Sarah Guggisberg discovered her son Jacob was sexually abused years after the incident due to a loophole in state law. In Minnesota, the state will not automatically inform both parents in cases where the couple is estranged.
Squirrel blamed for Friday power outage impacting over 5,000 homes
There's no telling when or where the squirrels will strike next.
Seattle man federally indicted in massive Bloomington fentanyl bust
The case is believed to represent the largest fentanyl bust in the Midwest.
Nicollet Diner to launch new, expanded home with a drag show
The new location will still feature the diner's classic offerings, as well as a new cabaret venue and cocktail lounge.
Woman found dead at Minneapolis home was stabbed multiple times
LaTiffany Altanette Lessley was found dead in a north Minneapolis home Tuesday.
Bloomington PD announce what's likely 'largest fentanyl bust in Midwest'
The case is under investigation by the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Sept. 27
This week's report represents data collected Sept. 21-27.
MN health officials warn of potential for measles outbreak amid rise in cases
A recent case among a child with no travel history is prompting heightened concern.
Four-year-old boy dies in accident on western Wisconsin farm
The boy was struck by a skid steer, according to police.
Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge hits the market for $6M
The restaurant will remain open while the property is on the market.
Apartments, brewery proposed for site of former Minneapolis lumberyard
The developer is proposing two buildings connected via skyway.
'Exceptionally rare' meteorite impact crater found in the Twin Cities metro
Had it struck in today's world, much of the Twin Cities would've been wiped out.
Organizers seeking ideas for 'reimagining' of Grand Old Day
A task force is set to begin meeting next month to reimagine the event.
Dayton signs 'Jacob's Law'
The governor has signed a law that requires that both parents be notified if their child is a possible victim of abuse. The old law required that only one parent be notified. A mother from Clara City fought for the law after her son was sexually abused by a neighbor. Police notified her ex-husband, but she did not learn about the abuse until years later.
Mother knows stress
A University of Wisconsin study reveals a great cure for stress: Mom's voice. Researchers found subjects that had verbal or face-to-face interaction drastically reduced tension levels. As for texts or email, the study says they fall short and are poor substitutes to simply picking up the phone.
St. John's Abbey spokesman won't comment about sex abuse lawsuit
Saying the allegations must first be investigated, a St. John's Abbey spokesman won't comment on the central claim in a new lawsuit that accuses abbey officials of allowing a member to continue teaching long after he was accused of sexual abuse. A St. John's prep student claims in a suit filed in Stearns County that he was abused by the Rev. Allen Tarlton in the 1980s.
Son charged for the alleged murders of mother, nephew
Twenty-two-year-old Ishmael Wilson Roberts was charged Wednesday afternoon for fatally stabbing his mother, 57-year-old Beatrice Wilson, and 14-year-old nephew in north Minneapolis. The estranged son was charged with two counts of intentional second-degree murder. According to the complaint, Roberts has not been to the home in Minneapolis for about two years.
Minnesota seeks relief from 'No Child Left Behind' law
The waiver asks that the state be relieved of some of the law's provisions -- including the requirement that all students be proficient in English and math by 2014.
Bachmann on accused Penn State abuser: 'I'd want to beat him to a pulp'
Michele Bachmann thinks her reaction toward the man charged with sexually abusing several boys is what any parent would feel if it happened to their child.
Fox: Abuse attorney says he's watching Penn State carefully
St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson, who has represented over 1,000 victims and taken on abuse cases against the Catholic Church, says "Penn State faces enormous civil exposure for their institutional failures."
Report finds 1 in 3 teenage girls is abused by someone she dates
The report studied Minnesota and five other states. A Health Department official says the abuse is often emotional or verbal rather than physical. Some experts think the rise of social media has contributed to abusive relationships.
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