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April 16, 2018
'An awful secret': A Minnesota family's struggle to be heard
April 16, 2018 - 6:00am
Omar A. Muhammad, 21, of Hugo, was sentenced to 26 years in prison for first-degree criminal sexual conduct using force and coercion in connection with the May 2017 sexual assault of a developmentally delayed woman. (Courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office)
Minn. man gets 26 years for raping woman with disabilities
March 16, 2018 - 6:34pm
February 28, 2018
Diocese of St. Cloud to file bankruptcy over sex abuse cases
February 28, 2018 - 6:03pm
February 14, 2018
Former Catholic priest Fernando Sayasaya appears at a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Cass County District Court, Fargo. He faces two counts of gross sexual imposition. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
Ex-priest who fled to Philippines pleads not guilty to sexually abusing kids in Fargo area
February 14, 2018 - 6:19pm
January 10, 2018
A pastor admitted a past 'sexual incident' with a teen. His congregation gave him a standing ovation.
January 10, 2018 - 8:30am
December 28, 2017
Judge overseeing Twin Cities archdiocese bankruptcy rejects both sides' plans
December 28, 2017 - 7:38pm
December 16, 2017
Fernando Laude Sayasayaplay button
Former Fargo priest extradited to United States to face sexual abuse charges
December 16, 2017 - 6:27pm
December 13, 2017
Sarah Ann Rairdon is buried in the Sverdrup Lutheran Church Cemetery north of Underwood, MN. Dave Wallis / The Forumplay button
Newly-released documentary sparks new interest in 1985 Otter Tail County murder case
December 13, 2017 - 9:38pm
August 30, 2017
Christian Thomas, 43, of Plankinton, walks into the Aurora County Courthouse for the first day of a jury trial in May. Jake Shama /Forum News Service
SD man sentenced to 87 years for sexual abuse of minors; 2 others already in prison
August 30, 2017 - 5:58pm
August 15, 2017
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State investigation reveals more sexual abuse at northern Minnesota treatment center
August 15, 2017 - 4:52pm
July 3, 2017
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LaMoure police chief pleads not guilty to multiple sexual abuse charges
July 3, 2017 - 5:30pm
June 30, 2017
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LaMoure police chief accused of statutory rape, sexual abuse of child under 15
June 30, 2017 - 10:07pm
May 9, 2017
Ron Vasek recounts the details of his alleged sexual abuse at the hands of The Rev. Roger Grundhaus during a trip to Ohio in 1971, when Vasek was 16 years old. Vasek is accompanied by (from left) attorney Jeff Anderson, wife Patty Vasek and Fr. Bob Schreiner at a press conference in St. Paul on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
Lawsuit accuses Crookston bishop of blackmail, coercion
May 9, 2017 - 6:24pm
March 23, 2017
U.S. cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley talks with Brazilian cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz (left) before the start of the "Safeguarding in Homes and Schools" seminar at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
March 23, 2017 - 12:15pm
March 3, 2017
The Diocese of New Ulm is the 16th Catholic Diocese or Religious Order to file for bankruptcy in the United States. The Diocese of New Ulm, which includes 15 west central Minnesota counties, filed Friday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Reuters photo.
Catholic Diocese of New Ulm files for bankruptcy
March 3, 2017 - 8:43pm
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