Kappa Epsilon on the U of M's fraternity row. It's been over a month since a 20-year-old woman was trapped in a bathroom by a m ... More >>
Maybe satire isn't the best way to comment on rape...Reports of sexual assaults at fraternities near the University of Minnesota have made for big headlines in all the local newspapers these past few days. In Tuesday's paper, the Minnesota Daily's editorial board decided to attack the controv ... More >>
DKE was the site of the first of three U of M sexual assaults.The new booze ban for guests at University of Minnesota frat houses made headlines yesterday, as the campus reacts to three sexual assaults at different fraternity houses in as many weeks. But there's more fallout: Delta Kappa Eps ... More >>
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Minnesota's controversial Minnesota Sex Offender Program, and 19 others like it around the country, will remain unaffected by yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which allows the federal government to keep people locked up indefinitely if they are considered sexually dangerous, even afte ... More >>
Photo: romana kleeIt can't hurtJeff Anderson, the St. Paul attorney who has cut a wide swath of controversy as he files lawsuits against alleged sexually abusive priests in the Catholic Church all over the world, has now trained his sites on the monks of St. John's Abbey in Collegeville. On ... More >>
Back in January, former Minneapolis Park Police Capt. William Jacobs was charged with criminal sexual conduct after what a 15-year-old boy described to police as three years of escalating sexual assaults that included anal penetration and oral sex. At the time, court documents said the Deep ... More >>
Photo by mandyxclearA Duluth man who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography last year will now have another bill to pay: $1,000 in restitution to the victim in some of those photos. Brandon Anthony Buchanan is serving more than seven years in prison and is considered penniless without a ... More >>
A retired Minneapolis Park Police captain, already charged with sexually abusing a teen boy, is now charged with possession of child pornography.
Anthony Stancl faces up to thirty years behind bars after pleading no contest on Tuesday to two sexual assault charges.
An alleged rapist took a church tour from a 73-year-old woman before attacking her, police say.
A 53-year-old Kenosha man has been charged with 20 counts of child pornography possession after police found a child porn shrine in his apartment.
Peter Robert Stibal Jr., 44, is now charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct for incidents that happened between 2002 and 2008.
He could be charged with fifth degree criminal sexual conduct for exposing himself to a minor under the age of 16. He would have to register as a sex offender for 10 years.
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The 32-year-old south Minneapolis woman who was sexually assaulted and beaten in her detached garage less than two weeks ago was sexually assaulted again. Police believe it was the same man.
It only happens in Wisconsin.
How does a registered sex offender end up working in schools and churches? He's been a registered sex offender since 2003, KSTP says.
A 24-year-old west metro man admitted in court this morning that he repeatedly raped a 20-year-old woman near the University of Minnesota camp ... More >>
When a serial rapist escaped from Minnesota's state mental hospital last April, someone had to take a perp walk sooner rather than later. So why not arrest the escapee's father?
State legislators are poised for a spending spree--on stadiums and prisons
Two lawyers challenge the governor's new policy on sex offenders
Never mind fingerprints--state law-enforcement officials want blood
With lean budget times in the forecast, Hennepin County prepares to kill "optional" programs like sexual-violence prevention. But is it just a case of bad management?