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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
Twin Cities teenager accused of two Bible Camp sexual assaults
FOSSTON, Minn. -- A Twin Cities 18-year-old man is behind bars in Polk County, Minn., on suspicion of sexually assaulting two underage girls while they were camping at a Bible camp in far northwest Minnesota this summer. Semaj Avyiair Okongwu, 18, of Burnsville, Minn., faces two...
October 6, 2016 - 10:12pm
June 9, 2016
California AG slams sentence in Stanford sexual assault case
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) — California Attorney General Kamala Harris, the top vote-getter in the state’s U.S. Senate primary, has joined the...
June 9, 2016 - 10:38pm
May 20, 2015
Worthington man charged with sexual assault
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man charged with eight felonies and two misdemeanors following an alleged sexual assault made a Rule 8 appearance...
May 20, 2015 - 8:45pm
May 19, 2015
Willmar police apprehend man who allegedly sexually assaulted young girl
WILLMAR — The 27-year-old Willmar man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl who didn’t show up for court last week has been apprehended by law enforcement and made his first court appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. A warrant had...
May 19, 2015 - 9:37pm
April 5, 2015
Sexual assault survivor Loetscher to speak locally Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — Jolene Loetscher is a successful woman. She was a top graduate of a major university, an award-winning journalist and public...
April 5, 2015 - 9:16pm
Sheriff seeks information on sexual assault along I-35
ESKO — The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying a vehicle and its owner relating to a sexual and physical assault on Interstate 35 near Esko. A woman reported that she was traveling north on I-35 between 10:05 p.m. and 11:05 p.m. Tuesday when she...
February 5, 2015 - 7:31pm
September 3, 2014
Iowa veterans conference planned
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa will host the 5th annual Iowa’s Statewide Veterans Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 29 in the second floor ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. The conference theme is “Women of the Military,” focusing on the impact women have...
September 3, 2014 - 8:05pm
November 15, 2010
Windom man charged with kidnapping woman
WINDOM -- A 36-year-old Windom man was charged Friday with first-degree criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping after forcing a victim to have sex and refusing to let her leave his apartment, carrying her back into the residence and taking her cell phone. Cristobal Corona's bail was...
November 15, 2010 - 11:05pm
October 6, 2010
Women halt investigation into alleged sexual assaults at party
October 6, 2010 - 11:48am
September 10, 2010
Former coach gets 14-year sentence for sex assault
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - James Armagost, former youth hockey and softball coach, was sentenced to six years in prison and eight years of extended supervision Thursday in St.
September 10, 2010 - 11:03am
May 19, 2010
As others see it: Women heroines stand up in a case
Lindon Roy Knutson of Bemidji Thursday received a 312-month sentence plus conditional release for the remainder of his life. It was a just and deserved sentence of 26 years for his criminal sexual assault of a 73-year-old woman in November at the Crow River Lutheran Church in rural...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
Advocate for sexual violence prevention visits Minnesota West
WORTHINGTON -- It was an unusual crowd for Lindsay Gullingsrud. "This is the first time I've presented where I had more men than women," noted Gullingsrud, the sexual violence prevention coordinator for the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault. A large group of law enforcement...
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Elderly Okabena man pleads not guilty to sexual assault
JACKSON -- A 90-year-old Okabena man accused of allegedly assaulting an 11-year-old girl in August 2009 made a court appearance Monday, pleading not guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and terroristic threats. Arnold Fred Hussong, a slight man with a frail appearance,...
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2009
Okabena man arrested for alleged sexual assault on child
JACKSON -- A 90-year-old Okabena man accused of allegedly assaulting an 11-year-old girl sexually was released on his own recognizance Tuesday with the condition he have no contact with his victim or anyone under the age of 18. Arnold Fred Hussong was charged Tuesday with first-degree...
August 13, 2009 - 12:00am