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May 9, 2017
Minnesota man accused of being serial rapist found guilty in first trial
ST. PAUL—The St. Paul man accused of being a serial rapist who terrorized the city's East Side last year was convicted of assaulting the...
May 9, 2017 - 9:51pm
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 20, 2017
Someone to turn to: Coalition holds listening session about sexual assault at LLTC
CASS LAKE—A Minnesota coalition is working to reduce sexual assault on tribal college campuses and support survivors by holding a series...
March 20, 2017 - 6:49pm
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 17, 2017
Sexual assault listening session to be held at Leech Lake Tribal College
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition will host a listening session addressing sexual assault on college campuses...
March 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
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
January 28, 2017
Detroit Lakes group homes where alleged rapes occurred say all workers undergo background checks
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Two former employees accused of raping a vulnerable woman in incidents that allegedly occurred at two different Lakes...
January 28, 2017 - 4:09pm
November 17, 2016
Former northern Minnesota suspected serial rapist charged in fourth armed rape in St Paul
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul man already facing charges involving sexual attacks on three women was charged in a fourth case Wednesday. Larry Donnell Griffin, 38, of St. Paul and formerly of Aitkin in northern Minnesota, was charged in Ramsey County District Court with two counts of first-degree...
November 17, 2016 - 9:05pm
August 29, 2016
Bemidji man charged with rape of minor
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man was arrested in Ohio on Monday and charged with rape, gross sexual imposition and sexual battery in connection with a years-old offense. Greg Willison, 37, is currently being held in the Clinton County Jail and was arrested in connection with an offense from...
August 29, 2016 - 8:08pm
July 22, 2016
Clay County plans to retry Moorhead man after court says he can withdraw guilty plea in rape case
ST. PAUL – Clay County prosecutors plan to retry a Moorhead man after the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that he can withdraw his guilty plea in a case involving the repeated rape of a pregnant woman. The appeals court ruled that Clay County prosecutors created “a package deal”...
July 22, 2016 - 6:34pm
December 15, 2014
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In the end, the accuser is not always the victim
First, let me make myself clear, as the mother of three daughters, grandmother to three granddaughters, and a medical professional who has cared for victims of rape both female as well as male, I do not condone the act of rape. It is a violent, heinous crime. Equally heinous of...
December 15, 2014 - 3:58pm
October 9, 2013
Man sentenced in Woodbury hostage, rape case
WOODBURY, Minn. -- A man who sexually assaulted several teenage girls while holding them and others at gunpoint last year received a 36-year sentence Monday. Demetrius Santreell Ballinger must serve at least 24 years in prison for the standoff at the Woodbury Red Roof Inn in August...
October 9, 2013 - 8:54am