The 29-year-old admitted to losing her temper, saying she kept hitting the girl.
Formal charges against the man are pending.
The 6-year-old girl was barefoot in the near-freezing weather.
The 6-year-old wasn't dressed in winter clothing.
Tasha Tennin was originally charged with manslaughter.
The 16-month-old suffered grave injuries that have been deemed non-accidental.
The 35-year-old will serve 38 years in prison.
He faces up to 30 years in prison for each criminal sexual conduct charge.
Doctors believe the girl was a victim of chronic child abuse.
The mother has been charged with child endangerment and neglect.
A jury has reached a verdict on abuse that happened at the theater in the 1980s.
He's been charged with eight crimes in Clay County District Court.
The girl contacted child protection services with a school iPad.
The former Viking was prosecuted four years ago for hitting his son with a switch.
The Apple Valley man is being held on $1 million bail.
The east-metro man pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder.
Attorney Jeff Anderson gave Mitchell Hamline School of Law $2 million to launch it.