On the run for 4 months, a sex offender wasn't caught until after he struck again.
Updated: March 23, 2011, - 04:48 PM
Despite a bed alarm and other safeguards, Rudella Reiners, 89, got up undetected, fell and broke her hip. She died five days later.
Updated: March 22, 2011, - 02:50 PM
A St. Cloud nursing home has reduced falls with high-tech gear, individualized care plans and consistent staffing.
Updated: March 22, 2011, - 02:49 PM
Despite alarms in place and a staff on alert, Lois Swanson suffered serious injuries in a fall and died 10 days later.
Updated: March 22, 2011, - 02:48 PM
Some say more staffing, better training would help reduce falls.
Updated: March 22, 2011, - 02:47 PM
More than 100 Minnesotans die each year after suffering falls in nursing homes. Few deaths are fully investigated by the state, and serious penalties for violations are rare.
Updated: March 22, 2011, - 02:46 PM
Counties are short of judges. Public defenders are overbooked. And with Minnesota now facing a $6.2 billion deficit, the prospect of any more state cuts is chilling to court officers.
Updated: March 22, 2011, - 02:41 PM
The protests and vote in Madison have left the state deeply split, no less so citizens of western Wisconsin.
Updated: March 10, 2011, - 11:03 PM