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April 17, 2018
The pickup family members of slain 6-year-old Justis Burland drove from Spokane, Wash., to Fergus Falls, Minn., sat outside the Otter Tail County courthouse Tuesday, April 17. (Mike McFeely / The Forum)
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
April 17, 2018 - 10:04pm
April 14, 2018
Justis Rae Burland
Mom says she called social services about her twins in Fergus Falls, then one died
April 14, 2018 - 4:11pm
April 12, 2018
Justis Rae Burland
Aunt of Fergus Falls boy who died after abuse launches petition to try to save others
April 12, 2018 - 9:19pm
Joe Kimerer / Tippecanoe County Jail
He was supposed to be teaching children how to pitch. Instead, he was secretly teaching them how to masturbate.
March 12, 2018 - 3:36pm
February 16, 2018
A decorated Navy SEAL abused a 5-year-old and filmed it. He'll go to prison for 27 years.
February 16, 2018 - 1:02pm
January 23, 2018
David Allen Turpin, seated second from right, and Louise Anna Turpin, seated left, appear in court for their arraignment in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Southern California couple were arrested after the police found their 13 children in squalid conditions, some shackled. (Gina Ferazzi/Pool via The New York Times - Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Before police rescued their 13 children, the two parents had a history of strange behavior, family and neighbors say
January 23, 2018 - 6:50am
January 19, 2018
David Allen Turpin, seated second from right, and Louise Anna Turpin, seated left, appear in court for their arraignment in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Southern California couple were arrested after the police found their 13 children in squalid conditions, some shackled. (Gina Ferazzi/Pool via The New York Times Copyright 2018)
'This is depraved conduct': 'Horrific' conditions in home where siblings were found
January 19, 2018 - 7:08am
January 18, 2018
David Allen Turpin, seated second from right, and Louise Anna Turpin, seated left, appear in court for their arraignment in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Southern California couple were arrested after the police found their 13 children in squalid conditions, some shackled. (Gina Ferazzi/Pool via The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Parents accused of holding 13 children captive charged with torture, child abuse
January 18, 2018 - 5:53pm
January 16, 2018
13 siblings, some shackled and malnourished, rescued from California house, police say
January 16, 2018 - 8:08am
January 10, 2018
Former Cook County social services official admits child abuse
January 10, 2018 - 8:49pm
September 27, 2017
On the same day he admitted to inappropriately touching a juvenile girl, a former Minn. sheriff killed himself
September 27, 2017 - 2:09pm
August 31, 2017
Minnesota man faces 35 sexual assault charges involving 2 child victims
August 31, 2017 - 10:48am
June 9, 2017
Shawn Michael Foltz
Minnesota man accused of putting hot sauce, pepper in daughter's eyes, snapping her with a towel
June 9, 2017 - 10:30pm
April 26, 2017
According to the recent DHS report, 39,531 Minnesota children were the subject of accepted child maltreatment reports, assessed by county and tribal agencies -- a 25 percent increase from 2015. Meagan Pittelko / Forum News Service
Child abuse rates spike in Minnesota
April 26, 2017 - 12:58pm
April 21, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Patty Wetterling speaks Friday during Life Connections at the Willmar Civic Center in Willmar. Her noon speech drew a large crows.play button
Wetterling unsure what's next for her future
April 21, 2017 - 9:12pm