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Congressional talks yield deal to fund government through September
Fire races through Duluth apartment building
Republican lawmaker Ros-Lehtinen, a Trump critic, to retire
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
'Orange Is the New Black' Leak Shows: Hollywood Cybersecurity Lives and Dies With Third-Party Vendors
Stunning eagle earns Kisner/Brown Monday playoff in New Orleans
Complete effort by Preds leads to 2-1 series lead on Blues
Sano drives in five as Twins top Royals
Logano roars to victory in Richmond
Hayward helps Jazz bury Clippers to win series
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Suzanne K. Allen
Sharon L. Oehrlein
Marion LaVerne Haug
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 3, 2017
Homeless man charged with raping Minnesota woman who let him stay at her house
ST. PAUL—A woman let a homeless friend stay at her St. Paul home last week along with her three children. While she was sleeping, he crept...
April 3, 2017 - 7:10pm
March 18, 2017
Judge sentences final defendant in prom rape case
BRAINERD, Minn. -- It's been nearly three years since two girls were raped following the Brainerd High School prom on April 26, 2014. Ryan Mark...
March 18, 2017 - 1:33pm
March 15, 2017
Saying he fears for his safety, public defender begs off Minn. rape case
ST. PAUL—Allegations of bullying, badgering and threats flew in a Ramsey County courtroom Tuesday between a man heading toward trial for...
March 15, 2017 - 7:05am
March 8, 2017
Prosecutors presented false info in Dru Sjodin murder trial, defense argues
FARGO — Attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., the man on death row for the murder of Dru Sjodin, claim prosecutors presented false testimony...
March 8, 2017 - 7:49pm
March 2, 2017
20 years after stranger raped Minnesota woman, a suspect is charged
ST. PAUL—It was a summer day in 1998 when a man offered to help a woman he just met fix her phone. He followed her to her apartment just...
March 2, 2017 - 8:52pm
February 18, 2017
Thousands of sexual assault evidence kits across Minnesota sit untested
ST. PAUL — When her freezer at Regions Hospital in St. Paul gets full, Ellen Johnson gets, in her words, "frantic." It's full of sexual assault...
February 18, 2017 - 5:33pm
October 6, 2016
Minnesota teen accused of Bible camp rape
FOSSTON, Minn. -- A Twin Cities 18-year-old man is behind bars in Polk County, Minn., on suspicion of sexually assaulting two underage girls...
October 6, 2016 - 7:22am
June 29, 2016
UPDATE: Man's decapitation apparently in retaliation for alleged rape
A 20-year-old Hibbing man was beaten, stabbed and beheaded by an acquaintance — apparently in retribution for an alleged sexual assault —...
June 29, 2016 - 3:12pm
Minnesotan charged with decapitating another man
A 36-year-old Deer River man charged with second-degree murder Tuesday in Itasca County is suspected of beheading a 20-year-old Hibbing man after...
June 29, 2016 - 11:24am
June 10, 2016
‘Monster” of a man gets 30 years for turning 13-year-old Minnesotan into online sex slave
LAKE ELMO -- A man convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl — whom he never met in person — got a prison sentence of nearly 30 years Thursday...
June 10, 2016 - 5:30am
December 30, 2015
Bill Cosby charged with felony sexual assault in Pennsylvania
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby was charged on Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman in 2004 after plying her with drugs and alcohol, marking the first criminal case against a once-beloved performer whose father-figure persona was already left tattered by dozens...
December 30, 2015 - 1:17pm
April 10, 2015
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
April 10, 2015 - 4:00am
March 27, 2015
Rape sentence prompts outcry
MOORHEAD, Minn. – A plea deal in the sexual assault of a Minnesota State University Moorhead student, a sentence approved earlier this week,...
March 27, 2015 - 7:00am
January 29, 2015
Man resentenced to prison for 2012 rape
CROOKSTON — A man convicted of raping a woman in East Grand Forks in 2012 was resentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday following a Minnesota Supreme Court ruling that criticized the lower court for letting the man go without prison time two years ago. Jose Arriaga Soto, 39, was...
January 29, 2015 - 7:00am
January 14, 2015
‘Yes means yes’: Affirmative consent policies for sexual contact on the books at Concordia, NDSU; being considered at MSUM
MOORHEAD – California drew a lot of attention last fall when the state started requiring colleges to adopt a standard of affirmative consent for sexual contact. In other words, a rape is not defined by a victim who said “no,” but a victim who didn’t say “yes.” The...
January 14, 2015 - 9:00am